Category Archives: Travel

Surviving Their First Plane Ride

  This post is sponsored by Netflix.  As a member of the Netflix #StreamTeam, I receive complimentary Netflix streaming.  We were Netflix customers for years before becoming members of the #StreamTeam.  All opinions are mine and mine alone. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden {Charlotte, NC}

I didn’t ask for much for my birthday.  Well, I take that back.  I did ask for a car (denied), a breast lift (again, denied) and a tropical vacation (tabled for later discussion).  In the realm of reasonable requests, all … Continue reading

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A Great Wolf Lodge Getaway {Concord, NC} #Staycation

A few years ago when I heard we were getting a Great Wolf Lodge 30 minutes from the house, I though it was somewhere we’d never go.  I’ve never been one to do “staycations” and we have other water park … Continue reading

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I Was Not Ready For That Jelly { Attack of the Jellyfish }

Dear jellyfish, Go home – you’re drunk!  In my thirty-three years on this earth, visiting the beach every one of them, I have – had – managed to avoid the wrath of the jellyfish.  Notice the “had”. That would be … Continue reading

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Summer Fun at the US National Whitewater Center {Charlotte, NC}

Summer has firmly landed in North Carolina, and after spending far too much time inside this winter, we are all ready to be out enjoying the sunshine!  The family and I packed up and headed out to the US National … Continue reading

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Win Your Dream Vacation {Sponsored} #RCIDreamVacay #Clevergirls

If you had asked me years ago about my dream vacation, the answer would still be the same as is it today – I want to visit the Galapagos Islands.  They are lush, tropical and overflowing with amazing wildlife – … Continue reading

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An Asheville Weekend Getaway #Travel

Wanderlust.  I’m suffering from a severe case of wanderlust.  Given the opportunity a few weeks ago to run away, sans the kids, for a weekend, Hubs and I jumped on it.  We were only able to slip away for 2 … Continue reading

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Dining in Charleston {My 2 Top Picks}

I may not be a world traveler, but I know what I like when it comes to food and I know how to search out good food anywhere I go.  Local recommendations, friends who travel far more than I do, … Continue reading

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Cooper River Bridge Run 2014 {That’s One Big Bridge!} #Running

About 36 hours ago, I was standing in the middle of the street in Mt Pleasant, SC waiting for the start of The Cooper River Bridge Run.  I came, I ran, I got over it – and I can’t wait … Continue reading

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Keep It Classy, Charlotte

Oy.  Some days I don’t even want to admit where I live.  Last week it was the Walmart toe sucking  bandit, this week a seemingly corrupt mayor (Patrick Cannon).  Just over a year ago, it was the Petraeus Scandal and … Continue reading

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