Flights of Fancy Mom

I'm a mom with dreams.  I want to live my life with no boundaries.  One day at a time.

Vacation

Royal Caribbean Cruise – Freedom of the Seas

I wanted to share pictures and the fun had on my first cruise!  It was a Royal Caribbean Cruise to the Western Caribbean. We left out of Fort Lauderdale and went to Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Labadee Haiti, Grand Cayman and Costa Maya Mexico. I went on the cruise with some friends in January 2009. I…
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Cruise, Royal Caribbean, Vacation

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7 Ways to Save Money by Summer

We are past Christmas now, and all the ways we couldn’t avoid spending money. But, now it’s time to start thinking ahead! Summer is coming up and people are looking forward to heading to the beach or the mountains. Going to another country or on a cruise?  Those costs are going to add up! Here…
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Finance, Saving Money, Summer, Vacation

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My Trip to Bermuda and The Bahamas

One recent memorable trip was this past May. I went on a nine day cruise on Royal Caribbean with my sister, her husband and another friend. We left out of Baltimore on the Grandeur of the Seas. Our ports of call were Kings Wharf Bermuda, Nassau Bahamas and CoCoCay Bahamas. The private island for Royal…
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Travel, Vacation

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Six of my Favorite Travel Campers

I’ve mentioned in previous posts, that my plan once my daughter graduates is to work from the road while I travel the country. Since it’ll be just me traveling, I just need a smaller camper to pull behind my car. I currently have a 2014 Kia Soul. So, weight limitation is a concern. Upon further research…
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Happiness, Jayco, RV Lifestyle, RV Travel, Tiny Home Living, Travel, Uncategorized, United States, Vacation, Winnebago

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7 Financial Causes of Stress in America

I read an article on MSN about what the #1 cause of financial stress in every state was. As with most of these types of articles, i.e. “the most searched item online in each state”, I assumed it was going to be a fluff article. This one for the most part, showed legitimate concerns.  The…
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Challenge Yourself, Change, Emergency, Employment, Extra Income, Finance, Happiness, Lifestyle, Retirement, Uncategorized, United States, Vacation, Work

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Vacation Days ~ Where does the United States Rank?

With summer upon us, many Americans have dreams.  Dreams of days in the sun, catching that vitamin D. Dreams of days in the woods hiking. Dreams of escaping their daily routine of waking up, getting the family ready and out the door for work or camp, working eight hours, picking up the kids, getting dinner…
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Employment, Happiness, Summer, Uncategorized, United States, Vacation, Work

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My Bucket List

Everyone has a list of things they want to do. From the most basic to the most impossible.  As you know from reading previous posts, one of my biggest desires is to travel. The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page. However, there are many things I’d like…
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bucket list, Mom, Travel, Vacation

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11 Ways to Earn Extra Money to Make Your Plans and Meet Your Goals

“I have plans.” “I have goals.” “I want to do this/that.” Do you hear yourself saying that a lot?  I hear myself saying it EVERY SINGLE DAY. Here is what my plans/goals are: Start my freelance writing business Start my freelance editing business Get my eCommerce business back off the ground Write multiple books for…
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Extra Income, Finance, Happiness, Lifestyle, Travel, Vacation

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8 Things To Do Before Leaving For Vacation

It’s that time of year again!  Most families are gearing up to take their vacations once the kids are out of school.  Here are a few tips to get your home prepared for you leaving more than five days. Cash – Make sure to take $1’s and $5’s for tips.  When you have all higher…
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Happiness, Lifestyle, Travel, Vacation

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