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wooster oh

Discovering Hidden Gems in Wooster, OH


Recently I found myself in Wooster, OH located about a solid hour south of  Cleveland in Wayne County. An often overlooked region of Ohio this area has a diverse selection of things to do and see, and, oh my, the food is incredible. A perfect weekend getaway for the two of you or the entire family. So many hidden gems…

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Mazda Miata

It’s Time For The North American International Auto Show + Giveaway


Much to my dad’s disappointment, he was blessed with three girls and no boys.Lord knows he really, really wanted a son or two, but it was only daughters for him. Eventually, he came to terms with only having girls and before long we were all well versed in football (Miami Dolphins | Dan Marino for me) and everything automotive. Before…

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Garden of the Gods

Spend Time Exploring Garden of the Gods


Tatanisha and I found cheap Spirit tickets from Detroit to Denver so we decided to take a quick 2-day adventure to explore Garden of the Gods and attend a tablescape competition in Estes Park, CO. Arriving in Denver, Mazda had a CX-5 waiting for us and before long we were off to make the drive to Colorado Springs, CO to visit…

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Treat Yourself To A Day of Bliss At Grand Traverse Resort & Spa


The weather wasn’t looking too good as I headed out to the spa. However, it is northern Michigan in the winter so driving on bad roads comes with the territory but its never one that I enjoy. Fortunately, the good people at Toyota lent me a RAV4 to test drive and I was about to put it through some paces. Grand…

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Why You Need To Visit Roswell, NM

Why You Need To Visit Roswell, NM


I first went in search of aliens and ufos about five years ago. We were driving from California back to Michigan and I convinced Alan and Em that we should detour to Roswell. I wanted to see what all the hype was about and if we might, by some random piece of luck, actually see something out of the ordinary.…

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Fort Valley Ranch

Disconnect and Recharge at Fort Valley Ranch


It’s a fast-paced, chaotic world with an endless stream of information and news being thrown at us. The constant influx, I think, is making us all a little nuts. What we need is a chance to disconnect and decompress from the world around us. One of the best ways to do this is to leave your gadget and car behind…

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Visit Detroit

Tis The Season To Visit Detroit


Detroit comes alive during the holidays with twinkling lights, holiday festivals, good food, and more fun than you can have in one weekend. It’s going to be tough to pick what to do but that is a good problem to have. This is definitely the season to visit Detroit! VISIT DETROIT TWINKLING LIGHTS Enjoy a four-and-a-half mile ride through Wayne…

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Michigan Winter Fun

Michigan Winter Fun Snowcation


Northern Michigan has so much to offer when it comes to year-round outdoor play. The region tends to have a longer season of snow that can last from late fall through early spring. This allows you to stretch out winter activities even longer and even take advantage of special discounts in the early spring. I’ve found that I personally tend…

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Lake Charles

All the reasons why you need to visit Lake Charles, LA


There are so many great things to do in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Located in the Southwest corner of the state Lake Charles is a playground for families, outdoorsmen and women, birders, couples, retirees, or anyone looking for a great getaway destination. I’ve been lucky enough to visit Lake Charles a couple of times and love it a little more each…

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Mystical Krewe of Barkus Mardi Gras Parade


Note: This Mystical Krewe of Barkus Mardi Gras Parade post is photo heavy 🙂 As a dog lover, I was thrilled to attend the Southwest Louisiana Mystical Krewe of Barkus Mardi Gras Parade. What could be better than seeing dogs dressed up in Mardi Gras costumes? I can’t think of a better way to spend a bit of time and…

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