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10 Secrets, Tips, and Tricks for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Hollywood

Posted on Jun 13th, 2016

While most of our time in California surrounded Disneyland and California Adventure, a few of us really wanted to go to visit the Wizarding World of…

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10 Smart Packing Tips

Posted on Oct 10th, 2015

Here are 10 smart packing tips that will make all your trips go a little more smoothly! Looking for the best prices on hotels? Check out…

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10 Things to Consider Before Booking a Hotel

Posted on Aug 22nd, 2017

  10 Important Things to Consider Before Booking a Hotel This post was written by me through an activation with HireInfluence on behalf of…

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10 Tips for Camping While Pregnant

Posted on Jul 20th, 2015

A few weeks ago we went camping (which was the first time since we've been married!) It was a really fun weekend to spend with just Forrest and Jack,…

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10 Tips For Vacationing With a Baby

Posted on Apr 15th, 2013

Top 10 Tips for Vacationing with a Baby Some people think that having a baby is the "kiss of death" when it comes to traveling. I beg to differ.…

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12 Things You Must Buy Before a Disney Vacation

Posted on Apr 9th, 2016

In just a few short weeks, we are going to be heading to Disneyland! To say we're excited is an understatement. Not only are we going with my…

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12+ Bookable Family Vacation Homes for Disneyland Vacations

Posted on May 31st, 2016

Get 20% off your rental rate (not including deposit and taxes) using the code CC2016 Back in May, we had the opportunity to have a family vacation…

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15 Easy Road Trip Games for Kids

Posted on Mar 21st, 2017

    Long road trip ahead? Here are 15 easy road trip games for kids that will make the drive go by a little faster! My dad worked for United…

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2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Review

Posted on Nov 25th, 2013

Katie and I had the opportunity to test drive the 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport for a week. The first thing I noticed was the stylish design of the…

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2014 Kia Cadenza Review

Posted on Dec 21st, 2013

The car we most recently reviewed was a 2014 Kia Cadenza. I wasn't sure how much I would like this car, since it was a sedan, rather than a smaller…

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2014 Kia Sorento Review

Posted on Nov 8th, 2013

  Forrest and I have recently been given a fun opportunity to test drive different vehicles for a week at a time by a company based in…

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2014 Mazda 6 Review

Posted on Feb 17th, 2014

  At the beginning of January, we had the opportunity to review another car -- this time, it was the 2014 Mazda 6. Below is our video review, and…

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2015 Family Fall Festivals and Halloween Guide

Posted on Sep 24th, 2015

One of my favorite things to do during the fall is to go to a local Halloween or Fall Festival. Since my sophomore year of college, I always made an…

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2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Review

Posted on Apr 1st, 2015

Katie and I had the opportunity to try out a new 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander for a week. It was definitely an upgrade from our little SUV. Our schedule…

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2016 Fall Festivals in Denver for Families

Posted on Sep 30th, 2016

2016 Fall Festivals in the Denver Area Fall is one of our favorite times of year - especially because they are so many fun activities to do outside.…

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2016 South Denver Metro Easter Egg Hunts and Events

Posted on Mar 11th, 2016

We are always looking for fun things to do, especially around the holidays. Forrest and I searched around for a bunch of different Easter Egg Hunts…

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2017 Mickey’s Halloween Party: What You Need to Know

Posted on Jul 15th, 2017

2017 Mickey's Halloween Party Dates, Information, and More! Is Mickey's Halloween Party at Disneyland worth the price? Here are the pros and cons to…

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30+ Must-Know Travel Safety Tips for Families

Posted on Jun 21st, 2017

 30+ Must-Know Travel Safety Tips for Families The bags are packed, the kids have their books and snacks, and you just double checked the…

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7 Tips for a Successful Family Road Trip

Posted on May 1st, 2014

We take road trips all year long -- summer, spring, winter, fall...there's no real road trip season for the Clark Family. However, I know that most…

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8 Tips for Road Trips with Young Children

Posted on Aug 25th, 2015

It's been awhile since I've written a post about traveling with children - my post on road tripping with a baby always seems to garner a lot of…

