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I'm Terri. I took my kids to all 50 states and I want to help you achieve the same goal. Learn more...

Happenings in the first half of 2018

2018 Client vacation photos

I started 2018 with the best of intentions. I had planned to write at least one blog post a month. January – check. February – check. And then came March Madness. I don’t mean the NCAA Basketball tournament, although the similarities are striking.

My middle child, Corinne, had applied to several different graduate schools. Most of the schools that accepted her offered an all-expenses-paid visit weekend. Between our family vacation and her grad school visits, she visited 17 states in a four-month period! Several of the visits were during the month of March and I was keeping track of her […]

37 Reasons to Vacation in Hawaii

37 Reasons to Vacation in Hawaii

 

Aloha! Did you know that Hawaii is the #1 aspirational destination for North American travelers? Maybe a post about reasons to vacation in Hawaii isn’t necessary if so many people already want to travel there. On the other hand, maybe you do need 37 reasons to get that Hawaii vacation scheduled sooner rather than later.

My husband and I went to Hawaii for our final vacation before having kids. Then we went again in 2015 with our kids to complete our family goal of visiting all 50 states. Since then, I’ve become a travel agent so that I […]

Travel Goals – 3 Steps to make a Vacation Master Plan

Vacation Master Plan

It’s the start of a new year, and many people’s resolutions seem to focus on health. While that most certainly isn’t a bad thing, I’d like to suggest that you broaden it to include relational and emotional health. In my own experience, I’ve found that travel experiences have provided a tremendous benefit to myself and my family. And research backs that up. From the anticipation of the trip to the experience itself to the relishing of memories, a vacation is a source of happiness. The only part that might not contribute to happiness for some people is the planning, and […]