Fashion

OUTER BANKS: OCRACOKE ISLAND

This year we stayed on Hatteras Island, which is the closest point to my second favorite island in the Outer Banks. I was so excited that we were able to spend an afternoon on Ocracoke…

Lifestyle

LET YOUR SMILE SHINE WITH SMILE BRILLIANT

Have you smiled today? If not, go ahead and smile…it’s good for your body and mind. It’s also one of the fastest and easiest ways to connect with people. It shows that you’re happy, approachable…

Lifestyle

OUTER BANKS: JOCKEY’S RIDGE

Every time we head to the Outer Banks, my husband and I always pass Jockey’s Ridge on our way down, so it’s become an annual tradition for us to stop by for a quick visit.…

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OUTER BANKS: HATTERAS ISLAND ROUNDUP

I’ve been going to the Outer Banks with my husband and his parents for several years now. It’s one of the most relaxing places we vacation. We usually stay down on Hatteras Island or Salvo,…

Lifestyle

4 TIPS TO A SUCCESSFUL LONG-DISTANCE RELATIONSHIP

Has it been a month already! If you missed the earlier Table Talk Tuesday posts, you can find them here. One question I get asked a lot is how my husband and I had such a successful…

Food

CARROT CAKE WITH PINEAPPLE RECIPE

My husband and I had both our families over yesterday for a joint Mother’s Day celebration. We just love getting everyone together because we all have such a great time, and there’s nothing better than…

Fashion

CASUAL WEEKEND STYLE

I love spending time outdoors and am always learning about new family friendly spots around town. We had some gorgeous days recently, so my sister and I decided to spend the afternoon at the park. There are so…

Lifestyle

10 BOOKS TO READ ON VACATION

Whenever I go to the beach for an extended period of time, I like to bring a few light reads that I can enjoy throughout my vacation. There is nothing more relaxing that curling up in…

Fashion

HOW TO STAY ORGANIZED AND FOCUSED

I am so excited to continue the Table Talk Tuesday series with the topic of organization and efficiency. These are two of my strong suits, so I wanted to share a few tips and tricks…