Europe, Travel

Normandy Pt. 3: Visiting Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint-Michel Visiting Mont Saint-Michel felt like stepping into a time machine and being tossed out of the portal into the Middle Ages. It’s over a THOUSAND years old. Actually, closer to about 1,200 years old! The fortress evolved over several hundreds of years, but dates back to the 8th century. The only other placed I’ve traveled to that is…

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Europe, Travel

Normandy Pt. 2: Visiting the D-Day Beaches

If you’ve seen shows like ‘Band of Brothers’ and ‘Saving Private Ryan’ then you might already have a picture of Normandy in your mind. D-Day was a World War II turning point for Allied troops in the effort toward taking back France from German control and eventually ending the war, changing the course of history. Visiting such a place was…

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Fitness, Lifestyle

Etsy Shop: Travel, Fitness, Lifestyle Apparel

I know it’s been a little while since I have posted a new blog post, and I promise I am working several travel posts! I just haven’t quite had the chance to finish them all yet. I’ve had quite an exciting and busy fall season with my photography work and this new side project/blog extension I’ve been building! I launched…

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Europe, Travel

Highclere Castle: How To Visit The Real Downton Abbey

Hey there, fellow Downton Abbey fans! Chances are that if you are reading this, you are a Crawley Family aficionado. So let me ask you, what’s the first image that pops into your head when you hear the words “Downton Abbey?” Raise your hand if it’s one of the hundreds of scenes featuring the glorious and centuries old structure that…

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Fitness

Free Workouts: Beachbody On Demand

Beachbody On Demand is a workout streaming service by Beachbody, the makers of popular programs like Insanity, PIYO, and P90X. As a BOD member, you gain access to dozens of different programs and hundreds of workouts! Use your smart phone, tablet, Apple TV, Amazon Fire Stick, and more – to have over 700 workouts ready to go anytime and anywhere.…

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Lifestyle

Backyard Oasis on a Budget: Pool Party!

Last summer I talked my husband into letting me buy an Intex Easy Set Pool for our backyard! Having a pool in the backyard to float around and cool off in on a hot Tennessee summer day? YES PLEASE! I’m going to tell you exactly what what you need to create your own little backyard oasis (for just a couple…

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