Educational Travel

Can You Guess?

Can You Guess?

Can you guess where we were yesterday? I can’t wait to tell you all about it. Give me your guess in the comments.

4 Luxurious Cyber Monday Travel Deals

4 Luxurious Cyber Monday Travel Deals

Welcome to Money Saving Monday! Today may be better known as Cyber Monday. That day when you can find awesome online deals around the net.  Here are a few that I found for you. JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa 5402 East Lincoln Drive · Scottsdale, Arizona 85253 Looking for a luxurious taste [...]

Service Oriented Travel

Wilderness Volunteers Keep America Beautiful

Wilderness Volunteers Keep America Beautiful

In 2012 Wilderness Volunteers donated 20,976 volunteer hours to our public lands, worth an estimated $457,067.04! I recently discovered this awesome service-oriented organization and would like to introduce you. Wilderness Volunteers is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit created to organize and promote volunteer service to America’s wild lands. They work with public land agencies including the National Park [...]

Packing with a Purpose

Packing with a Purpose

I’m always on the lookout for new ideas on ways to Travel with Purpose and sometimes I’m pleasantly surprised by where I find new material. This morning I was reading my latest copy of the Costco Connection, a member magazine which includes advertising, as well as lifestyle and business articles. (Costco is a membership warehouse club [...]

Saving Money

Create a Precious Gift with an Awesome Discount!

Create a Precious Gift with an Awesome Discount!

Are you thinking that we skipped a few months somehow? Maybe you’re like me and you wait until the last minute to think of creative ideas for gifts, especially for Mother’s Day. I’m thinking ahead this year! Yay! Planning to put together a Blurb book of some of the old photos that my mom recently [...]

9 Money-Saving Holiday Travel Tips

9 Money-Saving Holiday Travel Tips

Welcome to Money Saving Monday! This week I thought I’d pass along this list of 9 money-saving travel tips from the Real Simple Magazine website. I especially like the reminder to NOT wrap your gifts until you arrive at your destination.  That makes so much sense and will make packing infinitely easier. Hope they’re helpful in [...]

Gifts for the Traveler

5 Last Minute Travel-themed Etsy Gifts

5 Last Minute Travel-themed Etsy Gifts

Since Christmas is just around the corner,I thought I’d post a few more ideas for sweet custom-made travel-themed gifts for your favorite traveler.  If you’ve never visited Etsy.com and you like hand-crafted items, you’ll LOVE all of these!  Let me know what you think. Hello World Print - $26.00 – Wouldn’t this be so sweet in [...]

Winner of Blurb Planner Giveaway!

Winner of Blurb Planner Giveaway!

So, I promised to draw a winner today for the free Blurb Planner and I’m keeping my promise.  I was concerned that folks were too busy on the weekend, so thought about extending the entry period if I didn’t have any comments, but I did have one so I want to keep my word to [...]

Inspiration

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from our home to yours! For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 Have you missed me? I’m so sorry to [...]

My Rescue, My Shelter, My Home

My Rescue, My Shelter, My Home

“I was not sure where I was going, and I could not see what I would do when I got [there]. But you saw further and clearer than I, and you opened the seas before my ship, whose track led me across the waters to a place I had never dreamed of, and which you [...]

Tips on Travel

5 Tech Gifts for Travelers

5 Tech Gifts for Travelers

Do you have a special someone who really likes their “toys”? Perhaps it’s you who likes to keep up with the latest technology. Here are 5 of the best travel gadgets and toys I could find for your 2012 shopping. Let me know what you think of them. Have fun shopping! Sony MDRNC100D Digital Noise [...]

My Heart Aches for…

My Heart Aches for…

Seasons…those subtle changes in weather, light and life that signal the turning of the page to a new adventure. Growing up in northern Ohio brought crisp changes in the seasons. The first barefoot day in spring when the ground was still cool and damp under my feet, the stifling humidity in August when only a [...]

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| January 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Hey friends, I wanted to share with you that I had the chance to do a guest post yesterday on Lemon and Raspberry’s New Year’s Day Blog Party!  What a fun way to start 2013 and so much available in one day. Amy always provides lots of information and motivation for all [...]

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Win a Trip for 2 to South Africa

Win a Trip for 2 to South Africa

| January 1, 2013 | 21 Comments

Happy New Year! I love it when I find a great sweepstakes or contest that I can pass along to you! Here’s one for a trip of a lifetime. Let me know if you win and of course, I’ll do the same. Travel Channel wants you to experience the Rainbow Nation of South Africa! A [...]

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Snow Day!

Snow Day!

| December 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

This is the view that we woke up to this morning. If you saw my previous post today you may have guessed that we were at an observatory.  We’re visiting Flagstaff, Arizona and were fortunate enough to be here for their first snow of the winter! Yay! Dec 14 Forecast Windy. Snow this morning will give way [...]

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