• Travel,  Vacation,  Weekend Escape

    Alternative Ways to Travel When You Are on a Tight Budget

    I love to travel! Whether I am going on a long road trip or flying to my destination I am always ready to experience something new. I love weekend getaways as much as I enjoy vacations. The only problem is travel costs money! Over the years I have figured out unique ways to travel under budget. Here are cheap ways to travel! Get Involved! Whether you go on a mission trip or you are volunteering for a service project get involved. These are great opportunities to not only travel but to give back. In most cases you will get the chance to tour the city you are doing service work…

  • Travel,  Vacation

    Holiday Vacation: 5 Step Pre-Planning

    Are you due for a Holiday Getaway? I know what you are thinking “Holiday Vacation? We haven’t gotten through Halloween!” Trust me when I say the sooner you get planning the better. Your planning revolves around where you want to go. Last year I had the opportunity to encounter New Year’s Eve at the place where dreams come true, Disney World. In addition, we visited the Harry Potter portions of Universal Studios and Island of Adventures. It was a jammed packed excursion and worth every penny. If you are still debating I highly recommend this trip. Here is a 5 step pre-planning process for your Holiday Vacation “I’ll just charge it.”…

  • Reviews

    The Voice VS. American Idol

    I love to audition! It is the perfect reason to travel and meet new people. I have auditioned for The Voice and American Idol; you can click on the links for those audition processes. This is my comparison of the two experiences. Fox’s American Idol and NBC’s The Voice have very different audition processes. Both have open call auditions the general public can attend. Note that Simon Cowell was the producer for American Idol and does produce other reality talent competition show meaning the audition process may be similar. Registration: American Idol-is 2 days prior to open call audition. The crappy part is you had to give up 3-5 days…

  • Fun,  Night Life

    My ‘Fave’ Unique Bar Experiences

    If you follow my Instagram you would know how much I enjoy going Downtown Toledo and having a few drinks at the local bars. I may enjoy sipping on my brew but I stay for the entertainment. I admire the different quirks that make each establishment unique. Although discovering the personality of each bar is fun there are a few night life experiences that stand out above the rest. Here are My ‘Fave’ Unique Bar Experiences:   The Red Moon Speakeasy In all the hustle and bustle of Put In Bay there is a quaint bar in the middle of it all. The fun quirk about this location is the…

  • Travel,  Weekend Escape

    Weekend Escape: Where To

    Sometimes you just need a weekend to recharge and get away. The really cool thing about living in Toledo is how close we are to several different locations that can satisfy our inner explorer. Depending on the amount of time you have to play with determines where you will travel to. Here are my top weekend getaway spots: Day Trip Ann Arbor, MI: This is a great place to get away from everyday home life but still make it to your own bed at night. With unique restaurants, boutiques and wineries this is a great day trip. Detroit, MI: This city offers a variety of experiences. I mainly come here…