Travel

On the Road in the Hyundai Elantra GT

by Brian Johnson August 26, 2014

I got to test drive a 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT and boy was it a fun car to drive. I like performance along with bells and whistles. The Elantra GT provided all that and more. So, let’s start with some of the cool things about the car and move to the cooler stuff about the car. The Elantra […]

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Life’s An Adventure – Pack for It! {Plus Target Gift Card Giveaway}

by Chrystal Johnson August 19, 2014

Content and/or other value provided by our partner, Target. All opinions are my own. I have always wanted to live a life full of adventure. Dreams of traveling and seeing the world have been with me for as long as I can remember. Even as I teenager, I preferred to spend my limited money on […]

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Take a Relaxing Outdoor Vacation at The Waterfall Resort or Steamboat Bay Fishing Club

by Chrystal Johnson August 10, 2014

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for the Waterfall Group. I received a gift basket and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. When I dream of going on vacation, I usually dream of going somewhere relaxing. Somewhere that I can unplug and just enjoy spending time […]

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Celebrating Love, Even Through Vacation Mishaps

by Chrystal Johnson August 7, 2014

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cystex®. The opinions and text are all mine. Brian and I had a surprise wedding. Instead of going through the ordeal (and expense) of planning a big wedding, we decided to get married at our engagement party and surprise all of our guests. Since […]

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Drive in Luxury & Style in the 2014 Kia Cadenza

by Chrystal Johnson June 20, 2014

When we took our recent trip to San Diego, we had the opportunity to take a 2014 Kia Cadenza along with us on the trip. I was really excited about it because I have really enjoyed all of the Kia vehicles we’ve test driven so far (Sorento, Optima Hybrid, Forte, Soul). The Kia Cadenza is the […]

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Poisonous Plants Around the World {Infographic}

by Chrystal Johnson June 18, 2014

Sponsored Article No matter where animals and humans go there is always danger, often from natural sources. From the beaches of Mexico to mountainous Greenland lurk plants that can administer lethal doses of poison or lure prey into their trap. No creature is safe – including the traveller who thinks that trying an innocent looking […]

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4 Fun Activities for Families in San Diego

by Chrystal Johnson May 20, 2014

Sometimes you just need to get away for a long weekend. Even though we live in a mountain resort town, it’s nice to change it up every once in a while. Since I grew up in San Diego and most of my family is still there, we try to go visit regularly. It’s about a […]

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8 Reasons Big Bear is the Best Place to Live in Southern California

by Chrystal Johnson May 18, 2014

I grew up in San Diego, and I’ve lived all around the county over the years. It’s a beautiful place and a lot of people love living there. However, when Zoë turned 1, we decided to explore the world a bit more. We spent just over a year in Uruguay, then we decided to come back to […]

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Make a Commitment to Avoid Distracted Driving

by Chrystal Johnson May 14, 2014

When I worked a corporate job, I had to be up early – I have never been a morning person. And, of course my job required that I had a professional, put together look. I was required to dress well and makeup was a must. Unfortunately I didn’t always get up early enough to apply […]

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Kia Soul: Great Vehicle for City Dwellers and College Students

by Chrystal Johnson April 12, 2014

Last month, Zoë’s school took a field trip to the California Science Center. I love her school because the whole family is always invited to come along on field trips. So of course we took the whole family. Even though I have lived in Southern California my whole life, I had never been there so I […]

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