5 Tips for Walking Through Wynwood

On our recent visit to Miami I made a special trip to see the Wynwood Art District. I, like many of you, had been hearing and seeing the buzz about the Wynwood Walls and had to see for myself what was happening there. I was truly unprepared for how amazing it would be. What was once a struggling part of…


Best Family Friendly Restaurants in Jacksonville

If you know anything about me, you know I like good food. It's no surprise we have made it of chief importance to expose our kids to great eats from a young age. Kids are notoriously picky eaters, but in our house we have one rule: You have to at least taste the food. If you don't like it, you don't…


7 Bloggers & Influencers from the First Coast You Should Be Following

As a member of the blogging/travel writing community I feel so privileged to rub shoulders with some incredibly talented and influential creatives on a regular basis. Because this is every day life for me, I'm always shocked when folks don't know who some of these influencers are. That's where the inspiration for this post came from. If you didn't know,…


How To Break 4 Fashion Rules The Right Way

There is much talk these days about breaking fashion rules. Sometimes it's hard to know when to follow those "old school" rules, and when to just let it go and do whatever the heck you want. Ultimately, fashion is about self expression and the number one goal is that you feel confident in your skin. If you are happy and…


GPSMyCity | A Travel Guide In Your Pocket

  When I was a young traveler setting off on a new adventure, my journey would always start in the local bookstore. Researching the latest travel guide on my destination of choice was half the fun of going. These days travel inspiration is instantly at our fingertips as the internet grants us access on demand to whatever our imagination can…


5 Airport Survival Tips That Will Give You an Advantage

Whether you are a seasoned traveler or a novice, I think it's safe to say we can all benefit from any tips that will help us thrive during air travel. No one enjoys excess time in the airport, especially if it's due to delays or cancellations. Here are a few tips we've gathered through personal experience and the advice of…


Nautical Stripes | Timeless Summer Style

Summer's not over just yet, and that means it's still chic to style up your best nautical looks. I happened upon this darling Ahoy Shift by Maeve at Anthropologie and immediately fell in love. I easily could have played up some red accessories for a fun 4th or Labor Day outfit. For me it felt a little too much like…


What’s in My Bag | Part 1

As a frequent traveler I'm excited to share with you some of my favorite new finds in my new ongoing series "What's in My Bag". This is my chance to reveal the best beauty secrets, my go to travel wardrobe, and the newest trends in the world of wanderlust. Some of these products have worked with me on collaborations, some…


RISE Gear | An Elevated Packing Solution

If you're like me, you may find yourself stuck in the same ole pattern of unorganized chaos when you pack and unpack your travel bags. Rolling up your clothes to avoid wrinkles and save space is great and travel compartments sure help, but when it comes down to it, wouldn't it be great to pack and unpack just once? To…


10 Easy Ways to Lose Weight on Vacation

We've all been there. You save up, you take that trip you've been anticipating, and you eat your heart out. Sure the pleasure is undeniable, but so are those extra pounds you put on in the process. You can't fit in those shorts or that cute bikini, and more than that... you just kinda feel crappy. It's true that 80%…