Christmas Shopping Travel Destinations in the Midwest

Christmas Shopping Travel Destinations

Sometimes we need to immerse ourselves in the shopping experience to help us get ready for Christmas. Thankfully, some of the best Christmas shopping destinations in the Midwest are in the heart of already bustling cities or attractions. Plan a vacation to any one of these destinations to put together an awesome holiday shopping experience where you can also experience an … [Read more...]

Hossome! Hoss’s Steak and Sea House Review

Hoss’s Steak and Sea House

This is a sponsored post written by Ann on behalf of Hoss’s Steak and Sea House. All opinions are her own. Lucky me! Not only am I able to arrange my work week to free up my Fridays, but I was invited to try a “burger on the house” during the Hossome Burger Fest at Hoss’s Steak & Sea House. What a nice excuse to meet my husband for lunch on my day off! We met at the … [Read more...]

Great Cave Destinations Across America

Great Cave Destinations

For anyone that has never gone underground, the experience really is otherworldly and wondrous. Caves and caverns hold ancient lava flows, formations built drip by drip over thousands of years, underwater lakes and wells and twinkling roofs that closely resemble the night sky. Across the United States, there are people that have been exploring these caves and caverns and now … [Read more...]

College Towns That are Great Fall Destinations

College towns

Finding the perfect fall destination to spend a weekend immersed in pumpkin flavored everything, leaf filled hikes and drives and cozy B&Bs, might take you back to school. Colleges across the country spend a lot of time and money creating beautiful campuses, and the towns that they are part of also benefit from the seasonal influx of students. It only makes sense that … [Read more...]

Best Fall Road Trips in the U.S.

Best Fall Road Trips

No matter where you find yourself in the U.S. this fall, there is a road trip ready for you to head out on. Fall foliage drives are a great way to take in the view for the one or two weeks that the forests and woods change color before dropping their leaves. The best trips combine breathtaking vistas, dramatic hilltop or over water views and a good hiking destination somewhere … [Read more...]

Historic Train Trips

Steam Train in a Open Countryside

Historic train trips make a memorable family vacation! Trains and train rides are exotic and pure adventure for children, especially if they have never had the chance to step aboard one. The fact of the matter though, is that train lines have been running for across the country and world for a long time, and many of the lines follow historic trails that wagons, horses and … [Read more...]

Beyond the Vegas Cliché: How to Have a Unique Las Vegas Wedding

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Wedding Over the years, it’s become a cliché that people go to Las Vegas for a quickie wedding. When people think of a Vegas wedding, they think of a wedding chapel with an Elvis impersonator officiating the ceremony, or the even quicker version of a drive-thru wedding. Las Vegas weddings have always been unique compared to weddings in any other location, but now you can … [Read more...]

How to Score Cheap Holiday Flights

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The holidays are just around the corner now and many people will be flying during the holiday season. With airline costs skyrocketing, it’s important to know how to shop for cheap holiday flights and how to maximize your savings this holiday season! The nice thing about purchasing holiday flights, or any flights for that matter, is that there are a few tricks to purchasing that … [Read more...]

Traveling and Potty Training

Travel and Potty training

During the summer months many families like to go on a vacation. However, for some parents the thought of going on vacation while potty training seems scary. Actually scary enough for them to put it off until potty training is complete. Here are several tips that will help you to cope with traveling and potty training at the same time. Do a Test Run- Practice having your … [Read more...]

Where to Find Romance in the Continental U.S.

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By Genie Davis & Linda Marr What are the most romantic places in the U.S.? Wherever you and your sweetheart may be is the best answer. But if you’re looking for a special spot to turn up the heat, we have some suggestions for you. Talk about turning up the heat - go to the desert! Palm Springs is just a short drive from Los Angeles, but a romantic world away. Your … [Read more...]