life style, travel

The Best of Myrtle Beach: Adventure, Family, and Nostalgia

Myrtle Beach is a little like the Pumpkin Spice Latte- it's iconic- no doubt, it's tradition for many, and you either love it or hate it. As most of you know, I took my first trip to Charleston for my birthday weekend this year (Swoon), and I was told by many that Myrtle just doesn't… Continue reading The Best of Myrtle Beach: Adventure, Family, and Nostalgia

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Blog, travel

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

Blog, travel

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

Beauty, fashion

Dressing Stylish in the Office: 3 Summer Must Haves

Dressing for the office has always made me feel a little oppressed. Before taking my first job after college, I had this notion that I couldn't wear bright colors, loud patterns, or fun shoes to work ever again. It's taken awhile to refine my 8-5 style, but I'm feeling on point lately and I'm loving… Continue reading Dressing Stylish in the Office: 3 Summer Must Haves

travel, writing

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

travel, writing

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