Flying Frugally


ShareSometimes the internet can get quite overwhelming.  Throw in the fact that you want to buy a plane ticket in the mix and things can get even more crazy.  You are on a budget and you have to purchase a plane ticket at the most minimal price possible, then we are really talking. With so [...]

8 Ways to Save While Traveling


ShareThinking about booking your next vacation and want to save a few bucks?  Here are some great ways to save before you book your next vacation! 1. – Make sure you check out all the great restaurant deals in the location that you are traveling to here.  You never know what gems you might [...]

How to Help Little Kids Cope When Daddy is Out of Town


ShareMy husband is a world traveler.  He works for Operation Christmas Child and often finds himself on the other side of the world.  Like right now, he is in the opposite hemisphere.  In a couple of months he will find himself in Mongolia.  He doesn’t always travel overseas, he often travels domestically and he thankfully doesn’t [...]

10 Ways to Save Money On Gasoline

Gas Pump

Share Every time I see gas prices rise I get sick to my stomach.  I can’t believe how much gas prices are.  I feel old when I say that I remember them being $0.75 a gallon for awhile way back in high school.   Now prices are a sickening $3.45 a gallon where I live.  Unfortunately, [...]

Frugal and Healthy Snacks for the Road


ShareThere are just a few necessities for the car when taking a road trip.  One thing that can’t be passed up is food!  You absolutely must have good food to eat when taking a long road trip.  And, since gas prices are high enough why stock your car with lots of expensive and unhealthy snacks? [...]

Christmas In St. Louis


Share Have you ever considered a family vacation during Christmas time?   Many people travel all over at Christmas to enjoy holiday happenings all over the country and all over the world.  Perhaps one of the most popular holiday vacation spots is enjoying the holiday displays at Disney World in Orlando, Florida.  Though I have heard [...]

How to Keep A Toddler Busy When Taking a Long Car Trip


Share We may not be pros yet when it comes to flying with children (although I think that badge is coming soon), but we are quite experienced when it comes to driving long distances with our small children.  If you are taking a long car trip this season here are some tips on staying sane [...]

Boone, North Carolina – Perfect Year Round Vacation Spot

Blue Ridge Mountians

ShareAre you looking for somewhere new and different to travel?  How about a trip to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina? Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall you will be able to find activities year round for your family to enjoy. In the Spring, Summer, or Fall take a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway [...]

Flying With Small Children: Tips To Prepare


Share Christmas will be here before we know it.  It always sneaks up on you after Thanksgiving.  And, this Christmas my family and I are taking our very first family plane flight.  Our first family plane flight will be no ordinary day, I actually expect it to be an rather big event because I have [...]