Rather than traveling to Europe for the weekend, we brought European style and comfort to us. Situated at 4,118 feet, Old Edwards Inn sits in the Western North Carolina Mountains with its welcoming ambiance of relaxed luxury. Consistently voted a top travel destination, this meandering mountain hotel graces the rolling hills in the charming town of Highlands, NC. The town offers breathtaking vistas and waterfalls in abundance, while the hotel provides accommodations ranging from spacious guestrooms to spa suites, and cottage lodging, a world-class spa, locally-inspired cuisine, and a top-notch fitness center. It’s an ideal location for weddings, corporate events, and family and romantic getaways. Continue reading
I’ve never been to a spa before and quite frankly I couldn’t begin to imagine what was the big deal. The thought of someone, other than my husband, rhythmically massaging my body while I listened to calming music seemed… off; especially if it was a man… no especially if it was a woman. How about replenishing my skin with an anti-oxidant detoxifying mud masque? Ummm… no thanks! I played in the mud enough as a child. Maybe a manicure or pedicure was more up my alley. No, wait! Why bother polish or buff my nails when I can’t even type with them long and I’m happy cutting them myself. It just didn’t seem like my thing. Heck, I don’t even go to a hair salon more than once or twice ever 5 or so years. But after hearing about the journey to bliss that is a “spa day”, I thought I had to finally debunk my ideas about spas and give one a try for myself; and what better place to do that than Old Edwards Inn & Spa? They are known for their signature spa experiences and they have a full spectrum of wellness, rejuvenation, and natural beauty enhancement. I was sure there had to be one experience that would change my negative tone about spas. Continue reading
We’ve decided to purchase a house in Charlotte, North Carolina and make it our home. With the help of my readers, I’ve created a North Carolina Bucket List. Unlike my yearly bucket list, I didn’t put a time frame on completing this adventures, but if you know me at all, I’ll most likely complete the list within the year anyway. Once I get an idea in my mind, there’s no stopping me! I figure out how to make it happen, and I go for it. I will create a post and add a link each time I complete one of the items.
If there’s something you think I really should add, I’m still open to suggestions and I will adjust the list if needed. Continue reading