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Woe is Me! My Vacations are Canceled

When this whole pandemic started in March, I thought nothing about the potential impact on our upcoming travel or even a change to our daily life (wow, I was so wrong)! Our family is from Florida, and we were planning a long weekend trip at the end of March to visit our parents, siblings, and […]

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family vacation as an extreme sport

Vacation Parenting – An Extreme Sport

Ahhhhh, vacation. Just the word makes me want to relax. Some of my best memories as a kid are vacations at my grandparents’ house in Florida and weekends in the Catskills. You get to put your “regular life” aside and have some fun adventures and see new places. As I got older, vacations evolved. In […]

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Disney on a budget.

Doing Disney on a Budget

Is it really possible to do Disney on a budget? If you plan your trip in advance and follow some of these money-saving tips, then it is absolutely possible. I lived in Florida all of my life before moving to Connecticut, and because of the close proximity, we were annual pass holders. Our family visited […]

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travel 50 states

The 50 State Challenge

Our family is on a quest to visit all 50 states before the kids reach high school. Why did we start this crazy bucket list? It was all because of a gift… You see, before our kids were born, my husband and I traveled every chance we could. I had only been to a few […]

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temporary retirement

Temporary Retirement

I am sitting at the airport on my way home from four days visiting my grandfather in Florida. I feel rested and happy and I’ve come to a realization. There is something even better than a family vacation (or staycation), self care, a date night or girls’ trip. What a mom really needs to experience is […]

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daycation in Milford

Daycation in Milford

If you’re looking for an easy, family-friendly day trip, consider a visit to Milford! Situated on the eastern border of Fairfield County, Milford sits on the CT shoreline, and is accessible by car, train or boat. Charming and full of history, this beach community makes for the perfect destination on a summer day. Check out […]

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