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Playing With Rocks at Rocks!

Posted by 8 months ago 6 Comments 3400 views

Way back when we started this blog (has it really been 2 years?) I published a post called Making Travel a Priority.  In it I said: …to me, travel is a synonym for living life outside of the daily grind. It’s about date nights with the husband, day trips with the kids, and seeing concerts with friends. It’s […]

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5 Reasons I Will Make Travel a Priority for My Kids

Posted by 2 years ago 8 Comments 1061 views

Last year I started an end-of-summer tradition by taking both kids to DC by myself. I thought it was a good idea to have some alone time with them doing something I love (traveling). We had a BLAST and it put all my fears of being the only adult traveling with 2 kids to rest. […]

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Green River Rafting Part 2: The Photos

Posted by 2 years ago 9 Comments 920 views

I can’t even begin to explain how excited and nervous I was about this trip. For starters, it was the first time I was traveling with the 8-year-old ALONE. It was the first time he was getting on a plane. The first time we’d be rafting. The first time we’d be camping. The first time […]

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Green River Rafting Part 1: The Video

Posted by 2 years ago 14 Comments 882 views

Yesterday The 8-year-old and I returned from our week in Colorado and Utah. We rafted down the Green River, camping and hiking along the way. It was an amazing experience! I have so much I want to share but got completely distracted editing our recap video … In addition to the video I also posted […]

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Family Rules At The Beach

Posted by 2 years ago 2 Comments 177 views

UGH. I need a vacation from my vacation. Have you ever felt this way? This year we ventured for the second time to Seaside Heights for the week. The husband, kids and I had a great time last year and couldn’t stop talking about it. “Maybe we should all go!” said dad. “It will be […]

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A Travel Gift for Kids

Posted by 2 years ago 3 Comments 195 views

Darn. Ryan (Roni’s son) recently had a birthday and I just stumbled upon a great gift I could have given him: The gift of travel … sort of. I’ve always been the aunt who wants to give something different. I cannot stand toys!  Kids have enough. My husband always tells me I am a horrible […]

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The 7-Year-Old’s Spring Break Staycation: Day 5

Posted by 2 years ago 7 Comments 2818 views

It’s hard to believe it’s Friday already. Time sure did fly this week, and I can’t help but think all our plans and experiences accelerated things. Today is officially our last day of the Spring Break Staycation, but we have quite a weekend planned with the circus on Sunday and possibly a movie Saturday night! […]

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The 7-Year-Old’s Spring Break Staycation: Day 4

Posted by 2 years ago 4 Comments 238 views

Considering it’s APRIL, I was really hoping for warmer weather today, but we were stuck with chilly low 50s. At least it was sunny and the wind tame. We packed our lunch, bundled up and hit the local trails. We live about 2 miles from one of the Gunpowder Falls State Park parking areas and […]

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The 7-Year-Old’s Spring Break Staycation: Day 3

Posted by 2 years ago 7 Comments 318 views

Today’s fun excursion was completely The 7-Year-Old’s idea, and I must admit, I was shocked. We’ve gone rock wall climbing before, and although he’s always eager to go, his fear of heights kicks in about 6 feet up the wall. He asked if his friend could join us and I was all for it. Maybe […]

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The 7-Year-Old’s Spring Break Staycation: Day 2

Posted by 2 years ago 3 Comments 270 views

It’s Day 2 of The 7-Year-Old’s Fabulous Spring Break Staycation and we were all about The Maryland Science Center. We headed out a little before 10 a.m. and the boys were ready! The Science Center is in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor area. It’s actually a cinch to get to and in a pedestrian friendly area. This […]

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The 7-Year-Old’s Spring Break Staycation: Day 1

Posted by 2 years ago 8 Comments 403 views

Growing up in Pennsylvania, there was no such thing as Spring Break, at least not until college. In grade and high school the only full week I remember having off was Christmas, and with all the hoopla of the holiday we never did anything out of the ordinary. Now that I live in Maryland I’m […]

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Planning A Trip Out of My Comfort Zone

Posted by 2 years ago 9 Comments 1090 views

I did it! I just made a deposit on an adventure vacation for me and my 7 year old son. Well, he’ll be 8 when we go but still…

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Labor Day Weekend at the Lake

Posted by 3 years ago 3 Comments 204 views

Have you ever heard of Lake Wallenpaupak? View Larger Map It’s a 13 mile lake located just north west of the Scranton/Wilkes Barre area in Northeastern Pennsylvania and despite growing up in Wilkes Barre, I’ve never been to this particular area of the Poconos. Did I mention my husband’s parents have a cabin there too? […]

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Our DC Daycation

Posted by 3 years ago 9 Comments 5492 views

I’m tired of living so close to awesome things and not taking advantage. I live a mere 60 miles outside of DC and I never go! Why? ‘Cause I’m too busy? I don’t want to deal with traffic? I have no money? Blah blah blah. I’ve decided it’s time to start DOING things. So I […]

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