Travel

Monticello - Thomas Jefferson's home in Charlottesville, VA.

Instant Itinerary: Things to Do in Charlottesville, VA

Looking for things to do in Charlottesville, VA? With food, wine, historical sites, parks, and more, here's a four-day itinerary to help you plan your visit.
The Hills Hotel in Southern California is ideally located between LA and San Diego.

Review of The Hills Hotel in Southern California

If you're planning a vacation that involves seeing some different sites around southern California, The Hills Hotel fits the bill and is easy on the wallet.
Spring skiing at Squaw Valley, CA. Spring skiing capital!

Squaw Valley is the Spring Skiing Capital

The snow gods buried Squaw Valley in 60+ feet this winter! For the first time ever, the Spring Skiing Capital of Squaw Valley will be open after July 4th!
Rock 'N Rollercoaster is my favorite of the Disney World thrill rides.

Six Disney World Thrill Rides: From A Kid’s Perspective

This year I finally decided to try some Disney World thrill rides that I had been too scared to ride before. Here's what I thought!

Entertainment

Stinger Entertainment Podcast

A (Podcast) Star is Born

Finally, an entertainment podcast that will suggest new shows and movies you'll love - and then fangirl (or fanboy) over them with you!
Hardest Scenes to Watch in Game of Thrones

5 Hardest Scenes to Watch in Game of Thrones

It's known for being shocking, but these 5 hardest scenes to watch in Game of Thrones are those that make you cringe, cry, cheer, AND curl up in a ball.
Wonder Woman movie review.

Wonder Woman Movie Review: Charming, Captivating and Balanced

Wonder Woman is an absolute delight. A well-told origin story that incorporates a perfect balance of action, humor, and charm.
Beauty and the Beast - most anticipated movies on 2017

7 Most Anticipated Movies of 2017

Jedi, superheroes, reboots, and a live-action remake of a Disney classic. Here are my most anticipated movies of 2017 - and why I can't wait to see them.

Instant Itineraries

Monticello - Thomas Jefferson's home in Charlottesville, VA.

Instant Itinerary: Things to Do in Charlottesville, VA

Looking for things to do in Charlottesville, VA? With food, wine, historical sites, parks, and more, here's a four-day itinerary to help you plan your visit.
Take a glider ride over the southern Finger Lakes region of NY for an unforgettable adventure.

Four Days in the Finger Lakes of New York

Four-day itinerary for the southern Finger Lakes area of New York. Perfect backdrop for family adventures, learning about history, and enjoying nature.
Gillette Sand Dune Visitor Center

West Michigan Family-Friendly Nature Centers and Museums

Summer is an excellent time to drive the Lake Michigan Circle Tour. As the name implies, the route travels through Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, and both of Michigan’s peninsulas as it hugs the entirety of the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Lock 18 Erie Canal Herkimer NY

Instant Itinerary: Road Trip to Herkimer, NY’s Diamonds and Canals

Nestled in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, Herkimer is home to the Herkimer Diamond Mines and award-winning KOA campground, as well as Lock 18 of the Erie Canal.

Cars

The JUCY RV is a great option for two people who want a convenient camping adventure.

JUCY RV Rental: Everything You Need to Know

Are you a tent camper? Or glamper? My family found a happy medium camping in the JUCY RV campervan. Here's everything you need to know about the JUCY.
I loved driving Chevy's Corvette Grand Sport!

I Finally Understand Why People Love Sports Cars

After driving a Corvette at 100mph, I get it. Sports cars are more than just vehicles that get you where you want to go. It's a lifestyle and an experience.
Getting my battery replaced by YourMechanic in my own driveway was fast and stress-free.

YourMechanic Car Service Review

YourMechanic makes it easy and convenient to get car repair and maintenance service right in your own driveway or office parking lot.
New YouTube series: In The Car

New Travel Vlog: In the Car

I finally took the plunge and started a travel vlog. Introducing: "In the Car," where I share my stories of travel, adventure, and fitness from the car!

Lifestyle

Monticello - Thomas Jefferson's home in Charlottesville, VA.

Instant Itinerary: Things to Do in Charlottesville, VA

Looking for things to do in Charlottesville, VA? With food, wine, historical sites, parks, and more, here's a four-day itinerary to help you plan your visit.
The JUCY RV is a great option for two people who want a convenient camping adventure.

JUCY RV Rental: Everything You Need to Know

Are you a tent camper? Or glamper? My family found a happy medium camping in the JUCY RV campervan. Here's everything you need to know about the JUCY.
Crepes a la Cart in Breckenridge, CO

Where to Eat in Breckenridge, Colorado

Take a stroll downtown and you'll find no shortage of places to eat in Breckenridge, Colorado. Winter or summer, this mountain town is full of fun, family-friendly, fabulous restaurants. Here are 7 you should try.
Book review of 50 States 5000 Ideas

Book Review: 50 States 5000 Ideas

50 States 5000 Ideas gives you inspiration for your next vacation, day trip, or weekend getaway with info on tourism, festivals, local flavor, and more.