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A Family Guide to Breckenridge

Posted on Oct 24th, 2015

When people think about the Colorado Rockies, many of them associate it skiing - and for good reason. There are some pretty amazing places to ski and…

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American Fork Fetal Fotos Review: 3D Baby Ultrasounds in Utah

Posted on Jul 18th, 2015

One of my favorite experiences when I was pregnant with Jack was getting a 3D/4D ultrasound. It wasn't something we were planning on, as they can be…

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Back-to-School Family Dinner – Buca di Beppo 4 for $40 Coupon

Posted on Aug 26th, 2015

Even though Jack isn't in school yet, I have a lot of friends and family with children going back to school. It's been fun to see a lot of them share…

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Beaver Run Resort Review

Posted on Sep 17th, 2015

Thank you to Beaver Run Resort for letting us come and review their accommodations. All opinions are 100% my own.  When I went with my family…

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Best Apps for Disney World and Disneyland

Posted on Mar 7th, 2015

Here are the best apps for Disney World and Disneyland to make your vacation even more magical!   In just a few short weeks, we…

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Best Local Businesses in Salt Lake City

Posted on Dec 1st, 2014

Downtown Salt Lake City has its own Broadway - 300 South runs from the University of Utah to the Rio Grand station.  You can walk or bike the entire…

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Best Places to Eat in America, the UK, and Canada

Posted on Jul 19th, 2013

You probably remember this post about my favorite restaurants in Provo from a few weeks ago. Well, bloggers from across the country, and even the…

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Best Restaurants in Provo

Posted on Jul 10th, 2013

Forrest and I love trying out new restaurants. And during our five years in Provo, we've discovered that the Provo-Orem area is somewhat a Mecca for…

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Black Sheep Cafe Review – Provo, Utah

Posted on Jan 26th, 2013

We love going out to eat. Unfortunately, on our student budget (which is even tighter..since, we're on a baby budget too!) we don't get to eat out as…

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Chef’s Table Review: Fine Dining in Provo

Posted on Jan 19th, 2015

Looking for some fine dining in Provo or Utah County? You won't want to miss Chef's Table! When I first came to Provo, I remember hearing…

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Corn Mazes Fall 2013

Posted on Sep 15th, 2013

disclosure: I was given free admission to the corn maze of my choice for posting this list.  One of my very favorite parts of the…

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Cracker Barrel Northglenn Review

Posted on Jul 30th, 2015

A review of Cracker Barrel restaurant - specifically the Northglenn, Colorado location. This post brought to you by Cracker Barrel. The content…

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Disneyland Dining on a Budget

Posted on Mar 12th, 2017

Disneyland dining on a budget CAN be a possibility - here are a few ways a family of 5 dines on $100 or less a day.  Food and Disneyland are like…

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Disneyland Halloween 2017: What to Expect

Posted on Aug 28th, 2017

Disneyland Halloween 2017: What to Expect What’s better than Halloween itself? Halloween Time at Disneyland! Every year is spook-tacular,…

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Disneyland PhotoPass+ Review: Is it Worth Getting (and other FAQs)

Posted on May 15th, 2017

Disneyland PhotoPass+ Review: Is it Worth Getting (and other FAQs) I am so excited - we are starting to plan another trip to Disneyland in October,…

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Disneyland’s Digital Fast Pass System: What You Need to Know

Posted on Jun 21st, 2017

Disneyland's Digital Fast Pass System: What You Need to Know You guys, I am SO excited! Disneyland has now implemented a new digital Fast Pass…

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DIY Custom Disneyland Family Shirts – Ideas and Tutorial

Posted on Sep 16th, 2017

Custom Disneyland Shirts Ideas We are heading to Disneyland in just a few short weeks, so I thought it was about time we made our Disneyland…

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Fall Fun in Utah: Nightmare on 13th in Salt Lake Review (and Giveaway!)

