Laura

A Little About My Faith Journey These Past Few Years

I grew up as southern Christian as southern Christians come. I was in the church every time the doors were open, went to a private Christian school, and even went to Bible college. My summers were marked by missions trips and church camps, and I gre...

Our Five Favorite Foods at Disneyland

Growing up, my family would make yearly pilgrimages to Disney World. It was our Mecca of sorts, and every Christmas, we would head off to Florida. It’s only in the past few years that David and I have started spending more time at Walt’s original th...

10 Things I’ve Learned in the 10 Years Since High School

I just had my ten-year high school reunion (and I skipped it if I’m being totally honest). It’s not that I didn’t enjoy high school - I was one of the rare people that did. I went to a really small private school, where I graduated with about thirty...

How To Make Maui Affordable

I firmly believe that many destinations that people think are ‘once in a lifetime’ trips because of the price tag, can actually be done REALLY affordably with the right research, so ‘once in a lifetime’ can become every couple of years. Maui is one ...

My Favorite Beach Reads for Summer 2019

I think that heaven for me is going to be a crystal clear beach, a comfortable chair, and an endless supply of coconut mojitos and salt and vinegar chips. But seriously, is there anything better than reading all day by the beach or the pool, and the...

Our Favorite Airline Credit Cards

Do you know what might be my favorite thing in the whole world? Flying for free. I don’t know if anything gives me more of a rush than scoring free flights to places that are super expensive. We recently booked a trip to Paris for $20, and I swear, ...

Tips for Rainy Disney Days

You’re in the happiest place on earth, taking a trip you’ve planned for, and dreamed of for months (or maybe years), and it decides to typhoon part of (or the whole time) that you’re there. Hopefully, this won’t happen, but it is Florida, and rain i...

Restaurants You Have To Try In Maui

We love the food in Hawaii. Everything tastes so fresh that even when you’re eating something unhealthy, you still don’t feel quite as bad about it. When you add in the state's proclivity towards making fabulous Mai Tais, and I’m sold. While there’s...

Five Things Not To Miss in Maui

We just got back from a perfect week in Maui, and we’re here to report this hard-hitting journalistic fact - everyone is telling the truth about Hawaii. It is, in fact, heaven on earth. When the Bible talks about the promised land, it was in fact, r...