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Wine Tasting To Biergartens: What To Do In Fredericksburg, Texas

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As we mentioned in our Southwest Texas road trip itinerary (Marfa, Lajitas, & Big Bend), we’ve been focused on exploring more of what Texas has to offer. We’ve lived in Dallas for about 10 years, and besides the major cities, we haven’t explored much of the state – and as we all know, Texas is […]

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Texas Weekend Road Trip Itinerary: Marfa, Lajitas, Big Bend, & Terlingua

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Growing up in South Alabama, we were always piling in the car to drive to Destin, Orlando, Sandpiper, New Orleans, Atlanta, etc.  We had so many road trip options, and now after living in Dallas for 10 years, we decided it was time to start exploring our state and see what our road trip options […]

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TRAVEL ITINERARY: How To Plan A Weekend In Napa Valley

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I am so excited to share this post about my recent trip to Napa, because I think it’s one of the most beautiful places in the county!  I could visit several times a year and never get bored, plus the scenery and weather are always perfect. Besides, who doesn’t love wine tasting!? We recently went for […]

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Hotel Spotlight: Hotel Teatro | Denver, Colorado

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When we travel, we love seeking out unique boutique hotels to experience a new side of every city. Discovering hotels with a taste of the city’s charm not only gives a more personalized stay, but it also introduces us to culture and history of the cities we visit. I recently spent a week in Colorado […]

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What To Do On A Weekend Road Trip From LAX to Santa Barbara

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One of the best parts about attending SMU is that our college friends are from ALL over the country. One of our close friends recently got married in Santa Barbara, so we were more than excited for a weekend getaway with all of our friends in California. Though we only had four days for our mini […]

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The Highland Dallas Hotel: The Ultimate Girls Weekend

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The three of us believe there’s nothing better than a girls weekend, so planning a getaway with the sole purpose of relaxation, pampering, gourmet cuisine, and a lot of fun is always on our radar. As much as we love to visit new places and explore new cities, sometimes a staycation is the best type […]

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Club Med Sandpiper: Where Fitness Meets Relaxation

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As summer rolls in, it’s inevitable our wanderlust will spike for an exotic getaway. Though jetting off to a tropical island is the first thing that comes to mind when I think “exotic”, today I’m excited to share a domestic getaway that will allow you to embrace paradise without pulling out the passport or requesting […]

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VACATION SPOTLIGHT: Club Med Sandpiper Bay: Body & Mind Weeks

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Whether you’ve heard us sharing our love for Club Med over the past twenty-something years, read our other Club Med resort reviews, or simply saw a snippet in Ellen’s bio about her happy place, it’s no secret we are obsessed with Club Med.  You might wonder, what is it about this one resort chain that strikes […]

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City Guide: Las Vegas – The Adult Way

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When I hear Las Vegas, I immediately think of bachelorette parties (I had mine here and it was a blast!), clubs, pool parties, etc. Though the party scene in Vegas is pretty wild, the city has so much more to offer than bottle-popping and dancing, such as shows, restaurants, spas, shopping, and more! This year, my […]

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CITY GUIDE: Aspen

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Now that the weather has finally decided to feel like winter in Dallas, I’ve got the itch to go skiing!  Today we are highlighting one of our all-time favorite ski towns, Aspen!  This is a great spot to visit, not only because it’s relatively easy to get to, but also because it has so much to offer for both […]

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