In just a few short hours, I’m flying to Portland, Oregon. My hubby is there for a conference, and both of us have wanted to go there for awhile, so it was the obvious choice that I would fly out after work and we would spend the weekend there. This will be my first time […]
New York City; the greatest city on earth! It’s hard to believe, but my husband and I visited New York three years ago this week. Millions of people love New York. I happen to love it for the city it is and also for the special place it holds in my heart. My husband is […]
In 2016, America’s National Parks will be celebrating their 100th birthday! With this in mind, I wrote a post a month from March through August, highlighting five of the national parks we have been to. As Yellowstone National Park is our country’s first national park, my first post is on YNP!
If you’re willing to pound the pavement from dusk-till-dawn, and do a little planning, it’s possible to cover a lot of ground and see a lot of big city sights in an extended weekend. Here’s our top eight places to check out in San Francisco if you’re short on time.
I have always wanted to try indoor skydiving and, prior to a recent trip to Vegas, I found a great deal online so I decided to jump on it!! My number one tip with indoor skydiving is to reserve a time early. It’s very popular and slots sell out several hours in advance.
The Omni Shoreham is a large hotel in the Woodley Park neighborhood of Washington, D.C. and it is full of history and elegance. The building itself is incredibly large and full of a wide variety of beautiful decorative details. Filled with ornate moldings, ceiling medallions, crystal chandeliers, and other intricate elements, the attention to classic […]
It’s hard to believe we’re coming down to the end of 2015, and we are approaching our final two trips for the year. We have a quick overnight family holiday next weekend, and then we will leave the weekend after that for our final beach holiday of the year. As the year is coming to an end, I always like to reflect back on the great year we are about to leave behind.
Have you ever explored your hometown the way a visitor would? I had five days off work, so I tried “getting out there”, to make the most of my staycation. But, we were hit by a storm and it was pretty cold, so I didn’t venture out as much as I would have liked. However, […]