4 Family Roadtrip Tips for Safety

4 Family Roadtrip Tips for Safety

I grew up taking lots of family roadtrips during the summer. Always a lot of fun. Sometimes we forget about being safe though so today I’m sharing 4 family roadtrip tips for safety. (Family Features) There are few better times for a road trip than during the summer months when the sun is bright and the kids are out of school. Despite the expected rise in gas prices, AAA reports 79 percent of families are … Continue Reading →
Things To Do and Resources in Missouri

Things To Do and Resources in Missouri

Instead of just St. Louis area things to do this week, I thought I would give you all some resources for all across the wonderful state of Missouri. Missouri Department of Conservation Magazines This is an amazing FREE resource for those of you in Missouri. I grew up with my dad getting the Missouri Conservationist Magazine and once I moved out on my own it was one of the first things I made sure to … Continue Reading →
#WelcomePatricias and Everyone to Mexico!

#WelcomePatricias and Everyone to Mexico!

  Disclosure: I am being compensated by Quality Blue Community on behalf of the Mexico Tourism Board to share this information. Opinions are my own. It may be cold and snowy outside where you are, but it isn’t in Mexico! Now is the time to plan a trip and warm up this winter. Plus, if your name is Patricia you can even win a trip! This past October, Hurricane Patricia passed through the Vallarta-Nayarit and Manzanillo … Continue Reading →
Day Trips for Those Around St. Louis, Missouri

Day Trips for Those Around St. Louis, Missouri

This past week on the #STLBlab show we talks about day trips for those living around the St. Louis, Missouri area. My friend and cohost, Karen Goodman, and I love St. Louis but we also love exploring the area around us. A few of this ideas are pretty close in the area and a few others are a bit further away. Huge thanks to guests who joined us, and shared their ideas, this week on … Continue Reading →
8 Reasons To Take Your Smartphone On Vacation

8 Reasons To Take Your Smartphone On Vacation

Summer is on its way and that means time for vacation! Now as much as I am connected to the world I do like to unplug sometimes. However, when I am traveling that is not a time I want to totally unplug. I plan on taking my smartphone on vacation with me. Yes, the phone will have to work a bit, but I promise I will still put it away some of the time for … Continue Reading →
INFOGRAPHIC Holiday Travel Habits and Tech (for work or personal use)

INFOGRAPHIC Holiday Travel Habits and Tech (for work or personal use)

While some travel often, there are many who travel just during the holidays. Today’s world has both our work and personal life using technology more and more. Because of this, more people need to travel with devices and it can lead to stress. Laptops can be big and heavy, battery life may not be long enough for flights, you have to remember all the different chargers and cords for your different devices. Even if we … Continue Reading →
Must-Have Items For Bloggers Who Travel

Must-Have Items For Bloggers Who Travel

Traveling has become a part of my job in social media. I go on trips for brands and attended conferences fairly often. Whenever I am getting ready to go on a trip I often see other bloggers wondering what they should bring or not. I thought I would share a few of my must-haves when I travel as a blogger. Laptop or Tablet I am traveling with my Surface Pro 3 tablet these days which … Continue Reading →
Photos from #VZWBuzz Trip to NYC and NFL Headquarters

Photos from #VZWBuzz Trip to NYC and NFL Headquarters

Here are all the photos from my trip this past week to New York City for the Verizon Lifestyle Bloggers #VZWBuzz Northeast Team. We were at the Verizon offices for a bit on Thursday to learn more about the new Motorola Droid Turbo and then on Friday we spent the day at the NFL Headquarters. Disclosure: I am compensated for my work with #VZWBuzz, opinions are my own. There are captions below each photo. You … Continue Reading →