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It’s Flower Pressing Season!

Tweet Summer is winding down and fall is winding up; it’s a perfect time to make some art with leaves and wildflowers! Pressing flowers became a popular pastime during the Victorian Era but it’s a timeless expression of natural appreciation. It’s the process of applying pressure to plants in order to flatten and preserve them. [...]

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Summer BBQ’s for Family Outdoor Fun

Tweet Summer and barbecues go together, well, like summer and barbecues. It’s a fun way to bring the sometimes mundane tasks of cooking and eating to the great outdoors, as well as add a little playtime to mealtime. A couple months ago, we featured Our Family Treat, and when I was thinking about great recipes [...]

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Healthy Foods for Family Roadtrips

Tweet It’s hard to anticipate all of the expenses you’ll endure on a family trip. So, wherever you can cut back and/or predict the costs, you may as well! On top of saving money, you can also eat healthier on the road with a bit of planning. Here is a top ten list of my [...]

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New Destinations for Family Travel: Roadside Attractions

Tweet I’ll start this post off right: if you are planning a roadtrip and want some truly unique spots to stop at on the way, you must check out Roadside Architecture! It is an impeccable collection of photos and information of just about everything that’s worth a stop off the highway. For example, the Giant [...]

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Mermaid Sticker Tote

Top Travel Toys for 2010

Tweet Today’s kids have many more travel entertainment options than I did 20 years ago. Once on a road trip from Central PA to Baltimore I had a simple tri-fold Halloween greeting card that came with stickers. I really loved it. I loved looking at the purple night sky in the picture, at the witches [...]

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The Sleepover Guide

Tweet I used to live directly across the street from the Carnegie Museum of Art while I was going to college. Living there was magical. At night, as I did my homework I could watch fancy parties in the museum’s glass lobby. There was a fountain that made soothing noises in the afternoon and every [...]

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