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A to Z Packing Tips : Chargers are a Must!

Time for another great packing tip with our A-Z Packing Tips series! Today I’m welcoming Stefanie from Making of a Mom to share with us about packing chargers on trips. Stefanie is a wife, and mom to three adorable children. While she’d rather be eating chocolate on a cruise, you will find her playing with her family at …

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Helpful Tips for What to Pack in a Travel First Aid Kit

While we all have visions of sunshine and smiles when we imagine our family vacations, sometimes things go wrong, including someone getting hurt or sick. Even if it’s a minor illness or injury, it’s always a great idea to be prepared while traveling, so today I’m sharing my helpful tips for what to pack in …

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A to Z Travel Packing Tips : Building Lists & Plans

Time for our new A to Z Travel Packing Tips series! Today Karla is going to share with us tips for Building Lists and Plans before you travel. Karla Lemmon is a full time mom and wife who has traveled around the world. She’s the founder of Little Peanut on the Go, a new mobile app …

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A-Z Travel Packing Tips : Alcohol Packed in Checked Luggage

Today kicks of a brand new series that I hope will be fun and helpful, A-Z travel packing tips! I’ve invited some of my blogging friends to share their favorite travel packing tips, and first up is my friend Jana sharing tips about packing alcohol in checked luggage. Jana Seitzer is a full-time mom to 4 …

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Disneyland Checklist for Planning your Disney Vacation Days

While visiting Disneyland can be a magical experience, it also requires some unique additional planning. Dining reservations, ticket options, hotels by Disneyland, fastpass tickets, and show times can all add to your vacation planning tasks. To help you keep it all together, I’ve created this Disneyland checklist for you to record and note your disney …

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Create a Travel Budget Vacation Cost Worksheet

Dreaming of an epic summer roadtrip? How about a relaxing day lounging on the beach soaking up the rays? January seems to give us ideas of fresh goals and better habits, while also making many of us dream of getting away from our dreary, cold weather. But if you’ve got plans to take a trip, …

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10 Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling

Imagine that you’ve spent massive amounts of time planning the perfect vacation, not to mention money, and you get sick while traveling! Not the way anyone wants to spend their rare and valuable vacation time. Here are 10 tips to for staying healthy while traveling. (affiliate links included below) Bolster Your Immunity While there is not scientific …

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Wondering When to Buy Plane Tickets? My Favorite Ways to Research Flights

You’ve read all the reasons why travel is good for you, and you’ve decided it’s time to take a vacation. After comparing whether to fly or drive, you’ve chosen to fly. Now you just need to decide when to buy plane tickets. Here are some tips that help me when researching an buying airfare. 1) Research …

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DIY Lingerie Travel Bag for Packing Delicates

affiliate links included in post Most of us know the program by now with going through airport securing screening lines. Shoes off, laptops out, toiletries removed… What about when you open your suitcase to remove your toiletries, what does the guy next to you see? Are your undies and bras on display? Or when the …

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Tips for Getting the Best Hotel Deals

After quite a few vacations, I’ve developed my own system towards evaluating hotels and trying to get the best hotel deals on our rooms. I thought I’d share some of my favorite tips at getting your preferred hotel at the best price. Discount Club Membership Rates Many hotels have discounted code options if you belong to certain …

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Printable Camping Meal Planner Template

Our family just returned from a weekend away staying at a county park in a camping trailer. One of the things we loved most from our weekend was the delicious meals we shared together. Creating a camping meal plan in advance meant we had some great meals. We really enjoyed branching beyond the traditional camping …

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Home Sweet Home: House Sitting Instructions Printable

Escaping for vacation means finding a new home away from home, at least temporarily. However, you still have to make sure your own home sweet home is taken care of during your vacation. This house sitting instructions printable will help you and your housesitter by covering all the information they might need to care for …

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