When I realized my 42nd birthday was landing on a weekend, I was psyched. Usually I take the day off work and putter around town, getting my nails done, having breakfast, going thrifting, the sort of thing I usually don’t have the time or freedom to do. But a weekend? That meant I could have… Continue Reading Romantic Weekend at the AC Hotel National Harbor
On our summer road trip, we had no definite plans between Memphis and home. As we sat in our hotel room in Amarillo plotting our return trip, Karl mentioned he had always wanted to visit Asheville. It wasn’t feasible on our road trip as we had to be home by a certain date. But I… Continue Reading Weekend Getaway to Asheville, North Carolina
I haven’t been to a proper music festival in some years. Neither has my friend Nicole and she was itching to go to one. She did some research and the Hopscotch Music Festival in Raleigh, North Carolina seemed like a perfect choice. We’re not spring chickens any more, and have no desire to camp in… Continue Reading Music Festival Recap: Hopscotch Fest 2016
For over a decade, my mom, sister, and I have been getting together for a long weekend to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Once Emerson came on the scene, she joined us on this girls’ getaway. This is often the only time we see the Atlantic Ocean all summer; I’ve always loved the beach and look forward… Continue Reading Rehoboth Beach Girls’ Getaway Weekend Recap
This is the last post from our cross-country road trip. To read the previous posts, click this link!
The drive from Amarillo to Memphis is over 10 hours and a drive that wasn’t terribly fascinating. On top of that it was cloudy and rained from time to time. We would have loved to stop in some of the cities on the way, but that kind of drive day meant we even rushed bathroom… Continue Reading Family Road Trip: Memphis, Tennessee