2022, Christmas in July

Christmas in July: The Inn at Christmas Place Pigeon Forge, TN

The Inn at Christmas Place, Pigeon Forge, TN Recently, my family and I went to Sevierville and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee for my daughters’ dance competition. While the rest of the team stayed at a different hotel, we have always wanted to stay at Inn at Christmas Place. I’m really glad we did- not only was… Continue reading Christmas in July: The Inn at Christmas Place Pigeon Forge, TN

2022, affiliate links, amazon affiliate, organizing, Pinspiration, simplifying life

Five travel essentials for a more organized, less-stressful trip

**This post contains affiliate links.** My family and I don’t travel often- at the most, we vacation in the mountains or at the beach twice a year, and then go to visit our family who lives out-of-state. This year, we have taken three out-of-state trips and two were for work. What I have learned throughout… Continue reading Five travel essentials for a more organized, less-stressful trip

2021, NC Mountains, photography, travel, traveling

Postcard Pretty Mountain Towns You Should Visit in North Carolina

Tryon, NC OMG, we loved this place so much. We decided on a whim to visit Landrum, SC; Tryon, NC and Saluda, NC for our anniversary one year. We found beautiful country, a charming downtown (we even met the mayor!) and some really delicious places to eat. Harper's Pub is amazing- plus, it's in a… Continue reading Postcard Pretty Mountain Towns You Should Visit in North Carolina

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How to plan an organized beach vacation: tips for making your summer family vacation the best one EVER!

Picture it: you've finally arrived at your destination on your long-awaited yearly family beach vacation...and you've arrived to complete and total chaos. Your hotel/accommodations weren't what you envisioned, you can't find half of what you've packed, your kids are hungry and grumpy, and you're about to lose your mind. We've all been there, and it's… Continue reading How to plan an organized beach vacation: tips for making your summer family vacation the best one EVER!

organizing, simplifying life

Simplify Saturday: vacationing with kids

Vacationing can be relaxing and fun, but it can be stressful as well. The trick to vacationing with your little children is to be as organized as possible. With the following tips, your family vacation will run much more smoothly. 1. Plan ahead as much as possible. Where will you be going? How long will… Continue reading Simplify Saturday: vacationing with kids