Travel

Top Atlanta Attraction: Red Apple Barn (Apple Orchard)

Fall in Atlanta is beautiful! Unlike most years in Dallas, Atlanta has distinct seasons, and we loved seeing the trees change colors. Along with Fall, came Fall festivities, and we hit up Red Apple Barn, an apple orchard in Ellijay, Georgia with friends. We were able to take a hayride, stop by the on-site petting… Continue reading Top Atlanta Attraction: Red Apple Barn (Apple Orchard)

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Lifestyle

My Introduction to Trail Running

I’ve always liked to run. It is easy, it clears my mind, is a great stress-reliever, and it helps keep the extra pounds away. I’ve been a “runner” since my days playing youth soccer, but I would not venture into the longer distances, staying between 2-6 miles. However, once we moved to California, I met… Continue reading My Introduction to Trail Running

Moving

DIY Moving: The move to Chicago

The second big move we undertook was from Atlanta to Chicago, and having previously hired a moving company for our last move, we decided to try the cheaper DIY option. It made the whole moving experience very different. Here’s how: Packing was different: Instead of absolutely needing EVERYTHING we own to fit in boxes, we… Continue reading DIY Moving: The move to Chicago

Travel

Lake Tahoe – 2 Very Different Experiences

If you are looking for pretty scenery, it doesn’t get much prettier than Lake Tahoe. It is absolutely breathtaking. I know there are tons to do there, especially in the summer, but we never went during the peak summer hours. However, being from Texas, I am not sure that water could ever be comfortable for… Continue reading Lake Tahoe – 2 Very Different Experiences

Travel

San Francisco – Round Three: Food Tourists

Since living in Sacramento for a year and a half, we’d already done all of the major mandatory touristy attractions. And, much like when we were in Chicago, I looked for unique ways to explore the city. On short notice, and with a creativity mind block, I came up with food tourism. We went to… Continue reading San Francisco – Round Three: Food Tourists