Families benefit from travel organization

Travel Cases make travel organization easy

When traveling as a family, travel organization is key. While kids want to bring dozens of toys, piles of clothes and a variety of gadgets, parents need to be more strategic with their packing. The increased cost of travel is making families streamline what and how much they carry.

The Essential Canon PowerShot A2300

If you want to buy a compact camera on a budget, consider purchasing the Canon PowerShot A2300, as it has many features to recommend it. The design is sleek yet simple, and fits easily into your pocket so you can capture photos and videos wherever you go.

5 Extras to add to your Cruise Packing List

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If you’re a first time cruiser, like me, it might be helpful to have a Cruise Packing List. I’m one of those planner/organizing types that does so much better if I have a list. Something on paper that I can check off as I’m packing. Are you like that too? This might help!

12 Common Cruise Terms

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My husband and I are gearing up for our first cruise! We’re so excited. Now that we’re starting to plan, I want to learn as much about taking a cruise as I can. Even some of the cruise lingo. Here are 12 common cruise terms that you may or may not know.

Frozen Filmmakers visit Hotel de Glace in Quebec City

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In celebration of today’s release of Disney’s Frozen on Blu-ray Combo Pack take a look the below video of the filmmakers visiting the Hotel de Glace in Quebec City!

Hilton Garden Inn Hollywood #MuppetsMostWantedEvent

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We stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn in Hollywood. We were there 4 nights and it definitely became my home away from home. The hotel is conveniently located only a few blocks from the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame. We actually walked from the hotel down to the Red Carpet premiere that was held at the El Capitan Theatre.

Guardians of the Galaxy – Meet the Guardians #GuardiansoftheGalaxy

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Have you seen the trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy yet? We watched it the other night on Jimmy Kimmel. What a great trailer! Now we get to meet each of the Guardians. Take a look:

5 Cruise Tips for the First Time Cruiser

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Have you been on your first Cruise yet? I have not been fortunate enough to go on a cruise yet but I hope to sometime soon! A very good friend of mine has been on a couple of cruises and let me use some of her pics as well as information. If you’re planning on booking your first cruise, check out these 5 cruise tips first.

Stretch a family vacation budget with museum reciprocity programs


A great way to stretch the family vacation budget is use museum reciprocity programs. Museum reciprocity programs allow visitors to receive discounted or free admission to museums when away from home.

Green Acres Tubing in MN


  Green Acres is a family owned business since 1974. Green Acres has a snow tubing Family Hill and for the adventurous, a Big Hill (normally opens in mid January) for the thrill seekers. Their hills are groomed and have tow ropes that bring you back up the hill. Tubers must be a minimum height of […]