Hiking Stone Mountain


Yesterday Ryan and I drove a little more than an hour to Stone Mountain State Park in Roaring Gap, North Carolina. We’ve been seriously loving the weather in North Carolina lately and living within driving distance of some incredible trails means lots of summertime hiking for us! I can’t imagine how gorgeous some of these hikes will be in the fall … [Continue reading...]

Charlotte Date Night: Copper + Amelie’s French Bakery


On Saturday night, Ryan and I headed out for a date night in Charlotte! I would say we drove to downtown Charlotte for our date night, but no one calls the city “downtown.” The city is referred to as “Uptown” which seemed kind of strange to me and Ryan at first, but we’re slowly learning the lingo! Because I’m a total nerd, I naturally … [Continue reading...]

Thing’s I’m Loving Friday #42


Hello and Happy Friday! It’s my favorite day of the week and this is my favorite post of the week to write, so I’m feelin’ good! (Perhaps the cappuccino I picked up after my morning workout has something to do with that, too?) I’ve been looking forward to today all week because late this afternoon, Ryan and I are meeting with our realtor to check … [Continue reading...]

Hop On, Hop Off Treadmill Workout


Since Ryan and I are currently living in temporary housing, I’m hesitant to join a gym. I’m not sure exactly where we’ll end up and I don’t want to get roped into a contract. Plus, I’ve been loving Pure Barre (I signed up for the new client package) and the free little gym we have at our disposal at our apartment complex isn’t too shabby! It has a … [Continue reading...]

Breakfast Date at Toast (Davidson)


This morning started out a little different than most mornings around here. Ryan and I decide to go on a breakfast date! Last night, on our evening walk with Sadie, we started talking about all of the restaurants we want to try in our new hometown. You guys have provided some awesome recommendations and when I told Ryan about the large number of … [Continue reading...]