For my birthday, I asked to get out of town for a quick getaway. As always, I made an itinerary so we wouldn’t show up and have to figure out what to do once we were there.

I am going to work on a post about how to plan a vacation (short or long) to stay on budget, how to find things to do, and how to find the best restaurants. That’ll be coming soon! 🙂

In the mean time, here’s my Chicago vlog. I left my SD card for my camera at home and didn’t want to pay Chicago prices for a new one. I ended up using my iPhone 6 and I’m pretty impressed with the quality!

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Florida Vacation


This was a group trip to Florida in August. I know, I know, a LONG time ago. I started working on this video on Windows Movie Maker, but then my laptop completely died. Once I bought my Macbook Pro, I played around with iMovie and made my first video. Unfortunately, that video was blocked on YouTube because of the songs I chose. I spent so much time on that video that I just got frustrated and left it how it was.

BUT. I felt inspired to redo it and post one on YouTube that was actually allowed. So here is the super late vacation video. This is dedicated to my group of friends that went 🙂

I hope you enjoy!