real talk tuesday: legal theft. aka airline policies

With the exception of the waiter my husband met on his Florida trip who apparently aspires to be a pilot for United Airlines, (bless his little heart) I think we can all pretty much agree that United is like the Walmart of all the major airlines.  Like, you don’t love going there, but when you’re in […]

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good luck, chuck.

Happy Monday, folks!  It’s nice to see some sun after such a dreary, albeit warm weekend! I come to you today with a well-supported theory that my in-laws have an inconvenient truth attached to their traveling: If they are heading to or from Connecticut, one or more of their flights will be delayed and/or canceled, resulting […]

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the last night

I can’t believe I’m finally saying this.  Ten weeks ago this moment felt like the horizon at the end of the labyrinth from that movie Labyrinth with baby Jennifer Connelly and a young David Bowie.  AKA my favorite movie when I was little for reasons unknown because thinking back it’s actually kind of creepy and […]

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3 reasons hotel housekeeping may hate you

Happy Thursday, friends!  And the happiest of birthdays to my handsome husband as well!  And happy women’s day too!  But in the sense that all women are kickass and strong.  Not in that crazed trendy modern day feminism way where being proud of women = hating men. 💁 So it’s no secret that the “Undomestic […]

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My Hotel isn’t Ghetto, Your Hotel is Ghetto.

We have been reenacting the Suite Life of Zach & Cody for seven weeks now.  For six of those weeks, we’ve been lucky enough to have only had two different rooms.  We use Booking.com (trust me, this is the opposite of an ad. Barf 😝) every week to book the following week’s stay.  Each time I […]

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2 reasons to skip thanksgiving.

In September of 2014, I learned we were going to be moving to Wisconsin in the new year.  My older, wiser self now sees what a rare gem of an opportunity this was and continues to be.  And if I could do over, I would have skipped so many more holidays.  So many more. 😃 […]

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on the lighter side.

While we did go down to Florida for a funeral, since it was a weekend spent with Anthony’s siblings & parents, obviously there was still fun to be had. Anthony had two free nights worth of points at La Quinta, so we decided right away to stay in a hotel rather than stuff two more […]

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always pay attention when adulting.

Note to self & others.  When you are entrusted the task of purchasing airline tickets to make a highly inconvenient yet anxiously awaited trip across the country for Easter, always run through this mental checklist before hitting “complete order.” Always make sure you are purchasing your tickets through shop.com‘s Travel tab.  If you are an average human […]

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