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Considerations To Make Before Your Next Vacation

If you are planning your next vacation, you possibly have a list as long as your arm of things you need to prepare. What you possibly haven’t considered though, is that everything on your list could be needless, and you are avoiding what’s important. Today, we are going to be looking at a few things …

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Mountain West Trip:Colorado Springs

Our older son, Drew, was in Wyoming for an internship for the summer so we planned a trip to the Mountain West; Colorado, Wyoming, Utah in early July of last year. We flew out on a Wednesday evening and landed in Denver, CO, got our rental car drove to Castle Rock, CO where we had …

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How to Have a Great Time in Vegas

Photo: Pixabay Nestled in the Nevada desert, Las Vegas is world-renowned for its hotels, casinos and nightlife. However, there’s more to Vegas than meets the eye. With endless attractions, world-class restaurants and iconic shows on offer, there really is something for everyone. If you’re heading to Las Vegas for the first time, you’ll want to …

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How to Enjoy the Cooking Process More

Everyone knows the importance of eating well and the benefits that it can bring. Many of us don’t make the time to cook. We just run through a drive through so we can get our kids to practice. Either that or order something to be delivered when we get home. When cooking your own meals …

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3 Vacations For Your Family This Year

If you are anything like us, now that we are in a new year, our thoughts are turning to our next vacation. We are daydreaming about sunny days, new adventures and a whole lot of family time. No doubt you are keen to make some amazing family memories this year, but if you are not …

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The Best Hobbies for Nature Lovers

Do you love nature? Is there nothing that you like more than being outside, taking in the great outdoors? Do you enjoy watching documentaries about the world around us, and seek out trips that give you a great chance to explore beautiful and remote parts of the world? Are you someone that’s never happier than …

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Pacific NorthWest Trip Page

This is the landing page for our Pacific Northwest Trip, where we traveled the Washington Coast, Seattle, Part of the Oregon Coast, Cannon Beach, Ecola State Park, Portland, and more! (Click on any of the pics below to see related post.)

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4 Ideas For A Catchup Meal With Friends

Catching up with friends can be tricky nowadays. More often than not, people work long hours, which makes it difficult to organize anything during the week. And everybody knows that weekends are for relaxing, so it’s fair to say that dressing up and going to the restaurant for a catch-up meal is out of the …

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Self-Care in the Caribbean: 3 Ways to Relax on Your Island Vacation

A whopping 55% of Americans admit that they’re stressed on a daily basis. Much of that stress comes from work. A Caribbean vacation can be the perfect remedy and can help you to feel grounded and relaxed again. But, it’s important to let go of some of the stresses that might be holding you back, …

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Pacific NW Trip: Grand Floral Parade & More

When planning this trip and knowing that the Rose Festival would be going on we structured it so we’d be in Portland at the right time. We decided that since we were here during the Grand Floral Parade that we needed to go. I was glad we did. It was also Fleet Week, which is …

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Looking for Something Fun to Do in City Near You?

If you’re looking for something fun to do, but you feel like you’ve done everything there is to do in your city. Look for stuff to do in nearby cities or even consider a vacation in nearby city! Pexels Source CCO License Escape Room There are lots of activities that you will find in virtually …

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What City Should You Visit This Year?

When January hits, we’re all often looking ahead to the months that are a little more exciting. While it’s always fun to start a brand new year, the weather in January isn’t always pleasing. And so, you may find that you want to be able to plan in something to look forward to. Beach trips …

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Ways To Spruce Up Your Website

If you run a website or blog of any variety, then keeping it looking nice and retaining a great design is key. If you’re lucky enough to have a team of graphic designers working for you, then you probably don’t have to worry about the design and upkeep of your website. However if you run …

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Extended Travel Essentials (To Get Sorted Before You Depart)

If you get the opportunity to travel for a more extended amount of time, it can be genuinely fantastic. In fact, it can give you the chance to immerse yourself in the local culture or do volunteer or charity work. Of course, before you say your goodbyes and leave your regular life behind, there are …

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What Type Of Home Is Right For Me?

Whatever age we first jump on the property ladder, we want to make sure that we are investing in the right area and that we are creating a home that we want to live in. We may be limited depending on our specific city. Many cities have a certain style of home that is prominent …

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5 Reasons To Start The New Year With A Cruise

Pexels With every new year, there’s a new opportunity to start planning your holiday time! If you’re the keen-traveling type, perhaps you’ve already got lots of ideas in mind? While you’re racking your brains and dreaming of the ocean, why not consider taking a cruise? Those looking for a new kind of adventure would be …

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Reducing Stress When Moving Abroad

When you gain the chance to move to a different country, there are so many things to think about to ensure your venture can be a success. Staying in control is difficult when you fail to plan sufficiently, but organizing your move when you have no previous experience can be overwhelming. Luckily, by following a …

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December 2019 Happenings

We started off the month with a win in the Auburn vs. Alabama Game. Here’s Drew and Caitlyn at the game before they rushed the field with everyone else. Here’s Daisy when she was still out of it because they had to sedate her so they could do x-rays. She started limping on the backside …

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Heading To Florida This Year?

Some Things To Do That You Might Not Expect When someone says to you Florida, many thoughts will turn to the location that is Orlando. Famed for its fun theme parks, the home of Disney World and Universal studios, and basically being one of the best places on this planet for families and attractions. Right? …

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Remembering Daisy

On Jan. 2nd, we had to take Daisy in. Let me back up since I don’t think I’ve been able to tell you that in early December, we had to take her in because she had been limping and it was getting worse. They did x-rays and determined it could be extremely bad Osteoporosis in …

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