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…

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…

The “selfie” generation

by Richard Furleigh If you don’t laugh at Kristen’s snapchat filter of George your sense of humor has died, but I digress… Having visited London and Rome this past summer Kristen and I spent quite a while inside some of the most spectacular museums this planet has to offer. From the British National Gallery, British…

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…

Don’t Dread the Pre-Owned Wedding Dress

Wedding dress shopping is a little girl’s dream! That dream quickly becomes dread when reality hits and we go in and see the price tag associated with many of those dresses: Hundreds or even thousands of dollars. In most cases this is a one day event and the million dollar dress will be hung up…

Hubris

“It’s often foolish pride that tells us we’re not wrong” – What If I Was Nothing? by All That Remains (one of my favorite hard rock love songs, who says headbangers can’t have feelings too?!) When it comes to relationships I feel pretty confident in saying that this one thing more than almost anything else…

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…

What’s in a Name?

The origin story of Furleigh -Kristen Furleigh Growing up I didn’t give much thought to names. I had a name that I was given at birth that I just knew to be mine. For me it became a part of who I am. When I got to my teens I was finally truly aware of…

It’s Blog Writing Weather

We are out of school, the snow is falling and unless you are playing in it there is no reason anyone would want to leave the house. All in all this means it is time to sit in front of the computer and fill in some missing adventures here for you all. The Mrs. Penguin…