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Spending The Night In A Shipping Container – Our Weekend Adventure In Wilmington, North Carolina

If you love staying in unique accommodations, I have THE place for you in Carolina Beach (which is basically considered part of Wilmington, NC).  For Week 19 of our Trying New Things Challenge, Gabe and I took a road trip here for the weekend and got to stay in this beautifully converted shipping container that… Continue reading Spending The Night In A Shipping Container – Our Weekend Adventure In Wilmington, North Carolina

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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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The Best Pet-Friendly Spots In And Near Asheville, North Carolina

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 would hamper our freedom.  As it turns out, we… Continue reading The Best Pet-Friendly Spots In And Near 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