Posted on Oct 4th, 2013

  I'll be posting some fun fall ideas in Utah over the next few weeks. If you have something you'd like us to review, that is between Spanish…

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Family Guide to New Orleans

Posted on Aug 31st, 2014

 Planning a trip to the Big Easy with your family? This guide to traveling in New Orleans with kids is sure to give you some great tips for a…

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Five Star BBQ Review

Posted on Apr 2nd, 2014

Five Star BBQ in Orem, UT is probably the best BBQ you can get in Utah County. They have a huge menu with lots of tasty options that the whole family…

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Five Things You Must Check Before a Road Trip

Posted on Jun 1st, 2015

  "Did you remember the keys." Blank stare. It was a cold, windy night when we pulled into a parking lot of a gas station in the middle…

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Fun for Under 40″ and ‘Fraidy Cats at Disneyland

Posted on Jun 1st, 2016

Is Mickey's Halloween Party at Disneyland worth the price? Here are the pros and cons to help you decide if this not-so-scary adventure is right for…

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Guide to Snowbird Ski Resort: Great Utah Destination

Posted on Oct 6th, 2014

When Forrest and I were still dating, I was invited to go to a nearby resort called Snowbird with his aunt and uncle's family. Even though his aunt…

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Hiking and Biking Trails in Utah

Posted on Jun 13th, 2014

As the weather heats up here in Utah (and the school year ends), your kids are going to have a lot of extra time on their hands and hopefully a…

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Home2 Suites by Hilton Lehi/Thanksgiving Point‎ Review

Posted on Jun 4th, 2015

Right before I attended SNAP Conference last April, Forrest and I had the opportunity to stay at the Home2 Suites by Hilton, located in Lehi, Utah,…

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Lion Square Lodge Review

Posted on Dec 20th, 2015

Last weekend, we had a glimpse of what it's like to live in luxury. We had the opportunity to head up to Vail, Colorado, for the weekend and enjoy…

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Mazda CX-5 Review from Southern California

Posted on Nov 20th, 2016

An honest review of the 2016 Mazda CX-5. We test drove this for a week on the roads in Southern California, so we definitely have some good insight…

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Midway, Utah Blue Boar Inn Review

Posted on Oct 11th, 2014

"Every person who walks through that door is important." This is the philosophy of Jay Neiderhauser, innkeeper of the Blue Boar Inn in Midway,…

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Montage Deer Valley Review – Family Friendly Resort in Park City

Posted on Jan 15th, 2014

The Montage at Deer Valley is a family friendly resort in Park City that is close to skiing and provides an incredible home-away-from home experience…

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More Pagosa Springs Photos, and a Tale of a Treacherous Hike

Posted on Feb 1st, 2013

Because Forrest is pretty swamped with work (he leaves the house at 6:20ish, gets home around 6:20ish at night, and goes to bed a little while later.…

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Old Towne Grill Review

Posted on Mar 16th, 2013

disclosure: I was not compensated or given a free meal, (though I wish I had!) All opinions are my own -- I really love this place!   One of my…

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Oregano Italian Kitchen Provo Review

Posted on May 9th, 2015

As of 5/9/15, there is a Groupon deal available for Oregano Italian Kitchen. Be sure to grab it before time runs out! I will update this when I can…

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Our Trip To North Carolina

Posted on Jul 11th, 2013

Well, we just finished our two-week trip to North Carolina to visit Forrest's family, and it's been a lot of fun. Forrest is from a small town called…

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Pagosa Springs Photography

Posted on Jan 25th, 2013

So, Katie and I thought that it might be a good idea if I wrote a post for every Friday. Which would make Friday, Forrest's Friday. Here is my first…

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Pei Wei reFRESH Menu Review and Giveaway

Posted on Feb 20th, 2014

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pei Wei Asian Diner for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Forrest loves Asian food. I…

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Reasons to Visit Utah County (and Utah Staycation Giveaway!)

