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This weekend we drove out to Richmond to see Maymont Park! I had some other things planned but it started raining so… for another time, I guess! This park was so awesome though – we could’ve easily made an entire day of it. On the grounds there is a Japanese Garden, Italian Garden, butterfly garden, a barn with farm animals, a nature center, wetlands, a mansion, a mausoleum, different animals you would normally see at…

“Wait! Lemme get my sunnies on and hide dis face.” 😂 On Saturday my friend Starr came to visit me and we drove out to Durham for good food and this State Park! It’s the closest mountain I could find for hiking (I’m craving some west NC vibes lately..) and even though most wouldn’t even consider it a mountain, but more of a “bluff”, it was still cool! The trails are pretty well maintained and aside…

I’m so glad that after 8 years living in North Carolina, we finally got to visit the Biltmore Estate! My siblings were not as excited as me and my parents were because in their heads, we were planning to “walk around an old house for 3 hours” and that’s totally not what happens!! There is so much more going on here, so if you’re unfamiliar with the Biltmore Estate’s history and what actually happens during your visit, then you’re in luck!…

Goose Island Campground is a SWEET place! I loved our day-visit with family and we had so much fun canoeing and kayaking around the channels. The current was so strong because of the wind, so it was.. interesting! But it was such a beautiful day! My mom and I got into the canoe and began to float, and almost immediately she grabbed the swimming area rope and said “no, I’m not going. I’m not going. I DON’T…

In June, we took a weekend to go to New York to visit family. The plan was to make time for day trip to the city to explore but due to my being sick, exhausted, anxious, and hating humid/hot weather, we didn’t go. Which was fine, I was a little disappointed, but I knew it was probably for the best to just skip the added stresses of walking around NYC in summer heat and just…