You Mean We SAVE Money?!

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I will admit that on our first big family trip, we drove simply because it was too expensive to fly with a family of five and because the children were small, I looked for things to do along the way so they could have much needed breaks from the car. BUT, I am so glad I did! The trip to and from our destination, which happened to be Florida, was a blast!

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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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Acadia National Park and Mt. Desert Island

Roaring waves, jagged cliffs, insane sunsets. Amazing hiking, delicious food, gorgeous scenery. Welcome to Mt. Desert Island and Acadia National Park, jewel of Maine.

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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

In the car… now what?

IMG_0455So what do you do with the hours that tick by while you’re rollin’ down road? The options are really endless and vary as much as people do. Here is short article with a few ideas to get you started and make your time on the road as much a part of the fun as the destination. Continue reading In the car… now what?

Phoenix and Scottsdale

From what I can gather you either love it or you hate it. The desert and dry heat aren’t for everyone I guess, but whatever you do don’t judge it until you’ve really tried it. AND, if you’ve only visited once, and didn’t really give it a chance, I urge you to try again. Continue reading Phoenix and Scottsdale