Visiting The San Diego Zoo: Africa Rocks Exhibit

Visiting The San Diego Zoo_ Africa Rocks Exhibit| KeatingBartlett.com

Over the weekend, we took Allie on her first trip to the San Diego Zoo! With Zack’s mom in town, we knew we wanted to show her the zoo at some point before she left and this weekend was the perfect time to go. The weather couldn’t have been more perfect. It was in the lowRead more

How To Create The Perfect Road Trip Emergency Kit

How To Create The Perfect Road Trip Emergency Kit | KeatingBartlett.com

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MoreMomentsWithExcedrin #CollectiveBias Road trips have always been a huge part of my life growing up. For all family vacations, my parents almost always chose to drive over purchasing plane tickets. I can probably count on one hand the numberRead more

How To Prepare Your Car For Winter Driving

How to Prepare Your Car For Winter Driving | KeatingBartlett.com

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FallForPennzoil #CollectiveBias The holidays are a popular time for people to travel. Those who live far from family and friends are packing up their cars and heading home to celebrate the holidays. But all that traveling can really take aRead more

4 Reasons Every Couple Should Go On A Road Trip

4 Reasons Every Couple Should Go On A Road Trip | Why Hello Lovely

As many of you know, Zack and I just completed our very first cross-country road trip together. We took a trip down to North Carolina to see some friends for a couple days and them merged onto I-40 and took it westward. A cross-country road trip has always been high on my bucket list so IRead more

Our Cross-Country Road Trip | Day 6

Our Cross-Country Road Trip Day 6 | Why Hello Lovely

Start: Flagstaff, AZ | End: San Diego, CA Distance traveled: 488 miles | Time: 7 hours States driven through: Arizona and California Cities seen: Phoenix, AZ; San Diego, CA. We’ve arrived!! But I’m sure you all know that at this point. We arrived on Sunday so this update is a bit late, but that’s because it’s been a very stressful week (more on that tomorrow). So weRead more

Our Cross-Country Road Trip | Day 5

Our Cross-Country Road Trip Day 5 | Why Hello Lovely

Start: Oklahoma City, OK | End: Flagstaff, AZ Distance traveled: 864 miles | Time: 12 hours States driven through: Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona. Cities driven through: Amarillo, TX; Albuquerque, NM; Flagstaff, AZ. We officially started the second half of our drive yesterday! Oklahoma City was about the halfway point for us so now that we’re in Flagstaff, we’re prettyRead more

Our Cross-Country Road Trip | Day 4

Our Cross-Country Road Trip Day 4 | Why Hello Lovely

Start: Nashville, TN | End: Oklahoma City, OK Distance traveled: 678 miles | Time: 10 hours States driven through: Tennessee, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. Cities driven through: Memphis, TN; Little Rock, AR; Oklahoma City, OK. Well folks Friday morning was not the best. We woke up to a dead car battery which has been giving us problems a lot this pastRead more

Our Cross-Country Road Trip | Day 3

Our Cross-Country Road Trip Day 3 | Why Hello Lovely

Start: Havelock, NC | End: Nashville, Tennessee Distance traveled: 671 miles | Time: 12 hours States driven through: North Carolina and Tennessee. Cities driven through: Raleigh, NC; Knoxville, TN; Nashville, TN Day 3 of our road trip was a success. We spent another 12 hours in the car, traveling from North Carolina to Tennessee. I never realized how long these two states are. IRead more

Our Cross-Country Road Trip | Days 1 & 2

Our Cross-Country Road Trip Days 1-2 | Why Hello Lovely

Start: Portland, ME | End: Havelock, NC Distance traveled: 886 miles | Time: 17 hours States driven through: Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Delaware, New York, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina. Cities seen: New York City; Richmond, VA. (thankfully we bypassed Boston and DC). Happy Thursday! As of two days ago, we are officially California bound. As you read this, we are actually on day 3Read more