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Free Fun: Food Truck Thursdays in Mount Pleasant, SC

Free Fun: Food Truck Thursdays in Mount Pleasant, SC

Free fun alert! Last week, while visiting my parents in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, I went to the first Food Truck Thursday of the summer in the lovely I’on neighborhood. This idyllic – almost freakishly so – neighborhood has gorgeous houses, a town center with […]

A First Birthday Beach Party

A First Birthday Beach Party

Since my family was already gathering for our annual beach trip to Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina, we decided to celebrate Baby A’s Birthday a few weeks early so everyone could attend. It also turned out that my best friends from NY could come as could […]

A Rainy Day in New York City

A Rainy Day in New York City

We went to New York City recently so I could go to my BFF’s bachelorette party. Whoa, I’m such a party girl! The party was fun and I was grateful that Bobby came along to take care of Baby A while I had a night […]

Free Fun: Tot Time in Atlanta

Free Fun: Tot Time in Atlanta

Our family recently traveled to Atlanta to meet our new baby nephew. After arriving at Hartsfield International Airport, we decided to waste some of our free time in Atlanta. We ended up in Atlantic Station, where fate should have it that there was a free […]

14 Ways to Have Fun with Your Kids on Vacation in New Orleans

14 Ways to Have Fun with Your Kids on Vacation in New Orleans

When you think of New Orleans, the term “child-friendly” probably does not come to mind. In fact, NOLA is probably right below Las Vegas on the list of places that you wouldn’t bring your kids to. Alas, I am here to tell you that you […]

Why You Should Go to The Angola Prison Rodeo

Why You Should Go to The Angola Prison Rodeo

The Angola Prison Rodeo is a wondrous thing. If you live outside of Louisiana, you probably haven’t heard of it. Even my friends in New Orleans who have heard of it had never been. Bobby and I had to see what it was about. Now, […]

A Road Trip from Georgia to Tennessee – Hot Springs, Gliding, and Graceland

A Road Trip from Georgia to Tennessee – Hot Springs, Gliding, and Graceland

The most memorable road trip I’ve ever taken to date has to be when Bobby and I drove from New Orleans to my grandparents’ house in South Georgia then up to Tennessee and back again. We didn’t have any time constraints, so we had the […]

A Roadtrip Through Iceland During Winter

A Roadtrip Through Iceland During Winter

For our honeymoon, we rented a car in Iceland so that we could see as much as possible in this awesome country. We had an epic road trip around Iceland’s Route 1 – Ring Road. This is a time lapse video of our driving journey. […]

Our Trip to Orange Beach, Alabama and Tips for Traveling to the Beach with a Newborn Baby

Our Trip to Orange Beach, Alabama and Tips for Traveling to the Beach with a Newborn Baby

Because we had a baby in July, we¬†haven’t been able to get to the beach this summer. Usually I spend at least a few long weekends at a nearby beach over the summer, so by the end of August I was feeling a bit stir […]

Our Babymoon Roadtrip

Our Babymoon Roadtrip

Okay, so our Babymoon didn’t pan out quite as we had planned. First, we had to scrap the idea of a tropical vacation due to the Zika risk. Then, we had limited days off before my maternity leave to actually be on a road trip, […]