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My Visit to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

Best Friends Animal Sanctuary - horse

Last month I had the great pleasure of being invited on a press trip to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary near Kanab, Utah, and it was one of the most heart touching and emotionally rewarding experiences of my life. Tucked inside 3,700 acres of the most beautiful red rock desert landscape you could imagine lies Angel Canyon and the Best […]

Zarkana by Cirque du Soileil | ARIA Resort & Casino Las Vegas

Zarkana Las Vegas 1

One of the highlights of my recent #HowWeVegas trip was seeing Zarkana, the Cirque du Soleil show residing within the ARIA Casino & Resort. It was an experience I’ll never forget! Zarkana is a spirited voyage through an abandoned theater where an extraordinary circus comes back to life. Populated by a motley collection of off-the-wall characters and incomparable acrobats, Zarkana […]

ARIA Resort & Casino Sky Suites #HowWeVegas

Aria Resort and Casino Las Vegas

Need to know where to stay in Las Vegas? Here’s your answer. I was recently invited to spend a #HowWeVegas weekend in the breathtakingly beautiful ARIA Resort & Casino Sky Suites, an experience I’ll never forget.  The luxurious and prestigious AAA 5 Diamond and Forbes 5 Star hotel towers above the Las Vegas strip and is a Vegas destination unto […]

How To Pack Like a Pro

packing like a pro tips

If there’s one thing I’m good at, it’s packing like a pro. Except that’s a lie. If it were true, my suitcase wouldn’t look like this when I get home from a trip. And this is my suitcase. I figure if I knew how to pack like a pro, my luggage contents would arrive home in […]

Cambria Suites – Budget-Friendly Luxury

Cambria Suites Columbus

Sweet! Or should I say Cambria Suite. Recently on a trip to visit my daughter, I stayed in a Cambria Suites Hotel in Columbus and that’s what I call comfortable. Every moment of that stay was enjoyable — from check-in to check-out. Cambria Suites hotels are part of the Choice Hotels chain with which I’m quite familiar, […]

Marriott Rewards Year of Surprises Isn’t Over Yet! #MR30 #MC

Marriott Rewards 30th

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Marriott Rewards®. I received Marriott Points to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. In honor of its 30th birthday, Marriott Rewards® has been celebrating with its members all year long in a Year of Surprises. Everyone […]

7 No Fuss Travel-Friendly Snacks

Travel-friendly snacks

Whether you’re packing for a day trip, a weekend getaway or a long family vacation, be sure to bring along plenty of travel friendly snacks to stave off hunger. Nothing ruins a day faster than a cranky traveler with a hungry tummy. Snacks for traveling are essential! So I thought I’d take what I’ve learned […]

Exploring the Georgia Aquarium – Atlanta

Georgia Aquarium - Atlanta

I spent the most amazing day at the world’s second largest aquarium, Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta about a month ago as a guest of the aquarium and the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown. The Georgia Aquarium is shaped like the bow of a ship. Can you tell? This is the view from our hotel room at the Hilton Garden Inn, and […]