Anniversary Trip: {Arkansas – Part I}

Once upon a time…
Pete and I were married ONE WHOLE FREAKIN’ YEAR!

I spent weeks trying to figure out a fab anniversary destination.
New Orleans?  Charlotte?  Nashville?  Fredricksburg?
Or…Hot Springs?
I hung out with my handy friend Google for hours.  In our adventures together I found articles, blogs, travel pieces calling Hot Springs, Arkansas “relaxing,” “beautiful” and “America’s best kept secret.”

Let me just say this: you can keep that “secret” locked up forever.
And you can buckle up for a short sitcom.

Your journey begins with an overnight stop in Little Rock.
You and Pete check into your hotel on {River Market}.  It’s a 100 degrees, and the A/C in the room is spotty.
You think, “That’s okay.  We’re leaving soon to walk to the distillery.”  But you forget to finish your thought “…walk to the distillery…that’s a mile away, in 100 degree heat, in new flip flops.”


Although hot, sweaty, and shards of glass and rocks are in your flip flops, you and Pete enjoy the deliciousness of {Rock Town Distillery}.
We’re talking moonshine flavored with red hots and apple juice with cinnamon and the best No Age Statement Bourbon in the world (literally). Continue reading

Night Away: {Austin}

Hello, lovelies!

So, last weekend, Pete and I had a STELLAR night away.  And you know why?
Anniversary photos, y’all!

We’re so so so so excited to see them and show y’all, but patience is a virtue, ya dig?

Meanwhile, we decided to make a night of it!
We love Austin.  We love the restaurants, the vibe, the look, and the feel.  It’s a fab city.

Our adventure started at the {Renaissance Austin}.
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