Black Raven Pirate Ship Family Adventure with Dramamine(R) Non-Drowsy Naturals

There is nothing that inspires me quite like an adventure at sea. The romance, the sea mist, and the sunset all seduce me while setting the scene for memorable moments I'll never forget. I've found however, that as I've gotten older, motion sickness has become a major set-back for me. As a mom and blogger, I'm constantly behind the camera…


How to Make an Old Fashioned

This week I've been gathering ideas for unique Father's Day gifts to share with you and was pleased to accept an invitation to attend a live stream on how to make the perfect Old Fashioned with Maker's Mark and Trunk Club. My husband's go-to cocktail is an Old Fashioned so I thought it would be fun to learn how to…


Summer Essentials with Sunuva UV Kids Swimwear & Beachwear

The kids are officially out of school and that means summertime fun in the sun! With me working in the travel journalism industry, and us living at the beach in Florida, we are constantly lathering up with sunscreen and donning our swimwear. I'm so grateful we found Sunuva Kids UV Swimwear and Beachwear, because not only are they uniquely stylish,…


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…


My Roman Holiday | Bucket List Series

Before I was a travel writer, I was just a girl who loved to travel. In 2010 I checked a destination off my bucket list that is as iconic as it is ancient. Rome, at one time the epicenter of the world's power, remains to this day largely the same. My Roman holiday was coupled with a visit to the…


IL DESCO | Modern Italian Arrives in Jax

Recently my husband and I were invited to be the guests of one of Jacksonville's newest culinary gems, a restaurant by the name of IL DESCO. Situated in a prime location in one of the River City's most historic and trendy neighborhoods, IL DESCO is poised for success as it aims to please the palates of local connoisseurs, girls night…