Travel Tools to Make Traveling in Style Easy!

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Getting your suitcase together is often the hardest part of traveling abroad. The overwhelming need to prepare for every contingency has travelers filling up every inch of luggage with stuff. Preparing your packing list doesn’t need to be a hassle, though. Traveling in style is easier than ever before with travel tools like these. Travel […]

Some of My Fave Packing Tips

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Some of you know that I just got back a few weeks ago from two and a half weeks in Europe. I am blessed!!! The photo above was taken at a music venue in Barcelona, which was stunning! We try to take a couple of trips a year, and there are some tips and tricks […]

Steamboat Resorts by Windham Vacation Rentals – Vacation Paradise!

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Okay you guys. I live in Florida. You know how much snow we get? Approximately zero. There was one time back in 1986 that we got about 1/4 of an inch and it literally shut the whole city down. And answer me this…how am I supposed to show off my skills as a snow bunny […]

What Happens in Paris…

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Traveling to another country is always exciting! We have had some wonderful experiences, some scary experiences, and some unbelievable ones. This story falls under all of those categories. In 2001, a close friend of our family broke the news that she was happily engaged and she was pleased to invite us to her wedding…in Paris! […]

You Won’t Believe This Italian Villa!

One of the whole reasons that I started this blog was to help my friends save some hard earned money. I have Champagne Tastes on a Beer Budget…how about you? For years now, we have chosen either Airbnb or VRBO for accommodations, and we have never, ever had a bad experience. You get so much […]

Medieval Times – Fun for the Whole Family!

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For the last several weeks, everything in our house has been about Knights in Shining Armor, jousting and the like. When the boys found out that we were going to Medieval Times, they watched a few videos and got super excited! The entire evening was a rousing success. When you approach the castle, you enter […]

Check Out These Tax Day Hotel Perks!

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If you happen to be visiting one of these hotels from the Kimpton Hotels Group on tax day, April 18, they have a bunch of goodies for you! And we just happen to have the scoop!!! Here’s the deal: I’m about ready to book a plane ticket and fly off to one of these fabulous […]

THE Best Place to Stay in Orlando!

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As a blogger, I have a lot of great opportunities to go places and see things in order to share my experiences and thoughts with you! Last week we headed to Disney, Universal Studios and the Blue Man Group show. There were going to be 3 or 4 of us. Could we fit in one […]

How to Book a Vacation Apartment

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See that photo? That is why we no longer use hotels, but rather, vacation apartments. When you are of a **ahem** certain age, comfort becomes paramount. When you were a teenager, you could sleep on the floor, in the car, sitting up in a chair, on the beach, etc., etc., But now that you’re a […]

How to Book a Vacation Apartment

vienna apartment

See that photo? That is why we no longer use hotels, but rather, vacation apartments. When you are of a **ahem** certain age, comfort becomes paramount. When you were a teenager, you could sleep on the floor, in the car, sitting up in a chair, on the beach, etc., etc., But now that you’re a […]

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