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A Travel Guide For Hanging Rock State Park & Hillbilly Hideaway In North Carolina

One of the many things I love about North Carolina is the natural beauty we're surrounded by in every corner of our state.  With 14 National Parks and 41 State Parks, you could probably spend years just exploring them all.   My husband and I have enjoyed hiking several parts of the Mountains to Sea Trail,… Continue reading A Travel Guide For Hanging Rock State Park & Hillbilly Hideaway In North Carolina

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How To Enjoy A Pet-Friendly Getaway In Asheville, North Carolina

Get Unlimited Grocery Delivery for only $14.99/month with AmazonFresh! I like to refer to Asheville as the hippie melting pot of culture, breweries, culinary treats, and natural beauty.  With each visit, I find something new to love.  On our most recent weekend in Asheville, we brought our dog with us, nervously wondering how much it… Continue reading How To Enjoy A Pet-Friendly Getaway In Asheville, North Carolina

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52 Weeks of Trying New Things | Week 7 | Goat Yoga At Hux Family Farm In Durham North Carolina

I'm not a yoga person, but the animal lover in me has always wanted some snuggles with adorable dwarf goats, so goat yoga was the best avenue I found for this.  After searching for classes near me, the one location in Greensboro that I found seemed to be closed for the colder months so I… Continue reading 52 Weeks of Trying New Things | Week 7 | Goat Yoga At Hux Family Farm In Durham North Carolina

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52 Weeks of Trying New Things | Week 5 | Leatherwood Mountains

The past 4 weeks of new things have all been planned by me, but this past weekend Gabe surprised me with a trip to Leatherwood Mountains.  This beautiful resort/equine center is located in Ferguson, NC with gorgeous views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.  When we arrived he told me that he had booked us a… Continue reading 52 Weeks of Trying New Things | Week 5 | Leatherwood Mountains

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52 Weeks Of Trying New Things | Week 4 | US National Whitewater Center Obstacle Course Trail Race

I'm by no means a runner, but I am competitive and love the thrill of pushing myself, so in the past few years I have run a few trail races and completed one obstacle course race called Rugged Maniac. For Week 4 of trying new things, I combined those two and ran my first Obstacle Course Trail… Continue reading 52 Weeks Of Trying New Things | Week 4 | US National Whitewater Center Obstacle Course Trail Race

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52 Weeks of Trying New Things | Week 3 | Cryotherapy

This week involved trying something I usually avoid at all costs - being cold!!   I'm the one who turns off the AC in the mornings after my husband leaves for work and STILL wears a hoodie while I'm working from home because I'm so cold-natured.   So, why would I willingly subject myself to freezing cold… Continue reading 52 Weeks of Trying New Things | Week 3 | Cryotherapy