• The Best Tips for Budget Travel

    Over 20 Tricks for Travel on a Budget

    I am a member of online affiliate programs.  I will be compensated for purchases made from links in this post.  All opinions are my own. Do you long to to see the world, but finances are always holding you back?  I get it, I have this inner struggle almost daily.  But guess what I have finally learned……you CAN travel while on a budget! We have successfully traveled to Disneyland, Kauai,  New York City, and more, all without spending a fortune.  You can do it too!  You can travel, make memories, and see new places….no matter your budget! Today I’m sharing 17 of my Favorite Budget Travel Hacks!  I also asked…

  • What to do in New York City when you only have a few days. new york city travel | nyc travel hacks | new york city in a weekend | nyc for only a few days | what to do in new york | quick trip to nyc | travel guide to new york city | budget travel | #nyc #travelonabudget #newyorkcitytrip

    A New York City Weekend

    NYC Weekend Travel Guide I have always dreamed of visiting New York City.  There is just something about the lights, the buildings, and the hustle and bustle that appealed to me.  I’ve talked about this dream with my sister for years and one day she stopped me and said, “Let’s do it! Let’s go visit New York City this year.”  And I said, “Ok!”  We decided to try to keep the budget low and to only visit for 3 nights, one weekend.  After making our list of “must stops” we started planning.  I was a little worried that only one weekend in New York City wouldn’t be enough time, but…

  • 20 Free things to do in New York City. what to do in NYC | what to do in the big apple | what's free in NYC | new york city on a budget | budget friendly activities in new york city #nyc #newyorkcity #touristynyc

    20 Completely Free Things to do in New York City

    Enjoy NYC with these free things to see and do. Did you see my post about our recent whirlwind of a trip to New York City?  We had so much fun in the big apple!  I fell in love with all of the beautiful buildings and delicious food.  We tried to keep costs low and were still able to find plenty of fun activities to do.  During all of my research and planning I just couldn’t believe how many completely FREE things to do in New York City.  I’m sharing a few of those ideas with you today! 20 Free Things to Do While in NYC Explore a City Park…

  • How to Move While on a Tight Budget

    My husband and I have had plenty of practice moving! We have been married 14 years and in that time we have moved 9 different times.  This includes 6 different cities and 4 moves across the state border.  We have made many mistakes along the way, and over time have learned the best ways to keep the move simple and most importantly, frugal. I wanted to share a few of the tips and tricks we have learned a long the way to help you on your upcoming moves. 10 Tips for Moving on a Budget 1.  Budget The moment you know you will be moving, make a plan.  Set a…

  • Kauai on a Budget

     “We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.”  I have never seen anywhere more breathtaking than the beautiful Hawaiian Island of Kauai.  With it’s gorgeous green mountains, cascading waterfalls, and picturesque beaches, it is my idea of a perfect vacation spot.   When I was planning our trip to Kauai I spent hours and hours researching everything there is to know about the “Garden Isle.”  I wanted to enjoy every inch of the island, but without having to…