• Tips

    10 Free Attractions in New York City

    New York City is known for extravagance and expensive things. However, traveling in the city can still be done on a budget… even for free! Here are 10 free things to do in the Big Apple. 1. Attend a TV Show Taping – You can see your favorite TV show recorded in person! Find out more information here. 2. Grand Central and Midtown Tour – My sister and her fiance took this tour and really liked the experience. The AAA Guide to New York rated The Grand Tour as New York City’s “Best Walking Tour.” The Grand Tour meets each and EVERY Friday throughout the year at 12:30 pm in…

  • Tips

    6 Day Trip Vacations

      This week the 4th of July is on a Wednesday. For most of us that means that there is no long weekend and we have a day in the middle of the week for vacation. This got me thinking. A day doesn’t seem like much but it can be when you put in a little research and time. Here are 6 ideas for things to do on a summers day. Visit an amusement park – We just visited Kennywood. A park that it a childhood staple for kids growing up in the Pittsburgh area. Nothing beats the thrill of a coaster. I’m convinced they go faster at night! Visit…

  • Personal

    Las Vegas Photos

    Today I’d like to share a couple of personal photos from my trip to Las Vegas! If you’ll recall last Thursday’s post, I got a nasty blister on my first day. Ouch! The trip was fantastic and we had a great time. Sadly, I did not go home a winner but we still had fun 🙂

  • Personal

    A Busy Week

    This week I had a visit from my sister Tori and her husband Andrew. We took advantage of the beautiful weather and what New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia had to offer! Here are some photo highlights. I was so entertained that they gave the zoo animals toys that Roxy plays with. The wild dog had kong toys and this bird (not sure what he is?) had a squeaky toy. This wild dog sits just like Roxy does. We had a great trip! I forgot to take photos from our trip to Atlantic City and our visit to Newsies on Broadway. We had so much fun!

  • Fitness

    Healthy on Vacation

    Kathy is back guest posting with her tips and this time she’s sharing her thoughts about being healthy while on vacation. Many of us look forward to taking a vacation throughout the year but at times that can pose a challenge to sticking with a healthy eating plan.  It really doesn’t have to be that way.  First of all, you want to stick to eating protein for your meals.  Maybe eggs for breakfast, a salad with some beans, chicken or tuna for lunch and maybe some fish or even steak for dinner.  I like to try things that I don’t normally eat at home.  Don’t be afraid to ask for…

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