A December Trip to Miami, Florida

After looking back through all of my pictures on the computer I decided to write about our experiences at the Sofitel hotel in Miami. This was a December trip. We flew coach air through USAirways and stayed 3 nights at the French Sofitel hotel in Miami, Florida. This was the ... Continue Reading . . .

The Wauwinet Inn on Nantucket Island (Video Walk-Through)

Since the 1800s The Wauwinet Inn has been a place for weary travelers to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life.  The Wauwinet has changed hands many times over the years and has been a hostel, bed and breakfast, and now is a premier resort owned by the Nantucket Island ... Continue Reading . . .

The Colonial Hotel: Where to Get Married in Southern Massachusetts

We just came back from a weekend wedding in Massachusetts that was held at the Colonial Hotel. The wedding and staff were so organized and the atmosphere so elegant that I had to write about it. I had the chance to do a walk-through video of the Colonial Hotel. Take a look at ... Continue Reading . . .

Our Trip to the Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island, Bahamas

The first trip we ever won was to Paradise Island in the Bahamas. The trip was a 4-day, 3-night stay at the Atlantis Resort. We won the trip from the Discovery Channel during Shark Week. I remember that sweepstakes well because it was our first ever trip and we were going to get ... Continue Reading . . .

Journey through the National Heritage Area (Free Map)

I learned about the Hallowed Ground Partnership when I entered their sweepstakes and now that the sweepstakes is over they are offering a free map for the Journey through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area.  To receive your free map simply click here The Journey Through ... Continue Reading . . .

Reflections of Our Trip to France

It's been awhile since we traveled to France. We won a fabulous trip to France back in 2001 and took the trip in 2002. We won it through a sweepstakes I entered from Forbes magazine as part of my sweepstakes hobby. This hobby has afforded us many things - free food, a truck, ... Continue Reading . . .

Loews Hotels “Spooky Suites” for Halloween (Available Oct 25-31)

Spooky Suite Package Tricks Out Guests For A Hauntingly Good Time Guests at Loews Hotels can R.I.P. this Halloween in the comfort of a ‘Spooky Suite’ and mask themselves in specialty costumes from Party City, the go-to Halloween supply store.  Party City’s Costume Concierge ... Continue Reading . . .

Dinner at Legal Seafoods Boston at Long Wharf

Recently, while in Boston, Massachusetts attending a Ford event, we decided to eat dinner at a Legal Seafoods restaurant. We have never eaten at a Legal Seafoods so this was going to be a new experience for us. The decision to eat there was also driven by the fact that we had won ... Continue Reading . . .

Fun at Busch Gardens and Water Country USA Virginia

Mom is always winning our family fun prizes, like this trip to Busch Garden. We went on our trip July 20-21, midweek, and really I think that was the best time to go. We still got to enjoy full park attractions and benefits without the hassle of large crowds (I think the fact ... Continue Reading . . .

California Dreamin’ from La Jolla to San Diego

We just returned from San Diego, California where we attended the BlogHer conference. I haven't never been to San Diego, but I have been to Hollywood and Los Angeles twice. I was not impressed with LA, well, except for Venice Beach and the many trips to the local iHOP restaurant. ... Continue Reading . . .