Black Friday and Cyber Monday Caribbean Island Travel Deals

I am not one of those people that will be rushing out at 2:00 a.m. to snag all of the great Black Friday deals. Nope, I’m more of a lay-in-bed-until-10-and-then-drink-hot-chocolate kind of person. You won’t find me in a store on Black Friday. And if you do, call the police because I’ve probably been kidnapped. […]

Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort coming to Fort Lauderdale in 2015

One of my favorite brands is making its way to another beach location. Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Beach Resort already has a tropical presence on Pensacola Beach, and it will soon be among the soft sand of Hollywood Beach in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Opening in summer 2015, the destination resort and entertainment complex will be situated […]

Free Iced Coffee Day at Dunkin’ Donuts in Select States, Monday March 31, 2014

As a way to welcome in spring, Dunkin’ Donuts is offering coffee connoisseurs a refreshing treat. FREE Iced Coffee! Yes, you read that right. Absolutely free. During normal business hours, participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Tennessee, Virginia, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, and northwest Florida are offering free small (16 oz.) iced coffee all day long on […]

Celebrate Your Super Disney Side with a Walt Disney World Vacation in 2014

My favorite Super Bowl ad is always the one where some revered player says “I’m going to Disney World! (or Land as the case may be). The folks at Disney sure know what they’re doing because that is always the time of year that I most want to be in a Disney park or resort. […]

Fitness and Nutrition Tips: How to Get Fit and Stay Motivated with ‘Got Milk?’ in 2014

With the new year, a lot of folks have made resolutions to get into better shape and shed unwanted poundage. In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve been on a bit of a fitness kick (Get it? Fitness….kick….) myself. Check out how to win a FitBit Flex and the runDisney Princess Marathon Weekend in particular. I’m on […]

Howl-O-Scream 2013: Busch Gardens ups the ante for Halloween events everywhere

  How do you take an already great Halloween event and make it even better? If you’re an ordinary theme park, you add themed dining to the venue and call it a day. If you’re Busch Gardens, you add themed dining and insert amazingly talented actors into it for an extraordinary dinner theatre experience. Oh, […]

Howl-O-Scream 2013 will be the Scariest Year yet at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

At the stroke of 6:00 on Friday the 13th Busch Gardens Williamsburg will lift the veil on its charming European villages to reveal the dark side of the gardens in what looks to be the scariest Howl-O-Scream yet. New for 2013 is the introduction of Terror-tories and an all-new haunted house. Here’s a brief teaser […]

Half Shell Raw Bar, Key West, Makes Cover of Kenny Chesney single ‘When I See This Bar’

Laid-back beach bars, island locations and good music always seem to go hand in hand. If anything can bring it home even more, and toss in an artistic touch, it is an artist/performer like Kenny Chesney. A Key West establishment that sings of the images and feelings evoked in many of Chesney’s songs has just […]

Dunkin’ Donuts opens at two Great Wolf Lodge locations

For most of us, getting away from it all doesn’t necessarily mean that we want to leave it “all” behind. We still need that occasional cup of coffee or a tasty treat to keep us going. Whether we’re at the beach, waiting in an airport or off on a waterpark adventure, we need that jolt […]

Beauty Amplified Photography Contest: VisitNC.com offers one-of-a-kind vacation experiences

One of my favorite beach states is North Carolina. I spend as much of my summer (and sometimes fall) as possible on the sandy shores of the Outer Banks. Between the surf, sound, sun, lighthouses and other natural elements, I never fail to fill up my camera’s SD card. The North Carolina Division of Tourism […]

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