Lake Bled, Slovenia

TweetSlovenia totally caught me off guard.  If I am honest, Slovenia wasn’t anywhere near the top of my list of “places to visit”.  In fact, I don’t think it was on my “list of places” to visit at all.  I think that was because I didn’t realize the beauty she had within her until we decided…

My Two Cents on Little Passports

TweetMy 2 cents on Little Passports. . . .  IT’S WORTH IT!!! After taking a couple years break from Little Passport, simply to save some money for real life travel and extra circular activities, Jolee and I decided to sign back up for the older kids edition this time around. To be honest, I didn’t…

Oh Venice . . .

TweetI returned to Italy last month on kind of a whim and I sure don’t regret it!  My friend Kelly and I booked flights to Romania and Croatia many months before hand and at the very last minute, decided we wanted to completely reroute our entire trip and add 3 more countries to our original…

Natural Beauty – At home AND On the go

TweetI often get asked which brand of beauty and body care products I use and to be honest, I don’t really have a wildly elaborate beauty regime.  Over time, I have tried different brands for different needs and if they work, I stick to them.  I even enjoy making my own products using essential oils….

3 Places to visit where the US dollar will go far

TweetMexico Mexico has always been one of my favorite destinations and the fact that it is so inexpensive helps to make it a more realistic goal year after year.  I know that most of my readers are American and lucky for us, we can fly to Mexico from pretty much anywhere in the USA for fairly…

Laugarvatn Fontana

TweetDuring our last 2 days in Iceland, after completing our road trip around the island via the ring road, a friend of mine told me about a lesser known(than the blue lagoon) but also super great geothermal bath house, Fontana.  With only 2 days left and a ton of places left to experience, I knew we…

Genealogy Inspired Travel

TweetAs long as I can remember I have been trying to figure out my exact family history.  Knowing my lineage has been something I have longed to know because I would like to visit each country of my heritage.  Bucket list item #19048930, visit every country in my blood lines.   Slight exaggeration of course…

Movin’ on up!

TweetAfter traveling with the same camera bags for about 8 YEARS and ogling drones for nearly 3 years, I have FINALLY upgraded a few items.  I will do away with my multiple camera delapidated camera bags and consolodate everything into this one super cute and durable backpack! I ordered the USA Gear UBK DSLR Camera Backpack with…

Travel in Style, Without Overpacking!

TweetLet’s face it, we have ALL packed a bag full of clothing and shoes for a trip, thinking we would need ALL of it, only to discover that in the end we only wore about 1/4 of it.   At $25 each way, per checked bag fee, that is $50 you could have spent on…

Little Passports

TweetI am so excited to announce that I have partnered with Little Passports to bring you a great GIVEAWAY!!!  One lucky reader will get a 3 month subscription to little passports for FREE!!! ✈️😀 For those of you who may not have heard of Little Passports, they bring the world to your doorstep in an engaging…