Best Farmers Markets in Atlanta

The onset of Spring means the return of my favorite leisure pastime: visiting Farmer’s Markets. I am happy that throughout the past 23 years of me living in Atlanta that there has been a resurgence in popularity for the slow food and “know your farmer” movements. As a self-proclaimed farmers market aficionado, I’ve explored almost

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How to Pack for a Weekender

When it comes to overpacking, I had been the worst offender of my friends. However, over this past year of traveling, I’ve amended the how and the what I pack so that my bags are lighter and I pack more efficiently to make sure I’m not bogged down (literally) on my weekend travels. I used these

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How to Find Unique Travel Spots in Each City

When I travel, my main objective is to try new restaurants, dive into the local scene, and find great photo opportunities. Before I leave for a trip, I typically spend a couple of hours researching unique places to go, things to do, places to eat at, and things to see. With the help of social

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5 Unique Atlanta Parks to Have a Spring Picnic In

I am so excited that today is the first day of spring. It means we can shed off the dull gray of winter and start prepping for all sorts of fun warm weather activities, like picnics, kite flying, road trips and more. To help you get in the spring frame of mind, I’m sharing 5 unique

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Seaside Florida Travel Guide

If you live in Georgia, chances are you’ve seen a sticker on the back of some suburban with a “3” sun shape and an “A” on top of a jolly turquoise blue circle. It stands for 30A which is the strip of pristine beach that lines Florida’s Emerald Coast. The sticker is a cheeky nod

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A Mini Guide to Alys Beach Florida

The first time I discovered Alys Beach (pronounced Alice) it was through a long and winding search for things to do on 30A through multiple Instagram hashtags that immediately infatuated me with the sun-bleached white buildings, the resort style architecture, and the uniqueness of the town when compared to its neighbors. Its picturesque beauty has

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The Desoto Savannah

The road to Savannah from Atlanta is a long trek. It’s just under my road trip max limit (5.5 hours in the car), and the drive down I-16 is both treacherous –notorious for having overzealous cops- and boring. While I love Savannah, knowing what the road trip entails, I don’t get there as often as

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Atlanta’s Prettiest Coffee Shops

I can’t believe there was a time when I didn’t like coffee. Fast forward 20 years and one of my favorite weekend pastimes is visiting new Coffee Shops in Atlanta. With more than a handful of local coffee shops popping up in each of Atlanta’s neighborhoods, it’s impossible to showcase them all but I have

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Savannah Travel Guide

Savannah is such a beautiful city to visit. It seems that this port side town is constantly bustling with things to do and some restaurant is receiving notability for topping a “Must Eat At” food chart in a major publication. The last time I was in Savannah it was an overnight trip that was stopover

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Garden and Gun Jubilee Day 1

I don’t know if there is a magazine subscription that I’ve had longer than Garden & Gun. I can remember being just out of college and discovering it while waiting at a checkout line at a grocery store in North Atlanta where I lived at the time. Intrigued, I picked up a copy and justified

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