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Tamale Pie

August 13th, 2019|

Tamale pie is a simple, spicy casserole everyone in the family will enjoy. This is a sponsored post for Boiron® and PTPA. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  As you know I love Tex-Mex. It's a side effect of growing up

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Experience Oregon City Wine Country

August 12th, 2019|

Whether you're a native Oregonian or coming for a visit, there is a lot to be seen in the beautiful Oregon City area! Did you know that Oregon City has its own wine country? In just a few short minutes,

  • Marfa, Texas

Marfa, Texas

August 3rd, 2019|

Oddly enough when people find out I am a travel writer from Texas the #1 thing they ask me about is Marfa. Now I am from West Texas and I find this extremely odd. Marfa is out in the middle

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Riu Costa Mujeres: Riu Dunamar & Riu Palace

August 2nd, 2019|

For spring break we went to Cancun and Cozumel. This area is fantastic for families with teens or tweens. While in Cancun we stayed at three different hotels, which is a bit ridiculous, but somehow it just worked out that

Tesla Model 3

July 31st, 2019|

After driving other electric cars, we finally bought the Tesla Model 3 and have become fully converted to Tesla fans. Our family likes to explore and drive around the Pacific Northwest and with the Tesla Model 3, we can travel with peace of mind and an

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Ways to Beat Jet Lag

July 19th, 2019|

There's nothing that kills the joy of being in a new exciting place more than jet lag, especially if you are traveling with kids! Jetlagged children will sleep through a play. This is a sponsored post for Boiron®

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Getting Ready for a Summer Road Trip

July 11th, 2019|

There’s nothing better than being on the open road on a summer’s day. Well, provided you have air conditioning of course 😂. Planning a road trip in the summer is an excellent way of spending a few days, or even

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4th of July Cocktails: The American Tye Dye & Rocket Gin

July 4th, 2019|

What better way is there to celebrate America's independence day than with a few 4th of July cocktails! I've got two Fourth of July cocktail recipes for you. One is a red, white, and blue layered cocktail and the other

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Eat Your Heart Out Without Suffering

July 2nd, 2019|

One of the best parts of being a travel blogger is all the amazing food I get to eat and one of the worst things about being a travel blogger is having heartburn all the time! Thankfully, I recently discovered

 Sesame Place: Everything You Need to Know for the Perfect Day

June 29th, 2019|

Sesame Place is a Sesame Street theme park located near Philadelphia in the town of Langhorne, Pennsylvania. It is designed to reflect the children’s television show “Sesame Street” and has the characters ready for a parade or photo opportunity throughout



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