Vegas Bachelorette Party on a Budget

One of my besties got married last year and we decided that Las Vegas was the perfect place for a bachelorette party! There's a myth that Vegas is's NOT but I have found a few ways to make it a little less expensive. We flew on Allegiant. It's a "budget" airline but I love... Continue Reading →


OUE Skyspace Los Angeles

   This summer we took our daughter and her friend on an 18th birthday trip to Los Angeles.  The girls wanted to do OUE Skyspace.  It's California's tallest open air observation deck and the highlight is a glass slide!  The slide is from the 70th floor to the 69th floor.  It's 45 feet long, fully... Continue Reading →

Empty Nester Christmas

    If you know me, you know that I LOVE Christmas!  OBSESSED with Christmas.  I start planning in the summer.  Everyone of my children has a themed tree.  We have a 12 foot tall Christmas tree in the family room(we call it the beast), a tree on the sideboard that only has picture ornaments... Continue Reading →

Five ways to save on airfare

    When it comes to travel, I think the biggest hurdle for people is the airfare.  There's really no way around paying for that in full and you can't wait on it because ticket prices will go up.  Although, it's an upfront amount, there are a few ways to reduce the cost.    CONSIDER... Continue Reading →


    Alcatraz was one of my favorite things that we did in San Francisco and I didn't even want to do it originally.  My husband said it was his must see and since I had already drug him all over the was only fair.  Take one for the team.     TIP:  Buy... Continue Reading →

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