Road Trip Car and Snow

Road Trip Tips For a Successful Adventure

Four years ago, my family and I traded in the tropical paradise vacations for some plan-it-ourselves road trips. Each road trip is half business, half vacation, so we get to spend time together while planning future group tours as part of the family business.     I love sightseeing and experiencing different cultures, states, and people. I keep my camera close by my side – OK, GLUED around my neck […]

Lighthearted Family Ducks Nature

3 Shows To Make You Smile

Every month, my family and I plan a fun activity that we can all experience together. Sometimes it’s small, like playing mini-golf or going to the movies. Sometimes it’s big, like embarking on a road trip! Everything else is a surprise where one of us buys tickets somewhere and takes the whole family out. I’m sharing three lighthearted family shows that I saw with my family this year. I think […]

Where in the World? Cambodia Time Travel Preview

Many of my friends and coworkers wondered where I disappeared to when I was unreachable for ten full days. I looked at them, straight-faced with a genuine smile, and answered, “Cambodia.” CAMBODIA?! No one believed me or understood why. It was an unforgettable experience, and I am so grateful we had the ability to take time off as a family.     It’s quite simple: my stepmom grew up in […]

Father's Day Twentysomething Vision

Shout Out to My Dad – A Father’s Day Parody

Okay, okay. I’ve got a little bragging to do this Father’s Day. My dad is pretty AMAZING. He raised me himself since I was a wee baby and he was a young lad. He never spilled pancake batter, and he never covered the kitchen in powder and grease, like many of those t.v. dads do. Talk about breaking stereotypes! We had a GREAT Father’s Day this weekend. We enjoyed a […]