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Online Shopping at a Bargain with thredUP

  Winter marks the time of the year for themed parties and of course, the need to purchase gifts for the office and family. It can be tough to hunt for a specific item with a theme in mind, and secondly on a budget. Recently we discovered a consignment-based online shopping source, thredUp. We have…

Perfect Days: Irvine, California

Tis’ The Season to go SHOPPING Brittany and I absolutely love going shopping! We love to look at clothes, compile outfits, and create atmospheres. As we were planning our trip to Southern California we turned our itinerary into a holiday-themed shopping party! We were thrilled when we found out that the Embassy Suites Irvine had…

A Christmas Carol at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre

    There’s nothing better than seeing A Christmas Carol during the holiday season! It is such a family friendly and heart-warming performance that makes you think about the magic and joy that is spread during the holidays. This year, I took Fred downtown Chicago to The Goodman Theatre for the showing of A Christmas…

Illumination at The Morton Arboretum

Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum   During the holiday season, I try to get our family out and about as much as possible! I love walking through the decorated stores, shopping for presents, and looking at all of the decked out holiday trees. This year, we visited Illumination at The Morton Arboretum. It…

Fred & Red’s Best Kept California Secrets

  I have visited the Central Coast of California quite a few times and even more so now that my partner Fred lives there. We decided that a more in-depth look at this area might be just what you are looking for when planning your next adventure! The Central Coast, it is halfway between L.A.…

Warren Miller’s “Line of Descent” comes to Arizona!

Warren Miller’s “Line of Descent” comes to Arizona! “If you don’t do it this year, you’ll be one year older when you do”-Warren Miller For the past ten years, Brittany and I have made it a family tradition to check out the latest Warren Miller snow sports adventure film. We’ve only skied a handful of times,…

How-To Be A Tourist On Oahu

Like The Jeep Girls + Friends As part of our travel guide, The Jeep Girls evaluated the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The below information is an amalgamated review how-to-be the tourist  “our way.” Our intention is to educate our readers on some of the entertainment options that we think fit into the life and style…

Fred & Red Go Back to Colorful Colorado

We find ourselves spending more and more time in COLORFUL Colorado! The weather is always changing, but with the incredible blue sky days, there’s never a bad day to be had in Colorado! A few weeks ago, I jumped on a plane in Chicago and headed to Denver to meet Fred in Tube Sock. He…