Posted on Oct 11th, 2016

I love Utah County. Yes, you read that right. Some people might think this is going to be a satirical piece, but the truth is, while I didn't…

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Red Lion Salt Lake City Review

Posted on Jun 1st, 2015

During a recent blogger conference that Katie attended in Utah, SNAP, we were able to stay at the Red Lion Hotel. We've stayed a few hotels nearby…

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Road Trip Survival Kit: For Adults

Posted on Aug 31st, 2016

  This post was sponsored by Dramamine® as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central   If you've traveled with…

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Road Tripping with the 2015 Kia Sedona

Posted on Jul 21st, 2015

Thanks to Drive Shop for allowing us to test drive this vehicle and give our honest opinion on the 2015 Kia Sedona! Katie and I recently traveled…

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Secrets to Playing the Priceline Game

Posted on Feb 26th, 2015

Do you want to stay in a good hotel on a budget? You've come to the right place - here are a few secrets to playing the Priceline game.  We stay…

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Spalicious and Belly Up Lone Tree Review and Discount

Posted on Aug 2nd, 2015

A few months ago, I wrote a post about 50+ ways to enjoy pregnancy. Since I'm coming in on the last part of my pregnancy (I can't hardly believe our…

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Spirit Airlines Review

Posted on Aug 22nd, 2013

Today, I'm so excited to have my big brother, Daniel, guest posting. He asked me if he could do an in-depth review on Spirit Airlines, which, if…

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Station 22 Review — Provo,Utah

Posted on Feb 23rd, 2013

We were not compensated in any way for this review Ready for another restaurant review? I know I was when we decided to go to Station 22 in…

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Tamarack Restaurant Review {{Provo, UT}}

Posted on Sep 30th, 2014

It's been awhile since we've done a review for a restaurant in Provo, but I'm really excited about this one. The Tamarack was recently opened and…

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The Beginner’s Guide to Airbnb

Posted on Feb 26th, 2017

When it comes to traveling nowadays, there are so many options! One that's especially popular right now is Airbnb. I've known many people to use…

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The Best Disney Gift Ideas for a Disney Fanatic

Posted on Nov 23rd, 2016

It's no secret that I love Disney - and I know a lot of you are fans, too! So, I thought it was fitting to share some great Disney gift ideas for the…

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The Best Disneyland Treats Worth Traveling For

Posted on Mar 19th, 2017

Getting ready to go on your Disneyland adventure? Here are the best Disneyland treats that are absolutely worth traveling for! If you are…

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The Best Dollar Tree Disney Souvenirs to Buy BEFORE your Trip

Posted on Oct 15th, 2017

Are you heading to Disney sometime soon? Here are the best souvenirs to buy BEFORE Disney - all of these can be found at the Dollar…

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The Best Dollar Tree Travel Hacks, Products, and Tips

Posted on Jun 16th, 2017

The Best Dollar Tree Travel Hacks, Products, and Tips Although it's not officially summer for a few more days, it certainly feels like it has…

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The Best Hotels Near Disneyland with Family Suites 

Posted on Sep 6th, 2017

The Best Hotels Near Disneyland with Family Suites We are going to Disneyland in October, and I swear, the amount of time I spent researching…

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The Best Money Saving Travel Hacks

Posted on Dec 4th, 2014

Traveling is expensive! We've traveled a good amount since we've been married. Here are a few of our favorite ways to save money on travel. Gas…

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The Best Pizza in Provo – Fat Daddy’s Pizza Review

Posted on Sep 29th, 2016

If are you looking for the best pizza in Provo, there’s a new place in town that certainly fits that description - Fat Daddy's Pizzeria.  We love…

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The Best Road Trip Tips, Hacks, and Apps!

Posted on Jul 25th, 2017

The Best Road Trip Tips, Hacks, and Apps! We're getting ready to head on a road trip in a few weeks, so I've been busy making sure our family is…

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The Best Secrets for Breastfeeding at Disneyland

Posted on Oct 20th, 2016

Hey Everyone, it’s Kimberly from Get Away Today, your Disneyland vacation experts. I am so excited to be here on Clarks Condensed sharing my…

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The Best Tips for Disneyland with Young Kids

Posted on Oct 4th, 2017

The Best Tips for Disneyland with Small Children Heading to Disneyland with small children? Here are the best tips for making your trip even…

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The Best Tips For Flying With a Baby (And Not Losing Your Sanity)

Posted on Jun 27th, 2017

Tips For Flying With a Baby The Best Tips For Flying With a Baby (And Not Losing Your Sanity)  Since having our two sons, we've flown quite a few…

