Celebrate Our National Parks

In the U.S., we’re fortunate to have some incredible national treasures, our national parks. And to entice visitors throughout the year, the National Park Service offers fee-free dates – the next one is Monday, Aug. 25, the organization’s birthday! (Oh, and mine, too! No wonder I’m such a “green” tree-hugger and park lover!). Continue reading “Celebrate Our National Parks”

The Time I Became a Bobblehead

With the Olympics beginning this week, I can’t help but think of a visit I made to Park City, Utah for a few days last March. What a beautiful place to be, even for this warm-weather-lovin’ girl! When we were out there, I heard murmurs that there may be the opportunity to go for a bobsled ride at Utah Olympic Park. Continue reading “The Time I Became a Bobblehead”

Super Spots to Watch the Big Game


The teams are set – the Denver Broncos will take on the Seattle Seahawks, and now’s the time to start thinking about Super Bowl XLVIII. This year’s Super Bowl will be played in New York City, and the Big Apple is ready to roll out the red carpet. Whether you’ll be in NYC for the big game or not, the travel opportunities are out of this world! Take a look at how you can make your Super Bowl Sunday even more super, whether you’re in the Big Apple! Continue reading “Super Spots to Watch the Big Game”