Umpteen Reasons Why You Will Love North Dakota

The beautiful state of North Dakota might be more known for its friendly people and open hearts. And you might be expecting to read another blog article about beautiful big buildings, exquisite eateries, or glimmering art galleries. But this article is about more than that; it's not of something tangible or aesthetically beautiful, but something more of extraordinary experiences, places that...

Great Ideas How To Prepare For a Weekend Road Trip

The excitement for an upcoming trip can be exhilarating. But it can also be very stressful as you have a million things to remember to do days or weeks leading up to your trip. I, however, have a few extra things I need to do to prepare for road trips due to my auto-immune disorder. Which is why I put together a few great ideas how to prepare for a weekend road trip to help. Anyway, when we have...

Summer of Sunsets

Summer is one of my favorite times of year, so I wanted to compile a recap of some of the most spectacular #sunsets in places I have had the privilege of visiting. In the last 10 months, I have had the opportunity to go exploring and travel a little more than previous years. We seen places that we've only talked about and had a desire to visit, and now finally we have made our dream come true....

2 For 1 Archeological Trails |Santa Fe Valley and Del Dios

Weekends are very special to people, it is considered very valuable time for some. It’s also great for going outdoors and exploring the local area hiking trails, especially in San Diego. I love hiking new trails and also learning about the area. Which is why I am hiking 2 for 1 Archeological Trails|Santa Fe Valley and Del Dios Gorge. Santa Fe Valley Hiking Trail How To Get There If you have...

Epic Coastal Road Trip Pt 2:

Road trips can be so exciting and unpredictable. They do require a lot of planning and coordinating depending on the hours you want to drive. This is our epic coastal road trip pt 2 and the goal is to take a break from driving, and enjoy the surroundings. Our adventurous journey continues, on this gorgeous sunny day in June. This part of the trip is perfect for hiking, exploring the Redwoods,...

Pacific Coast Highway 1 Road Trip |10 Things To Know

Pacific Coast Highway 1 is one of the most iconic roadways on the West coast! I have never driven on this route, so we decided to plan an epic road trip that will take us from Southern California all the way up to Seattle, Washington. A friend of ours was so gracious and shared her experience and a few travel tips from her own coastal road trip with us.  She offered information that included...

Arches And Canyonlands National Parks

The national parks in the U.S. are most certainly a treasure to enjoy. I am about to take you on the ultimate journey to see Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Follow along as I take you into Utah and our drive from Texas through New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona and finally Utah. You might consider the ultimate road trip! Life Changing Event After a life changing event in early 2017, my husband...

Avocado: Slicing The Miracle Fruit

Alligator Pear Did you know that the avocado is a fruit? Otherwise known as 'alligator pear', the avocado is grown on a tree and is loaded with nutrients that provide tremendous benefits to your body.  The nutrients are only part of the experience of consuming avocados; shopping for them and preparing them to eat is another story. Choosing Ripeness Those who don't normally eat avocados find it...

Health and Loving Where You Live

Do you find yourself unhappy and continually complaining about everything at this point in your life? Have you ever considered your surroundings or where you live might be affecting your attitude? Occasionally, I find myself complaining about the weather, nasty neighbors, noise pollution, this is what I went through growing up in one of the coldest states in America (North Dakota). There are...