Annual Overnight Trip to Moraine State Park

Each fall I make it a point to escape the city and head North.   Just 40 minutes outside of the City of Pittsburgh, you’ll find McConnells Mill State Park, in Portersville Pa.  A favorite place to nestle in amongst stunning gorges and sky-high ravines. Every trip my man & I take, we learn more about…

Dinner Date: The Florence

My Man and I made a reservation at this incredible spot weeks before we even planned to be south-bound,  anticipation got the best of us.  We read off the menu items to each other, practically shouting when we stumbled upon something that sounded delectable. Weeks later, When we finally made it to Savannah, we checked into…

Stay: Victorian estate   in Starland, Savannah

My man & I spent a few busy days in Savannah, and amid all of the hustle & bustle, this space gave us a home.  A home, to have quiet, unexpected moments of peace, like…  drinking our morning coffee– nestled together in the hammock on the front porch…. Late at night after a boozy dinner, coming home to…

Stay: The Suburbs of Charlotte

En route from Pittsburgh to Savannah.  A drive that takes about 1 solid day on the road, takes my man & I roughly 3.  We’ve been making this trek our entire lives, and making it together… for 7 (amazing) years.   We have found so many scenic stopping points, antique shops & eateries, that we’ve…

Travel Diary: Allegheny National Forrest in the Fall

A Weekend Stay in Venango County, Pennsylvania.  My man & I come back each year.  Life would feel incomplete without time spent admiring the simplicity of life, as we do in the country.  Here, the eggshells are the color of rich caramel and the yolks are 24k gold. We live, blissfully unaware of a headline or hashtag….

Travel Diary: Canadohta Lake

This is the birthplace of my soul.  The beginning of my bare-footed escapades on hot & sticky summer days. Like some beautiful cosmic reward for our genuine appreciation, This town stays frozen in time.  Unfazed by modern ice cream prices & the senseless city virtue of haste.  Most of my fondest escapes live on as mere…

A Spirited Destination: Lily Dale, NY

It’s no secret that soul-work and spirituality are great creative forces in my life, so it only seemed fitting for my man & I to spend our summer holiday at the genesis of spiritualism- Lily Dale, NY. Since 1879, Lily Dale has been home to the Lily Dale Assembly, a religious organization of mediums and…

Travel Diary: Sierra Nevada Brewery + Asheville, NC

A spirited season || A time to be spontaneous. My love and I headed out to indulge in the best of this town’s brews, sites and bites.  Since the moment we hit the road in Pittsburgh, I was eager to get to Asheville, antsy to feel that vibrant city’s soul and share a beer with…

Travel Diary: Autumn at the Lake

  There is something so sacred about nurturing traditions, and I am blessed to have a mother who can share with me, what she shared with hers. The Autumn escape to the lake, A 40-some year Tradition. Shared this year with the family & my man.  We went for early morning bike rides, got everyone…