How to Plan a Vacation

We all have limited finances. Vacations are often seen as a luxury, but to some, it is a complete necessity. It is good for your marriage, and often your sanity. Vacations are a time to get away, visit the world, experience cultures, and make memories. Growing up we went on at least one vacation every…

What do I pack for a cruise?

I recently went on my first cruise. I did extensive research (as always) into what I needed to take. I found huge lists of things, and each website or blog listed new things. I was confused and was constantly questioning if I REALLY needed the items or not. So, fear not. Here is a list…

Planning a Trip to Vegas

Vegas is a great town. Overall, its fairly cheap to stay in and fly into, though food can be pricey. However, the typical idea of Vegas may not sound like it is for you. If you are not into the hustle and bustle, neon lights, and craziness, there are still a TON of things for…

Road Trip Tips

12 hours in a car, 8 restroom breaks, 10 threats to turn around… and finally, you made it. Road trips can be AMAZING, or AWFUL. If you are not prepared, your fun vacation can start on a sour note. Here are a few tips that I have learned on how to avoid delays, keep everyone…

How to Travel on a Budget

Traveling is not cheap. A simple flight can easily eat away your entire travel budget and restrict activities you would otherwise be able to enjoy. I am a huge bargain shopper, and I am GOOD at it. It is like my personal heroine, I get a high when I get a good deal. Lets face…

National Parks

National Parks are one of America’s treasures. Places of historical significance and/or beauty are preserved and open for us to visit and explore. Before you visit a National Park (NP), National Historic Site (NHS), National Shoreline (NS), or National Monument (NM) it is best if you have done your research. Here are a few things…