We ushered in the roaring 20’s this week with friends in Asheville, North Carolina. It’s a short hour and a half drive from Bristol and offers some of the best food and drinks around.
Sugar Mountain Ski Trip
While the weather forecast predicted rain all day, we were able to enjoy our time at Sugar Mountain. The mountains blocked most of the rain so we saw mostly fog and mist which weren’t great for visibility but it didn’t ruin our day. I had a wonderful time learning to ski on blades which are […]
The Best Time to Visit the Biltmore Estate
While the colder months might seem like a dead period for some, I see it as an opportunity to take advantage of “touristy” places being less crowded. Even better, I look to see if they are less expensive to visit. Case and point: The Biltmore Estate.
Asheville has manifested itself in my mind as this southern mama who feels like she has to feed me every time I visit and this time mama made donuts. Donuts have been my favorite sinful indulgence for at least 5 years now. I have become somewhat of a connoisseur and I pride myself on knowing […]
Girlfriends’ Guide to Cider Fest
We had the most amazing time in Asheville for my bachelorette party! As fate would have it, Cider Fest was on the same weekend and this bride loves hard cider! Accompanied by my best girlfriends, we took Asheville and Cider Fest by storm the same way… one drink at a time. Looking back on this […]
Japanese Inspired Luxury Spa in Asheville, North Carolina
Shoji Spa & Lodge is a hidden gem in Asheville, North Carolina that you have to see to believe. Their Japanese inspired bath houses tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains provide mineral soaks in the height of luxury. The steam room, outdoor showers, and massage therapy are second to none.
SIERRA NEVADA BREWERY
This brewery sets the bar for breweries everywhere! Have some brews and peruse!
HIKING IN THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS
We were in North Carolina not West Virginia but every time I thought of the Blue Ridge Mountains I burst out in John Denver lyrics.