We Took A Trip Around The World During Quarantine

Almost everyone has been in their homes during quarantine, including Richard & I, but we decided enough of doing nothing! With our upcoming anniversary, we had to make it special. But, what? We knew we had to be creative because quarantine wasn’t going to make it easy. So, we racked our brains and came up…

Thailand – How much does it cost?

What does it cost to take a trip to Thailand? Good question. It is a financially accessible destination for many. We spent about $2500 in total for two people and you could do it for a bit cheaper yourself if you wanted to. This included our flights, all activities, place to stay, souvenirs, everything for…

We are going to stop recycling

By: Richard & Kristen Furleigh More accurately, we are going to stop recycling to save the environment! In Reno, it’s a well-known secret that Waste Management doesn’t always process our recycling properly. It gets mixed in with regular garbage, not collected/sorted improperly, etc… Recent information by Dr. Thomas Kinnaman, an environmental economist at Bucknell University,…

Havasupai Indian Reservation, Havasu Falls, How To Get a Permit

I have recently been posting about how excited we are for our upcoming trip to the Havasupai Indian Reservation to feast our eyes upon the majestic Havasu Falls in Arizona. This particular adventure has been a long time coming. We have spent the last three years vying for one of the coveted permits and fiiiiinally…

Double Feature Road Trip – Highway 50 & 375 – Nevada

When it comes to road trips, Richard and I are a little bit….ambitious! Some might say we are crazy but I don’t think we are quite there, yet! I’ll let you be the judge, though. Whenever we have a few days off together we try to capitalize on the opportunity to head out on another…

How to Not Spend a Million Dollars on Food When You Travel

When planning a trip one of the biggest expenses you start to see while researching is how much you expect to spend on food. What some may not realize is you can cut out much of those unnecessary expenses by planning a bit ahead. Richard and I have made it a habit to pack nonperishable…

Active Life Choices Are The Key To Making Changes In Your Life

by Richard Furleigh Conversations with different important people in my life combined with my own recent frustrations with not feeling like I’m creating as much as I want have led me to a deep reaffirmation of the following: anything you want to do has to start with an active choice. When I say an active…

Your Wedding Decor For LESS

What seems to be the most daunting task is also in my opinion the most fun when it comes to weddings. The decor. From picking colors to theme to the little details. These things can also often come at a hefty price. It doesn’t have to however. If you plan enough in advance you can…

Your Wedding Day is YOUR Wedding Day

Your wedding day should be just that, YOUR, wedding day. A day for you and your future spouse to celebrate however you deem appropriate. Your day is NOT to please other people. In my opinion it should be a reflection of your love for each other and what you value. Not what your parents, your…

It’s Wedding Season!

It is that time of year, spring/summer, when the weddings seem to be never ending. Every where you look there is another white dress by a costly designer, extravagant venue, artistic masterpieces for cakes, guest lists that go on forever. Bridal magazines, Pinterest, and Instagram all perpetuate this idea of what we “need” for a perfect…