2016 in Review | Your Favorite Posts and More

It's that time of year again. The time we take a look back at the last 365 days and contemplate the accomplishments we made, the failures we'd rather forget, and the goals that lay ahead. I have to say that transitioning into a mother of two has been quite the adjustment. London turned one this year and with that celebration…


12 Holiday Traditions to Share with Your Family

We all have our Holiday traditions. You know, those never fail "To Dos" we check off our list between Thanksgiving and New Years Eve. As a young family we are still determining what our traditions will be. A mix of my family favs, his family favs, and our own individual family favorites. Here's a round up of our current never…


How to Style Family Portraits

It's finally fall and if you haven't already, it's time to start thinking about your family portraits. I'm not uber traditional when it comes to the holidays, but after years of being professional photographers and working with hundreds of families, one thing there was never a question about was doing our own family photo for Christmas Cards. What to wear…


6 More New Restaurants in Jax You Must Try

Lately it seems a new restaurant is popping up almost every week here in the River City. It's one of the perks of my job to keep up with these new additions. Currently new restaurants are opening at such a rapid rate, I can barely give them all a taste before reporting on them. I consider that a great problem…


Boho Beach Days | Featuring Anthropologie

Summer is creeping to an end, but if you're a Floridian like me, you may be looking forward to several more months of sunshine and sand. I have a closet full of go to cover ups and sundresses, but when I saw these flowy beach pants I knew they had my name written all over them for my next outfit…


Capture Your Travels With PicTrip | Trend Report

Long ago before I was a professional travel writer and blogger, I was a teenager working at a spa. I spent many days opening and closing that spa, daydreaming about the travels I wanted to take. I would muse over different business ideas that would allow me to travel for a living. One of the outrageous ideas I thought up…


Packing Simplified | Trend Report | Origami Unicorn

Savvy travelers agree that if you are going to live in and out of a bag, the best way to do it is as organized as possible. Since organization is always top of mind when I put my bag together, it comes as no surprise why I'd be completely in love with my latest trendy find, Origami Unicorn's TUO (Travel…


8 Do’s and Don’ts for Traveling With Friends

I've been on quite a few trips with friends and let's just say it can it can be an enlightening experience that changes the course of your life and brings you even closer to your BFFs, or it could potentially crush a relationship. As a professional travel writer I personally think it's a great idea to get away with friends…


3 Reasons Quality Time at Home is a Must Have | Featuring Anthropologie

The past six months have been a little slower than my usual. Well... let's define slower. Slower when it comes to jet setting around the world, being in the social limelight, and exploring new luxurious destinations. However, if you define having a baby, getting a kindergartener adjusted to big kid school, buying and moving into a house, and continuing my…


Gift Ideas for Travel Lovers

It's been a full year. Between my travels, bringing baby London into the world, and getting my big kid off to kindergarten. I'd say we made 2015 memorable. Finishing off the year in style I've been picking out special little things for the ones I love. I thought I'd share a little bit of my Christmas inspiration with you with…