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Road Trip to End All Road Trips, Plus Travel Tips!

Last month, the hubs and I embarked on a 17-day road trip from California to Michigan. Our objective was to get his grandma’s 100-year-old wooden rocker and bring it back. This was our longest road trip ever and we learned a thing or two along the way. It’s Gonna Be […]

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Travel Arrangements: Vacation Planning Part 3

This is the last installment of vacation planning, travel arrangements. Here are the links to Part 1 and Part 2. This is a repost from late summer 2017, before our trip to Maui. We had a wonderful time! I’m in the early planning stages for a late spring vacation trip. I’ll […]

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Where to Stay: Vacation Planning, Part 2

I’m back with part two of Vacation Planning, which I’m calling Where to Stay. In case you missed it, click HERE to read the first installment of this series. In part one, the goal was to determine what your idea of the perfect vacation is, what kind of experience you want, and […]

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Vacation Planning, Part 1: Destinations

Many of you are getting ready to plan vacations for this year, so I’m reposting part 1 of Wonderful Destinations: Vacation Planning. In the past 10 years, my hubby and I have traveled to some wonderful destinations. Off the top of my head, we’ve visited 11 Caribbean islands; gone to […]

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Get-A-Way to Pismo Beach

The hubs and I took a mini-vacation to Pismo Beach last week. Pismo Beach is a beach town in the middle of California’s Central Coast in San Luis Obispo county. We’ve gone there annually (and often twice a year) for 20 years. See photos from our visits and what to do […]

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Delicious Hawaiian Meals and Recipes

Hi readers! In honor of my Maui vacation, I’m sharing a few local favorites that we’ve enjoyed dining on, along with their recipes. Hawaiian food is absolutely delicious. We always enjoyed Hawaiian meals, especially the pork and fish dinners. And, of course the variety of fresh fish here in Hawaii […]