Where to Camp in Alaska

Where to Camp in Alaska

Alaska has an amazing network of camping options for the outdoor enthusiast. Whether you are tent camping or RVing it through this incredibly beautiful state, Alaska’s campground don’t disappoint. Alaska is an ideal location for campers, as they tend to have camping options right on the water or in the middle of a forest. Most ...

5 Reasons to Take an RV Vacation

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So you thought you may like to take an RV vacation this summer? The idea of hitting the road with your family seems like a great way to spend a few weeks, a month or maybe even the entire summer? Well, you are among a large number of baby boomers who are doing just that. ...

Family adventure vacation Gulf County, Florida

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Visit Gulf County for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. How do you plan a vacation for a family that wants different things (and yet the same things)? How do you pinpoint a location that will give you everything you are looking for all in ...

Where to camp in New England

Best Camping Spots in New England

New England has some amazing camping spots that are quite close to metro areas like Philadelphia and New York City. A couple hour drive lets you leave the worries of city life behind and fall back into the world of nature. Whether you love to go hiking, see wildlife and bird watching, or love to ...

6 things to do in Puerto Rico

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This post brought to you by Puerto Rico, The All-Star Island. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. Puerto Rico is a 5-star vacation destination filled with world-class attractions. Whether you’re a golfer, foodie, the adventure type, or a beach (rum) bum, Puerto Rico has everything that you want in a ...

Take a Road Trip from NYC

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Sometimes you just need to get out of the city, even if that city is as awesome as New York City. Living under the lights of skyscrapers and hearing the ever-present sound of sirens and walking down busy streets is second nature in NYC. But where do you go when you need to disconnect from ...

5 Tips for Cruising with Kids

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Cruising with kids is a great family travel experience! Many cruise lines offer activities for adults as well as children, so it's not likely you will be on a trip where you hear "I'm bored!" However, there are some things to consider if you will be bringing little ones with you. Read on to learn several ...

Double Chocolate Tiramisu Recipe

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It's finally here. Well, live.  The recipe that we made that is our closest approximation at home of the fabulous and amazing Chocolate Tiramisu at Sabatini's Restaurant on the Caribbean Princess cruise ship. This chocolate tiramisu recipe has the same flavors, but it's in a mini trifle form, because trifles are fun and mini trifles ...

Happier Holidays (and nights) #HappierHolidaysSweeps

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It's December.  Life is HECTIC for almost everyone.  Regular life activities, but also? Holiday shopping, baking, wrapping, gifting, visiting and celebrating on top of day to day activities.  It's fun and it's wonderful but it can also be oh so very stressful. Even finding places for friends and family to sleep when they come over ...

What does independence mean to you?

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What does independence mean to you?   For different people, it can mean many different things. For some, it’s the ability to do what you what to do, when you want to do it (namely my children). For others, it could be financial independence. Being able to have your own money and support yourself without the assistance ...