Archive for 2011

Summer Journal: Traveling with Pets

Our pets are family members, loved and treated as people. They think they are people. So, when it’s time to leave the old homestead and embark on a road trip, why would we leave them home?

Summer Journal: Where to Eat in South Walton

Not only does South Walton offer some of the world's most beautiful beaches, but restaurants galore! Check out some of our recommendations.

Summer Journal: Food Truck Phenom

Totally dig the food truck scene? Well, even in our little Seaside beach town, we had this roadside treat.

Summer Journal: Vacation Home; As nice as home, if not nicer.

One thing I have learned traveling over the years: Don't skimp on the place where you lay your head. Make your vacation home yours.

Summer Journal: South Walton Where to Stay & What to Do

I LOVE visiting South Walton on Florida's panhandle - over the years I have learned a thing or two about where to stay and what to do. Here are my tips.

Summer Journal: Great Eats over the fire.

Our summer travel journal wouldn't be complete without a shout out to the folks who man the main event at the Balaban family reunion - Lamb and Chicken slowly cooked via open flame. Months of planning result not...

Summer Journal: The Amazing South Walton

Ahhhh .... our favorite beach.

Croatian Family Reunion 2011: Keeping Our Family Together

What makes people get in their cars drive for hours or days, or climb on airplanes to travel across the country to come together in one place at one time? Family Reunions.

Pretty Awesome Weekends: Finding Motivation

Finding, and sharing, motivation tips. What's your inspiration?

Operation 25.5 – The Weight Loss Wall

My struggles along the weight loss journey - this time: the mental wall.