HARRY POTTER (only) at Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, a definitive how-to for Muggles.

I’m writing this blog after having spent a day doing ONLY the Harry Potter stuff at Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure in Orlando. Before my trip, I had Googled and searched and asked questions and tried to figure out how to do only the Harry Potter stuff but I couldn’t get a firm grasp … More HARRY POTTER (only) at Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, a definitive how-to for Muggles.

New York City

Until I spent time in London, New York had always been at the top of my “favorite cities” list. Mike kept insisting I would love London even more. And he was right. London is #1. NYC is #2. That said, I still love NYC (yes, I have the t-shirt), and I go there at least … More New York City

Maximizing sights-seen

Nine days in Europe? See as much as possible on a budget? Gotcha. These photos are straight out of my phone – no editing/cropping/manipulation. Just snapshot documentation. Full stories of each trip will follow – hopefully soon!     © 2016 – Stefanie Barnes all rights reserved   Save

About me…us….

Mike and I met in early 1998:  online. And not on a dating site! We met on a site that celebrated a mutual interest in cars. Specifically, little British cars. In 1999, Mike left the UK for the US and married me less than six weeks later. Since that time, we have (when funds have … More About me…us….