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Today’s post is a guest post from Clark. In today’s tough economic climate, more and more of us are having to sacrifice the yearly holiday to keep things comfortable at home. No wonder! From the cost of flights to covering your hotel accommodation and meals, memorable holidays can cost a fortune. So, what kind of […]


Next week, my family is heading to Florida for a week to celebrate “Gotcha Day”…the day we adopted our girls. This year marks the 5 year anniversary of our adoption so we decided to do something a little extra special! If you’re looking to save money and make the most of your vacation time, I […]

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If you’re a golfer looking for an incredible vacation, you’ll want to check out Sandals Emerald Bay in Bahamas.  They have a Greg Norman-designed championship golf course that has been named among the best golf courses in the Caribbean by Travel + Leisure. The front nine holes wind through a mix of seaside dunes and […]


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Free Alaska Travel Book

by on January 21, 2012 · 0 comments

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If you’re planning on visiting Alaska in the not-so-distant future (or even if you’re planning to visit in the distant future), you’ll definitely want to get this FREE Travel Alaska Guide! This is also a great resource for a project if your child is doing a project on one of the states! The pictures are […]


Hocking Hills Cabins Today’s Save:$125 for a romantic two-night weekday getaway at Hocking Hills Cabins I’ve heard wonderful things about the cabins at Hocking Hills and right now you can score a romantic 2 night weekday getaway at Hocking Hills Cabins for only $125.  They even have fireplaces and hot tubs! This would be a […]


If you are planning on splurging on a vacation, I highly recommend the Half Moon Resort in Rose Hall, Jamaica.  Our whole family went last year for Christmas and it was a once in a lifetime experience (although I’m hoping that I’ll be able to go back there sometime soon…I love Jamaica)! Today, RueLaLa is […]


I love to travel and one of my all-time favorite destinations is the New Hampshire coast.  I go for 2 weeks each summer and then I usually manage to sneak in 1 trip at some other point during the year.  This year, it will be at Christmas. If you’re thinking of heading up to New […]


I love to travel and do it as often as I possibly can.  Until last week, I hadn’t spent more than 3 consecutive weeks at home during 2011.  (I’m now at 26 consecutive days at home and have 2 weeks until my next trip.) If you’re planning on doing some traveling in the next 6 […]