• Walking along the James is a Richmond date idea that doesn't cost anything.
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    Richmond Date Ideas Under $10

    We thoroughly enjoy exploring our city, but we’re trying to cut back on how much money we spend while we save for the wedding. The last thing you want on a date is to feel guilty for how much money…

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    North Carolina – A Photo Essay

    North Carolina has always had a special place in my heart. It’s where we vacationed when I was a kid, and where my fiance have chosen to explore more recently. The food is fantastic, the people are nice, and the…

  • 3 books, Fredericksburg & Strasburg spots, more crocheting & a DIY project for July 2019
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    Goal Summary for July 2019

    July is always one of my favorite months. People tend to be happier in the summer, and it’s by birthday month! I spent a lot of my time prepping some upcoming blog posts, celebrating my birthday, and focusing on my…

  • a quick summary of goals for June 2019
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    Goal Summary for June 2019

    It’s hot as hell and time for ice cream; summer is here! I started off June in Asheville and haven’t stopped since. It’s hard to believe 2019 is half over. I managed to complete all of my goals for June…

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    Asheville, NC – A Food & Beer Town

    I genuinely don’t think there’s a bad place to eat in Asheville. Someone has probably found a spot that isn’t so great, but they must be few and far between. Everyone I’ve talked to that’s been to Asheville has raved…

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    Goal Summary for February 2019

    I did most of my goals for February, but fell a bit short on my arms challenge. Books I finished a series I had been reading with Splendor by Anna Godbersen. Like the others, it was a quick, entertaining read…

  • Casey in front of some Raleigh, NC street art
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    A Travel Guide for Raleigh, NC

    We had a year filled with international weddings (in England and Bogotá) and home buying in 2017. That meant 2018 was a bit of a rebuilding year financially. And we got our puppy, Gimli so we didn’t do any traveling. To…

  • Casey and Gimli
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    7 Things to Do With Your Dog in the Raleigh Area

    We had a year filled with international weddings (in England and Bogotá) and home buying in 2017. That meant 2018 was a bit of a rebuilding year financially and we got our puppy, Gimli so we didn’t do any traveling. To…

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    Make The Most of Your Trip to Bogota

    Bogotá is the capital city of Colombia and is a city that has undergone a lot of change in the last few decades. As with our trip to England, our journey to Bogotá, Colombia was for a wedding. We spent…

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    Spectacular Views in Toronto

    Beer is really why I went to Toronto, Canada. See our night in Niagara Falls for more on that. But had I known that I would love the skyline of Toronto, the sights might have been part of my motivation…