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    Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour of New Orleans

    We’ve been talking so much about the Hop on Hop off bus tour in New Orleans, that we decided that it needed its own post! We did the hop on hop off bus tour while we were in New Orleans and we loved it (if we’re being honest though, we loved the hop on hop off bus tour in London too!). You get transportation around the entire city while listening to a local tour guide give you  all the information you want to know about New Orleans! New Orleans hop on hop off bus tour is ran by City Sightseeing New Orleans. Their double decker buses run every day from…

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    Visiting New Orleans on a Budget

    Visiting New Orleans can be really exciting, but also really expensive. We went down for 2 nights and we spent quite a bit of money. Don’t let this dampen your view of New Orleans though, because we have tips and tricks to help keep you on budget while you’re in good ole NOLA! Airbnb   The further away you stay from the French Quarter, the cheaper your rates will be. Keep in mind though, the further away you are, you’ll have more travel time to consider. If you stay near a bus or streetcar stop, you can get a 3 day Jazzy Pass for $9. Make sure the place you…

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    The Attraction Passes of New Orleans

    Visiting every attraction that you want to visit while you’re in New Orleans can get pretty pricey. Thankfully New Orleans has two pretty big contenders to get you into all your attractions at a pretty significant discount! We want to go through both of these passes with you so that you can be a little more knowledgeable while you’re planning your trip down to wonderful New Orleans!     Sightseeing Pass   First out of the gate is the Sightseeing Pass. The Sightseeing Pass allows you cash free entry into over 20 attractions in and around New Orleans. Now I know that sounds great, and it is, but there are…

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    Easter in New Orleans

    Easter is quickly approaching, and if you’re like me, you don’t really have any plans to speak of. If you find yourself without plans for the weekend, why don’t you consider taking a trip to New Orleans. The people of New Orleans will find anything they can to throw a party as well as have a parade, and Easter is no exception! Parades Parades are a big thing in New Orleans. New Orleans locals will find any reason to have a parade and they go BIG! These parades are nothing short of mind blowing! The Historic French Quarter Easter Parade The Historic French Quarter Easter Parade starts at Antoine’s Restaurant…

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    Everything You Must Do While You’re in New Orleans

    As you know, there isn’t any shortage of things to do while you’re in New Orleans. Sometimes it’s hard to narrow down your selections to fit within the time constraints that you have. We’ve talked to some locals and used our own trip to compile a list of things you MUST do while you’re in New Orleans.     Hop on Hop off Bus Tour   The Hop on Hop off bus tour is a great way to see the city! There are two different packages with booking your tour. The 1 day pass that gives you 24 hours of riding the tour busses or the 3 day pass that…

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    Top 5 Must Eats in New Orleans

    We just got back from a whirlwind Spring Break visit to New Orleans. While we were there, we got to eat at some amazing places. I’m talking, gumbo, donuts, beignets, eggs benedict, boozy iced coffee and more. I think if you dedicated a whole trip to just eating around New Orleans, that you could be here for a month and still not have tried everything! So we wanted to share with you guys our picks for awesome eating in New Orleans.     Cafe Du Monde Cafe Du Monde is THE spot to get beignets in the French Quarter and it’s been the go to coffee spot since 1862!! The…

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    New Orleans in 48 Hours or Less

    We got a little adventurous this Spring Break, and decided to take a little detour through New Orleans before we headed to Miramar Beach. We were able to spend just around 48 hours in this wonderful city and we want to share with you guys our top 10  must do’s in New Orleans if you only have a short window of time! Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour     Quickest way to see the most important bits of the French Quarter, Garden District, and Canal St. The 3 day pass comes with two walking tours. One for the Garden District and another for a walking tour of the French…

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    April Goals

    You know the old saying, April showers bring May flowers? Well I hope that it actually stops raining in our case. It’s rained so much here already this year that I’m ready for some sunshine! The month of March was really busy for us, and I’m just looking forward to a calm April. Spring Cleaning   I tend to let things get out of hand and then I’m too overwhelmed to clean at all. Hopefully, by getting into some serious deep cleaning inside and outside this month will do me some good.   Read More (than I already do)   While we were in Florida, we found a bookshop that…

  • Fashion

    We Tried Dia and Co and Here’s Our Thoughts

    What is Dia&Co.   Dia and Co is a monthly styling service for women sizes 14 and up. Catering just to plus size women can branch your style out into different brands that you might not be able to find if you’re just out shopping on your own. You’re paired with a Dia stylist that will handpick items for you to try out. How it Works When you sign up, you take a style profile quiz that gives the stylists an idea of your personal preferences. This includes your shape, style, and budget. If you love and item but it doesn’t fit correctly, you can exchange it free of charge,…

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    Top 5 Sweet Spots in Nashville

    Living in Nashville, there are no shortages of places to get dessert. Finding a good one can take some research and serious googling. Never fear though, we’ve taken the hassle out of finding the best places and put the top 5 here for you! Legendairy Milkshake Bar 171 3rd Ave. N. Nashville, TN. 37201 If you want some of the best milkshakes you’ve ever had in your life, then visit Legendairy. They will not disappoint! They have something for everyone and the atmosphere is fantastic! My favorite happens to be The Campfire Smores Shake!   Five Daughters Bakery The Factory Location: 230 Franklin Rd. Franklin, TN. 37064 12 South Location:…