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…

Last weekend I had the pleasure of helping with the food bank fund raiser Kyle’s family hosted on their family farm! I remember sitting in a beach cottage with these women last April and listening to them talk about this when it was still just an “idea” that everyone thought would be awesome to create and bring to life. Seeing it come full circle was seriously amazing, and I think we all learned so much…

Coffee is a staple in the lives of so many but MY GOD can it rack up the calories and sugar! I stopped drinking it for a while and stuck to tea, mostly, but lately I’ve been getting so into it that my coffee shop visits have been way more frequent that the once-in-a-blue-moon “treats” I was having before. I had to revisit my list of to-dos and to-don’ts for my coffee – especially at…

On Hillsborough St. in Raleigh (near NCSU campus) there is this little crepe spot and it’s worth going to Hillsborough street for!! It was so delicious!! I’ve always been a crepe lover but it’s never something I thought to look for.. crepes have always just been a pleasant surprise, LOL. So this weekend I told Kyle I wanted to hit the crepe place, and I was not disappointed!! It’s very modern, cool, and clean- the staff is…