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The Best Lunch Spots in Greenville to Eat Clean

Meal prepping on the weekends and bringing my lunch from home would be the ideal situation, but that just doesn't happen each week. Plus, occasionally, you just want to go out with co-workers or meet your love for lunch somewhere around town. My struggle isn't finding a good place to go in Greenville (we are… Continue reading The Best Lunch Spots in Greenville to Eat Clean

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The Best Summer Secret in the Upstate: Lake Jocassee

When the summer starts to infuse its' warmth into the air of late May, I know it's about time to load up the bright yellow boat and head out to the lake. My mother-in-law always packs a big lunch, with lots of snacks (Zebra Cakes are my FAV), and cold cans of Coke and Mountain… Continue reading The Best Summer Secret in the Upstate: Lake Jocassee

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My First Trip to Charleston: The Highlights of my Birthday Weekend Adventure

If there is anything I've taken away from the two years I've lived here in the Upstate, it's that South Carolinians LOVE Charleston. I can always count on my social media feeds to be filled with bright, pastel photos when the weekend comes around because Charleston is the go-to weekend trip for almost everyone I… Continue reading My First Trip to Charleston: The Highlights of my Birthday Weekend Adventure

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Are the Mayan Ruins Really Worth the Hype?: My Trip to Altun Ha

In all honesty, my "bucket list" is pretty eclectic. It ranges from being chosen as an assistant in a magic show, to visiting the Shire in New Zealand. And while my bucket list changes from year to year, there are a few items that have never been booted off or shuffled down. Ever since World… Continue reading Are the Mayan Ruins Really Worth the Hype?: My Trip to Altun Ha

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Adventuring in Cozumel, Mexico: Reef Snorkeling and Jungle Zip Lining

Loud frat boys, Ron Jon's, ridiculous drinks, and commercialism at its finest- is that a pretty accurate description of what you imagine when you hear Cozumel, Mexico? Me too, well at least that was my perception when I notice it listed on our cruise itinerary last year. So I'll let you decide for yourself, and… Continue reading Adventuring in Cozumel, Mexico: Reef Snorkeling and Jungle Zip Lining

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The Best of: The Carnival Sunshine

Hello lovelies! Welcome to the very first installment of the "Best of:" series on Southern Dreaming. The month of May and into the first half of June has been nonstop travel for me, so now that I am finally planted back home for a while, I am ready to begin sharing the "Best of" everything… Continue reading The Best of: The Carnival Sunshine