Dallas is known for fabulous shopping, its skyline was recently named the top in the U.S., and it boasts spectacular chef-inspired restaurants. But a full blown Dallasite often overlooks the wonders that attract tourists. That's why my staycation at W Dallas - Victory hotel was a perfect reminder of what makes Dallas my home and why I love this city so much. In fact, W Dallas - Victory is the … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Dallas Staycation
You guys know that I’ve been going to the beach for the past 28 years of my life – yes, this totally means since I was in the womb because that’s how much I love the beach! I might be able to live on a beach – if sand didn’t get into places that it does. I’ve had the pleasure of traveling to a lot of places so I figured it was time to expand my beach list. Here’s my list of the top 5 … [Read more...] about Top 5 Beaches in the U.S.
Moving away from my hometown means I'm already getting extremely nostalgic. "When will I see this tree again?" "This is our 3rd to last walk in this park." Those are direct quotes from my mouth this morning. I'm a homebody and I am already missing parts of my life I haven't left yet. In an effort to make sure I'm not leaving anything behind, I made a "Dallas Bucket List". Things I HAVE to do … [Read more...] about The Dallas Bucket List
"There are no fences in Nashville." Michael and I repeated this observation throughout our search for a new home. With two dogs, a fenced-in yard is a priority. More on the house hunting later. We arrived in Music City late Thursday night, rented a car, and headed to our friend's house in East Nashville. We woke up Friday determined to see as many houses as possible over the weekend. … [Read more...] about The First 4th in Nashville
Today Michael and I are boarding a plane, renting a car, and staying at our (one) friend's house in Nashville. While we do plan on attending the biggest fireworks celebration in the NATION (!!) our main goal is to find a place to live. Finding a place to live when you have basically no idea what you're doing is proving very time consuming and difficult. I sent some homes for rent and asked our … [Read more...] about We’re Going To Nashville
You know what's hard? Traveling with 4 stinking boys. You know what's harder? Hiking the GrandView Trail in the Grand Canyon. "For Experienced Desert Hikers Only" And we said "SURE." Despite the strenuous hike (and the stinky boys) the trip to Arizona was wonderful. Landing in Arizona I expected a hot, dry desert without much around. But in Phoenix I found a bustling city and more cactus than … [Read more...] about 10 Things To Do In Arizona