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4 Days in Dublin On A Budget

Where: Dublin, Ireland When: March 2018 How Many Nights: 4 Cost: $1000 Unfortunately or fortunately, I am turning 50. My friends from high school wanted to plan a group trip to celebrate all of us turning 50. As most of you know, I love to plan affordable trips. I had to work within a budget, as […]

5 Essentials for the Beach…All Under $100

Sitting on the beach is heaven. Trekking your stuff to and from…can be hell. But these 5 things have made our trips to the beach easier–4 of which we have owned and abused for 4 years and they are still going strong! 1. My Beach Umbrella: Sport-Brella XL Portable All-Weather Sun Umbrella, $59 I love staying […]

Win 4 Tickets for a Day of Family Fun!

This summer, bring the kids to the Wild, Wild West–on us! Win for tickets to the Wild West of NJ just by “liking” or “following” or FB page (see more info below). Experience authentic western heritage inspired by Dodge City, Kansas in the 1880’s at NJ’s Wild West City Park. Wild West City is a western heritage theme park […]

10 Day Trips to Make This Summer

1. BEACON, NY: Artsy Upstate, Shop, Eat & Hike  2. TAKE A TRIP RAIL-BIKING A beautiful “bike” ride through the Adirondack forest canopy along the banks of the Hudson River. 3. NORTH FORK LONG ISLAND Visit the Napa of the East … Kind Of 4. LITTLE ITALY’S IN THE BRONX Eat Your Way Through the […]

Tips to Getting to the Top of the Empire State Building…Hastle-Free.

  For years, I’ve avoided the Empire State Building and other touristy places dreading the long lines. Don’t ask me why I didn’t know this before, but there is a “skip the lines” ticket that you can buy to go to the top. We bought it when friends came to visit and it was awesome; we had 5 kids […]

A Camp for Every Type of Kid

As moms, we were tired of the exhaustingly long lists of camps that some sites run. This year, we decided to highlight a few of our favorites.Whether your’re looking for 2018 or getting ahead for 2019, each of these camps offers something unique that you won’t find anywhere else.   A Camp for Cowboys & Cowgirls The […]

Take a Bike Tour Get Away

You don’t need to be a dedicated cyclist to choose a two-wheel road trip over a four-wheel holiday. Cycling is a cool thing to do on any vacation. It is great exercise and great fun. It is clean and green. Cycling is an adventurous way to enjoy nature. It is a unique way to see […]

A Spectacular Summer Adventure for Kids in the Wild West

Leave your expectations at home. This is unlike any place you’ve ever been. Imagine spending the summer in the breathtaking Rocky Mountains with campers from 48 states and 16 foreign countries. If you have a child with a sense of adventure, who enjoys a physical challenge and has a love of nature and the outdoors, Camp Cheley is […]


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