My name is Leah, welcome friend! I am from the beautiful state of North Carolina. I am a 27yr old Veterinary Technician (21′), personal blogger (2016), and have owned my own company since the age of 16. Lets just say entrepreneurship runs in the family, and it is so much fun! Besides running a business and working with animals, I do photography and art work on the side and my life revolves around Jesus, my family and puppy kisses. I am a dog mom to a 10 yr old Miniature Schnauzer named “CJ” and a soon-to-be rambunctious weeks old schnauzer named “Dunkin’ ” (yes like the coffee brand, that’s another story). I also have two bonus German Shepherd babies “Pocahontas” and ‘Thor” that I share with my boyfriend of almost two years now. I am a small town southern girl born and raised in a small town in North Carolina, solely focused on devoting her life to loving on others, ministry, and enjoying life to the best of my ability. So now that I have introduced myself, let’s get to some High Country Happiness. Feel free to follow me on my social platforms, use the usernames below to follow along on all of our crazy adventures we get into.
Instagram: @raeofsonshine27, & @mustachedmistercj_2011.
So let’s talk about good ole’ Asheville N.C.!
Asheville N.C. is nestled within the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, its beautiful, small tranquil town holds many soulful and special amenities to be enjoyed alone or with those you love. Below I will share with you what I have experienced so far in my visits to Asheville over the years and maybe you too can enjoy some of many things that Asheville has to offer.
The very first thing I must rave about when it comes to a must see in Asheville is the legendary Biltmore House. This mansion and its breathtaking garden landscapes have a story all its own to tell. George Vanderbilt fell in love with the rich landscapes of the Blue Ridge mountains in the year of 1887, upon his final visit in 1888 he decides to look at land to start what would soon be a popular attraction upon the people of Asheville and its tourists. I have visited the Biltmore house three times, each time at Christmas, and nothing compares to the feeling and emotions you feel visiting this home at Christmas. The smells, the food, the souvenir store, the atmosphere, the landscape, everything about it is absolutely incredible. During the spring, the flowers within the mansions gardens illuminate the yards with bright and colorful bursts of color and give you that warm and fuzzy feeling that only springtime and summertime can offer. Below is a photo of one of my visits to Biltmore in 2017, winter had come and the Christmas decorations were a sight to be seen. There is so much this staple of Asheville has to offer, I won’t stay on this one for too long because there is so much at one place to do, but I’ll dapple in a few points and allow you to do the rest by visiting their website.
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