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The Best Things To See And Do In North Carolina

Though I'll be sharing a huge variety of activities for you to enjoy in my beautiful state, I am an outdoor lover, so I'll start with one of the best budget-friendly and family-friendly activities you can enjoy anywhere in North Carolina - our state parks!  This year, NC State Parks has continued its NC 100 mile… Continue reading The Best Things To See And Do In North Carolina

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Show Off Your School Spirit In Style This Graduation Season With Lillybee U Shoes And Accessories

What's your favorite sport to watch?  Mine is definitely basketball because of my alma mater (Kansas Jayhawks), but since getting married, Gabe has tried to turn me into more of a football fan by taking me to some App State games in Boone, where he went to school.   I enjoy the football games though I… Continue reading Show Off Your School Spirit In Style This Graduation Season With Lillybee U Shoes And Accessories

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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 17 – NC State Parks – 100 Mile Challenge

Happy New Year, friends!  I hope 2019 has started off well for you.  To motivate myself to be more active this year, I signed up for the NC 100 mile challenge with NC State Parks.  The goal is to walk, run, hike, paddle, and/or bike 100 miles of their trails during the calendar year (they… Continue reading 52 Weeks Of Trying New Things – Week 17 – NC State Parks – 100 Mile Challenge

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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