Wordless Wednesday: World of Wonder – SeaWorld San Diego

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Guest Post: Sunshine & Surf Savings Plan – 3 Easy ways to save for vacation on an average income

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I need a vacation. Like a no-kids, sand-between-my-toes, umbrella-in-my-drink-vacation. This morning the refrigerator stopped refrigerating, and I watched all of my vacation nest egg walk out the door tucked into someone else’s tool belt. Starting from ground zero again has renewed my zeal for saving tenfold. I am determined to sit under a palm tree in… [read more]

Travel Guest Post: Nightlife in Brighton, UK – A blast by the beach

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  Photo credit The UK is famous for its many unique, unpretentious and welcoming seaside resorts, but arguably the best of all is Brighton. Lying on the south coast, it has everything anyone could possibly wish for at any time of day: shops, a historic pier, cafes, restaurants, bars and cultural attractions, but what makes… [read more]

Almost Wordless Wednesday – Fun at Six Flags Over Texas!

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We packed a lot of fun stuff into our little Thanksgiving vacation in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  We hit Six Flags Over Texas for opening day of Holiday in the Park.  It was PACKED but we had a blast!  Many of my brothers and sisters were there, and the boys had such a fun time… [read more]

Legoland Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth #TravelWithKids

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Last week we packed up the kids and headed to the Dallas–Fort Worth area of Texas; DFW for all you locals.  We were determined to take the boys on some fun outings while there. Back in October while in Fort Worth for the Graco Snugride Car Seat event, I was talking with a fellow blogger… [read more]

Not So Wordless Wednesday: DixieMaze Farms

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Having only lived here four short weeks, if there is one thing I can say about northern Louisiana, it is beautiful! On Monday we had a “Family Home Evening” outing with our church at DixieMaze Farms in Shreveport.  It was a BLAST!!! I’ve never been to a place quite like it.  I had a terrible cold… [read more]

The Long Summer Drive: 5 Tips for Preserving Sanity while traveling

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Summer…a time for travel!  Relaxing vacations, a break from work, a time to rejuvenate.  Oh, wait, never mind.  That was all before I had kids.  Vacationing with kids is a whole different ball game than pre-child vacationing.  Endless whining about “when will we be there,” sleepless nights because the kids want their own beds, making… [read more]