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where we are traveling to in 2018

Where We Are Traveling to in 2018

Are you an expert vacation planner, or do you like to travel last minute?  Have you been dreaming about a destination for years, or do you travel to where your dreams take you?  Who’s the winner here?  The person who is out traveling and on a great adventure is definitely winning!  I love to plan our trips, and am not…

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bucket list visit to the beach

How to Complete Your Bucket List in One Easy Step

So how are you doing on your bucket list?  Are you living out your dreams and crossing off those bucket list items?  Or are you just dreaming about those grand adventures on your bucket list, and thinking someday you’ll do that or go there?  Is your bucket list written down on paper or just in your head?  Are you insanely…

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camping in the hills

What You Might Not Think to Pack for Your First Camping Trip

Prime camping season is just getting started for us in the Midwest.  We just got home from camping over the holiday weekend, and I only forgot one thing this trip.  Shampoo!  Ugh!  I did pack conditioner, if that counts! We’ve been camping for six years with mostly our travel trailer or sometimes with just a tent.  I think we’ve got…

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Kids travel books

Top Travel Books for Kids

Part of the fun of traveling, is the planning!  I love to start planning a vacation as soon as we decide where to go.  Whether I’m reading a stack of travel books, magazines, or cruising some travel websites, I’m living our future vacation many times over before we even leave the house.  But why should the kids be left out…

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Oh, the Places We’ll Go…Where We Are Traveling to in 2017

I don’t know how many times we have said that we want to go to Alaska, BUT the trip just wasn’t happening.  So after we got home from Colorado last summer, my husband said something (again) about going to Alaska.  Well, what were we waiting for?  I started to make some plans, calculated the costs (both miles, points, and cold…

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