48 Hours in Asheville – Plan a road trip

Morgan and I had a blast on our quick spring break road trip to Asheville. We hiked, we ate, we shopped and relaxed – exactly the sort of DIY wellness getaway we envisioned. Here’s how we spent our 48 hours in Asheville. Room with a View After 6 hours in the car, we were ready to drop our bags at the … Read More

Traveling Overseas – What to know before you go

Now that you’ve checked out our London and Paris adventures, let’s break down everything you need to know before you go: how to plan, what to pack, what to do with your phone … the works. You’ll see, with just a few tips and tricks, not to mention a few life lessons, traveling overseas is much easier than you think. Planning The planning phase … Read More

Paris Getaway – Go overseas but stay under budget

Picking up from where we left off in our London recap, by day three, Morgan and I were so ready to start our Paris getaway. We loved our time in London, but Paris has been the city Morgan’s been obsessed with since she was une petite fille, so it was time to hop a train to the land of macarons and … Read More

London Getaway – Two days to see it all

There are times in your life when you can actually feel your horizons expanding. When you feel yourself opening up like a flower to all the weird and wonderful experiences this world has to offer. And trust me, that feeling is no less intoxicating in your forties as it in your teens. My niece Morgan and I were drunk on … Read More

Collect experiences not things

Over the holidays, I did my annual Purge: cleaning out my drawers and closets so that life’s a little less cluttered. It reminds me that I’m still a work in progress when it comes to this important life lesson: collect experiences, not things. Because ultimately how you spend your money, is how you spend your life. My friend Jennifer’s parents … Read More