June 24, 2017 is a day that will go down in history! What’s so special about that day? Well friends, it marked a major milestone for me. I finally ventured out on my first solo vacation! It was amazing. I would often tag along with the hubs on his business trips and spend the day exploring the destination alone while he was in meetings. This … Continue reading A Weekend Away in San Diego!
Happy New Year y’all! I can’t believe it’s already the 13th day of 2017. I guess time really does fly when you’re having fun. It’s a new year and instead of making resolutions that I honestly never stick to, I have created a list of goals for myself for the year. One of my goals for the year is to take a cue from our friends … Continue reading 2017 Goals & A Weekend Away!
Are you looking for a last-minute vacation destination for the upcoming Labor Day holiday? Are you considering staying close to home or taking a road trip because you think that flights will be extremely expensive so close to the date? Well guess what? I have some unearthed several flights under $300 from Dallas (DFW) to destinations from the east to the west departing on Friday, September 2nd and returning … Continue reading 4 Labor Day Weekend Getaways
“You have the same amount of hours in a day as Beyoncé. “ I’ve been hearing this quote a lot lately. Of course it’s a true statement unless you consider the fact that your number or Beyoncé’s could be called at anytime and *poof* bye bye Earth…but let’s not focus on that. This quote is just a simple reminder that we all have 24 hrs in a … Continue reading 24 hours in a day. Enough time for a getaway!
Miami has been on my list of places to visit since my teen years. I’ve been dreaming of lounging in a cabana on the white sandy shores of South Beach, taking a stroll along Ocean Drive, doing some shopping at Lincoln Road Mall, and visiting the Art Deco district for ages. So I thought Miami would be the perfect destination to kick off our One Thousand Dollar … Continue reading Visit Miami!
Where would you travel if you only had $1000 to spend for a vacation? I have been asked this question by friends and family on numerous occasions. My answer is always “the opportunities are endless”. This may sound unrealistic to many people, but it’s actually true. For instance, I could choose to take a road trip from Dallas, TX to Austin, TX. One could take … Continue reading One Thousand Dollar Destinations
“I’m a sucker for cornrows and manicured toes”- Nelly But toes are pedicured Nelly.. so there’s that. I can relate to Nelly’s love of beautiful things. I may not be a sucker for cornrows and manicured toes but I am a sucker for beautiful architecture. Clean lines, geometric shapes, and the unconventional use of materials really appeals to me. That is exactly what intrigued me … Continue reading Photo Shoot at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
I haven’t gone on vacation since last December and I am currently going through withdrawal. I am addicted to traveling! I need to book a trip to somewhere with a beach in the next 30 days or I may have a serious meltdown! My friends, family, and even my readers often ask me how I can afford to go on so many vacations in one year. … Continue reading Great Websites for Booking an Affordable Vacation
Have you ever visited a place so glorious that you wanted to stay in its presence and bask in its glory forever? That was my exact sentiments when I stepped into Grand Central Terminal in December. I fell head over heels in love… with a historic building. The architecture, the history, the shops, the restaurants, the everything. It was like being transported back in time. I have decided that … Continue reading Postcards from NYC: Grand Central Terminal
I have learned a lot about packing for vacations over the years. I’ve learned that its easy to pack 2 weeks worth of clothing in a carry on during the summer but far more challenging during the winter due to the amount of layering that is required to keep warm. I also have learned how to keep from accruing those pesky overweight luggage fees (I will … Continue reading Shoes in my Suitcase