August 2015

Life and Travels as a Vegetarian

Being a vegetarian can be very trying at times.  Whether I’m traveling or just dining in town, I’ll ask, “Is there anything meat related in this?” Usually, I just get a blank stare in return, followed by a “I don’t think so.”  At Subway, I watch as the sandwich artist cuts my veggie sandwich after using the same knife on an earlier meat-filled sandwich.  I’ll ask for a side salad that ends up coming out of the kitchen with bacon crumbles all over it.  Last week I…

Tips for Traveling on a Budget

  Because we are a one income family, I’m always trying to find ways to save a dime. After all, those dimes add up.  In order for us to travel as often as we do, we have to scrimp where we can.  Here are a few of my tips for traveling on a budget…

TSA Precheck – Is it worth it?

  Is going through the hassle of getting TSA Precheck certified worth it in the long run?  I say yes, it’s definitely worth it, especially if you fly domestically more than three times a year.  Once you are certified, your TSA Precheck is good for 5 years.  Here’s the breakdown of what you need to do in order to get TSA Precheck…

Heading to Oregon? Don’t miss Crater Lake!

  Grading: Overall: A Cost: A ($15 per car for a 7 day pass) Fun Potential: A Recommended?: Yes…