Month: June 2013

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Florida Travel: Warm Mineral Springs, I Hope to See You Soon

If you’ve been reading my posts over the years, you know I have an affection for the odd, off-beat, weird and funky. Last year I purchased a home. My very first home, in fact. Finally, someplace permanent I can go to at night or after a two-week adventure knowing it’s all mine and I can […]

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My SHOLDIT Clutch Wrap Purse is Ready for Departure from SRQ
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Women’s Travel Gear Review: SHOLDIT Clutch Wrap Purse

Here’s a confession, when traveling I usually feel like I’m part of the Grapes of Wrath, carrying as much with me as possible within as little luggage as possible. The SHOLDIT Clutch Wrap Purse is a solution to my desire [anxiety?] for keeping my important documents safely within reach at all times. This is especially […]

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Pizza Cupcakes, Cupcake Lovers Weekend, Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, Orlando, Fla., June 15, 2013
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I Got Sugared Up during Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek’s SummerBlast! Weekend

Who said kids have all the fun in Central Florida? The Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek reminded me adults, whether traveling solo, as a couple or with a group, can have just as much of a good time as children. I recently landed smack dab in the middle of Cupcake Lovers Weekend, part of the hotel’s […]

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Travel Technology and Gadgets to Make Your 2013 Summer Vacation Easier

Summer’s here which means vacation time! Thanks to 21st century technology, here are a few resources to make your 2013 summer vacation easier.

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With Heavy Heart, Farewell to Wing Walker Jane Wicker

A CNN Alert popped up on my iPhone this afternoon stating: “A stunt plane with a wing walker aboard has crashed at an air show in Dayton, Ohio, according to the FAA.” My stomach sank and I hoped the wing walker wasn’t who I thought it was. Soon after, I received a phone call confirming […]

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Reasons to Travel to Aruba: Adventure, Food and Fun

Living in Florida, I have access to turquoise waters and natural beaches so why would I consider an Aruba vacation? Well, because Aruba is NOT Florida and the happy island offers more than the stereotypical Caribbean vacation.

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Featured Solo Travel

Open Up Happiness at the World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta

Since its inception, the Coca-Cola Company has figured out how to turn sugar water into a much-desired bottle of happiness. The soda company is the master of marketing without you really recognizing it. Remember back in the ’80s when they came out with their own clothing line and you just HAD to have a polo […]

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Health & Beauty: Broadway Nails imPRESS Press-on Manicure Review

I’m a busy gal and although I enjoy a little nail pampering, I don’t have time to spend an hour or so at the salon for a manicure. Add in travel, my nails can be a wreck following a two-week trip. I’m so excited about imPRESS Press-On Manicure by Broadway Nails which I recently received […]

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Nik Wallenda’s Final Public Training in Sarasota Prior to June 23’s Grand Canyon #SkyWire Walk

Are you stalking Nik Wallenda? A friend jokingly asked Sunday evening after I uploaded photos from his training. So yeah, counting today, I’ve seen the “King of the Wire” train four times at Sarasota, Florida’s Nathan Benderson Park prior to his Sunday walk across the Grand Canyon.

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Tastykake® Kandy Bar Kakes Will Be My New Travel Companion

What I’m going to write may shock some of you so take a deep breath and hang on. Prior to this week, I have never tasted a Tastykake®. Yes, I’m serious. This week was the first time I’ve ever sunk my teeth into this soft, sweet goodness and as soon as the chocolatey velvet tickled […]

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