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An Educational Road Trip Is the Cure For Winter Blues

By: Greg Chaffins | Date: January 2, 2018 | Categories: Education
Educational road Trip

It’s a brand new year, and as this year unfolds we find ourselves right in the middle of a winter cold snap, hiding out in our homes from sub-freezing temperatures. At times like this, I find my mind wandering to thoughts of warmer weather and wanting to take a safe and educational road trip. The […]

Top 7 Tips for New York Tourists

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 21, 2017 | Categories: Travel

The iconic draw of New York City is irresistible enough that it brings in some 60 million tourists per year. But the overwhelming size and complexity of NYC also makes it overwhelming to travel to, a virtual “tourist maze” if you try to tackle it alone and without previous experience. Seeing New York is something […]

Planning a Cruise Trip? Five Tips to Help

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 17, 2017 | Categories: Travel
Planning a cruise trip? If a cruise vacation in in your plans, check out these tips...

If you have never taken a cruise for your vacation before, preparing for the adventure can be slightly daunting. You want to make sure that everyone in your party has a great time, and that you return from your vacation happy and refreshed. Planning is vital, if you want to have a successful vacation. This […]

Tips for Traveling Light

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 6, 2017 | Categories: Travel
Tips for traveling light

If you often try to travel with just a carry-on (or two), you’re probably used to getting charged extra unexpected fees because you broke some unknown airline rule. Here’s how to travel the correct way with carry-ons, avoid those hidden fees and make your next flight with plenty of time to spare by following these […]

Why a Blogger Needs a Portable Charger

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 7, 2016 | Categories: Gadgets, Technology

As a blogger and busy mom that depends on being connected to the internet and social media for work, I appreciate brands like today’s sponsor, Anker, for making my life easier. Anker understands the needs of today’s work from home parents and busy families and helps us stay connected with products like portable chargers, that […]

Affordable Secrets to Plan a Trip to Rome

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 25, 2015 | Categories: Travel

Rome, Italy is the seat of history and romance, and travelers all over the world believe that everyone should see Rome at least once. However, this may not be possible for people who have small vacation budgets, or is it? There are myriad ways to visit and enjoy Rome on a budget. The first step […]

Top Things to Do With Kids in Paris

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 13, 2015 | Categories: Family, Travel

Known around the world as the City of Love, Paris has long proved popular as a romantic holiday destination. It’s also a hit among vacationers who are keen to soak up history and culture while away from home. What’s less well known about the French capital is that it’s a superb spot to take the […]

Four Ways to Enjoy a Solo Road Trip

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 31, 2014 | Categories: Around Town, Tips, Travel, Women
scenic drives for photos on a solo road trip

Many people think of road trips as the perfect opportunity to spend time with family and friends. But sometimes you might find yourself on the road all alone. It may be such a rare event that you aren’t quite sure how to handle the experience. Sure, you can listen to the radio (I have many […]

Colorado Church Group Ski Trip Planning

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 16, 2014 | Categories: Entertainment, Family, Travel

Guest Post Planning Colorado church group ski trips is difficult for members of the church to do. Members of the church are not plugged in to the ski community, and a travel agent should be contacted for proper planning of the trip. The travel agent knows how to tailor the trip for the group to […]

4 Cheap Things to do in Knoxville

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 8, 2014 | Categories: Around Town, Frugal Tips, Travel
4 cheap things to do in Knoxville, TN

We moved to Knoxville, TN 17 years ago and couldn’t imagine living anywhere else. It’s a beautiful city near the Great Smoky Mountains. There is so much beauty here with an abundance of things to do. Whether you are traveling through the city of Knoxville on your way to a vacation destination or live in […]