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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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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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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How to Save Money on Car Rentals

I love a good road trip. There’s just something about taking off out of your day to day surroundings and heading off somewhere new, even if it isn’t all that exciting. I get excited for the trip there just as much as reaching the destination. When we take road trips we like to do it […]

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9 Tips for Fall Camping

Crisp Autumn air, beautiful fall leaves crunching between your feet and cool air brushing through your hair; fall is the perfect time for camping. I really like fall camping because it’s a little cooler and there tend to be less pesky bugs to deal with. With that being said, here are 9 tips for fall […]

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The Blackbird Restaurant Review

I am lucky to live in an area with lots of farm-to-table establishments. For me, this is exactly why I like to support local restaurants. These kinds of places not only support local money staying local, but the offerings of local farms allows me to indirectly support them as well. This leads to fresher food […]

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How to Camp More Eco-Friendly

Spring is definitely starting here in the Pacific Northwest and that means we are starting to think about going on our first camping trip of the season! When we go camping, we really try to do it so that we don’t disturb the environment. It seems to make the most sense to us. If you […]

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