I’ll Take the Beach Any Day – Virginia Beach

Seeing the ocean adds years to my life! I’m calmer, more relaxed, and at peace. Life isOcean Sands Resort Virginia Beach
less stressful. How could I see things less than perfect when the soothing waves are crashing next to me, the sand is warm and soft below my feet, and the ocean smell is in the air? Marketing companies should create a beach scent that is vented through office buildings. I bet they would make billions. Continue reading

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Shooting for Adventure – Sling Shot USA

Adrenaline fueled adventure is like a drug. Once you start experiencing extreme adventure, Sling Shot USA Virginia Beachit gets in your veins and you crave it. When you see a picture of someone skydiving, you want to be in the sky. When you see white water, you long to be riding it. When you stand on the top floor of a tall building, your thoughts are about jumping off of it or rappelling down it.

My name is Lesley Carter and I am an adventure addict! Continue reading

More than A Dinner Out – Rockafeller’s Restaurant

With its casual elegance, fresh local fare, Rudee Inlet location, and family-friendly staff, it’sRockafeller’s Virginia Beach easy to see why Rockafeller’s Restaurant is loved by locals and tourists alike. Rockafeller’s is one of Virginia Beach’s dining landmarks, making it a must on our first trip to Virginia. Continue reading

Look at that View! Ocean Sands Resort, Virginia Beach

Waking up to the sound of the waves, strolling along the beach, and walking barefoot in theOcean Sands Resort Virginia Beach sand is my idea of a spectacular day; add my husband and my baby girl, and I can’t think of a better way to spend Labor Day weekend. Ocean Sands Resort in Virginia Beach offers all of the above in a hotel room that resembles home. This week, we put aside our adrenaline shoes and slipped into our sandals for a relaxing retreat at the beach. Continue reading

6am Is No Longer Early: Taking it All in at Virginia Beach

12:00am – wake Athena, change her, feed her, and put her back to bed.Virginia Beach
6am – wake Athena, changer her, feed her, and get ready to play.

As a new mother, waking up at 6am is sleeping in, especially after months of feedings every 3 hours, but I don’t mind. It has become routine and now I get excited for 6am to come so I can start another day with her pleasant, smiling face looking up at me, her tiny like fingers reaching for my face and hands, and her bright blue eyes searching for answers in this new world.

This morning, we decided to let Darren, better known as Daddy, sleep in while we explored the boardwalk of Virginia Beach. Although more touristy than expected, it’s still filled with local color and laid-back visitors. Continue reading