Best Things to Do in Birmingham, Alabama

Hey friends! This week I'm virtually road-tripping around the South with a whole bunch of great bloggers for The Great Southern Road Trip.  We will be linking up all sorts of fun southern inspired posts for y'all to enjoy, sip and savor. So, grab your mason jar of sweet tea and let me take you on a tour of my hometown, Birmingham, Alabama. I've drawn you a fun little map to help you get your bearings around town.  To the south is Red Mountain, to the West sits Legion Field (home of … [Read more...]

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Dream Vacation Giveaway to Anna Maria Island, Florida

As a child from Alabama I grew up vacationing in Panama City Beach (aka the Redneck Riviera), where the high-rise condos line the Miracle Strip like Wall Street, completely blocking your view of the water with 18 stories of concrete and metal railings.  In college we started going to Destin and Fort Walton Beach, which still had high rise condos interspersed with cute beach houses and plenty of sugar sand beaches.  These days my family makes the Spring Break drive to the 30-A towns of Seaside, … [Read more...]

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Autumn in Amish Country Part Two: Ephrata Cloister

I realize that this post series is not for everyone who reads this little blog of mine, so if I’m boring you with all my vacation photos please feel free to skip out on these posts until I get back to my regularly scheduled DIYing.  But, if you’re like me and you love seeing the world from other’s points of view, then read on and hear all about the middle of our 2012 trip to Pennsylvania Dutch country and the Hamptons.  You can find Part One of the trip here:  Autumn in Amish Country We … [Read more...]

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