June 24, 2017 is a day that will go down in history! What’s so special about that day? Well friends, it marked a major milestone for me. I finally ventured out on my first solo vacation! It was amazing. I would often tag along with the hubs on his business trips and spend the day exploring the destination alone while he was in meetings. This … Continue reading A Weekend Away in San Diego!
My husband and I had a great weekend away in Atlanta but it definitely didn’t start off that way. Grab a cup of tea or a glass of wine cause this is going to be a long but interesting read. We arrived to the airport in Dallas at 5 am only to find that our 6 am flight with Southwest Airlines had been cancelled. We … Continue reading A Weekend Away in Atlanta
Easter Sunday is here. I love the Easter holiday for a variety of reasons. Some of my favorite childhood memories were made every Easter at my grandparent’s countryside home. First, my cousins and I would take turns to getting our hair done by my grandmother. She would either use a straightening comb or stove curlers on our hair based on our mother’s request. I still … Continue reading Easter Joy
Have you ever heard the saying, “we make plans and God laughs?” Well, that saying has been very applicable to my life lately. At the beginning of the year, one of my goals was to do A Weekend Away every month for a total of 12 trips this year. I started off strong in January with an amazing weekend trip to Atlanta. In February, I planned … Continue reading Then Life Happened
Happy New Year y’all! I can’t believe it’s already the 13th day of 2017. I guess time really does fly when you’re having fun. It’s a new year and instead of making resolutions that I honestly never stick to, I have created a list of goals for myself for the year. One of my goals for the year is to take a cue from our friends … Continue reading 2017 Goals & A Weekend Away!
Are you looking for a gift for that frequent traveler on your list but can’t figure out what to get them? Well no worries, SM&S has you covered. Here are 4 thoughtful gift ideas for that girl who is always on the road or that guy that stays in and out of the sky! If your friend or family member is a weekly business traveler, chances … Continue reading 4 Gift Ideas for the Frequent Traveler
A Dining Room Story ‘Twas the day before Thanksgiving and at the Carson place was a busy Brittany panicking because she had an empty dining space. She had family arriving for dinner the next day but she grew calmer knowing she could make her dining room great. So off to At Home, World Market, and Hobby Lobby she went with a vision in mind and money to be … Continue reading Dining Room Reveal @ Carson HQ
I have been dreaming of attending Diner en Blanc since I first learned about the event in 2012. I told anyone who would listen about the event only to be met with blank stares. It seemed that many people didn’t understand my interest in attending an event that you (A) pay a fee to attend, (B) dress in all white, (C) are responsible for bringing your own tables, chairs, decor, food, … Continue reading My Experience at Diner en Blanc Dallas 2016
What’s almost as exciting as taking a vacation? Browsing through thousands of unique photos captured by travelers around the world during their vacations! There are so many travel related accounts on Instagram. I follow too many to count. They are without a doubt my favorite accounts to stalk scroll through early in the morning before hopping out of bed. It’s something about seeing the world from another person’s point of view … Continue reading 4 Travelers to Follow on Instagram
“Fun, exciting, and a little nerve wrecking!“ Those are the 7 words my friend used to describe her first time attending the Universoul Circus. I would totally agree. This was my 4th time attending the show and it did not disappoint. It was as thrilling for me as it was for my friend and her family. This was their first circus experience ever. I loved … Continue reading A Night under the Big Top: My Universoul Circus experience