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Have weekend travels worthy of the Monday morning water cooler… without having to take a lot of time off of work.

Another couple of days have gone by, and I'm long overdue for an update! Things are still going great- can you believe the week is half over?? Monday night and Tuesday, we stuck pretty close to home. With a couple notables.After blogging on Monday night, I rushed upstairs for our

Hola!Everything is still going great in Mexico. Weather is beautful, family is fun- perfect perfect.Yesterday, Sunday, we spent the day on the (limited, rocky) beach and by the pool with a break mid-day at 1 for the Welcome Party. I never miss the Welcome Party- sure, the music is cheesy,

I know what you must be thinking- how on earth can Walmart be considered cultural under any circumstances? I mean, I am a Target girl through and through, and only go to Walmart back home under the most extreme, dire conditions. But, after a couple of years mocking Mom for

Woke up yesterday morning at 5:15 am (ack!) and headed to National for our flight. The American Airlines counter was really unorganized, so it all was a blur to me since I wasn’t caffeinated yet, but other than that, our trip was relatively travel-trouble free. While there was no food

Finally! We leave for Cancun tomorrow! I've done pretty much everything I need to do to get ready, from laundry, to pedicure, to random errands, to packing and now it's just a matter of finishing things up at work so I can leave without a second thought. Next week, the Yucatan

In addition to all of the airline generated deal and discount emails I receive, I subscribe to a couple of fantastic weekly travel discount e-newsletters. They highlight the many places I can go for just a little bit of cash. First, I present the Travelzoo Top 20. It shows the

It's cold, it's rainy, and I'm bored, so it's time to start gearing up for my vacation in paradise. Here are some of my favorite Cancun photos. (at least, since I've had a digital camera.) I'm having some trouble putting space between lines, so please bear with me as I

11 days and counting!!! I've been going to beautiful Cancun, Mexico every Thanksgiving since I was 12. While I realize it's not a traditional way to spend Turkey Day, I can't think of any place I would rather be the last week in November. My family has a timeshare at the