Travel Diary: Presque Isle State Park

The shores of  The Shores of Presque Isle are less than 2 hours from my front doorstep.   Fall sweeps by all too quickly to plan out every daytrip & getaway I intend to. This year I was gifted several weekends away, forcing me to drop everything and disconnect.  All in a day’s time we sunbathed,…

Spiced Pumpkin Cake with Butterscotch Icing

I have learned the season’s true worth, and appreciated every drop of our Indian summer.  The temperatures are growing steadily cooler & comforts are around every corner.  I am magnetized to flavors like cinnamon, chai caramel, and pumpkin, and I have been indulging in every last one. About mid-morning, one grey skied-day my man &…

In the Valley, by the Lakeshore.

Always make time for a pitstop in Summersville Lake, WV.  Make Friends, Jump in the Lake & Hit the road.  Never Growin’ outta this tradition.  • Look: West Virginia Thrift Stores •

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…

Buff & Cashmere

One of many getaway’s to the Northwest of Pennsylvania.  The only way to manage the heat was to embrace the water.  Toes immersed in lapping tides, toasting in the august sun.  While my bronze was in it’s prime– and only when clothing was necessary, I’d drape myself in light shades and delicate layers.  Linen and…

Sleek Gothic Chic

  Summer ’16 in Savannah, GA. We were headed to one of my top 5 restaurants in existence, If you can’t tell by my glow.   Within moments of these snaps, My man & I feasted on 3 courses of cornbread, collards, fried chicken & pie. Between gulps of southern sweet tea we praised the…

After-Sun Aloe Face & Body Mist

What you’ll need: 2 cups distilled water 1oz vodka (unflavored!) 3 tbsp. aloe vera 1/2  cup of chamomile flowers 3/4 cup fresh rose petals glass spray bottle   What to do: Place the washed rose petals and dried chamomile flowers in a large pot and add your distilled water and vodka.   Cover with a lid…

Supreme Camping

Ventured out & set up shop in the wild.  We spent the day in the most serene valley of the Slippery Rock Creek. Wilderness Fit.  Vintage Boy Scout Tee & The Supreme Camp Cap Stolen from My Man.