Category: Travel

Weekend Waterview: The Crystal Coast

We visited the Crystal Coast of North Carolina for a long weekend with friends. Enjoying a little bird watching, fishing and scenery. We rented a house on Harkers Island for our stay. You find photos of a previous visit, here. I always enjoy looking at boat names. . . Sadie Lady and Boss are hard-working…

Weekend Waterview: Coastal Maine Getaway

Happy Sunday! I’m taking you along on a trip to Maine to enjoy some beautiful coastal scenery, lobster and lighthouses! This was our first visit to Maine and it was more beautiful than we imagined. We spent 5 days there, just long enough for a taste and to whet our appetite for a return trip! We flew…

Retail Therapy: Fresh Picked Vintage

 Is it hot and humid where you are? It’s sweltering here with heat index in the triple digits. To escape the heat, you’re invited to join me for a little retail therapy and some “fresh picked vintage” at one of the largest antique malls in the Southeast. The Depot at Gibson Mill is in Concord, NC. This former…

Weekend Waterview: Portsmouth Island

We spent a long weekend in November at Portsmouth Island, a small southern Outer Banks barrier island. Portsmouth Island is 13 miles long and only accessible by a small boat or privately run ferry. It’s one of the last wild frontiers of the Outer Banks with no businesses and only a small handful of National Park Service regulated and managed…

Weekend Mountain Views

For those of you who need an escape from the heat and humidity of summer, I’m taking you with me on a quick trip to the North Carolina mountains where the temperature ranged last weekend from the 50s in the morning to the mid 70s in the afternoon~ perfect weather in my book and teaser of fall…

A Stroll Through Charleston

We were invited to Charleston, SC for a weekend of food & fun with friends a couple of weekends ago. We park the car once we arrive, walking to our destinations and dinner. Charleston is a foodie’s paradise and we enjoy touring with our taste buds and attempt to walk off some of the calories we consume! No matter how…

Winter Escape to the British Virgin Islands

For those of you who are winter weary and covered in snow, I’m inviting you along to the British Virgin Islands! You’re welcome to join me on a power boat cruise for some fun in the sun, enjoying the turquoise waters and white sand beaches of the Caribbean! This is a photo heavy post even after much editing, so…

A Quick Beach Getaway

We were fortunate to be invited to the beach with friends for a weekend getaway to Pawley’s Island, South Carolina. A beautiful October weekend with temperatures in the 70s – 80s  for a little fun in the sun and a few walks on the beach. Here’s a little South Carolina coastal scenery for your weekend. Hope you enjoy!…

Drivers Start Your Engines

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 is this Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. All these empty colorful seats will be filled with some equally colorful NASCAR fans this Saturday :) I tagged along with my hubby to the Charlotte AutoFair at the Charlotte Motor Speedway a couple of weeks ago. While my hubby is…