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
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
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
Are you looking for a last-minute vacation destination for the upcoming Labor Day holiday? Are you considering staying close to home or taking a road trip because you think that flights will be extremely expensive so close to the date? Well guess what? I have some unearthed several flights under $300 from Dallas (DFW) to destinations from the east to the west departing on Friday, September 2nd and returning … Continue reading 4 Labor Day Weekend Getaways
Travel is my passion. One of the many perks about being married to a project manager that travels often for work is inviting myself to tag along on a business trip. Hubs gets to travel on the company’s dime and I get free hotel accommodations. When I learned that the he had to go to New Orleans for a conference, I was beyond thrilled! I booked that flight faster … Continue reading Solo Traveler in New Orleans
Recently, my husband and I went exploring the French Quarter in New Orleans for a place to dine for brunch. Sunday brunch has become a tradition for us. Being away from home made the search for a restaurant serving brunch even more exciting. Café Amelie was on my list of places to eat before arriving to NOLA so when we stumbled upon it during our walk down … Continue reading Sunday Brunch: Café Amelie New Orleans