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Balancing the "American Dream" with my own Pursuit of Happiness


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The Wonderland Trail Diaries – Part 2 “To be continued….”

The last two weeks of my life has brought a lot of ups and downs. Mostly ups, but definitely a few big downs. A lot like the ups and downs of the Wonderland Trail, actually. My husband landed himself in... Continue Reading →


Washington D.C., We are coming for you! March 2017.

I did it. I set our lodging reservations for spring break 2017. Today, I confirmed our most private information with the white house in an effort to snag a private, self guided tour. I won't know until a few weeks... Continue Reading →

Looking for recommendations for a long girls weekend in NYC

It looks like I'll be heading to NYC in March for "America's Beauty Show" with my salon. I am really looking forward to the beauty show, however I'm even more excited just to be going to NYC for the weekend, and... Continue Reading →


A little over a decade ago some of my friends and family started traveling internationally. Around that time, I decided that I would like to see everything my own country has to offer before I venture out further into the world.... Continue Reading →

The beginning stages of #BarnesRoadTrip2K18

14-16 days, approximately 4,500 miles, $600, 23 states staying in or around : New Orleans (1 night) Destin, Fl. (1 night) Myrtle Beach (2-3 nights) Washington D.C. (1-2 nights) NYC (2 nights) Boston (3 nights) Acadia national park (1-2 nights) Somewhere... Continue Reading →

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