The Escape Plan

What do you do if you have a small budget or not a lot of vacation time? Should you just call it quits and hope for better next year? I don’t think so… I would say a great option for you would be the “quick” getaway. Continue reading The Escape Plan

For the Love of Travel

From sea to shining sea, this country has a bounty of beauty for everyone. The best way to see this amazing home of ours is to take a road trip, or maybe several hundred. For those that love travel and invite the unexpected discovery along the way, read on. Continue reading For the Love of Travel

“I went on vacation and all I got was this crummy t-shirt…”

I. Love. Family. Traditions. A family game night once a month. Doing a Christmas puzzle each year. Visiting a cottage on a lake every year. Some large, some small, traditions are a great way for families to stay connected, to create and remember memories. Continue reading “I went on vacation and all I got was this crummy t-shirt…”

To Plan or Not to Plan…

Right or left? Decide as you go. Who hasn’t dreamed of hitting the road with a wad of cash and unlimited time, making no plans, just going with the flow, turning when you feel like turning, stopping when you feel like stopping? I think it would be amazing to experience once in your life. Continue reading To Plan or Not to Plan…

Dear Michiganders, (and everyone else..)

Dear Friend,

How are you? What have you been up to? How is your summer going? Mine is good, a little too busy… Have you been able to travel much? Where have you gone? Have you crossed the state lines this year? I hope you do.

Sincerely, The Great US of A

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What Have You Been Missing?

In a world where everyone knows what everyone else had for lunch and what series they just binge watched, I thought I’d share a little about myself.

I’ve been taking road trips since I was a kid and I’ve loved them from the beginning. Trips from my hometown in northern Michigan to Arizona, Florida, Pennsylvania, Wyoming, California, as I got older, trips to Virginia, Massachusetts, Washington D.C. , Maine and Canada and from Virginia to North Carolina during my short time living there. I’ve been privileged to see much of what this amazing country has to offer.

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How To Make A Work Trip, Work For You

So your boss comes to you and says they need you to go out of town for a few days for work. Maybe it’s a conference, or a class/ training, or even a perk. Whatever the reason, you are headed out of town on the company’s dime- YAY! Continue reading How To Make A Work Trip, Work For You