Washington DC

Washington DC

While we were discussing where we wanted to travel to in 2018, we named several countries that are on our bucket list. Then I mentioned that there were several states in the U.S. that we haven’t been to yet, so we decided to pick a new state each year to visit. We chose Washington DC for our first trip.

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A View From Above: Celebrating Our 21st Wedding Anniversary With A Sunset Helicopter Tour of Los Angeles

A View From Above: Celebrating Our 21st Wedding Anniversary With A Sunset Helicopter Tour of Los Angeles

I wanted to surprise my husband with an experience to celebrate our 21st Wedding Anniversary.  We booked a weekend getaway at a resort & spa in San Diego, but I also wanted to do something on our actual Anniversary.  I decided to book a helicopter tour over Los Angeles.

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10% Discount on Hundreds of LivItaly Tours for Summer 2017

10% Discount on Hundreds of LivItaly Tours for Summer 2017

10% discount on hundreds of LivItaly Tours for Summer 2017! 

When we went to Italy one of our favorite tours was a private Colosseum Underground tour we booked with LivItaly.  We went to the top tier which you can't do with general admission. We also went to the underground section which isn't open to the public. Our tour host Rachel was incredible and truly made the experience even better. She shared lots of great information and was so much fun. We had a small group of only our family and two other people so it was very personal. 

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How to Prevent Your Feet From Swelling During Long Flights

How to Prevent Your Feet From Swelling During Long Flights

Have you ever taken a long flight only to discover as you were about to get off the plane that your feet and ankles have swollen and look like one big blob?  I have!

My first long flight was to Fiji.  When I stood up to exit the plane I looked down and noticed that my ankles were swollen and looked like elephant feet.  

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The World's Most Romantic Islands

The World's Most Romantic Islands

St. Valentine's Day is almost here.  For me it's a time to think about the people in my life that I love and am so grateful for. 

Even if you aren't in a romantic relationship, you can focus on the people in your life that you love and the many ways you can give and share love. A simple smile shared with someone can be an act of love and make a difference.  

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Incredible Airline Perk I just Discovered

Incredible Airline Perk I just Discovered

If you fly Southwest Airlines you need to know about this amazing perk. I didn't know it existed until I read about it on Travel & Leisure's website.  It's called Companion Pass. 

Once you accrue 110,000 qualifying points or fly 100 flights in a calendar year, you earn Companion Pass Status. That means you get to take a designated companion with you whenever you buy or use points for a Southwest ticket and you only pay the government fees for their ticket. 

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Volunteer Trip to Guatemala

Volunteer Trip to Guatemala

My husband and I had been talking about taking a volunteer trip with our family for a few years. When we joined our travel club we loved the voluntour trips they offered. Going on one became a top bucket list item for us.

We chose building a bottle school in Guatemala as our first one. Our youngest daughter Destiny who is seventeen went with us on the trip. It was an incredible experience to share with her.

 

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