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The Statue of Liberty Up Close

I’ve been to New York City a lot. CycleGuy used to live there. I’ve traveled there for work. And vacation. I’d been there many times before September 11, 2001. And every time I just figured there would be a “next time” to go see the Statue of Liberty. It’s hard to miss “seeing” her. The […]

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Oh The Places We (Can) Go …

Since I was a child, I knew it was possible for me to go anywhere in the world. My grandparents travelled abroad quite often, staying for 3 or more weeks on each trip. And despite my mom not being about to fund trips for our little family, knowing that one day I, too, could save […]

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They Call It Whale Watching

A few days after whale watching season kicked off, CycleGuy, BabyGirl and I embarked on our first whale watching experience. I chose to go with Flagship Cruises based on their relationship with the Birch Aquarium. If I’m going to look at whales, I want to do it with pros. And who’s more professional than a […]

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Visit Italy With Me

Even though BabyGirl and I have been home from Italy for several months, we often take time to look through the thousands of photos we took. I see the photos and think about how amazing it is that I saw these historical sights, and was able to share the experience with my daughter so early […]

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6 Tips To Enjoy Vacationing With Your Kids

First there’s the panic of getting everything ready for vacation. There just isn’t enough time in the day to get it all done and still do everything else. So, we rush to pack and inevitably a favorite something doesn’t make it in the suitcase. Or, you’re super-organized and are packed and ready to go a […]

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$25 American Express Gift Card FREE with Purchase

Back to School is right around the corner. Prepaid gift cards are great for so many purposes besides just gifts. It helps to control your spending if you’re out shopping, it’s a great way for kids to have money without giving them cash, and can keep your family members from hitting the ATM on a […]

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Disney World Park Planning – All Four Parks In One Day

When planning a trip to Walt Disney World Parks, one of the many things you have to take into consideration is which park to go to on which day. If you’re going to be there for more than 4 or 5 days, it’s usually not a big issue because there’s plenty of time to hit each […]

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Why Disney Is Our Go To Vacation … For Now

Growing up, I dreamed of Disney vacations. I went to Disneyland for the first time when I was 7. My grandparents took me and my brother on a road tip to Southern California to visit family. My Grandmother’s sister and brother, and a few nieces and nephews, lived in the Los Angeles area so it […]

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What Is a MOMcation and How Do I Book One?

Remember those vacations you used to take when you were single? You know, the ones that were all about YOU. Where there were no low-blood-sugar-having spouse, the whiny kids belonged to someone else and if you wanted to sleep until noon no one would wake you because they were starving? I’ll give you a moment […]

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Italy: 2 People, 10 Days, Carry-On Luggage Only

When I was in the final stage of planning the trip to Italy for me and BabyGirl, one of my big concerns was luggage. Traveling with a 9 year old girl presents a variety of luggage issues. It’s one thing to be dropped off at the airport and picked up on the other end. It’s […]

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