Beach Time in Florida

We’re back home from our trip to Florida with my family. It was just the break I needed! We stayed with my aunt and uncle who live around Pensacola and enjoyed everything the area has to offer. Which was pretty much great food and even better company. I haven’t been to visit in a couple of years and this was the first time that Brian was also able to come....

L’Occitane Summer Treasures Set

As I mentioned in my Summer Adventures post, I truly treasure my sense of adventure. I believe that travel and experience are the best ways to grow and to fully understand the world. You don’t have to travel to the other side of the world, you just have to change your perspective. Brian and I, along with my parents, visited my aunt and uncle at the beach last week. There’s...

The French Quarter in New Orleans

It’s almost impossible to hear “New Orleans” and not imagine a vibrant city full of color and excitement. Since it is my first trip to this charming city, all of the major tourist spots were at the top of my “must see” list. The French Quarter is quite a contrast from the quiet streets of the Garden District. Definitely more what you think of when you picture New Orleans. We...

The Garden District in New Orleans

The Garden District in New Orleans on Waketon Road Blog

For our first day in New Orleans I knew I wanted to skip as many tourist traps as possible and have a leisurely day in the Garden District. Obviously anything with “garden” in the name will be right up my alley. When I visit a city in the south, I have to visit all of the historic homes. It’s my favorite thing to do when traveling. I have such admiration for different types of...