18. August 2014 11:58
Disclosure: My family participated in the Dolphin Tale 2 event through a partnership with Tampa Bay Bloggers and Grace Hill Media. All opinions shared are my own.
I grew up in Venice, FL and spent many summers at Mote Marine Laboratory enrolled in their summer camp programs.
For my undergrad I went to Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida where I majored in Marine Biology and Environmental Studies.
I've done internships at Mote Marine, The Pier Aquarium, and conducted field work in Is... [More]
15. August 2014 09:07
I did my first Spartan Race in February, 2014. It was a GREAT event. The distance was perfect for me, and the obstacles were challenging, but not too scary. Though all the burpees I did, now those were scary!!
I did see a lot of really great athletes competing on the course, and it's those athletes that are invited to compete in the 2014 Spartan Race World Championship!!
There will be more than 10,000 athletes from 17 countries competing on September 20th in Killington,Vermont!!
There is also a... [More]
14. August 2014 19:00
Disclosure: The Jekyll Island Club provided us with accommodations and VIP passes for our stay. Photos, and opinions are our own.
Driving home from the Biltmore Estate last summer we began seeing signs for Jekyll Island, GA. We decided to get off the interstate and take a quick peek. It was a beautiful drive through the salt marsh of lowland Georgia and we arrived at the Welcome Center. We looked around but didn't actually get on to the island itself because a HUGE thunderstorm was moving up qu... [More]