An Adventurous Life for the Budgeting Family

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A Rainy Day in New York City

A Rainy Day in New York City

We went to New York City recently so I could go to my BFF’s bachelorette party. Whoa, I’m such a party girl! The party was fun and I was grateful that Bobby came along to take care of Baby A while I had a night […]

Why You Should Go to The Angola Prison Rodeo

Why You Should Go to The Angola Prison Rodeo

The Angola Prison Rodeo is a wondrous thing. If you live outside of Louisiana, you probably haven’t heard of it. Even my friends in New Orleans who have heard of it had never been. Bobby and I had to see what it was about. Now, […]

What to Expect When Visiting the Taj Mahal in India

What to Expect When Visiting the Taj Mahal in India

After graduating from college, I went to India for a month with a non-profit group called the Louisiana-Himalaya Association (LHA). It took a couple of days for the members of our volunteer group to acclimate to the culture shock of landing in New Delhi, India. […]

A Road Trip from Georgia to Tennessee – Hot Springs, Gliding, and Graceland

A Road Trip from Georgia to Tennessee – Hot Springs, Gliding, and Graceland

The most memorable road trip I’ve ever taken to date has to be when Bobby and I drove from New Orleans to my grandparents’ house in South Georgia then up to Tennessee and back again. We didn’t have any time constraints, so we had the […]

A Roadtrip Through Iceland During Winter

A Roadtrip Through Iceland During Winter

For our honeymoon, we rented a car in Iceland so that we could see as much as possible in this awesome country. We had an epic road trip around Iceland’s Route 1 – Ring Road. This is a time lapse video of our driving journey. […]

Our BabyMoon Road Trip – Planning

Our BabyMoon Road Trip – Planning

Raleigh Trip on Roadtrippers I’m so excited! We finally booked our hotels and planned our route for our upcoming Babymoon Road Trip! I used the website RoadTrippers to sort out the best route and to find fun stops along the way. As you can see […]

Surfing for the First Time

Surfing for the First Time

I was so excited to go surfing for the first time. I had been sort-of-surfing three times before, but had never stood up on the board. In fact, twice the waves were too big for even the more experienced surfers I was with to handle, […]

Six Flags Over Georgia – Hustle!

Six Flags Over Georgia – Hustle!

A couple years ago, we had the most successful theme park day EVER. We arrived extra early, had fanny packs with essential items, and wore ubiquitous neon clothes with sneakers and hats for sun protection. We were half joking, but half totally serious with our […]

Pensacola Dog Beach

Pensacola Dog Beach

Our dog Oskar loves to swim. I mean he really loves it. When he was a puppy, I took him to the beach for the first time. As soon as I took his leash off when we stepped onto the sand, he took off in […]

An Icelandic Honeymoon

An Icelandic Honeymoon

We went to Iceland on our honeymoon. We left for our trip the morning after our wedding, which was super hectic. We fell in love with Iceland once we arrived and got some much-needed sleep. There were many adventures to be had. We went dog-sledding, […]