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Where to eat when you travel with food allergies and sensitivities
What you'll experience when you travel to a specific destination
How books inspire, plus which ones I'm reading and what I'm writing

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Travel Expert Kendra Thornton

Travel Tips: How to Save On Your Next Flight

I recently interviewed travel expert, and former Director of Corporate Communications at, Kendra Thornton. Kendra appears regularly on ABC, CBS, NBC and CW affiliates across the country, sharing travel trends, tips and deals with millions of viewers every year. Here she shares … [Read More...]

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

Which Is Better, the Movie or the Book? Charlie And The Chocolate Factory 50th Anniversary

Roald Dahl was one of my favorite authors when I was in elementary school. I loved Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The┬áB.F.G., The Witches and James and the Giant Peach (the later two not so much now that I'm an adult. I find those stories a little...weird.) When I discovered my worn and … [Read More...]

Reedy Press 100 Things Book Series

BIG NEWS: I’m Writing A Travel Book About Washington, D.C.

I'm thrilled to announce that I'm writing a travel book, 100 Things to Do in D.C. Before You Die, to be published Spring 2015 by Reedy Press. HAPPY DANCE!!! 100 Things to Do Before You Die is a book series created and published by Reedy Press. They approached me, thanks to a recommendation … [Read More...]