Disaster Hair Don’t Care. How I Tamed My Hurricane Irma Mane.
Oct12

Disaster Hair Don’t Care. How I Tamed My Hurricane Irma Mane.

Following Hurricane Irma, I realized disaster hair don’t care and I learned to tame my wild locks.

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Solo Travel Girl’s 6 Practical Camping Essentials List
Jun30

Solo Travel Girl’s 6 Practical Camping Essentials List

Summer’s here which means most of the United States can finally get outside to spend quality time with family and Mother Nature. I say most because here in Florida, we’re fortunate to be able to play outdoors year-round. Ready to rev up your RV, pop up your tent or set sail on your catamaran? From DEET-free bug repellent to toilet paper, following are my 6 practical camping essentials list.

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What I Learned from Adopting a Dog from the Pet Shelter
Jan06

What I Learned from Adopting a Dog from the Pet Shelter

If you are considering making a commitment to welcoming a canine into your home, I’d like to share what I learned from adopting a dog from the pet shelter because I was under the impression adopting a dog from a pet shelter was less expensive than getting one from a dog breeder.

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Solo Travel Girl’s Adventures Near & Far: Ep. 2
Oct23

Solo Travel Girl’s Adventures Near & Far: Ep. 2

During Episode 2 of Solo Travel Girl’s Adventures Near & Far on WKDW Radio, 97.5 FM, I spoke with the Florida International Air Show (Oct. 21 – 23) and Kelley Higney, founder of the Bug Bite Thing,.

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5 Best Essential Oils Blends I Travel With
Aug15

5 Best Essential Oils Blends I Travel With

Since January of this year, I have been incorporating essential oils into my daily life and these are the five best essential oils blends I travel with.

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Travel to a Blue Zone in Greece to Discover Keys to Longevity
Jul14

Travel to a Blue Zone in Greece to Discover Keys to Longevity

Looking for an October getaway and the secrets to living longer? Travel to a Blue Zone in Greece to discover keys to longevity. Blue Zones recently launched Adventure Travel Tours and will be offering two, 7-day trips to Ikaria, one of the five Blue Zones discovered by Dan Buettner, a National Geographic fellow.

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2014: The Year I Made My Peace
Jan01

2014: The Year I Made My Peace

Reflecting on 2014, it’s been one wild, excellent ride. The year was full of travel, good people, soul-searching, new experiences, and the continual evolution of being a better me. I have much gratitude for the opportunities afforded to me within the last year but I’m most grateful for making my peace.

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Stay Healthy While Traveling: Exercise, Rest and Nutrition
Oct15

Stay Healthy While Traveling: Exercise, Rest and Nutrition

I’m not sure if it’s true about an apple a day keeping the doctor away, but I do know a strong immunity wards off illness during my travels. Sure, traveling is fun, but it could also be the recipe for getting sick. Part of keeping my immunity strong is getting plenty of rest, enough exercise, and ensuring I’m feeding my body the right vitamins and nutrients. In a world of processed foods and as I get older, I’m more conscious of what...

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Pack These Cat Eye Bifocal Reading Sunglasses from ICU Eyewear for Your Summer Vacation
Jul22

Pack These Cat Eye Bifocal Reading Sunglasses from ICU Eyewear for Your Summer Vacation

No matter where the road leads you this summer, pack along these groovy Light Blue Cat Eye Bifocal Reading Sunglasses by ICU Eyewear. Aren’t they retro-fab?

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Health & Beauty Review Plus a Giveaway: Viva Labs Krill Oil & Sea-Monkeys!
Jul09

Health & Beauty Review Plus a Giveaway: Viva Labs Krill Oil & Sea-Monkeys!

Viva Labs, formerly Everest Nutrition, is offering my readers a giveaway of a one month supply of Krill Oil and I’m tossing in a family of Sea-Monkeys! Why am I talking about Krill Oil when this is a travel blog?

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Seeing How Soap is Saving Lives in Guatemala with Clean the World
Jun05

Seeing How Soap is Saving Lives in Guatemala with Clean the World

I participated in a soap distribution trip with Orlando-based Clean the World to see how soap is saving lives and knew we would be visiting some of the Guatemala’s poorest areas.

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VIDEO: Sweet Reaction From Kids in Guatemala When They See Their Photos
Jun01

VIDEO: Sweet Reaction From Kids in Guatemala When They See Their Photos

There’s nothing more precious than a kid’s genuine smile. I met amazing people during last month’s trip to Guatemala with Clean the World to distribute recycled used hotel soap and educate people about the importance of hygiene. Although I (still) don’t speak Spanish, I was reminded of the power of a smile in communicating.

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Review: Ooh, La, La. The J’adore Voxbox from Influenster
Mar25

Review: Ooh, La, La. The J’adore Voxbox from Influenster

Just after Valentine’s Day the J’adore VoxBox from Influenster arrived in an over-sized pink box. A VoxBox is filled with complimentary products for trendsetters and social media influencers to sample and share their impressions. Each box is themed and this one contained Boots Botanics Shine Away Ionic Clay Mask, HERSHEY KISSES Milk Chocolate, John Frieda Frizz Ease 3-Day Straight Flat Iron Spray, Kiss Looks So Natural Lashes and Red Rose Simply Indulgent Teas.

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Rosie O’Donnell in Sarasota: Heart Disease in Women is No Laughing Matter
Mar24

Rosie O’Donnell in Sarasota: Heart Disease in Women is No Laughing Matter

Typically, when someone moves into a new neighborhood the Welcome Wagon comes a knocking with a small basket of goodies, information and message of, “Hello, welcome to the neighborhood.” Over the weekend comedian, actor, author and mother Rosie O’Donnell did the opposite. She introduced herself to Suncoast residents by showing off her comedic talents and sharing an important message at McCurdy’s Comedy Club.

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Coffee-Mate Girl Scouts Thin Mints Green Smoothie Recipe
Mar10

Coffee-Mate Girl Scouts Thin Mints Green Smoothie Recipe

Here’s a healthy dose of March for your NutriBullet , a Coffee-Mate Girl Scouts Thin Mints green smoothie recipe.

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