October 2017

Visiting the Versailles Gardens

  The Versailles Gardens Place d’Armes, 78000 Versailles, France For my post on visiting the Palace of Versailles, click here. General Information Grading – A A fascinating look into the grounds and gardens meant for kings and the noble French in the 17th and 18th century. The gardens are a great place to spend a leisure day, enjoy the scenery, and let children run around. Hours: Gardens  – 8:00 am – 8:30 pm (last admission at 7:00pm) Park (area just outside the garden grounds) – 7:00am – 8:30pm (April til October), 8:00am &#8211…

Planning Your Vegetable Garden

It may be fall now, but spring will be here before we know it! Now is the perfect time to start planning next year’s garden. Tim over at YardandGardenGuru.com is guest posting this week, giving us tips and information on planning your vegetable garden. Be sure to check out his website for more helpful lawn and gardening advice! How to Plan Your Vegetable Garden Before you even purchase any seeds or touch your soil each spring, it’s important to remember that you will have more success in gardening if you PLAN your garden beforehand. Knowing…

Saving for Travel with a Tight Budget

Today’s post is from guest blogger Patty Moore, from WorkingMotherLife.com. On her blog, she writes about her struggles as a single mom, working over 40 hours a week, balancing work and parenting. Today, she shares with us her tips on how to save for vacation, despite being on a limited budget. How I Saved for Vacation Despite Living on a Tight Budget Is it even possible for single parents to put aside money for a vacation? YES! With hard work and dedication, saving up for a trip with your kids is doable. These tips offer ways that…

Living Life the Bahamian Way

How to Experience the Bahamas Like a Local If you are the type of traveler that likes to blend in with the locals, one of the first things you should consider is how you dress. Don’t be tempted to wear those big floral shirts that Magnum, P.I./Tom Selleck would have worn in the 80s. The expensive cameras hanging off your neck that once screamed tourist can be replaced by a compact smartphone. And gawking at the Bahamian scenery does nothing to help you not stand out in a crowd…