One of the things I love about Nashville is the kid friendly options they offer! It’s so nice to have ‘date night’ places to go when you’re trying to stay friendly on the ol’ budget. Insert: Arrington Vineyards for your favorite summer evening destination for a night out that’s easy on the wallet and fun for your littles. Whether you’re looking for a family friendly destination, a date night for just two, or a wine picnic with the girls Arrington Vineyards has what youre lookin’ for: relaxation, good booze, and views for days. Continue reading “Family Friendly Arrington Vineyards”
We say Happy Memorial Day without a real thought into the meaning of the holiday weekend…or maybe that’s just me. Even being a military wife for 6 years, from time to time I say the words without the realization of it’s true meaning and if it is, in fact, a ‘happy’ memorial day to all.
Mother’s Day is just days away and if you’re like me, you miiiiight be a bit of a procrastinator and you may need a little inspiration for the special mothers in your life! OR better yet, to give a few strong hints to the men in your life. 😉 Whether you already have your gift for mom or not, I’ve put together 10 gifts under $50 to help you in the gifting direction. Continue reading “Last Minute Shopper’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide Under $50”
Having a child and having a life with your spouse are sometimes not a symbiotic relationship. Schedules can get busy, work gets crazy and the budget can be tight. And even with the number of reasons we’re all trying to stay on a budget (insert: saving for a vacation, saving for a home, saving for a rainy day, or getting out of debt) any of these reasons are not a great reason to not make time and connect with your spouse. But do not fret 😉 here are a few budget-friendly date ideas to keep that connection alive. Continue reading “How to: 3 Date Ideas Under $20”
This was the pinnacle of our road trip, ya’ll – The Grand Canyon. One of the 7 natural natural wonders of the world , the name lives up to the hype. If you caught the previous post of days 1&2, you’re up to speed on our drive from Washington to Salt Lake which now brings us to our stop in Flagstaff, AZ! Less than a few hours from the Grand Canyon, Geoff and I got up early to catch the late morning light over this incredible piece of creation. Continue reading “Driving Across the US: The Grand Canyon”