Penn State Dining Guide

Happy ValleyIt should not come as a surprise that I am not a big fan of watching sports (except for an occasional tennis match).

However, when I was in college, I along with 106,000 of my friends cheered on the Nittany Lions every autumn Saturday.

Penn State football played such an active role in my life at the time, that I traveled to rival Ohio State for a game, and even went to two winter bowl games in Florida. Continue reading

Winter in Puerto Vallarta

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This trip was sponsored by the Puerto Vallarta tourism board. All opinions are my own.

Puerto Vallarta is located on the west coast of Mexico in the state of Jalisco. The mild climate (a far cry from the polar vortex of the east), and return of many spectacular migratory animals (including whales and butterflies) make this time of year the best time to visit this beautiful and welcoming city.

PV is the birthplace of many of the iconic traits of Mexican heritage including mariachi, jaripeo (bull riding), and probably the most celebrated artifact worldwide, tequila. Continue reading

Vegan Dining at Disneyland

coffee disneylandRight before my birthday last month, I visited Disneyland with my aunt Linda.

Since it was in the middle my vegan challenge, I had to keep to a strict vegan diet – vacation included.

I was initially a little bummed about skipping out on my favorite Disney confections, but it was surprisingly easy to find plenty of tasty vegan snacks and treats throughout the park. Continue reading

Try the Grey Stuff It’s Delicious.. and Vegan!

beauty and the beast the grey stuff

Although I’ve spent some time recently at Disneyland, it’s been quite a while since I’ve been to my former employer, Walt Disney World.

There have been several changes to Fantasyland since my time being a CP (College Program for those not in the know), and although I don’t have plans to visit anytime soon, I’m excited to see the new additions when I get the chance. Continue reading

How to Make a Christmas Stocking Wine Dispenser

how make a christmas stocking wine dispenser

Christmas is rapidly approaching! Thankfully, I am here with a super easy DIY that will make spending time with your family that much easier.

So, without further ado, here is how to make a Christmas stocking wine dispenser. Continue reading

Amusing musings about my travels because life isn't perfect, and neither am I.

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