How to Pack Light #travel

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Recently when I mentioned on Instagram that I fit everything for my 4 day, 3 night trip to the Midwest into the backpack you see above…I was met with surprise and shock. Many of you were intrigued and asked how I did it. Well, I’m finally here to show you. First off, I’ll answer some [...]

Bluebonnet Photos 2014

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We drove up Highway 71 this past weekend in search of the perfect spot to take Bluebonnet Photos. BOY, did we ever find one! With all the recent rainstorms, the bluebonnet patches are thicker and more gorgeous than they have been in years. If you’re not from Texas you may be asking “What’s the big [...]

I’m celebrating Spring with Gro-ables! #AD

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gro-ables for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Are you as excited about the arrival of Spring as I am? I swear this Winter seemed to last forever. I’m so relieved the days are finally warmer and pretty. With the pleasant weather I’ve been [...]

My visit to Chicago

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My recent trip to the Chicagoland area (I visited Indiana and Michigan on this trip as well) was a great one.  Though the main purpose of my trip was for professional enrichment (more on that later) I was also able to squeeze in a little recreational travel goodness as well. Since I knew I’d be [...]

My visit to Houmas House Plantation

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If you ever wondered what it would be like to travel to the deep south in the 1800′s, all it takes a trip to the Houmas House Plantation in Darrow, Louisiana to step back in time. Referred to as “The Crown Jewel of Louisiana’s River Road”, Houmas House Plantation has been beautifully preserved and is [...]