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Walking In Memphis: Discovering the City’s Best Parks for Exercise

October 1, 2023

The perfect time to visit Memphis, Tennessee, if you enjoy walking, is in September. I was traveling with my son and was able to enjoy many athletic yet scenic walks along its numerous parks and trails while he was busy working. Memphis is a city known for its rich musical history, delectable cuisine, and vibrant…

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Sit on a swing and relax after a challenging hike.

Mama Gertie’s Hideaway Campground: A Perfect Retreat Near Asheville, NC

August 23, 2023

Traveling to the western part of North Carolina is one of my favorite drives. Watching the hills peek over the roadway as I get closer and closer to the beautiful mountain range holds so much excitement for me. The anticipation literally builds as the mountains grow larger and the roads become steeper. As I’ve learned…

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Camping at Canaan Valley, West Virginia

July 28, 2023

Taking my Airstream to West Virginia has been a goal since I bought LJ. I lived in West Virginia briefly while in elementary school and is where I developed my love for the outdoors. We were blessed to have a large wooded hill behind our home and I spent hours outside swinging on hanging vines…

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Camping In Eastern North Carolina at Green Acres

June 6, 2023

Finding opportunities to camp in eastern North Carolina can be challenging with very few options. Thankfully, I was aware of Green Acres Campground because I grew up spending summers there in the small community of Bear Grass, NC near Williamston. Often I get the opportunity to work festivals assisting our team with social media marketing…

Jordan Lake State Recreation Park
Looking out over Jordan Lake on one of the trails

Camping at Jordan Lake State Park Recreation Area North Carolina

May 17, 2023

My first camping experience this year in LJ, my Airstream, was a weekend trip to Jordan Lake State Park Recreation Area in Apex, North Carolina. One of my goals is to visit more state parks because from my own experience, comparing a state park to an RV park, the state parks are more rustic. If…

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Sannino Winery

Visiting North Fork’s Beautiful Wine Trail in Long Island

April 30, 2023

Over the past four years, my husband and I have been blessed with frequent travels to Long Island, New York to visit our son at his school. We have made wonderful friends through his schoolmates and celebrated lots of events like parents weekends, birthdays and graduation. In April, we were invited to travel again to…

Me And Lj
Me And Lj
I’m Tessa Cherylmarie Speight Pigott, aka Cheryl Pigott, who owns a digital marketing agency on the coast of North Carolina. When I travel, I find my 19 year old adventurous self, therefore this blog is named after her.
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Sit on a swing and relax after a challenging hike.
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Looking out over Jordan Lake on one of the trails
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