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Things to Do in Jerome, Arizona ~ Exploring America's Biggest Ghost Town with Kids

Things to Do in Jerome, Arizona ~ Exploring America’s Biggest Ghost Town with Kids

Residents in quirky Jerome, Arizona are proud to live in America's largest ghost town. That's an oxymoron, of course, because typically people don't reside in a ghost town. A booming copper mining town at the turn of the 19th century, Jerome was once … [Read More...]

FAMILY TRIPS

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Things to Do in Jerome, Arizona ~ Exploring America’s Biggest Ghost Town with Kids

Residents in quirky Jerome, Arizona are proud to live in America's largest ghost town. That's an oxymoron, of course, because typically people don't reside in a ghost town. A booming copper mining … [Read More...]

GROWN-UP GETAWAYS

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Nordic Spas in Canada to Add to Your Bucket List

For spa lovers, quite possibly the best reason to visit the Great White North may be to explore its proliferation of Nordic spas. Scandinavian baths or Nordic spas are a time-honored tradition, … [Read More...]

TRAVEL TIPS

15 Tips for Flying with a Baby or Toddler

Flying with a Baby or Toddler ~ 15 Tried and True Tips

Flying with a baby or toddler and afraid everyone on the plane will hate you? You are not alone. When I've given presentations about traveling with children to new parents at events, the most common … [Read More...]

THEME PARKS

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15 Sweet Things to Do in Hershey, Pennsylvania with Kids

Want to visit the Sweetest Place on Earth? Thrill rides, fun history lessons, live entertainment and endless chocolate treats await your family in a town that smells like cocoa. Explore these 15 sweet … [Read More...]

HOTELS

Brilliant Beach Thanksgiving All-Inclusive Resorts for Families

All-Inclusive Beach Thanksgiving Vacations for Families

It's a joy to come together to feast and spend time with loved ones. But hosting Thanksgiving can also be a major hassle. These all-inclusive resorts will inspire your family to ditch the dishes in … [Read More...]

TOYS

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Best Pool Floats to Make a Splash on Vacation or at Home

The best pool floats are playful but not flimsy. Whether you plan to spend time floating in your backyard swimming pool, at your vacation rental home, or in a fabulous hotel pool, you’ll want to do so … [Read More...]

LIFE JOURNEYS

Turn your hobby into a business

Are You Ready to Turn Your Hobby into a Business?

So you want to turn your hobby into a business. Maybe you're seeking a side hustle to supplement your income. Or you want to dump your day job in favor of something more fulfilling. You might be … [Read More...]

TECHNOLOGY

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How to Charge Your Smart Phone Battery at Disneyland

You've planned your Disneyland trip for months. You've read the books, purchased the Park Hoppers, booked a hotel near Disneyland, and scheduled a Disney character meal. But then your smart phone dies … [Read More...]

AT HOME

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Nordic Spas in Canada to Add to Your Bucket List

For spa lovers, quite possibly the best reason to visit the Great White North may be to explore its proliferation of Nordic spas. Scandinavian baths or Nordic spas … [Read More...]

GIVEAWAYS

Best California with Kids Destinations

Best California with Kids Destinations

California is so jam-packed with family-friendly fun, the state could be renamed Kidifornia. In fact, there are so many destinations for families in the Golden State, you may … [Read More...]

TRAVEL PRODUCTS

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How to Rent Out Baby Gear to Traveling Families to Earn Money

When you have a baby, you buy a whole bunch of stuff: car seats, strollers, high chairs, bouncy seats, and activity centers. You name it, you probably bought it. But what should you do when your children outgrow all that … [Read More...]

CRUISES

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What to Do in Juneau, Alaska with Kids

Families will love exploring Juneau, Alaska with kids. The area's natural beauty and the city's walkable downtown lure visitors here by the boatload...literally. Although technically you can drive to Juneau if you put your car on … [Read More...]

RESTAURANTS

Chilled Seafood Platter and a wonderful view at Top of the Market, one of the best restaurants in San Diego Gaslamp

Best San Diego Gaslamp Restaurants According to a Local Foodie

As a travel writer, former San Diego resident, and self-proclaimed foodie, I am often asked for restaurant recommendations in America's Finest City. There are … [Read More...]

BOOKS

Best Travel Memoirs to Inspire Wanderlust

Best Travel Memoirs to Inspire Wanderlust

Want to get away without leaving home? Read a travel memoir! Travel memoirs are the next best thing to actually traveling, if you ask me. Stories about real-life journeys transport readers to another place, and maybe even another time. To … [Read More...]

TV/MOVIES

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Harry Potter Universal Studios Hollywood Tips for Wizards, Witches & Muggles

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter has remained the most spellbinding place in California since it opened in 2016. Whether you’ve just received your acceptance … [Read More...]

SPAS

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Nordic Spas in Canada to Add to Your Bucket List

For spa lovers, quite possibly the best reason to visit the Great White North may be to explore its proliferation of Nordic spas. Scandinavian baths or Nordic spas are a time-honored tradition, … [Read More...]