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Ridgeline Hotel, Colarado, Review

Ridgeline Hotel, Colarado, Review

The second hotel stop for our summer vacation was in one of my favorite destinations: Estes Park. I’ve stayed a number of places in Estes, and the Ridgeline Hotel was new to me. It’s actually new to the area as well. The Ridgeline was a refreshing contrast to the...

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Breckenridge Colorado Doubletree Hotel Review

Breckenridge Colorado Doubletree Hotel Review

I feel bad writing this review because the staff at this hotel was so very nice and the central location great, but this is not a hotel I plan to return to, and here’s why. On first glance, you’d think the Doubletree would be a great choice for a place to stay when...

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Visit Catalina Island

Visit Catalina Island

I took a girls’ trip with my then 10-year-old to Southern California. It wasn't really planned to be just the two of us, but it happened to unfold that way and turned into one of the best vacations ever! We hit up the usual parks (Disney, Universal Studios) and while...

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Dog-Friendly Dining in Estes Park

Looking for dog-friendly dining in Estes Park? We’ve been there and done that. Here are the places my pups were made welcome.

12 Things to Do in Taos

Taos, New Mexico was a bucket list trip for me. Having spent some time in Santa Fe, I had a hunch that Taos would be a similar win for the Perot Family vacation. I already knew that it was a pet-friendly town – which was important as we were traveling with ALL of the...

Dallas Arboretum Christmas Activities

Hey guys, if you're looking to squeeze in one more fun holiday lights experience before Christmas, the Dallas Arboretum has a beautiful Christmas holiday light display. It's sponsored by Reliant Energy and they have over a million lights for you to take in. The trees...

Gaylord ICE! Without The Ice!

Gaylord ICE! without the ice! Without the fabulous ice sculptures is the Gaylord Texan resort still worth a visit. YES! Click for a discount code.

Don’t Miss Enchant Christmas in Fair Park, Dallas

Don’t Miss Enchant Christmas in Fair Park, Dallas

Enchant Christmas, "the World’s Most Magical Christmas Light Maze & Village" is back in Dallas for 2021, and it's better than ever! We went in the middle of a rainstorm, so if I can still say that when it was pouring down rain, then you know, it's a great event. ...

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Snowday at Galleria Dallas

Snowday at Galleria Dallas

I got a sneak preview of the new SNOWDAY at Galleria Dallas and it is SO much fun! Even my teenager enjoyed it! (That's saying something) This interactive experience includes a realistic train ride, a visit with Santa, and a number of photo opportunities and holiday...

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The Friends Experience Dallas Review

The Friends Experience Dallas Review

This is an UNbiased review of The Friends Experience Dallas. I bought my own tickets to attend and all opinions are my own. Raise your hand if: You or any of your friends – or both -- had “the Rachel” haircut in the 90’s When you’re moving furniture, you can’t resist...

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The Best Independent Coffee Shops in North Texas

The Best Independent Coffee Shops in North Texas

I dare you to spot me out in the wild without a cup of coffee in my hand (unless it's after 5 and then you know, we switch to wine). Oh how I luuuuv a great cup of coffee. It's my eternal wish to be able to replicate that coffee house taste at home -- and trust me,...

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Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado

Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado

“I’ve never experienced anything like that before in my life.” Can I just tell you how difficult it is to get a statement like that out of my husband? He’s been talking up our visit to the Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado, to everyone. It was initially a...

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The Yard Milkshake Bar Arrives in The Colony

The Yard Milkshake Bar Arrives in The Colony

The Yard Milkshake Bar is OPEN in The Colony, Texas and you need to go get you one because it’s all that. Trust me. If extreme desserts are your thing, you need to go get in line because The Yard Milkshake Bar is a culinary experience. And when I say "get in line," I...

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Visiting the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach, Alabama

Visiting the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach, Alabama

Do you try and find the art when you're traveling? We do, and our recent trip to Gulf Shores, Alabama found us exploring the Coastal Arts Center of (nearby) Orange Beach. Here's a quick tour of what you can find there and why it should be on your bucket list of things...

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Or should I say, “Aloha,” or “Bonjour” or “Howdy?” Let’s pack our bags and set out for another adventure. Here’s a few of my favorite places on earth.

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