30 Healthy Meals to Make in a Hotel Room While You Travel

If you are traveling but still want to stick with a healthy diet, and don’t want to go out to eat for every meal, you are in luck. Here is a list of healthy meals to make in a hotel room using nothing but a refrigerator and microwave! And maybe not even both!

Save Money for Travel Even If You’re Broke

Believe me, I know that desperate feeling of wanting so badly to save money for travel but it just felt impossible. Now, I am so thankful to be at a more stable place financially and it’s my mission to help others do the same. Keep reading and we’ll dive into 8 ways you can start to save money for travel even if you’re broke.

13 Free Family Things to Do in Southern California

Thank goodness we have family in California. Our family has been so spoiled to take trips every few years from chilly Minnesota all the way to warm, sunny California. We have taken trips with our youngest ones being as little as 1 and let me tell you, there are a ton of free family things to do in Southern California whether your kids are in diapers or headed off to college. Here are some of our favorite places (although there are a ton more).

Downsizing and Saving for Full Time​ Travel with a Family. How this Colorado Family Made the Leap.

For years I have been fascinated with the idea of full-time travel. It’s the main reason why I decided to homeschool my youngest children. I wanted them to see the world beyond our front door. For us, downsizing our family was a potential first step. But what are other families doing to plan and prepare for a life of full-time travel with a family? This Colorado family made the leap into full-time travel in 2018 and haven’t looked back. I got the chance to interview them to learn more about how they downsized, saved and planned in order to make their dreams a reality.

10 US Travel Destinations (That No One is Talking About.)

I admit it, my favorite past-time is scouring the internet for affordable U.S. travel destinations. Tom and I let our passports lapse last year because we knew the next adventures we wanted to take (after paying off our debt) were the ones located in the good ‘ol U.S. of A. After a visit to the Dominican Republic a few years ago, we felt kind of silly when the tourists there from Ireland and the Netherlands rattled off long lists of the places they were dying to see in the U.S. Here we were with all of these amazing sites and festivals all around us and we weren’t even taking advantage of them. Now, of course, there are big hot spots most people know like LA and NYC…but what about the rest of the country? I’m quickly learning there are a ton of US travel destinations that no one is talking about! So, I’m here to break the cycle and start filling you in on all the places you might be missing out on America.

23 Things I Learned from 2 Weeks on the Road with My Family

Yup, we did it again, we took a family road trip from Minnesota to California…and back. Like I do about most things, I’ve taken some time to really reflect on every event that transpired during our 14-day excursion and I realized there were a lot of life lessons I took from our road trip. Life lessons that apply to all of us. Some funny, some not-so-funny…because, that’s kinda how like operates, after all.