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Ask Your Travel Counselor: 5 Best Ways to Save Money on Airfare

According to the latest figures from the government’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS.gov) the average airfare for all of 2011 was the highest on record at $364. That’s an increase of more than 8 percent over all of 2010, and an increase of more than 5 percent over the previous record-breaking year of 2008. Airlines […]

Pity Party No More: How to Get from Beneath Your Black Cloud of Depression

Do you remember a time when you felt you were living your perfect life? You were on track and where you wanted. Now, can you see almost to the day when your life started to unravel, but were too lost to care.  That’s where I was in 2010, 2 years into fighting with doctors over […]

Travel Tip: Packing 101 – Art and Science of Traveling Light

So you’re going away for a week, you’re packing without giving much thought to what’s actually going in to your luggage. By the time you’re done, you’ve packed 22 outfits, 9 pairs of shoes, 5 handbags, belts, jewelry, and you still have to pack your sundries. Let’s fast forward a week, you’re relaxed and happy […]

What’s Happening in Central Florida this June?

The hot days of the summer are finally here. The kids are out and about, the visitors are coming in to town and everyone wants to see something new. If you live in or will be traveling to the Central Florida area, here are just a few ideas to help keep you busy in the […]

Pity Party No More: Yes, I’m in Pain – Yes, I’m ok

Recently I had the good fortune to meet and enjoy a cup of coffee in the company of a fabulously inspirational woman, Casey Wohl, The Getaway Girl.  Eventually our conversation turned to my condition, and she asked a question I rarely hear, “Are you in pain now?”  I attempted to explain the most dominant type […]

Road Trippin’: The DeLand Mural Walk

Imagine my surprise when I find out after 8 years of living in Orlando, there is a mural painting walk in 11 of Florida’s cities, called the “Florida Mural Trail.”  The Florida Mural Trail goes through Palatka, DeLand, Lake Placid, Milton, Gainesville, Kissimmee, Saint Cloud, Fort Pierce, Lake Wales, Punta Gorda, and Pine Island.  I […]

Pity Party No More: Put Your Best Face Forward

When I met Mindy Black, I was taken by her obvious passion for skin care and her overwhelming desire to help others.  Mindy is a clinical esthetician and owner of Inner Beauty Skin Care. Mindy’s life experience and philosophy of “run with people who run faster” have super charged her reach.  She works with clients […]