I love to travel. I’m always busy making plans and thinking about where I want to visit. Sometimes it’s a local place, but often it’s somewhere a world away. I’m plotting a solo trip for myself this summer. The question is where to go? I haven’t always been able to travel. I spent years as […]
Recently I took my daughters on a trip to New York City, and for the first time they got to stay over in a fancy NYC hotel, enjoy the sights and sounds up close, and have the chance to take a trip I don’t think any of us will forget. The impetus for the trip […]
Summer vacations are in full swing and so are vacation plans for many families. While planning a vacation can be fun, taking time to do some pre-vacation precautions and planning will help you have a worry-free vacation. Money and Vacation Know your Budget: Know what your budget is before you step foot out the door. […]
Well hello, internet. It’s so nice to see you. I’ve been gone for officially 12 days, and I’ve been longing to share, but had to wait until we returned home. I was here: and here. My husband and son spent 3 days at the VEX World Championships. They’ve worked super hard all year to get […]
As a mom of 4, planning for vacation is one of the hardest tasks I have. It takes a master packing list, a ten mile long to-do list, and careful “tetris” packing of the car. Here’s my to-do list to get your house and life vacation ready.
We’re back from vacation, and we had a great time, and stayed in budget.
We keep costs low by visiting family.
I’m by no means an experienced traveler, but these are some things I learned on our recent trip. 1) Avoid baggage fees. Pack light, so you can avoid the now ubiquitous baggage fee. If you can manage to only bring a carry on you will save $30 or more roundtrip. (check with your airline for […]