Eight Cities, One Epic Holiday Trail of Lights Celebration #LAHTOL15

It’s really no surprise to me that Louisiana’s Holiday Trail of Lights is a really big event in the state. I mean, Louisiana knows how to throw a party and that extends way outside of the French Quarter in NOLA. ┬áMardi Gras may be the biggest celebration in the state, but I have a feeling […]

Exploring the San Jacinto Valley in the Kia Optima SX

I was excited to be back in the San Jacinto Valley. It’s one of the best hidden secrets of Southern California and is often overlooked. For outdoor lovers this is the place to go. There are so many places to explore, but you’ll need a car to make it happen. I was fortunate enough to […]



Alexandria, LA – A Hidden Gem #LAHTOL15

I often tell friends that they just have to come to Louisiana and experience it for themselves. In my opinion, Louisiana is it's own unique destination that really sets itself apart from other states. There are go-cups, parades, Mardi Gras beads, … [Read More...]



Lactose Free Bacon and Goat Cheese Quiche Recipe #DairyEnvy

Holidays are a tough time when you can't have dairy. Think about all the tasty food that has dairy in it. Hot cocoa, quiche, hashbrown casserole, cheese trays, egg nog and so much more. Luckily, if you have a lactose issue you don't have to just … [Read More...]



Take Photos Up A Notch with the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan

If you are serious about your photography and want to take your photos up a notch you need to start using Lightroom and Photoshop which are both available in a 1-year subscription with the Adobe Creative Cloud photography plan. For many years I was a … [Read More...]



Frugal Friday: Fashion

Welcome to this week's edition of Frugal Friday. I'm so glad you stopped by. This Friday I'm going to share one of my fabulous outfit that is perfect for fall. As I mentioned in my first post I like to do a lot of thrift store shopping for my outfits … [Read More...]