Open Carry and Florida Family Vacations? No, Thank You

The Sunshine State may soon be far less family friendly. Florida state lawmakers are considering giving gun owners with concealed carry permits the right to openly carry their firearms in public places, even allowing them to hold their guns in their hands as they walk around....more
Agreed. I'd rather know someone is carrying than not know. And from what I read, they're ...more

A Mid-Week Get Away to Charleston South Carolina

Here's my post for today on my personal website. ...more

Visit Disney World With Kids: 5 Tips For Making The Most Of Your Trip

I got the idea the other day while on Facebook and one of my pals was asking for tips about her upcoming Disney trip with her family. So I started telling her a few of my trusted tricks....more

Working parents are suffering in silence

At 5 pm, I have been working for eight and a half hours. I probably don't even know what time it is. In fact, I am probably in a meeting, since I work for a bicoastal company and it is only 2 pm on the other coast. (That tends to be a popular meeting time.) ...more

How To Plan A Friendcation

Last weekend, several friends and I were able to go on our inaugural friendcation. Many of us were originally coworkers for many years....more

Doing nothing on a day off

I have a day off soon. I am not going on any trips or spending time with friends or traveling somewhere fun. I am not doing anything but sitting still, ignoring all chores, and enjoying the idea that no one needs me. And I am crazy excited about it. ...more

Golden, Colorado

The Mr. and I got to travel to Golden, Colorado this past weekend to watch one of our closest friends get married....more

How to Plan the Perfect Staycation (And Why You Need One)

Since Dave and I are both close to our families and have family in several places throughout Wisconsin and Michigan, we spend a lot of time traveling. Obviously we love visiting family and friends, but it can be exhausting. We either take a half-day on Friday or leave right after work to drive anything from 1.5 to 5 hours. We spend one full day, then turn around on Sunday and make the drive all over again. Often times, we end up over-scheduling ourselves. We’ll have two months in a row sometimes where we’re driving somewhere else every weekend....more

It's an expensive world after all

On our recent family vacation, we went to Idlewild Amusement Park.The park contains a soak zone, children's section and a storybook forest that hasn't changed since it opened in 1956. It is a park that I went to when I was little, and I was happy to take my son there so he could enjoy it as well. ...more
I have taken my son to Disney several times and I think it was well worth it. It depends on ...more

La Mansión San Antonio and Las Canarias

A five Star Hotel across the board, or should I say across the River walk? With all the necessities in one place just like a mother and every working woman on a mission would hope for, in order to enjoy: business travel, a girls get away, a leisurely weekend trip or even a family vacation. Relaxation and peace of mind was definitely an expectation that was addressed and exceeded, at Omni Hotels and Resorts, La Mansion | San Antonio....more