A Fall Day Trip on the Blue Ridge Parkway in the NC Mountains

Every fall, we take at least one (if not two or three!) day trips to the mountains of North Carolina to soak in the fall foliage, mountain vistas, and drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway with the windows down! This annual tradition is a highlight of every autumn, and it is also the perfect way … Continue reading A Fall Day Trip on the Blue Ridge Parkway in the NC Mountains

NC Mountain Weekend Getaway

One weekend in August, the stars magically aligned (or, well, our calendars) and we were able to escape to the mountains of North Carolina for a weekend getaway with many of our close friends. Six married couples, four babies/toddlers, and one mountain house = an incredibly relaxing, fun weekend with lots of laughter and new … Continue reading NC Mountain Weekend Getaway

There’s no place like home for the holidays

via It's been a wonderful yet busy Fall and Christmastime, and I am oh so happy and thankful that my office enjoys a two week Christmas break! The three weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas break are always filled to the brim with seasonal, festive activities, events, and parties... something I definitely adore! But I certainly can attest … Continue reading There’s no place like home for the holidays