Eliada corn maze (times 4!)

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We have visited our local corn maze four times this year! The corn maze is less than a half mile from our house, and I bought a Groupon in August – it had to be used in September and our weekends were filling up quickly. We’ve visited the Eliada Corn Maze every year since they’ve [...]

Take a trip with Atlantic Luggage and Delta Vacations

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Atlantic Luggage for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. We’re heading into a busy travel time for my families. With costs of travel rising (and checking luggage is no cheap task), it’s important to have the right luggage and packing strategies before taking your [...]

7 years ago….

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10 years (plus one month) ago, I went on a first date (which, it turns out, would be my last first date.) I met this guy online (which would not be surprising in 2014, but was still a little different in 2004.) We started with a movie (Garden State) and followed the movie with dinner [...]

Keeping it classy with eShakti

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I was approached by eShakti to try an item from their website in return for my honest opinion. No other compensation was exchanged. In my job, I have a lot of events to attend, some of them more formal than others. (My old job, dressing up meant I didn’t wear flip flops and jeans to [...]

Stream of Consciousness – week 16 #SOCSaturday #blogging #freewriting

Welcome back to another week of Stream of Consciousness Saturday. This is the time where I spend 5 minutes free writing. I usually post this for Saturday morning, but sometimes that just doesn’t happen. It’s totally fine. October is generally my favorite month of the year. My birthday, our wedding anniversary, fall. So many fun [...]

Old School Blogging: A Few of My Favorite Things #OSBlog

It’s another month and another Old School Blogging with Elaine! This month we take a look at a few of my favorite things… Sit down restaurant – I love Tupelo Honey. Love, love, love. Well before they became kind of a chain (you can find them outside of Asheville now. I used to love Carrabba’s, [...]

Wordless Wednesday: Homecoming weekend

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A quick look at Homecoming through my toddler. This was my first time planning Homecoming, and his fourth time attending. (He has slept through so many of the activities over the years! Also, we totally brought him to campus when he was just 6 weeks old.) He was obsessed with the band. I loved it.