Happy 100th Anniversary National Park Service!

Celebrating our National Park Service’s 100th anniversary this year, the hubs and I spent much of our summer vacation visiting some of North Carolina’s most beautiful parks like Mount Mitchell where we drove the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway and hiked the Craggy Pinnacle Trail. The drive in itself was breathtaking! Gently winding roads, beautiful trees, blue skies and mountain tunnels made it a glorious… Continue reading Happy 100th Anniversary National Park Service!

Sustainable Vacationing

Often times when people think of living a more sustainable or minimalist lifestyle they picture an existence stripped of conveniences and luxuries, but I’m here to tell you that couldn’t be further from the truth! Take my recent vacation with the hubs to Asheville’s Aloft hotel in the North Carolina Mountains, for example. Just look at this place and tell… Continue reading Sustainable Vacationing

Peach Salad with Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

Once upon a time, when I shared a photo of my peach salad recipe on Facebook and Instagram, I got a comment that I made freakishly healthy food look amazing. Well…I took that as a compliment and must tell you that this peach salad is amazing and you’ll just have to try it to believe it! Sweet,… Continue reading Peach Salad with Balsamic Vinegar Dressing