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20 Photos to Inspire you to Travel to Greece

20 Photos to Inspire you to Travel to Greece

Ah, to travel to Greece is like hitting the Park Place of a monopoly board - it's THE spot! Traveling to Greece was one of the first times I had ever traveled outside of the United States. It was beautiful, dreamy, and unlike anything I had ever seen before. One of...

How to Travel the World on a Budget (or free) in 2021

How to Travel the World on a Budget (or free) in 2021

To travel on a budget or even for free in 2021 seems like an impossible task, doesn't it? However, it can be done! And frankly, it's my most favorite way to travel. I know that 2020 was filled with little to no travel opportunities due to the horrible global pandemic....

The Ultimate Springfield, Missouri Holiday Gift Guide

The Ultimate Springfield, Missouri Holiday Gift Guide

Now more than ever, shopping local is vital to the success of our local economy. I've lived in the Springfield area for nearly twenty years. I grew up in Ozark, attended college at MSU, and have always been very active in the community. Believe me, I've lived in the...

The Best Hot Cocoa in Springfield, Missouri

The Best Hot Cocoa in Springfield, Missouri

Hot cocoa / hot chocolate often seems like the stepchild of coffee. Frequently forgotten about, cast away to the bottom of the menu in small print. Who goes to a coffee shop and orders hot cocoa? Small children, my mother, - and that's it. Because going to a coffee...

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Growing up in a small town in Midwestern America, my knowledge of the world was quite limited. I found myself craving to know more about people and places beyond my comfortable boundaries. I decided to pack a backpack and embark on a journey of a lifetime. 

20 Photos to Inspire you to Travel to Greece

Ah, to travel to Greece is like hitting the Park Place of a monopoly board - it's THE spot! Traveling to Greece was one of the first times I had ever traveled outside of the United States. It was beautiful, dreamy, and unlike anything I had ever...

How to Travel the World on a Budget (or free) in 2021

To travel on a budget or even for free in 2021 seems like an impossible task, doesn't it? However, it can be done! And frankly, it's my most favorite way to travel. I know that 2020 was filled with little to no travel opportunities due to the...

Easy Christmas Sugar Cookies Recipe

These Easy Christmas Sugar Cookies are simple and delicious to enjoy for the holidays. My grandma has been making these cookies since I was a child, and they are always a delight. Recently, I went digging around in my grandma's recipe box in search...

The Best Cheese Ball Recipe

Every year when the holidays are in full swing, I dig through my mom's recipe box in search of my favorite cheese ball recipe. I've been eating this creamy and crumbly cheese ball for as long as I can remember. It's funny how certain foods are...

The Ultimate Springfield, Missouri Holiday Gift Guide

Now more than ever, shopping local is vital to the success of our local economy. I've lived in the Springfield area for nearly twenty years. I grew up in Ozark, attended college at MSU, and have always been very active in the community. Believe me,...

The Best Hot Cocoa in Springfield, Missouri

Hot cocoa / hot chocolate often seems like the stepchild of coffee. Frequently forgotten about, cast away to the bottom of the menu in small print. Who goes to a coffee shop and orders hot cocoa? Small children, my mother, - and that's it. Because...

Fall Photoshoot Ideas if You’re Single as Hell

Okay, I'll say it - I am sick of seeing "Fall Photoshoot Ideas for Couples" all over my Pinterest! I am OVER IT. Where are the Fall Photoshoot ideas for the people flyin' solo? Even if you aren't single, you deserve a solo photoshoot of you looking...

10 of the Most Haunted Places in the World

Do you find yourself searching for spooky places to travel to? Lucky for you, I’ve rounded up 10 Haunted Places in the World to add to your travel list.

The Halloween Home With Over 500 Pumpkins

Located in Nixa, Missouri, the home known as "The Nixa Pumpkin Haunt," is decorated with spectacular spooky details that will put you right in the Halloween spirit. Every year, hundreds of pumpkins and skeletons are carefully placed to create the...

The Perfect Chic Hotel Getaway in Tulum, Mexico

Are you looking for a beautiful and chic hotel in Tulum, Mexico? Look no further! Coco Tulum Boutique Hotel was perfect for a chill and budget-friendly vacay in beautiful Tulum. How to get to Tulum from Cancun There are a couple of options for...
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