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Bridal Veil Falls

Located in Highlands, NC, Bridal Veil Falls is a breathtaking waterfall you can pull right off on the side of the road to see. There is a parking area and also a walkway that allows you to take a stroll behind the waterfall. We visited here when I was 12 years old, and it made… Continue reading Bridal Veil Falls

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Beech Bluff Trail

Back in June we visited Lake Hartwell State Park to hike the Beech Bluff Trail. It was a beautiful sunny day and we were ready for an adventure that was close to home! Double stroller in tow, we hit the trail only to realize yet again...we should've brought the baby carriers... After walking for a… Continue reading Beech Bluff Trail

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Devils Fork State Park

When the world shut down at the start of the pandemic, so did our state parks here in South Carolina. Being new to the state we were so eager to get out and explore, but of course understood the severity of the situation and waited patiently. You can bet as soon as they opened in… Continue reading Devils Fork State Park

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Afternoon Stroll

I've been at my parents home most of the day (laundry day, oh joy!) And I took a lovely walk this morning. Behind the woods on the other side of their neighborhood is a sub division that was never built. The road was cemented in a big loop, but never any homes. It makes for… Continue reading Afternoon Stroll

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Travel Thursday: Lexington, MI.

Today I woke up with a feeling of just needing to go somewhere and de-stress. I grabbed my camera, hopped in the car, windows down/sunroof open :)! and drove. My destination today: Lexington, Michigan. I have visited here a handful of times the last couple years, and it is always a pleasure. The town is… Continue reading Travel Thursday: Lexington, MI.

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Travel Thursday: Mackinac Island

Mackinac (mack-in-AWE) Island is Michigan's best little treasure! The island is 8 miles around and has a bike path that extends the entire distance. The clicking of horse hooves can be heard all over and you can visit many historical sites such as Fort Mackinac, Biddle House, The Old Lighthouse, and the stunning Grand Hotel. I… Continue reading Travel Thursday: Mackinac Island

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Seven Ponds Nature Center

Today, Logan and I  took a little day trip to Seven Ponds Nature Center in Dryden, Michigan. For $3 per person you have access to all kinds of beautiful trails and scenery. The drive there though the countryside is also beautiful and refreshing. You will see so many different types of birds and all kinds of… Continue reading Seven Ponds Nature Center

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Travel Thursday: Watkins Glen State Park

July of 2013 I had the pleasure of visiting Watkins Glen State Park in Watkins Glen, New York. This whole trip began with seeing a restaurant on Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives and road tripping it to Syracuse, New York. We figured while we were there, might as well do some sightseeing! Side note: Those rueben… Continue reading Travel Thursday: Watkins Glen State Park

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St. Johns Marsh

And finally the day arrived: First hike of the season! No rain or snow, but still a tad bit chilly. Logan and I headed out to St. Johns Marsh in Clay, MI. The trail is free for anyone and has a lot of wildlife. Right now it is still too early to see a lot… Continue reading St. Johns Marsh