Preparing for Island Life

On Saturday morning, we will put our little girl and pup on a ferry and depart together for our annual vacation to Ocracoke. This island holds such a special place in my heart. When my husband and I started dating, he invited me to join his family and we’ve gone...

Fall in North Carolina

Photo Credit: ExploreBoone.com  Fall in North Carolina brings vibrant shades of red and orange to the North Carolina mountains and crisp blues along the Carolina shore. The colors of fall inspire artists nationwide and draw tourists from around the world to experience...

Packing for Ocracoke

It’s time! This weekend, my husband and I will depart for Ocraocke, NC. Our adventure marks my tenth trip to the island, and I’m just as excited today as I was when I first visited 20 years ago. The drive from Charleston to the ferry port is a tour through some of the...

Carolina Beaches

From childhood to adulthood, the water holds my heart. Recently, I took you on a tour of my favorite Charleston beaches. Today, I’m excited to spread the love to the rest of the Carolinas!   North Myrtle Beach, SC Growing up in Lexington, the majority of my...

Spring Color Inspiration

In my childhood home (where my parents still live,) we had something I called “the seasons window.” The floor to ceiling panes of glass offered a front row seat to a view massive trees showcasing the newest colors of the season. And I could spend hours...