ONE WEEKEND IN FAIRHOPE, ALABAMA

One Weekend in Fairhope, Alabama

If you ever have the chance to go to Alabama, you need to visit Fairhope. It’s the most charming small town in the South. It’s only 45 minutes to the Alabama beaches and across the bay from Mobile. You definitely need to make this a stop on your next visit through Alabama. Here’s my itinerary for one weekend in Fairhope, Alabama: Friday Night Take a … Continue reading One Weekend in Fairhope, Alabama

US National Whitewater Center Charlotte, NC

How to Get the Most Out of Your Day at the US National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, NC

How to Get the Most Out of Your Day at the US National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, NC The US National Whitewater Center is a great place to visit when in Charlotte, North Carolina (especially if you love doing outdoor activities). Whenever we have guests in town, this is the place we take them and everyone has loved it so far. No one has really … Continue reading How to Get the Most Out of Your Day at the US National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, NC

Where to Stay in Gatlinburg

Looking to go to Gatlinburg in the near future? It’s a great place to spend time with the family especially in the fall when the mountains are so beautiful. Before you start planning your trip, you may be wondering where to stay… The Different Lodging Options There’s many different lodging options available and they all book up quickly during peak visiting season. So if you’re … Continue reading Where to Stay in Gatlinburg

How to Do Washington DC in 2 Days

“We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Washington D.C. is one of the most fascinating cities to visit in America. It’s so full of history and patriotism. Plus, it has a ton of free museums and attractions. So it’s really an affordable trip. I’ve visited our nation’s Capitol three times: once as a 5th grader with … Continue reading How to Do Washington DC in 2 Days

How to Do All 4 Disney Parks in Two Days

Planning a short trip to Disney World soon and want to visit all 4 parks? It’s totally possible and I’ve done it twice! In 2015, my dad decided to take our entire immediate family to Disney where we celebrated my brother’s 10th birthday. This was my husband’s (then boyfriend’s) first time to go to Disney and I didn’t want to disappoint. I planned and planned … Continue reading How to Do All 4 Disney Parks in Two Days

How to Throw a Disney Bachelorette Party

Looking to have a magical and unforgettable bachelorette party? Disney is the place to be! I’ve always been a huge Disney fan. So when it came time for me to plan my own bachelorette party, I knew exactly where I wanted to go. Disney did not disappoint. They made this huge moment in my life memorable. When to Go? Obviously, you’ll want to go on … Continue reading How to Throw a Disney Bachelorette Party

How to Do Charleston in a Weekend

“Charleston has something for everyone, rain or shine.” – Thomas Gibson For our one year anniversary, my husband and I decided to do a weekend in Charleston. He’d never been there and I hadn’t  been there since I was a child.  We didn’t want to take any vacation time so we were successfully able to do Charleston in a weekend with leaving early on Sunday. … Continue reading How to Do Charleston in a Weekend

Who Should You Invite to Your Bachelorette Party?

One of the most stressful parts of planning a bachelorette party can be deciding who to invite. Just like with your wedding, it can be difficult to figure out. In my case, I had a hard time finding 6 women to attend my bachelorette party – let’s just say I don’t have a ton of female friends (another story for another blog). In other cases, … Continue reading Who Should You Invite to Your Bachelorette Party?

How to Pack for a Conference 

There’s nothing worse than going to a conference and feeling totally unprepared. If you’re anxious like me, then your anxiety levels are already at an all time high at conferences. Having everything I need takes the edge off a bit. To help make your next conference easier, I’ve created a packing list. Here’s what you’ll need: Cardigan/Sweater/Jacket Conferences are always freezing cold. The last one … Continue reading How to Pack for a Conference 

How to Do Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure in One Day (Itinerary)

If you’re anything like me, then you absolutely HATE long lines and crowded parks. When I spend the big bucks to go to theme parks like Disney or Universal, I want to do everything without all the waiting. Make sure to pick a non-crowded time to go. Whatever you do, do NOT go during the summer or any school breaks for that matter. This means … Continue reading How to Do Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure in One Day (Itinerary)