Our Urban Adventure Quest in Asheville, NC

This post is sponsored by Urban Adventure Quest. Looking for an adventure in your own back yard? Do you love Trivia? Urban Adventure Quest is definitely an adventure you’ll want to go on! Urban Adventure Quest takes a city near you and guides you around looking for clues and learning about your city’s history! OR, […]

Waterfalls in DuPont State Forest – Brevard, NC

Waterfalls in DuPont State Forest in NC. These North Carolina waterfall hikes are spectacular! Which one of these beautiful attractions would you like to see first? They're all FREE to go to! Perfect family or weekend adventure.

The waterfalls in DuPont State Forest near Brevard, NC are among the best to enjoy in Western North Carolina for an easy day hike. DuPont State Recreational Forest is a 10,000 acre gem for many reasons. The land has been given to the state for outdoor pursuits (notably hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding on […]

Have A Unique Adventure In Your City!

This summer your family can turn a city near you into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. I’m looking forward to joining my family on a hunt around Asheville, NC! Urban Adventure Quest combines the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams […]

Clothes That Keep Mosquitoes From Biting You

Clothing to protect yourself from mosquito bites and other biting insects that spread disease. Fashion alternatives for women, men and children. Casual clothing that dresses up or down, whether on the trail or enjoying an evening out!

With the Zika virus now spreading through Florida, it’s more important than ever to protect yourself from mosquitoes. One step to take is to wear clothes that keep mosquitoes from biting you, whether at home, in the outdoors, or when you travel. Long sleeved pants and shirts certainly can help protect you from biting insects. […]

What to Carry With You When You Fly on a Plane

What To Carry on a Plane in a Bag Luggge Carry-On Essentials

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GIVEEXTRAGETEXTRA #CollectiveBias #Walgreens As a travel writer, I have a routine of what I always carry in my bag on a plane, and what I’ve found to be the most important things to carry in my luggage over the […]

Southern Season Food Emporium is a Foodie Destination in the South

Southern Season Store Gourmet Specialties North Carolina Georgia

A playground for your taste buds. An emporium for foodies. A showcase of all that’s best to eat in the South. A visit to Southern Season fits all of these descriptions and more. Much more. If you haven’t ever been to a Southern Season store or cooking school, you truly do NOT know what you are […]

Free Fly Fishing Classes from Orvis

Orvis Free Fly Fishing Class 2016

Ever wanted to learn how to fly fish? Wondering what fly fishing is like? Here’s your chance to learn more about the sport of fly fishing for FREE. Orvis is offering free Fly Fishing 101 classes at locations across the country, with many in the Southeast.  Already know the basics? Join them on a Fly […]

Western North Carolina Residents – Be an Extra in a Movie!

Western North Carolina residents and other area locals can audition to be an extra or a lead role in a movie being filmed in Brevard, NC in 2016. We love Brevard!!! (I went to college in Brevard) And we love getting a sneak peek at what it takes to make TV and movies. (I went to a […]

Oktoberfest Comes to Asheville, NC

In Asheville, NC the second week of October means Oktoberfest!! If you are a fan of German inspired fun, then you need to put Oktoberfest on your calendar for October 10, 2015 from 1-6pm! Every year, a purchased ticket allows tastings from local breweries providing samplings of their brews. (See list below) Your ticket provides you with […]