travel tips

  • Did you know Savannah, Georgia is known for its shopping? I didn't either! But on a recent long weekend there, which you can read about here, I got to know this charming southern city. And took a first-hand look at the amazing Savannah boutique scene. Unlike many other cute cities (including my home in Old [...]

  • Have you ever considered spending a long weekend in Savannah, Georgia? If you haven't, you should. Having grown up just a couple of hours to the south, I've spent time in Savannah over the years. But most of that time was for weddings, parties, or holiday weekends like St. Patrick's Day, which is not exactly [...]

  • I wrote a post a while back on how to pack your carry on bags (specifically, "like a boss"). So I figured it was high time we talk about packing your suitcase or your checked bag. Organizing a suitcase is no joke. Whether it's a suitcase, a car, or a backpack, I've always been a grade-A [...]

  • You know by now that I love to travel. Over the years, I've explored all but one of the continents. (yes, it is crazy that I've been to Antarctica but not yet Australia!) And taking travel photos is one of my favorite things to do while I'm on a trip. I don't expect National Geographic [...]

  • Until last year, most of my experience with Richmond involved trying to slog through its traffic on I-95 as I drove south from the Washington, DC area to visit friends and family in Florida. I had been to a wedding there a few years ago but wasn't there long enough to get a flavor for [...]

  • Whether it's Christmas, Valentines, or a birthday, I am rarely happier than when I am able to find the perfect gift for someone. I love the process of thinking about what my loved ones will enjoy and I often buy presents months before a holiday because I come across something I know the recipient will love. [...]

  • Did you know Savannah, Georgia is known for its shopping? I didn't either! But on a recent long weekend there, which you can read about here, I got to know this charming southern city. And took a first-hand look at the amazing Savannah boutique scene. Unlike many other cute cities (including my home in Old [...]

  • Have you ever considered spending a long weekend in Savannah, Georgia? If you haven't, you should. Having grown up just a couple of hours to the south, I've spent time in Savannah over the years. But most of that time was for weddings, parties, or holiday weekends like St. Patrick's Day, which is not exactly [...]

  • I wrote a post a while back on how to pack your carry on bags (specifically, "like a boss"). So I figured it was high time we talk about packing your suitcase or your checked bag. Organizing a suitcase is no joke. Whether it's a suitcase, a car, or a backpack, I've always been a grade-A [...]

  • You know by now that I love to travel. Over the years, I've explored all but one of the continents. (yes, it is crazy that I've been to Antarctica but not yet Australia!) And taking travel photos is one of my favorite things to do while I'm on a trip. I don't expect National Geographic [...]

  • Until last year, most of my experience with Richmond involved trying to slog through its traffic on I-95 as I drove south from the Washington, DC area to visit friends and family in Florida. I had been to a wedding there a few years ago but wasn't there long enough to get a flavor for [...]

  • Whether it's Christmas, Valentines, or a birthday, I am rarely happier than when I am able to find the perfect gift for someone. I love the process of thinking about what my loved ones will enjoy and I often buy presents months before a holiday because I come across something I know the recipient will love. [...]