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2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide – 2016

Tis the time of year where you are racking your brain, trying to make decisions about the gifts to give to your family and friends. I have partnered with some fantastic brands to offer some suggestions to make your…

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How To Be the Perfect Houseguest

One of the tips on how to save money while on vacation is always “stay with family or friends.”  This is a great suggestion.  It’s a frugal way to visit a new location and it’s fun catching up with…

12 Days of Christmas Galt House

Christmas at the Galt House Hotel

Each year, the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky puts on a fantastic Christmas celebration! Seriously, if you don’t feel in the holiday spirit after attending, I will be very, very surprised. Unless of course, you are a Scrooge,…

How to Survive a Holiday Road Trip with Kids

How to Survive a Holiday Road Trip with Kids

Are you planning to hit the road this holiday season to visit friends and family?  Before you endure hours of minivan meltdowns, endless whining “Are we there yet?” and the inevitable rounds of “Mom, make him stop!/What?  I doing…


Christmas Lights in Texas

They say everything is bigger and Texas and apparently so is Christmas!  We haven’t yet been to all of these events, but sure would love to catch them all! San Antonio – Light the Way Come and witness this…

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10 Must See Attractions in New York

New York State, known as “the Empire State,” was among the original 13 colonies that became the United States.  Immerse yourself in New York State’s many world-renowned museums and cultural institutions.  Nearly one-third of all battles during the Revolution…

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5 Ways to give back as a Family

The holiday season is quickly approaching (yikes!) and I have already found myself giving into the holiday rush and the need to snatch up bargains to give as gifts. Ya’ll I have it backwards, so very backwards. So before…

Hello, Ski Season

Hello, Ski Season

Skiing might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think Reno, but the “Biggest Little City in the World” is surrounded by the Sierra Nevada Mountains.  The Reno/Tahoe area gets more than 500 inches of…