Fruitful Travels: Charleston, SC

I love the fact that there are so many fun and foodie-friendly cities within easy driving distance of us in NC. From the beach to the mountains, we’ve got plenty to choose from. And, oh the Southern food and seafood that abounds. One place that encapsulates all of that is Charleston, SC. My husband andRead more

Fruitful Travels: Washington, D.C.

One big plus of living on the East Coast/in North Carolina, is that we’re only a 4-hour drive away from D.C.! I have fond memories of going on a trip to the capitol with my family while in high school (we even stayed in the National Cathedral) and visiting with my sister during the CherryRead more

Fruitful Travels: Chenonceaux

Have you ever been to a new city or place where you just kept thinking you are in a wonderful dream? Like the views, food and atmosphere is just too good to even be true? There are just some places on the planet where you feel so relaxed and at peace, from the moment you arriveRead more

Fruitful Travels: Giverny

Happy France Week! Today’s travel post is a little special, well it’s a lot special, actually. It’s special in that it’s about a really magical part of France (well, what part isn’t magical?) and that it’s from a place that we only spent a few hours in. That’s right! This is a post that youRead more

Fruitful Travels: Paris

I’m super excited about this week on the blog because… (drumroll please) It’s France Week! This week, all week, I’m taking over the normal recipe feed and whisking you away to the beloved country of France. My husband and I just recently got back from a fabulous 7-day trip there, and I’ve got lots toRead more

Fruitful Travels: Seattle

You know what’s even better than when your friend gets married? When they get married in a really cool city that you’ve never been to before. Good work, Allison. Last week, I got to spend a lovely half-week in Seattle for my bestie’s wedding and to enjoy the city/vacation a bit, as well. Believe itRead more

Fruitful Travels: San Diego, CA

A few weeks ago, I got to take a fun, extended-weekend vacay to San Diego for my cousin’s wedding. I love when great things like family weddings are combined with great cities to explore, eat and drink through. We found so many great place in SD and enjoyed the California vibe (California casual, as someRead more

Fruitful Travels: Escape to Mexico

After almost a year of planning, a few weeks ago my family (including my husband, parents, two sisters and their husbands) took a week-long vacation to Manzanillo, Mexico. It’s a beach town on the Pacific coast. We found a gorgeous house (complete with maid, chef, house manager and two pools) at VRBO.com and it was absolutelyRead more

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