Category Archives: Vacation

I’m Going To London!

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Only 6 days until I leave for London! I can’t wait!! I bought this flat iron at Boots the first time I went to London, 6 years ago. I had my travel converter, but my flat iron from the States still managed to blow out the power in my ENTIRE hotel, eeeeek, that was really embarrassing :/

This trip means a lot to me. I’m taking my son who’s 17 and my daughter who is 20. I’ve never taken my son out of the country before, and Sara and I can’t wait to share our love of England with him! I hope Ben’s experience in England will change his life and perspective on his life as it did for my daughter and I. πŸ™‚

How Safe Are We Really?

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Flying is one of my favorite things to do! I love the hustle & bustle of airports, the excitement of people going to see loved one’s or going on a trip of a lifetime. I love the sound of the suitcase wheels rolling against the ground.

This was just a quick trip to Anaheim for the week-end. It doesn’t matter how many times I have flown, I always love looking out the window and take pictures. As I was snapping away taking photo’s, I noticed a screw missing on the right engine, see picture above. Hmmmmm, interesting. Probably not an issue, but how do I know for sure? I’m sure the pilot and crew are not going to fly a plane that is mechanically compromised, right?

I know there is a check list of sorts between flights. I don’t think I’ve ever seen an employee do a walk-a-round the airplane for a quick look. I could be wrong. I hope I’m wrong. The area missing the screw is a panel, that moves backwards to slow down the plane upon landing. Kind of important. Obviously the flight was fine, the landing was fine as well, but that missing screw doesn’t didn’t sit right with me.

Bernie Mev Walking Shoes

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I have to blog these shoes! You don’t understand-these are the best thing since sliced bread! My girlfriend at work bought them for her very first trip to Europe (Yay! She’s there right now!), and as soon as I stuck my foot inside her shoe, I had to have them as well!!

Why does everyone love them? They weigh next to nothing, seriously!! You can dress them up, or dress them down with jeans or shorts. These are stretchy, comfortable, stylish, they come in other styles and colors too. They have a bit of a wedge heel, which I like. Walking in “flats” for too long, kills my back. I paid $59.00, which I would gladly pay again for a 2nd pair.

Remember when I took my niece to Disneyland in April? I wore these shoes the whole trip! They passed the “Disney” test, so I will be wearing these on my next trip to Disneyland this Friday, with my sis. I promise you, these shoes will not disappoint you. They gently hug your feet with a nice soft, yet supportive soul! And the little collar on the back of the shoe, doesn’t bother me in the least, and I am ultra sensitive to details like that.

I’m also wearing these when I volunteer at the hospital. They’re great for running around as well as standing for long periods of time. Every time I wear these shoe’s, I sell at least a pair! To date, I have sold 12 pairs to both co-workers and strangers πŸ™‚

Click on the link to DSW. You can also find them on Amazon and other shoes stores, but DSW has the best prices I’ve seen.
http://www.dsw.com/dsw_shoes/search/?q=Bernie%20Mev%20for%20Women&productRef=SEARCH&segment=FEMALE&brand=Bernie%20Mev&page=1&last=brand

Don’t Even Think About It!!

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This is my 6 year old niece, on her way to Las Vegas with my sister. My sister went to get a Starbucks and told my niece to watch the luggage (with me there of course). Kat took those words very serious! You could not get those two suitcases off her legs if your life depended on it, hahaha! Notice her baby-booster seat in the seat next to her! Funny πŸ™‚

Pure Laziness…

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I couldn’t believe this, I had to take a picture! I was at the airport, taking my niece to Disneyland, when I saw this happen. A woman walked by this bin, threw her water bottle, almost hitting me. Really lady? Is it too much trouble to empty the water into the bin and then recycle the bottle? Hahahahaha, geez!!

Around The World-England

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Well known for it’s roll on Downton Abbey- Highclere Castle is open for visitors! Did you know that the castle has an ancient Egyptian connection! Tickets sell out way in advance. Visit the castle web-site for more information.

http://www.highclerecastle.co.uk/