March 23, 2018
Living
March 23, 2018
Living
March 20, 2018
Living

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 […]

Traveling with Kids on a Costa Rica Adventure

Why I loved this trip: It truly felt like an adventure. If you love nature, animals and being outdoors, you’ll love Costa Rica! I had been to Costa Rica when I was single and this was a trip I couldn’t wait to share with my kids. Costa Rica is such a special place. This is […]

6 Romantic Winter Lodges

Take your significant other to a romantic, outdoorsy winter lodge. These winter retreats combine just the right mix of ambiance and adventure, though they vary in activities, they are all cozy and inviting. Woodstock Inn and Resort Woodstock, VT The Woodstock Inn is truly the sweetest place to stay in Woodstock, VT.  It’s located right across […]

The Summer Camp for Rising Stars…(and Everyone Else!)

French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts, nestled around a 40 acre private natural lake is not your ordinary camp. They do more shows, concerts, dance performances and circus performances than any camp out there. Famous for their music, theater, and circus programs, French Woods has the largest children’s circus training facility in the world! And their theater program will put on more than 80 theater […]

Wine Country: The Finger Lakes

You don’t need to visit Napa to have a great experience touring wine country. Skaneateles Lake is the highest, bluest, and clearest of the major Finger Lakes and among the cleanest in the country. The village itself is lined with Greek Revival and Victorian houses. Experience world-class New York wine, unique cultural opportunities and stunning […]

Should You Pull Your Kids Out of School for a Vacation?

Former teacher and mother, Jennifer Celiberti, weighs in on the question of where or not you should let your children miss school for a vacation. It’s amazing how we see things differently depending on our perspective.  As a young, enthusiastic teacher, I couldn’t imagine why any parent would take their children out of school for […]

Sending Kids to Sleep-Away Camp…Outside the Tri-State

One of the most meaningful experiences you can give your child is a summer away at camp. It builds their confidence, allows them to explore a new place and meet new people, and will leave them with unforgettable memories and lasting friendships. But East Coast camps can be exorbitantly expensive. Why not think outside the box and […]

5 Other Options for Spring Break…Besides a Big Expensive Trip.

If you’re looking at trips for this coming spring break, and are shocked at how much the demand has driven up the price, here are some other options.  Here are some other options to consider: 1. Local excursions. There are tons of sights to see right in our area. The kids are so busy with sports, we rarely have a […]

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