Oyster stew and family traditions

Every family has traditions especially around the holidays, I thought I would share mine. As a child we use to go Winston-Salem on Christmas Eve and have a Moravian love feast. For those… Continue reading

Road Trip with your dog

This time of year lots of people will hit the roads to travel and see family. Don’t forget to bring Fido with you on the road. Earlier this year we traveled to Arizona… Continue reading

The 10 essentials

As an avid hiker the 10 essentials list is very common topic. It is basically a list of things you should carry at all times for your hike. Depending on your location, weather… Continue reading

Motivation Monday

If you are like me then finding motivation can be hard. Luckily I’ve got your back and together we are going to try help each other stay accountable. Motivation comes in a lot… Continue reading

NC Christmas Lights

I’m sure there are a lot of great places in North Carolina to see some great Christmas lights. Here are a few of my favorite places to see some lights. Biltmore In Asheville… Continue reading

Apps for the Outdoors

If you are anything like me then your phone isn’t too far away from you, even when you are enjoying a good view on top of a mountain. For the most part I… Continue reading


Welcome Welcome Welcome to the Plus Side of Life blog. I am truly happy to have you here visiting my site. I have been planning and prepping for this blog to become a… Continue reading

Health Goals

What does it mean to be healthy? Is is exercising X amount of days? Or eating according to a certain diet. Being able to run X distance in X time? Lifting X amount… Continue reading

The big WHY

Everyone has probably heard about the big WHY. It is typically asked when you are considering something major in your life. Maybe starting a job with direct sales so you can work from… Continue reading

Blog Goals

Howdy! I have been wanting to start a blog for years but have never seemed to know what it is that I want to write about. At first I figured I would write… Continue reading