How To Spring Break in Historic Savannah

How To Spring Break in Historic Savannah

So, two weeks ago Price Charming and I visited one of my most favorite places! Savannah, GA!! I talk about it a lot, I know, but if you have been there you understand why. If you haven’t been there you should defiantly put it on your bucket list. We started our Georgia trip with a few days of R &R with my Grammy, then drove from Farm County to the beautiful, historic, river city of Savannah.

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Our Hotel On The Water

We knew we were going to have a great trip because I had my heart set on staying at the Westin Savannah Harbor Resort & Spa but being St. Paddy’s day everything was super expensive. Prince Charming is a thrill seeker, so we did one of those blind buys on Priceline. It gave us a price and a 4-Star rating or above, we entered our card and waited for the email letting us know where we were going to stay… and guess what?! We got the Westin and I will definitely try it again! My favorite thing about staying there was riding the water ferry every morning to and from the historic down town. What a fun way to commute.

I am a huge fan of reading all the signs and learning about the history of places. If I could have one super power it would be time travel. I love the old features of the city, dating from 1700’s – 1960’s. My favorite part of the trip was the historic tour on the hop on hop off bus. We got to hear all the history and then get out and explore.

 

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I love the architecture and that the homes are set up along 22 green squares, it makes for the most breathtaking front yards and community spaces. While we were there, we saw a couple getting married in a square. What a great use of public lands! Most of the homes are from the 1800’s. Check out this bubbly glass, they don’t make it like that anymore.

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We also visited the Mercer-Williams House. This home to me was so cool because I read Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil, which surrounded the events of Jim Williams, one of Savannah’s elite shooting his young lover in his home one night and the later trial. If books aren’t your thing take a trip to Savannah via the movie staring Kevin Spacey & John Cusack directed by Clint Eastwood.
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We made our way home with some hot krispy kremes and wonderful memories. Where is one of your favorite cities?

My Favorite Spring Break Must Haves!

My Favorite Spring Break Must Haves!

I am finally feeling better! I bit the bullet and went to the doctor. I finally feel back to my normal self; this was a hard cold and flu season. While being sick I had lots of time to think and I realized all the things I love! So here is a list of things I love and that made it on my Spring Break Packing list!

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For Spring Break Prince Charming and I are going to Savannah, GA check back next week for a recap of the trip!

 

Savannah, GA Go follow @VisitSavannah for some seriously beautiful southern gothic architecture, sweet southern charm, and great ideas on places to go! This is where Prince Charming and I are headed to explore and look for some post grad housing options.

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Mani/Pedis– OPI My Favorite Ornament by Mariah Carey. This is seriously my favorite it is great Christmas to 4th of July to birthday bashes. Sparkles are so fun these appear gold or silver depending on what you pair with them! The only downside is that it’s from 2013 so somewhat hard to find at the salon now. I cannot start a trip without a mani/pedi I don’t feel on point , relaxed, or sandal ready.

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iPhone 6s Plus- I LOVE my big phone! How was I ever able to function before the big screen! It is great for NETFLIX binges when I am stuck waiting somewhere, taking photos on vacation, and even maintaining some schoolwork in a pinch! Get it once you try it you will love it.

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Adult Coloring Books- I was reading somewhere that adult coloring books bring us closest to meditation than anything else out there for non Yogi people like myself (I am trying though, I loved Yoga last week). I find it so relaxing please go get one! It melts the stress away, just make sure to get enough colored pencils 24 count or more!

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Fit Bit- So I got added into the Work Week Hustle challenge and I don’t win it but it is a super fun way tap into my competitive side and try and beat some people! Depending on my motivation level and competitiveness, sometimes I am out walking at 10 pm trying to get steps.(I have the charge, whatever you do make sure you have the screen on your fitbit).

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Price Charming- is such a rock in my life and I don’t tell y’all about him enough! He is my best friend, confidant, and sometimes my butler. He is great about taking care of me, he cooks most of the meals, helps with the weekly laundry and cleaning duties, and puts up with my sometimes demanding bitchy side. We laugh and tell secrets, he always has my back and supports me rather right or wrong he is there. He is the one I want to experience everything with, I want to explore with him because I may hate him but always love him and have fun!

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Prince Charming and I a few weeks ago!