Category: travel

Weekend Wrap Up -Carolina Beach

We took a quick trip to Carolina Beach for a mini-vacay before celebrating our nephew’s 3rd birthday in Wilmington on Sunday. I love the Wilmington area and actually spent a summer living there with my best friend, Amy when I was in college. We lived in Oak Island and worked on Bald Head Island! Thanks

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Three Days in Paris

I had this post planned for later in April, but given the tragic fire at Notre Dame yesterday, I wanted to share. Paris is a fascinating city. Full of history, full of museums, full of love-struck couples. If you only have three days in Paris, I recommend grabbing the Paris Pass to save yourself some time getting

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Pura Vida

We just returned from a week in Costa Rica and let me tell you — it was incredible! This was different than almost all of our other trips we’ve taken in 10 years since we chose to do an all-inclusive resort. Normally we love exploring a new country and checking out all the restaurants but

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A Whale of a Good Time

In 2015, we spent a week in Cape Cod with my in-laws, staying in the adorable town of Woodshole. When we started planning our trip to the Cape, I had one thing on my “must do” list: Go whale watching. I had no idea what an amazing experience it would actually be and haven’t stopped saying

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Ariba Aruba

We recently booked our next big family vacation (to Costa Rica!) and I’m reminiscing on some of my favorite trips we’ve taken. Everything about Aruba was 100% amazing — so amazing that several times we considered going back there for this trip! After all, we know the island is safe, the people are great, the

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