Life is Like a Box of Chocolates: Our Wanderings in Savannah, GA and Hilton Head Island, SC

We had an amazing time exploring Savannah and Hilton Head Island.

Finding My Happy at the South Carolina Botanical Garden

We are truly living our dream, yet the days of pure joy have been hard to come by. It took me 9 months after Little Bird’s birth to seek help for depression and an additional 9 months to genuinely feel like myself.

Navigating More than the Trail in Hanging Rock State Park

Reaching the summit of Hanging Rock was in many ways an act of God. And we arrived at the top at the exact moment He intended us to, as our 15 minutes exploring the rock outcroppings and enjoying the beautiful and breathtaking views were secondary to the way our hearts and spirits were moved throughContinue reading “Navigating More than the Trail in Hanging Rock State Park”

Getting into the Holiday Spirit in Pittsburgh, PA

We spent the week of Thanksgiving in Pittsburgh visiting family and catching up on doctor’s appointments and other commitments. Will and I took advantage of having eager grandparents nearby and headed into the city—JUST US—for an actual date! Since COVID has a stronghold on the traditional date destinations, we ended up walking around downtown PittsburghContinue reading “Getting into the Holiday Spirit in Pittsburgh, PA”

Exploring Warriors Path State Park, Tennessee

We loved staying so close to Warriors Path State Park and really took advantage of all it had to offer during our month in Tennessee.

What State Are We In? Our Hike to Tri-State Peak in the Historic Cumberland Gap

This historic Cumberland Gap is a must see! We hiked to the top of Tri-State Peak and stood in Kentucky,
Tennessee, and Virginia all at once!

Exploring Knoxville, the Marble City

We explored Knoxville twice and we would go back in a heartbeat. Knoxville is definitely worth a visit!

Weekend Hike in Laurel Run Park

The campground we are staying at in Tennessee is in a really great location, but it is about a 1.5-hour drive to many of the things we want to do and see. On a day when we were definitely not feeling spending a minimum of 3 hours in the car, I started doing some researchContinue reading “Weekend Hike in Laurel Run Park”

Time Slipped Away in Asheville and Mount Mitchell

We took a daytrip to Asheville and Mount Mitchell. It did not go quite as planned, but we are learning to pivot and make the best of things!