Over the long Fourth of July weekend, Mr. BFT and I went on a last minute jaunt to Santa Barbara County - specifically Solvang and Santa Ynez Valley wine country. I had not visited Solvang since I was a kid, and I have never been wine tasting in that part of the world (or any … [Read more...] about The Budget Fairy Tale Guide to Solvang
The first cruise my husband and I ever went on was a Disney Cruise up and down the Mexican Riviera in 2011. That seems so long ago! I was so nervous about cruising but everything went okay. Better than okay ... I loved it! And I am now a cruise addict. Even though sadly our … [Read more...] about Disney Cruises are Not Just For Kids!
It's no secret that I really want to visit Walt Disney World. No, I really need to visit Walt Disney World. I NEED TO. It's kind of completely ridiculous that I haven't been, right? And in a perfect world, I would tack on a Disney Cruise to the Bahamas or Caribbean while I'm … [Read more...] about RCI Wants You To Win Your Dream Vacation
I haven't had a chance to write about it much but you may recall I decided, all last minute and spontaneous like, to go to Alt Summit, a design + blogging conference in Salt Lake City, UT (where it is currently 10 degrees as I type - this So Cal gal is slightly terrified). This … [Read more...] about Blogging Conference Packing Checklist Printable
First thing's first - Let's all take a second to wish a very happy birthday to a very special place. Earlier this month I finally made my way to the new Cars Land at Disney's California Adventure! I wouldn't call myself a huge Cars fan but I love the chance to experience anything … [Read more...] about My First Visit to Cars Land!