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Trading Places

You can ask me my favorite place in the world and without hesitation I will answer Playa del Carmen in Quintana Roo, Mexico. The Mayan Riviera. Turquoise waters that deepen to a beautiful shade of sapphire. Sugar white sand. Fresh coconuts and bananas. Amazing seafood. Vibrant embroidered floral dresses and fresh guacamole.  But I discovered the […]

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Vacation Without The Kids

As my husband and I approached our 15th wedding anniversary, we started thinking about how we had never really taken a vacation without our kids.  In the nine years we had been parents we had never left for more than a night or two, and hadn’t gone more than a few hundred miles away. The […]

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Disney Park or Cruise?

If you have small children and are considering a Disney park versus a Disney cruise, let me offer you this advice: Choose the cruise. We did Disney World a few years ago with a 3 year old and a 7 month old (plus 2 grandparents, which helps A LOT!). The park was wonderful and totally […]

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Copy My Vacation: Oklahoma City

Fire up the iPads and don’t forget the headphones…it’s time to get out of town with the kids. If you’re looking to get away for a few days, or the just weekend, I have the trip for you. My family of six recently drove to Oklahoma City for a two night, three day vacay and it […]

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Why Getting Away Is So Good (for me)

My recent weekend away with girlfriends was a much needed break from the mundane mommy life I lead these days. It was a time to enjoy adult conversation and drinks and also uninterrupted meals, laughter, inappropriate stories, old memories and pure girl talk. It was 3 glorious days in the city without the title of mom and wife. Instead […]

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