Category: Lifestyle

Travel Diaries: Bahamas Cruise

My in-laws generously gifted us a trip to the Bahamas for Christmas. It was a 3 day cruise on Royal Caribbean out of Port Canaveral with stops in Nassau and Coco Cay. We talked a lot about the boat in advance of the trip to build excitement and answered A LOT of questions — especially

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Christmas in Chapel Hill

We have done so many activities this season and it has been so much fun. Living in the triangle, there are a hundred things you could do that are Christmas/holiday themed so we had to pick and choose. I think we picked some good ones though! First up, we did cookies and the train at

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Taking steps to reduce waste and your carbon footprint

The Amazon is burning. Have you heard? At the G7 Summit, leaders pledged a mere 20 million dollars to help. Sure — it sounds like a lot, but not when you consider things like rich folks pledged over one BILLION dollars when Notre Dame was burning. Notre Dame is historically important and a beautiful structure,

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What I’m Loving Now — August

While many people are ramping up for back-to-school, it’s business as usual over here. We’re planning our last beach trip of the year, locking in some fall plans and prepping for football season (GO HOKIES!). We welcomed cooler weather today and it actually felt like maybe Fall had arrived but I’m sure the temps will

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Life lately

It’s July and we are already in the second half of 2019. Is time flying or what? Since summer kicked off, we’ve been doing lots of “hikes” around home and the lake. L can do about a mile which is pretty impressive. He’s very observant and curious. We’ve spent a fair amount of time at

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