How to do DC on a Budget

Nothing can ruin a vacation faster than realizing you will be sitting in your hotel room most of the time because everything is sooo expensive. Washington DC is our nation's capitol which undoubtedly makes it a huge tourist attraction. Unfortunately for us, the more touristy a place is, the more expensive it will be. While... Continue Reading →

A Tour of the White House

The White House. Regardless of our political views, we have all wondered what the inside of "The People's House" looks like. It is the most famous house in the country; the home of the President of the United States, leader of the free world. It must be immaculate, right? Well of course it is! What... Continue Reading →

A Visit To Maymont

Everyone has heard of the Biltmore House. How could you not? It's America's largest home. But a hidden gem that you may not know about is Maymont. Located in Richmond Virginia, Maymont is a 100 acre estate on the banks of the James River. A tour of the 33 room house will be sure to... Continue Reading →

4 Wineries to Visit in North Carolina

1. Grassy Creek Vineyard & Winery Located in the Yadkin Valley, Grassy Creek Vineyard is probably my favorite winery in NC. And it is not just for the wine. Grassy Creek, which can be found just outside of Elkin (another town you must visit), sits on a historic site known as Klondike Farm. More than... Continue Reading →

Lysol Wipes Can Be Your Best Friend

If you are anything like me,¬† cleanliness is your number one priority. Hotels do a really good job of making sure your hotel room is clean and ready to go for you. With that¬† being said, there are items that are often overlooked. Items such as the light switches, the remote, and the phone. Also,... Continue Reading →

Visiting America’s Largest Home

We've all heard of the Biltmore Estate. I mean it is America's largest home. With a total of 250 rooms, including 35 bedrooms, 43 bathrooms, 3 kitchens, and a total of 4 acres of floor space, it was built as a summer home for the Vanderbilts. Yes, you read that right. A summer home. The... Continue Reading →

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