Why You Should Take Your Vacation in the Winter

Vacations are a wonderful thing that many people don’t get to take often enough. It is a wonderful time to bond with your family, get rid of responsibilities, and just relax for a little while. However, as much as I like vacations, I don’t like emptying my wallet and fighting large crowds. That’s simply just […]

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How to Fly First Class for Cheap

Flying has, in some ways gotten cheaper and in other ways, the prices have gone up. First class is one of those coveted seats that most everyone wonders if they will ever be able to fly in style and comfort in that part of the cabin. For a lot of flights, first class can be […]

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Instant Pot Holiday Recipes

The Instant Pot is really a big thing, so if you are here, I am assuming you have heard of it and are wanting to use your little pot to it’s full potential! Ashley did a post a while back with 20 easy Instant Pot recipes that is just blowing up on here so I […]

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Winter Airport Tips

While traveling or taking a vacation in the winter can be great for your wallet, there is the risk you run that winter weather will dampen your flight plans and either ground you or delay you. If you plan on traveling by air this winter at all, here are some winter airport tips to get […]

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How to Save Up for Vacation all Winter Long

It may seem like it’s too early to start planning for summer travel, but before you know it summer will be back again. If you are like most, you like to travel in the summer, but there never seems to be enough money left over to do it. Here’s how to save up for vacation […]

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Audubon Aquarium of the Americas in New Orleans

I have to say, I am always fascinated by the world under the sea so aquariums are something I love to go to, although I haven’t had much of a chance to go to many. I did, however get a chance to go to the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas in New Orleans when I […]

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Spicy Curried Kale Instant Pot 13 Bean Soup

My stepdaughter is vegan and with that comes my husband (and travel companion) and I making recipes that fit her dietary needs. Since the Instant Pot is such a great companion for travels, we thought that soups were a perfect way to make her stuff on the go or those nights when we have no […]

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Is first Class Worth It?

As someone who usually travels coach, I had always wanted to fly first class. I found a really good deal on first class when I flew from here in the Pacific Northwest to New Orleans in December and decided to take them up on their offer at Delta. When I priced out the costs including […]

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20 Outdoor Fall Activities for Free Or Frugal

  Fall is my favorite season. Not only is it the colors  of the changing leaves, but also the end to a hot season that left me uncomfortable and especially this year, unable to breathe because of the forest fire smoke. I love how Autumn really is a season for all the senses. There are […]

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5 Ways to Save Money on Traveling this Fall

Traveling season may be winding down for most folks, but for others, this is the best time of year to travel! The weather is still nice here in the Pacific Northwest and I say it is still a good time to get out and see stuff. Not only will you find milder temperatures during the […]

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