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Family Vacation: What NOT to Wear

Family Vacation: What NOT to Wear

Family Vacation: What NOT to Wear

Family Vacation: What NOT to Wear. There are so many options for travel wardrobes and countless articles on how to pack the best travel wardrobe – especially how to pack a LOT of things in a small suitcase. But…after seeing some really crazy photos of travel outfits and articles I think it is time to discuss what you should NOT wear on your family holiday!

What you want are stylist travel clothes! Look great in your travel clothes and feel great on vacation!

1) You should not wear flip-flops on vacation.

Big set of colorful pairs of flip flops, illustration in flat design style

Three reasons NOT to wear flip-flops for your travel wardrobe.

* Family Vacation: What NOT to WearYou can’t move quickly in flip-flops.

What if you have to hurry to catch a flight? What if you need to hurry to exit an airplane in an emer...

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10 Things to do in Gettysburg PA to Inspire and Educate

10 Things to do in Gettysburg PA to Inspire and Educate. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is not a destination that was on my USA bucket list.

I definitely knew there were interesting things to do in Gettysburg PA, but my outdoor adventure mind is more pointed towards hikes, bike rides and kayaking adventures.

But, as I grew up hearing about the heroes of Gettysburg from my Dad and we were passing through it on our way from Lake Lure to New York City, I penciled it into our multi-generational family road trip itinerary.

It ended up being one of my favorite destinations on the trip.

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10 Things to do in Gettysburg PA to Inspire and Educate

10 Things to do in Gettysburg PA to Inspire and Educate

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I was so surprised by how much I enjoyed this quaint Pennsylvania c...

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How to Survive A Road Trip with Kids

Multi-generational travel.

How to Survive A Road Trip with Kids and Their Grandparents. Are you game enough to embark on a family road trip with kids and their grandparents?

How to Survive A Road Trip with Kids

How to Survive A Road Trip with Kids

The road ahead is fraught with possible danger, possible tears and head slapping moments.

But, it’s also filled with treasured bonding experiences between your children and their grandparents (and of course between you and your parents.)

Having a plan is key to making it heaven rather than hell (so is daily meditation in the months leading up to you it so you can practice letting IT go.)

You define what that IT is when it comes to the grandparents!

If you know us, you know we love road trips and we recently survived a 4-week road trip with my parents from Dallas to Boston!

Road Trips with kids - 10 tips for how to survive a road trip with kids and your parents, and visit places like the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
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First aid kit Families Packing Tips

When you travel you want to feel GOOD! No, you want to feel GREAT!

First aid kit Families Packing Tips. When new food, jet lag, and pushing your body to climb/hike/stay up late, etc. can have anyone feeling less than 100% at times on a trip. Right?  Feeling under the weather is bad enough when you are at home but can be even more uncomfortable on the road or in an enclosed space like an airplane or car.

First aid kit Families Packing Tips

First aid kit Families Packing Tips

All parents know that illnesses in the kids tend to show up on the middle of the night on a weekend or on a holiday or at 30,000 feet or when you are stuck on a highway that has been closed for 2 hours due to road construction, etc., etc. soooo…. Why is that?

The best defense is a great offense!

Right! You need a first aid kit...

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17 Legendary Things to do in Boston MA

17 Legendary Things to do in Boston MA with Kids (or without). There is an incredible amount of interesting, historical, and fun things to do in Boston MA.

And Boston is definitely a city of firsts and superlatives!

17 Legendary Things to do in Boston

17 Legendary Things to do in Boston

On the list of firsts in America: public park, public school, printing press, newspaper, post office, police force, subway, first full face transplant, chocolate factory, anti public smoking law, UFO sighting and brothel.

Boston also has the oldest restaurant, oldest baseball field, oldest college, best business school, best public schools, most expensive hotels, and apparently is the city with the worst drivers!

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It is time to visit Boston, a City of Wonder and experience all the fabulous things to do in Boston.

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How to Have A Joyful Experience with Goat Yoga

How to Have A Joyful Experience with Goat Yoga  in the Finger Lakes NY.
I’m not completely sure as to why goat yoga is becoming a trendy thing to do.

It feels like it defeats the point of yoga, which is to be one with body, mind, spirit.

When you’re in warrior two and a Momma goat saunters between your legs and nearly topples you over, you aren’t really in that zone of Zen. You’re scrambling to tighten your core and stay in place, a task made  the more difficult by the fits of giggles that erupt from you.

How to Have A Joyful Experience with Goat Yoga

How to Have A Joyful Experience with Goat Yoga

Whatever the science, philosophy or studies behind it that demonstrates it’s spiritual or physical benefits, one thing I know for sure, goat yoga is pure fun.

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It’s about letting go of your preconceived  notion...

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Unlimited Graphic Design Services For Your Business,

Unlimited Graphic Design Services For Your Business. Last week, I wrote about my email marketing automation software, Ontraport and how it helps me leverage and scale my business.

This week, I want to share with you Design Pickle, the ultimate unlimited online graphic design services to help grow your business.

I think what a lot of people miss, especially travel bloggers, is that a business can not grow and be profitable without leverage and scale.

In order to do this we have to be smart with how we use our time, aligning with your personal skills and talent and focusing it on the right strategy for growth.

At Unlimited Graphic Design Services For Your Business, we also use tools and resources, such as money and other people, to help us.

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15 Best Things to do in Kauai Hawaii

15 Best Things to do in Kauai Hawaii. If you have not yet been to Kauai Island Hawaii, you must.

Kauai is the oldest of the Hawaiian Islands and is also known as the “garden isle” and quite different from Oahu, Maui, and the Big Island.

In this post I’ve created a list of the top things to do on the island of Kauai.

15 Best Things to do in Kauai Hawaii

1. Visit the Napali Coast

Visiting the Napali Coast in Kauai with a boat tour is a must to see the magnificent Na Pali coastline.

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15 Best Things to do in Kauai Hawaii

15 Best Things to do in Kauai Hawaii

15 Best Things to do in Kauai Hawaii, there are various types of boat tours including a more relaxed dinner and/or sunset cruise, a catamaran that affords a smaller group, or even smaller raft for an adventure.

Besides seeing the Napali Coast with one...

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5 Outstanding Pizza Places in Chicago You Must Try

I may be a bit biased but here in Chicago we’ve got a real knack for food and there is no exception when it comes to pizza. We take it very, very seriously.

Are you on the hunt for classic Chicago style pizza? Thin crust? Neapolitan? You really can have it all. We’re highlighting 5 of the best pizza places in the city that will appeal to a wide variety of pizza lovers!

Whether you’re in town for a day or a weekend be sure to stop by one of these Chicago pizza places for a sensational culinary experience...

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Entertainment Times at Universal Studios Orlando

Entertainment Times at Universal Studios Orlando with Kids. Hello again! Yes I am back, to talk more about Universal in Florida!

So, there are three parks that make up Universal Orlando Resort: Islands of Adventure, Volcano Bay and Universal Studios.

Yes, it’s sort of confusing. But that is why we’re here to help.

Today, we are here to talk about Universal Studios, so don’t go away.

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley

Entertainment Times at Universal Studios Orlando

Entertainment Times at Universal Studios Orlando

Yep, you guessed it, of course we’re going to start with Harry Potter! Anyway, who wouldn’t?

In my Islands of Adventure post, I confessed that I’m a HUGE HP, ( Harry Potter) fan. ( but I’m sure you already knew that though- lol...

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