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How to Use Trello to Plan Your Next Trip!

Posted by 7 months ago 6 Comments 2567 views

I owe this little gem to The Husband who was on a hunt for an app to help him organize his New Year’s resolutions. He downloaded a few and then decided on Trello. Infinitely flexible. Incredibly easy to use. Great mobile apps. It’s free. Trello keeps track of everything, from the big picture to the minute details. […]

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Planning a Road Trip With Roadtrippers!

Posted by 2 years ago 21 Comments 11381 views

I have been in a planning FRENZY the past few weeks. Since making travel a priority, this seems to be my end-of-year routine. I’ve got an anniversary trip to plan, the family beach trip, at least one running event-based getaway, another mom-daughter trip (hopefully) and my favorite, the mother-son adventure. Two years ago I started […]

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Planning Summer Fun

Posted by 2 years ago 1 Comments 297 views

This summer I have so many fun things planned! I’m a teacher and school ends on June 3. That gives me three months to relax and explore. My kids are getting older now. They have jobs and a social life giving me time for ME! Starting the end of June, Roni and I will be traveling […]

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Memories…hmmmmm

Posted by 2 years ago 1 Comments 283 views

It happened. A throwback vacation memory. I was taking a shower this morning and got annoyed at the husband when he opened the door and a big gust of  cold air entered the room.  My shower curtain blew into me and stuck to my body. Several times. Annoying. After a few minutes I started to smile. […]

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Instead of _____, I save for travel

Posted by 2 years ago 6 Comments 2120 views

I have a bit of guilt since making travel such a priority in my life. Who do I think I am galavanting to Europe on an Italian tour? Why should I get to spend 5 days in Vermont for my anniversary? Weekend trips to Florida? A quick jaunt to Portland? White water rafting with my […]

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A Willful Weekend Getaway

Posted by 2 years ago 5 Comments 968 views

I’m learning something about travel. Actually, it probably relates to just life in general, but I’m going to focus on travel specifically because, well, this is a travel blog. When I was a little younger I thought a lot about what I wanted to do. I’d make lists of places I wanted to see, things […]

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35 Tips for My First Trip to Italy.

Posted by 3 years ago 11 Comments 41664 views

I asked and you answered. These tips were compiled via comments and emails I have received over the last week. I’m still nervous (LEAVING FOR ITALY IN 3 DAYS!!) but reading through these fun, practical tips helps me prepare mentally for my first international trip. Bring really comfortable walking shoes No matter how much you […]

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Planning A Trip Out of My Comfort Zone

Posted by 3 years ago 9 Comments 2161 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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7 Pack Lighter Tips for Your Next Trip!

Posted by 3 years ago 6 Comments 6407 views

We’re heading out for a couples weekend to Siesta Keys Florida and it’s time pack! Notice how I said that all excited-like. No really, I’m excited! Excited to get away. Excited to spend time with friends. Excited to visit a new place I’ve never been. Excited to travel kid-less. Just excited! Before I get too […]

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Maybe Travel Agents Aren’t Obsolete After All?

Posted by 3 years ago 4 Comments 1043 views

As a child I remember sitting at Liberty Travel with my mom. It was in the mall, right next to the arcade I spent way to many hours playing Mrs. Pac Man and Paperboy in. Remember that blast from the past?! Man, I loved that game. Sorry, I’ve been in a reminiscent mood lately. Anyway, […]

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Making Travel a Priority

Posted by 3 years ago 11 Comments 1705 views

I launched this blog for a myriad of reason one of them being my intense desire to simply travel more. I want to DO things. SEE things. EXPERIENCE things. Turning 36 put a bit of fire under my ass much like turning 29 did for my lifestyle. That’s when I had my first child and […]

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