Weekends At Biltmore House | Growing Up Herbal | We're forgoing monthly date nights this year, and instead, taking quarterly weekend trips to Biltmore House in Asheville, NC—one of my favorite places!

Today I renewed our annual passes to the Biltmore House in Asheville, North Carolina. I just love visiting this place. I’m not sure what it is that I love most—the good food, the shopping, all the plant and decor inspiration, or the fact that it offers Dean and me regular opportunities to get away, just the two of us.

This year, instead of going out for monthly date nights, which we miss more often than not, we’re going to take quarterly getaways to Biltmore. We’ll stay at the hotel or inn, eat at a different restaurant each time, buy a little something or two for our home as a memento of our getaway, and wander through the halls of Biltmore, learning more about the people and the history. We always do some sort of extra behind-the-scenes type thing while we’re there as well.

We’re planning on heading down towards the end of the month, after we wrap up our big house remodel projects and before Thanksgiving, to visit the new Downton Abbey exhibit they’re launching soon. I’m SO excited!

So, yeah. Weekend getaways, big historic homes, and time with my man. All things I very much enjoy!

What is something you enjoy?