Bite-Size Birmingham: My Birmingham Bucket List

Bite-Size Birmingham: My Birmingham Bucket List

Shop My Outfit: Birmingham, Alabama, also known as “Steel City” and “Magic City”, was born as a result of the post-Civil War period. It was originally established, as the anticipated intersection between the North & South and Alabama & Chattanooga railroads. Birmingham was a natural location for iron smelting due to nearby mineral deposits of iron ore, limestone,…

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Guest Post: How To Pack Only A Carry-On For A 2 Week Vacation

Guest Post: How To Pack Only A …

Happy Monday! After being back from Europe for over 2 months, I have major wanderlust! Recently, one of my sweet sorority sisters, Jennifer, reached out and told me about how she was going on a European vacation with her husband and only packing a carry on. I was intrigued because I cannot go on a…

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A Byers’ Guide to London, England

A Byers’ Guide to London, England

Jake and I visited London, England about 2 months ago. It was somewhere we had both been dying to go. London was the first leg of our Europe trip and it didn’t disappoint.  As I mentioned in my full Paris guide blog post, it was my 3rd time to visit Europe and Jake’s first. Jake wanted to visit…

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Strawberry Picking in Cleveland, Alabama

Strawberry Picking in Cleveland, Alabama

Shop My Outfit: Fun fact: My husband Jake is from Cleveland, Oklahoma, a little town outside of Tulsa. So when we heard about a strawberry farm you can pick your own strawberries at in a small town near Birmingham called Cleveland, Alabama, we knew we had to go. Jake and I both love fresh fruit, so strawberry…

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A Byers’ Guide to 3 Days in Paris, France

A Byers’ Guide to 3 Days in Paris, …

“Paris exists to show you that your dreams are real.” Paris is one of my favorite cities because of the amazing wine, food, culture, and architecture. There is just something so romantic about Paris and it’s not something you can find anywhere else. This was Jake’s first time visiting Europe and my third. I had briefly been to Paris…

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Champagne Tasting in Reims, France: Is It Worth It?

Champagne Tasting in Reims, France: Is It …

Did you know that sparkling wine can only legally be labeled as “Champagne” if it comes from the Champagne region of France? The Champagne region is just a quick train ride from Paris and is made up of 4 regions: Aube, Marne, Haute-Marne, and Ardennes regions. After visiting Mumm Napa, a vineyard that specializes in sparking…

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