It was impossible to prepare myself for this journey. It started suddenly and without warning. The road ahead was rough, and I would have to fight fear and activate faith to find hope and healing.
Pensacola: Beyond the Beach
Traveling to a familiar destination doesn’t mean that you always have to visit the same vacation spot. When I took the time to research activities beyond the beach, I found art, culture, and history in Pensacola, Florida.
Pretty in the Crescent City: Celebration in the Oaks
Note: Before your visit to New Orleans and New Orleans City Park, check the current COVID restrictions and guidelines at the NOLA Ready website. After the clock struck midnight this year, I wanted to do something different. It was time to venture out into a new year. Travel was definitely not in the books for … Continue reading Pretty in the Crescent City: Celebration in the Oaks
New Orleans Botanical Garden
The New Orleans Botanical Garden is the city's best kept secret. Come with me and explore gardens of beauty and wonder, and discover an oasis in the heart of the Crescent City.
Close to Home
Home is where the heart is. Home sweet home. Home has been at the center of life, and I decided to make the best of my talents by enhancing the indoor and outdoor spaces in my home.
An Awakening at Emeril’s
EXCITING UPDATE! The Emeril’s website posted a banner that reads: “Emeril’s will reopen on August 31, 2021. Reservations will be available online and by phone beginning July 20th. Please check back for more information.” The prospect of dining at Emeril's for my anniversary this year is exciting! FROM ORIGINAL POST:On June 1, 2020, the social … Continue reading An Awakening at Emeril’s
Our newly adopted pup takes his first road trip with me and my family. I take my first road trip since March. How will things be different for the both of us?
The Winds of Change
"The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings."Kakuzō Okakura - “The Book of Tea” Can you remember where you were when you heard that the spread of coronavirus might be serious enough to close schools, businesses, and churches? The possibility was real enough to me when a friend sent me a … Continue reading The Winds of Change
It’s In the Bag
A handy list of travel-friendly items that are easy to keep stored while you’re at home.
Journey to Wellness: Mandara Spa at Atlantis
Prepare yourself for a luxurious experience in wellness when you visit Mandara Spa at Atlantis Paradise Island.