When I Decided to Get Over It and Started Enjoying My Life

When I Decided to Get Over It and Started Enjoying My Life #GiveHeartburnARest #Ad

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I used to be really afraid of heights.  I still went up to high places, if I had to, but I let my fear get in the way of fully enjoying some really cool experiences.  One day, I had a defining thought moment.  I […]

S’mores Party Backyard Bar

S'Mores Party Backyard Bar #LetsMakeSmores #Ad

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It’s a S’Mores Party, y’all!  Well, it doesn’t have to be a party to make s’mores, right?  I’ve stood over the stove and roasted a marshmallow mid week.  That’s what I love about making s’mores.  They make a summer get-together even more fun.  They’re […]

My Crazy Weather Travels in May = Get New Tires

My Crazy Weather Travels in May = Get Good Tires #DareToCompare #ad #travel #vacation

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May has been a wacky travel month for me.  I’ve had a great time, it’s just been weird with unpredictable weather.  Did you see any of the sudden flooding in Atlanta a few days ago?  That was some crazy stuff!  My husband and I went away for the weekend […]

Quick Packing Tips for Travelers & a Fast Way to Fuel Up First

Quick Packing Tips for Travelers & a Fast Way to Fuel Up First #TruMoo #Vacation #travel #tips

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Well, I said I was doing it and I am.  I just booked another trip to Savannah, GA and I leave tomorrow.  I’m so thrilled!  So, now I need to pack again.  Don’t you wish […]

5 Tips for an Affordable Vacation

5 Tips for an Affordable Vacation #ShareForever #Vacation #travel #tips

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I love to travel!  I love everything about it, meeting new people, seeing different parts of the world and embracing and appreciating the local customs, food and culture.  My very favorite thing seems to always be the sights.  I […]

HomeAway: Why I Rented a Whole House for Our Family Vacation

Why I Rented a Whole House for Our Family Vacation #HomeAway4Kids #ad

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If you have more than four people in your family, you know how hard it is to travel.  Why?  Because it often means two hotel rooms.  If the kids are little it means that those rooms also need to be adjoining or […]