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The Best Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling

Posted on Aug 7th, 2017

The Best Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling I love traveling with my family, and it's something we are able to do regularly throughout the…

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The Best Tips for Visiting Disneyland During Peak Season

Posted on Apr 20th, 2017

The Best Tips for Visiting Disneyland During Peak Season What are some ways you can visit a crowded Disneyland park and still have a blast? Let…

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The Ultimate Guide for Planning a Disney Vacation

Posted on Oct 24th, 2013

To say that I love all things Disney is an understatement. One of my very favorite vacations was going to Disneyland with my parents and little…

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The Ultimate Guide to Character Dining at Disneyland

Posted on Jan 10th, 2017

Debating whether or not Disneyland Character Dining is worth the splurge? Here is the ultimate guide to Character Dining at Disneyland - including…

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The Ultimate Guide to Disney Vacations on a Budget

Posted on Apr 5th, 2014

Disney vacations can be one of the most memorable trips you ever go on...but it sure can get pricey! Here are some tips for making your Disney…

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The Ultimate Guide to Hiking with Children

Posted on Jun 29th, 2016

Hiking is an excellent outdoor activity for families - here is the ultimate guide to hiking with children so you can have the best (and safest) hike…

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The Vail winter Family Guide

Posted on Dec 21st, 2015

Vail is a city that we have driven through countless times. Growing up, we got stranded there during a snow storm. The past few times we have driven…

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Tips for Flying With A Toddler

Posted on Jul 15th, 2013

So, I admit, when I wrote this post about flying with a baby, I thought that people with toddlers could benefit from it as well. And while I still…

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Tips For Having a Successful Family Trip to the Beach

Posted on Aug 5th, 2013

Growing up in Colorado, the chances I had to go the beach were very minimal. I was able to go to Hawaii once and experience those incredible beaches,…

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Tips for Taking a Road Trip With a Baby

Posted on Apr 8th, 2013

  I recently gave some of my top tips for flying with a baby. Which, I'm sure is helpful for those of you who fly. However, not everyone can…

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Top 5 Children Travel Essentials

Posted on Aug 12th, 2016

“This post was sponsored by Dramamine® as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central.” I grew up in a family with six children-…

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Top Tips for Traveling With Breastmilk

Posted on Dec 8th, 2016

Are you traveling with breastmilk? Are you wondering, "Can you take breastmilk on an airplane?" This post covers everything you need to know to make…

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Vacation Checklist: 19 Things to do Before Leaving on Vacation

Posted on Apr 25th, 2017

Heading out of town? This helpful vacation checklist shares 19 things you should do before you leave on vacation - to protect your home and make your…

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What To Do in Denver: The Denver Zoo

Posted on Jun 8th, 2013

For as long as I can remember, my parents have had a membership to the Denver Zoo, and I think I've gone just about every single summer. It's…

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What to do in Denver: Tiny Town, Colorado

Posted on May 30th, 2013

It's just about summer time -- school is out, your kids (or even just you) are looking for something to do. Sometimes it can be hard to come up with…

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What to do in Utah: Baby Animal Days in Kaysville (and Giveaway!)

Posted on Apr 24th, 2014

Last summer, we shared a bunch of fun activities in Denver, since we were living there at the time. Since we're in Utah this summer, I wanted to…

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What To Pack In Hospital Bag When Having a Baby

Posted on Apr 1st, 2013

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Why Extended Stay America is Perfect for Families

Posted on Jun 19th, 2016

Your experience with the front desk can set the tone for your entire stay at a hotel. This was certainly the case for us at our recent overnight…

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Why You Should Plan A Visit to Sea World San Diego

Posted on Jul 8th, 2016

After spending three busy days at Disneyland in early May, my family and I  discovered that unwinding at Sea World was just what we needed before…

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Zermatt Resort – The Perfect Family Destination in Utah

Posted on May 23rd, 2014

We were given a two night stay at the Zermatt Resort in exchange for this review. All opinions are 100% my own.  Last week, we had the fun…

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Zubie: The Best Thing to Happen To Cars

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2013

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Zubie for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. One of my least favorite things to do is…

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