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kilimanjaro playlist

I was a little torn between bringing my iPod on Mount Kilimanjaro with me or leaving it at home.  Some people firmly believe in unplugging from technology on vacation, especially if that vacation includes communing with nature on the tallest mountain in Africa.  But I also knew how challenging this climb would be for me […]

travel for free with miles

This is Part Three of a three-part series in how to travel for free or cheap using rewards programs and other savvy methods of saving money.  Click here and here for Parts One and Two. Now that you’ve learned the basics of earning travel rewards it’s time to get down to the fun part: using […]

Disney vacation itinerary

Part Two of our Orlando Vacation Recap (click here to read Part One) focuses on just one park: Magic Kingdom.  It was going to be the highlight of our whole vacation because it’s the most toddler-friendly of the Disney parks and I simply couldn’t wait for Stink to see the fireworks over the castle. Only […]

I’m an avid Harry Potter fan and have visited the Wizarding World of Harry Potter’s Hogsmeade twice before.  Our most recent trip to Orlando, however, was the first chance I had to visit the new Diagon Alley.  Even though we had been to Islands of Adventure (Hogsmeade) before we still decided to get a park […]

Disney World with toddlers

Many families wonder whether it’s worth it to take very young children on an expensive trip to Disney World.  Having taken Stink to Orlando 3 times in her first 3 years I can say that there are plenty of activities at the parks to keep little ones happy.  But like all trips it takes some […]