Little Red Maxi

Every travel wardrobe needs a dress that makes you feel like a million bucks. I'm headed to South Beach soon and when I saw this red tropical print maxi from Urban Outfitters I was smitten. The strappy open back and peek a boo detailing lend the dress plenty of attitude and the airy fabric creates a dramatic silhouette on the…


Cool Weather Layering with Sunuva Kids UV Swimwear & Beachwear

It's winter in Florida, but let's face the sunny facts, we still get 70 to 80 degree weather on a pretty regular basis. I'll tell the truth, I don't hate it. We love being able to ride our bikes, hike, and visit the beach on a regular basis while the rest of the country bundles up. There are, however, a…


Endless Summer with Sunuva UV Swimwear & Beachwear

This fall our hometown Jacksonville Beach is still picking up the pieces leftover from Hurricane Matthew. Our beaches were battered. Our dunes were obliterated, many of our beach accesses were closed, a good portion of our pier destroyed and there is still much debris where there was once pristine sand. However, in the spirit of rebuilding and celebrating our nearly…


Marineland Dolphin Adventure | Swim With the Dolphins

On the southern stretch of St. Augustine's shoreline lies one of the historic coast's most iconic destinations. Marineland is steeped in nostalgia and cinematic lore, and it's Dolphin Adventures provide an intimate getaway for ocean lovers both young and old to experience the beauty and majesty of one of natures most intelligent creatures. The first Oceanarium to ever be built,…


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%…


Houston Top 10 | Family Travel

Texas has held a special place in my heart since I was 18 and called it my home for a year. On top of that, Texas was also the backdrop of the beginning of my romance with my husband. With all those special memories and feelings tied to this great state, it was with pleasure that we introduced our kiddos…


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…


5 Florida Playgrounds for Your Summer Bucket List

With Spring in full bloom and temps slowly creeping up, it's time to look forward to sunshine and summer in just a few short months. Seeking a little inspiration for your itinerary? Here are a few of my favorite Florida getaways you simply must add to your summer bucket list for you and your entire family. As seen on my…


10 Super Easy Photo Tips Anyone Can Use

For almost a decade now we've had our own photography business. From portraits, to commercial images we've learned a thing or two about how to craft a better image that will both pop on your social media feed, and be a reminder of treasured memories for years to come. Give up the selfie, you don't want to remember your timeless…


His and Hers Weekends Away | Amy on The Chat

Ready for a weekend away with just the girls? I know me too! I think every group of friends should go like the gals of Sex and the City and jet set off somewhere exciting on a regular basis. At least once a year when possible. As life moves on and we start to build our families and change, it's…