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Pack Your Shoes First – Travel Comfort & Support

Pack Your Shoes First – Travel Comfort & Support

I have spent thousands of dollars on surgeries and Chiropractic care. I have spent weeks out of work. I have spent hundreds of dollars on orthotics and specialty footwear. (I will continue to use these forever, and am sharing the ones that I have some benefit from with you.) All because I wanted to wear flip flops that matched my clothes. I must look like a real idiot, but I know that I can’t be the only one. You don’t want to wait until this hits you, or think that it won’t happen to you, or that your nice walking shoes are enough. This is life changing, and not in a good way. All because I chose flip flops. Unbelievable, right?

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Our Top Tips for Hot Springs Fun!

Top Tips: Stay in Hot Springs Village at an AirBNB (We stayed at Jenning's Woodland Villa) Visit the quartz crystal mines. (We visited Jim Coleman Mines) Visit the Hot Springs Museum, and partake in a bathhouse experience. (We loved The Arlington) Take the kids to...

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American Idol Hometown Visits 2019-Laine Hardy

American Idol Hometown Visits 2019-Laine Hardy

My friends and I were excited to travel to Livingston, LA, about 3 hours, to attend the Home Visit for our Bayou Boy, Laine Hardy, for American Idol 2019. We arrived early in the small Louisiana town, and had an awesome lunch at G & J Drive In, and it was awesome!...

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We Eloped to Vegas!

We Eloped to Vegas!

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary yesterday. Fourteen years ago, on 05/05/05 at 5:05 PM, we did the deed in a Las Vegas drive-thru. Yep, we took it seriously, and yes, obviously we are still together. We dated for fourteen years before we got married, too,...

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The Top 11 Spas in the Southern US

The Top 11 Spas in the Southern US

Spa days are life. Really. Life. I don't know how I made it through so many years in my life before I started taking the time to take care of my body and mind. The relaxation that I feel after a spa retreat is a given, but the freshness, the renewed energy, the...

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Budapest: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Budapest: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The hubby and I decided to add Budapest, Hungary to one of the legs of our recent European Vacation, so, in our usual style, we purchased the train tickets while already in Europe, and headed off on another adventure. I hate to admit that I did not know much about the...

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4 Best Places to stay on Toledo Bend Lake in Louisiana

4 Best Places to stay on Toledo Bend Lake in Louisiana

Toledo Bend is a man-made lake that was a joint venture between Louisiana and Texas. The lake area is 185,000 acres, and it is the largest lake in the South. The lake does more than generate electricity and hold back flood waters with the dam, it is THE destination...

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TABASCO Factory Tour – Avery Island, LA

TABASCO Factory Tour – Avery Island, LA

No trip to South Louisiana is complete without a tour of the TABASCO factory! My daughters, grandchildren and I had a fabulous time during our recent tour. I was amazed at the changes in the factory since my last visit, a decade or so ago. Gone was the rickety look of...

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