Instameeting

Instagram is the place to meet people these days. I realize this is probably old news to many of you, but still worth mentioning because I have met some of THE most incredible people I wouldn’t know otherwise! So, lemme tell you about last Sunday afternoon. I jumped at the chance to meet up with …

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How to Plan a Trip and Still Be Spontaneous

I am a planner. Don't get me wrong. I absolutely love the spontaneous moments of life! It’s just that the planning comes naturally. It’s instinctual. So, you better believe I plan for trips – especially those international ones! I go all travel agent and even put together a full itinerary by day. BUT, before you …

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When I Just Don’t Feel Like Adventuring

Sometimes, I just don’t feel like adventuring. Whaaaaaaa??? Did I really just say that? Yeah. I really did. Sometimes… some days… I’d maybe rather take a nap or just veg out than go for a nature walk or catch a sunset at the beach. And, ya know, sometimes that’s okay. I’m all about listening to …

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Hurricane Irma: My First Hurricane Experience

Three years, seven months, and twenty-two days. That’s how long I lived in Florida before experiencing a hurricane. On September 10th, we were set to be hit with a Cat 3, maybe 4 hurricane along the Gulf coast of Florida, with storm surge ranging from 6 – 15 feet between Tampa and the Keys! And …

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My Favorite Travel Memories

When you look back on life, is it the unexpected moments that often stand out more than the planned? I think so. Of course, there are exceptions. There are always exceptions. But, in general, I think the stuff we don’t see coming makes for a more interesting story to tell and remember. Thinking back on …

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How to Spend a Rainy Day in St. Augustine

Ya know how I’m always saying there’s sooooo much of Florida I’ve yet to explore? Here’s another case in point. I just visited Jacksonville and St. Augustine for the first time this past weekend – after three years and nine months of living in the Sunshine State! My friend Kelly recently moved to Jacksonville and …

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