5 Weird Things I Do Before Vacation

5 Weird Things I Do Before Vacation
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So if you’ve been following along you’ve figured out I’m a big-time planner and list maker.  I’ve shared my tips for Planning a Family Beach Vacation, Planning A Trip to Disney and today I’m going to share with you some of the “weird” things I do before vacation.  Oh sure I do all the normal list-making, packing, making sure the cat has extra food, the stove is turned off (OCD anyone?) and those sort of things.  But, I also do a few additional things before vacation that are really all about making the idea of coming home more inviting. Continue reading “5 Weird Things I Do Before Vacation”

Texas Hill Country – San Antonio Vacation

Texas Hill Country Vacation - San AntonioWe recently took a family road trip to the Texas Hill Country.  Our main destination was the Hyatt Hill Country in San Antonio to meet up with another family.  There were some other nearby attractions I visited as a child and wanted to take B to as well, so with a little planning I added a few stops to our Texas Hill Country getaway.

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Planning a Family Beach Vacation

Planning a Family Beach Vacation
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For the past few years we’ve taken an extended family beach vacation with my parents and sister every other summer. We rent a beach house and get the opportunity to just hang out and relax together.  But before the fun begins a bit of planning must take place. Here are my tips for planning a successful family beach vacation. Continue reading “Planning a Family Beach Vacation”

Mini Miami Vacation

mini miami vacation

My husband and I recently took our 1st trip to Miami.  When I told him I had to go for work he said he’d been wanting to go so we decided to make a mini Miami vacation out of it.  Since we had some money in our vacation account (we have money automatically put in there each week- read more about How to Make Saving Automatic here) it made the last minute decision even easier. We are also very lucky to have my Dad who is always willing to take care of B while we are away.

Today I’m sharing some of the highlights of our Mini Miami Vacation!

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5 Things to Know Before You Uber


5 Things to know before you Uber

By now you’ve either heard of Uber and Ubered yourself or are still wondering how it all works.  I’d taken an Uber to the airport once but was with someone who was quite familiar with how it all worked.  My husband and I recently Ubered (have they added that to the dictionary yet?) to the Houston Rodeo Cook-off and I wanted to share some things I learned the hard way from our recent Uber experience to hopefully save you from an uber expensive trip.

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