The Mountains Were Calling so I Went

Fueled up and went on a weekend getaway to my hometown. It’s always refreshing when I’m back in Rutherford county. The smell of nature, mountain views, prettiest sunsets and the smell of the fire going inside keeping the sunroom warm. At night the only thing you can hear is the occasional truck going down the…

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More Than a Farmers Market

I’m so excited because it has finally gotten out of the 90s and has been in the 70s (actual fall weather). Last weekend was the start of cooler temps, which meant it was a time for a trip to get more pumpkins. I’m always a fan of stopping by pumpkin stands, but during a lazy…

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Back to My Roots

Tuesday, my family took a mini trip until Thursday (today) to Forest City in Rutherford County, where my older brother and I were born. We moved away from here when I was two, but my great uncle still lives on the family property (generations back) and so we consider this our home. Growing up, our…

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Christmas Vacation

Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas! This Christmas season has been so nice so far. During the semester, I was craving spending time with my family and doing nothing but playing games, relaxing, and just being with each other. And that’s exactly what we’ve been doing. We escaped to my Uncle’s family’s mountain house…

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Christmas & New Year’s ’18

Winter break so far has been great! I hope all of you had a relaxing Christmas and New Year. For Christmas this year, we stayed here in Raleigh to have Christmas with my grandparents and go to a Christmas Eve service. On Christmas day, we went to my uncle’s house in the mountains, (Rutherford County,…

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Thanksgiving Vacation

Thanksgiving Vacation 2017 was pretty perfect. Spending time with family, waking up with coffee, trying new brewskies, eating loads (mostly pumpkin pie), relaxing, exploring, trying new things in the area, and going to see a new movie with the whole family. One thing that I did on this trip that I hadn’t tried before was…

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