See the City in Style with Seadog Chicago Cruises

So much city, so little time! As many of you know, I just recently visited Chicago. There is so much to see and do there that, at times, it can be a little overwhelming. Since traffic is so heavy in the city, many take to foot and hike to every destination. Experienced city goers utilize […]

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Winter Destinations For Your Budget Friendly Summer Vacation

Winter Destinations For Your Budget Friendly Summer Vacation One of the best ways to save money on your vacation is to go to your destination in its offseason. For instance, rates at ski resorts are generally much lower in summer than in winter. To enjoy breathtaking beauty and budget-friendly fun, check out what the following […]

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Car Rentals: Worth It When Traveling?

There are several things to consider when planning an upcoming vacation. You have to choose a destination, book your hotel, create a daily itinerary and decide how you’ll arrive at your location. There’s the option of driving your own car to save on airfare, thus freeing up additional cash for your vacation. Although your car […]

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Wacky Wednesday: Five Wacky Places to See Before You Die

Most of us have a place in mind if we were given a chance to go anywhere in the world. You may live for tropical islands and want to visit Hawaii or Jamaica. Perhaps you love architecture and want to tour historical places throughout Europe. The list goes on and there are many places that […]

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Chicken – It’s not Just for Dinner Anymore

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard the phrase, “Tastes like chicken.” In fact, I heard it tonight while watching Deadliest Catch! But you know what? There’s a brand new site that is giving the word chicken a whole new meaning. So cluck…I mean “click” on over and check it out! Yes, it’s […]

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Family Vacation Ideas on the Cheap

Vacation Season is Right Around the Corner! Spring break is just around the corner and just after that is the summer. This is when most families decide to take a vacation. The kids are out of school and it is the best time of the year to travel. However, the cost of going on a […]

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Organizing a Cheap Family Vacation

Every family needs a vacation now and then, a time to get away and relax together. However, many families find that the cost of a vacation is too expensive and cannot take one. The good news is there is a way to plan a cheap family vacation. Low Cost Vacation Ideas When it comes to […]

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Planning Our Fun and Frugal Babymoon

When I was pregnant with my twins, my husband and I wanted to spend some special time together before our little family of three turned into a family of five. We decided to take a small getaway before the babies arrived, often called a “babymoon.” Since my hubby had a 3-day weekend off work over […]

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What Went Right: Reflections on a Great Family Vacation

The last week in July, my family and I joined my extended family on a trip to Colorado. Those present were: my mom, my dad, my two sisters and their husbands, my baby niece, and two family pets. I know this style of vacation is not for everybody, but for us, it was a dream […]

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Traveling with Children: Ideas for a Frustration-Free Vacation

A family vacation should be a fun time.  The prospect of traveling with children, however, can send chills of fear and nervous anxiety through even the most experienced of parents.  The thought of hours sitting in  car, plane or train with bored children constantly asking “are we there yet” isn’t something to look forward to, […]

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