Category Archives: United States

Snapshot Saturday: Bradenton Beach

tiki huts

This week some very special friends invited us for a glass of wine to watch sunset.  It was the first time either of us had been to Bradenton beach and it felt like we were on vacation, visiting another world

Twinkle Light Fairyland


Last night we went to Selby Gardens Lights in Bloom.  It felt like we were transported to a twinkle light fairyland.  It is not your typical Christmas light display.  There are at least 6 foot butterflies floating through the trees,

Road Trip: Sarasota

siesta beach

You have arrived.  The words we all hear when we reach our destination via our GPS. We have come to the end of our road trip and have arrived home in Sarasota.  Sarasota greeted us with thick, heavy, salty air. 

Road Trip: Orlando and Cocoa Beach


Our road trip stop in Orlando and surrounding areas was strictly to see family and friends.  We got to see cousins we haven’t seen in years, my uncle, Jon’s buddy from college and made new friends along the way. While

Road Trip: St. Augustine

Fort Castillo de San Marcos

Our third stop on our road trip, was St. Augustine.  Having both grown up in Florida, we had never made it to St. Augustine.  It is a place I have always wanted to visit, so when we were planning our

Road Trip: Charleston

Secret Garden Charleston

Our most favorite city in the South is Charleston and was the second stop on our road trip.  There are some places that you can visit over and over again and never get tired of seeing.  Plus, we have great

Road Trip: Wilmington


Thanks to those that guessed where we were going.  Our first stop was Wilmington, NC.  Living in Pinehurst, we heard people talk about weekend trips to Wilmington a lot and we wanted to stop and see the town, before we

Road Trip to Tennessee

English Mountain Fall

Over the weekend we traveled to Sevierville, Tennessee to enjoy time with family before we leave for our adventure.  An extra bonus was getting to see the beautiful fall foliage! Growing up in Florida gives both of us a huge