One Year Anniversary!!

April 28th, 2016 marks the One Year Anniversary of Lux Travel Nurse Inc!!
 

 

I began earning my first $1 by entering into a facility working as an RN for my own agency on this very day, just one year before. What started as myself, being the Only employee, has grown to 12 Nurses working in contracts and per diem […]

Keepin’ It Classy While You Climb To the Top

Is there such a thing as an Elevator to Success? Because I don’t mind taking the stairs at-all.

Think back to the moment you decided to go into nursing. What was the drive that put you there? Was it the idea of a faced paced Emergency Room, or becoming a Neonatal Intensive Care  Unit Nurse caring for premature babies, […]

Filipino Lumpia the Perfect Holiday Hors d’oeuvres

We were lucky to have an Aunt marry into our family who was from the Philippines and shared with us this Recipe that we have been making for many years. It’s perfect for holiday entertaining, but easy enough to make all year round.

You can find most of the ingredients in a local grocery store, but the rice sticks and […]

Top 5 Reasons Nurses Love working over the Holiday’s

Many Memes are generated during the holiday season proclaiming Negativity on working over the Holiday’s. It’s annoying for healthcare professionals! Too many Rants online, just embrace it because we really have no choice.

Nurses are not exempt from working Holiday’s as a matter of fact, one of the first things that is discussed when you begin a […]

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Fall marks the beginning of  “Soup Season” for many. This recipe is super easy and is the ultimate definition of comfort food!

Crockpot Loaded Baked Potato Soup

5 pounds of russet potatoes
1 medium yellow onion, diced
5 Tbs. minced garlic
8 cups of chicken broth
16 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 Tbs. salt
black pepper to taste
garnish: green onions, shredded cheese, and diced bacon

Dice russet […]

The Travel Nurse Foodie-Greenville, NC

BBQ! They have some of the best, but it wasn’t what I was Expecting at-all.

I traveled to Greenville, NC in the fall of 2011 and worked at a facility called Vidant Medical Center. At the time I was there it was Pitt County Memorial and then changed to University Health Systems during my assignment and is now known […]

Nursing Burn Out to Per Diem!

Per Diem Nursing, or  ‘as needed’ nursing is a Perfect way for Facilities and Staff to come together in order to provide continuity of patient care and fill those gaps when census is high and extra staff is needed. Health Care facilities want to be known in their communities as having the best care in their area, […]

STURGIS, SD “Biker Meatloaf”

In Honor of the Diamond Classic  75th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally  I have to pay Homage to my home state, my stomping grounds and my community. I’ve been an attendee to this classic rally for most of my life after all, it’s in my family’s backyard. I rented our house out to bikers for a number of years […]

The Travel Nurse Foodie–Nationwide

STARBUCKS! Is Everywhere…Thank Goodness because we are Travel Nurses, and we need to keep it Wide Eyed and Alert.

When traveling across country, I’m always on the look out for a Starbucks. If you have time and want to experiment on making a favorite drink or dessert, here’s a couple of recipes to make at home. […]

The Travel Nurse Foodie–Cocoa Beach, FL

I traveled to Florida in November of 2004 after the devastation of Hurricane’s Charley, Ivan, Francis and Jeanne. My husband who is an entrepreneur Welder ‘aka’ Garton’s Welding was asked to come assist in some of the devastation that had occurred in the Central Florida area causing billions of dollars in damage. I wanted to GO, I have […]