Historic St Francis Inn Survives Hurricane & Restoration

If you are headed to Florida anytime soon, why not check out someplace really historic? I like to get the most bang for my vacation buck so, if the places I visit have a story to tell {or many, many stories to tell}, then these are the places that I am most likely to want […]

A Tour Of The Mantissa Boutique Hotel #sponsored #experiencehartsville

On our recent visit to Hartsville, South Carolina, we got to stay at a boutique hotel called The Mantissa. We were really unfamiliar with anything in the area when we rode into town, including the hotel, so we really didn’t know what to expect. Once we discovered the magic of The Mantissa, though, we were […]

A Tour Of The Beautiful Hotel Florence #sponsored #VisitFlo

I have a confession to make. I really love boutique hotels. I also really love old buildings with rich histories that are repurposed as hotels. Places like the Mantissa in Hartsville, SC and the Clarion Inn Willow River in Sevierville, TN, are really cool to me. When we recently visited Florence, South Carolina, we got […]

The Pros And Cons Of Renting A Beach House

A few months ago, some friends invited me to tag along with them on their trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. They had rented a house in Hatteras and we all chipped in to rent this 3 story beach house with excellent views of both the sound and the ocean. Because of this, […]

Enjoy The Comforts Of Home With Old Mill Lodging Cottage Rentals In Pigeon Forge #sponsored

Old Mill Lodging Review ~ As many of you have been reading, Jay and I took a much needed vacation this past Labor Day weekend. All alone. This was the first vacation that we had ever taken alone and we were really excited. Yes, we had no honeymoon, either. *gasp!* Sometimes it’s scary choosing a […]