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A JOURNEY TO HAWAII: From our base of Hilton Waikoloa Village – Part 2

Last month, I let you know that for our Hawaiian experience, we have chosen the Hilton Waikoloa Village on Hawaii Island.  While I fully expect to be amazed at just all the hotel offers, there’s a host of additional reasons why we have opted for Hawaii Island.  Check out these reasons shared by # [...]

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Maumee Bay Lodge & Conference Center

Maumee Bay Lodge & Conference Center  One of my family’s favorite places is Maumee Bay Lodge & Conference Center.  There’s a ton of fun family activities, great food and more.  While this is great, what’s even greater is that is affordable and right here in Ohio! Maumee Bay State Park Lodge has 120 luxurious rooms. [...]

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Disney Cruise Lines – New for 2017

Disney Cruise Line announces brand new itineraries for 2017.  We may be in the middle of 2016, but the team at Disney is thinking ahead. They have some brand new trips to get us thinking about where to take the family next year.  Check these out and get planning! Fall 2017 itineraries are now open [...]

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Summer Activities for Children (and the parents too)!

Summer’s in full swing.  And while summer should give children lots of creative time for play and socializing, there’s nothing wrong with sneaking in a little learning too!  The trick is to make the learning fun.  Consider these activities to keep the learning going in your home. Fill in summer’s special days and events on [...]

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Smugglers’ Notch Resort – Vermont

One of my family’s favorite places is Smugglers’ Notch Resort.  We feel incredibly blessed to have spent time as this fabulous resort.  We have visited in both the fall and summer and love both season!  Last year, we visited in the summer and were able to experience the wonderful summer activities they offer.  Recently, I [...]