Category: Travel

Visit Mardi Gras World in New Orleans– Where #MardiGras is Made!

With Mardi Gras just a few days away, Carnival season is really getting into full swing now! (That’s right – Mardi Gras is several weeks long…not just one day. It begins on the 12th night after Christmas – or the Feast of the Epiphany – and continues until Mardi Gras […] Read more…

2018 National Parks Free Admission Days

Don’t forget to take advantage of the national parks free admission program. Hint…the first one is January 15!  Start making plans to take advantage of this amazing program when Uncle Sam throws open the gates to so many of our nation treasures. National parks free admission happens on these days […] Read more…

Plan a Warm Winter Getaway This Year

The weather outside is frightful, but the warm winter getaway you are planning will surely be delightful. Instead of bundling up in oversized coats, gloves, and hats you can pack shorts and a bathing suit. Forget about slugging through slush and snow – this year you’ll be building sandcastles instead of […] Read more…

How About Spending Christmas in Paris?

Enjoy Christmas in Paris Paris is a beautiful city any time of year, but at Christmastime it can be magical. A trip to Paris can be a romantic holiday for couples or a fun family vacation. Here are some of the things you can see and take part in during […] Read more…

24 Pages of Tips and Tricks to Rock Your Disney Trip and Stay Within Budget

After traveling to Walt Disney World® Resort almost every year for a visit, I’ve found that I enjoy our family’s trip so much more when I’m not stressed out about our budget.  I also tend to worry that we might miss something special because we just didn’t know about it, yet.  My […] Read more…

A Night at the Ambassador Hotel in Milwaukee

Disclaimer: I received no compensation for this review and paid for everything myself. I have no connection to the Ambassador Hotel and all opinions are my own. My husband turned 50 last fall and we celebrated by taking a birthday trip to Chicago, Green Bay, Minneapolis and Milwaukee.  It was our first time […] Read more…

SUMMER OF HEROES: Guardians of the Galaxy –Mission: BREAKOUT! Opens May 27

Are you planning a trip to Disneyland Resort this summer? The Guardians of the Galaxy have some amazing goodies planned you and your family! Summer 2017 will be adventurous, exciting and … yes! … heroic at Disney California Adventure Park when guests encounter the thrilling Guardians of the Galaxy –Mission: BREAKOUT! […] Read more…

Color Run : The Happiest 5k on Earth

Color Run

  In the Spring, when my daughter asked (in her sweetest voice with pleading eyes) if I’d do the Color Run 5k with her, I think I nearly fell over. My first thought was YES! Yes, I will go out and do a spiffy, athletic run with my baby girl! Hugs […] Read more…

2017 National Park Free Admission Days

Looking for the 2018 National Park Free Admission Days?  You can find them right here! Looking for a a great hiking trip or a just a national parks trip for your family?  How about some help keeping a low budget for your trip?  How does free admission to a national park […] Read more…

The Latest in 34 Years of Bon Jovi

34 years. I’ve had this thing with Bon Jovi for 34 years. Outside of family, that’s the longest relationship I’ve ever had with any man. I have to credit my brother for the initial discovery, but thank goodness he shared that record (or maybe it was a cassette) with me. […] Read more…

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