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Entries from January 26th, 2009

Went to Costco for vino, came back with a vacation.

January 26th, 2009 · Comments Off on Went to Costco for vino, came back with a vacation. · Experience, Tips & Tricks






While picking up basics at Costco – bread, bananas, blueberries and wine – I noticed the sign for Costco Travel and checked if they could save me money on our last minute vacation.






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Photo Fridays – Volcanoes and Babies

January 9th, 2009 · Comments Off on Photo Fridays – Volcanoes and Babies · Destinations, Photos






Volcanoes, Baby! Volcano, Pregnancy?!

When I was 6 months pregnant, my husband, dog and I took a volcano road tour through California, Oregon and Washington.











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Family visits at Christmas: UPDATE – Illness, Playtime, Restaurants & Snacks and Packing

January 5th, 2009 · Comments Off on Family visits at Christmas: UPDATE – Illness, Playtime, Restaurants & Snacks and Packing · Destinations, Tips & Tricks






This is what parenting, and traveling with kids is all about. Planning intentions were thrown out the window when Mirielle got really sick the week before we left. I am thankful the worst of her cold was the week before rather than during, but I was left with very little time to work on the Christmas trip. In fact, I was going by the seat of my pants most of the time (or more actually on the screen of my iPhone which I am so glad I bought.)











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Photo Friday – Postcard Beach

January 2nd, 2009 · Comments Off on Photo Friday – Postcard Beach · Destinations, Photos






Growing up, this was the view from the cabana we would rent most Sundays at the beach on Key Biscayne, across a bridge from Miami. Crandon was and still is the perfect kid beach.











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2009 Travel Wishes

January 1st, 2009 · Comments Off on 2009 Travel Wishes · Destinations, Experience






While many use the new year to make resolutions, I make my travel wish list. The first weeks of the year, I look at last year’s spending and put together the new year’s budget. With finite funds, it is a lot easier to give up a new pair of shoes, cut subscriptions, or eat more pasta, when I can see where those savings will take me.











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