Travel Smart with this Ultimate Bundle Sale

You know that I love a good deal – especially when it comes to traveling! This isn’t a deal on flights or hotels, though, but a deal on eBooks and courses that will give you the tips and motivation you need to hit the road! I love this bundle because it is helping families fulfill their dreams of seeing the world! Here’s a breakdown of the Smart Travel Ultimate Bundle Sale: Price: $47.00 Value: 30 products worth $1286.58 Contents: 13 …

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Isn’t it romantic? A Babymoon at French Lick Resort

Five ways to celebrate a couples getaway (or your growing brood) at this Midwest resort This year the stars aligned and I was very pregnant at the same time Mr. Yoder’s work conference was at The French Lick Resort! This same place was a touchy subject since he texted me photos of the beautiful lobby way back in 2014 – How dare he enjoy luxurious digs when I was home trying to manage 3 children aged 4 and under? Pictures …

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Visiting beautiful Brandywine Falls

An easy hike while visiting Cuyahoga Valley National Park Cuyahoga Valley National Park offers a convenient location close to the interstates that connect Cleveland and Akron, Ohio. While Cuyahoga Valley National Park has plenty of amazing rock formations and waterfalls, you can’t visit without a stop at Brandywine Falls. Brandywine Falls is accessed by a boardwalk suspended from the rock formations. This boardwalk hugs the rocks in a way that is just as awe-inspiring as the falls. The Boardwalk stays …

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Get a taste of old Florida on the St. Johns River

Immerse yourself in Florida scenic drives and historic state parks while sleeping on a houseboat. Not far from the brightly colored lights of theme parks, adrenaline rides, and mega-resorts lies a different kind of attraction.  The St. Johns River & it’s nearby scenic byways offer something different than most Florida visitors have come to expect. When northerners used to travel Highway 17 south through the Sunshine State, this area lured visitors by its cool, spring waters and alligator wrestlers.  Sadly, …

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Have to go: Holland, Michigan Tulip Time

Admittedly, I have a thing for tulips. First, they offer a bright burst of color after a long, gray winter. Secondly, tulips and travel go together, and there’s always a new festival to fill my calendar. The Holland, Michigan tulips are fun for all ages – and I should know because we took a multi-generational trip to Holland, Michigan Tulip Time. Where and when to visit Holland, Michigan Holland’s Tulip Time takes place the first full week of May. The …

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What to consider before booking an Airbnb

How families can use Airbnb – plus tips for renters Booking an Airbnb has become our favorite way to travel. We’ve stayed in 10 Airbnbs in the past few years and they can offer so many amenities that hotels can not.  However, there are some things you should know before booking an Airbnb. Searching for your Airbnb rental When searching for the best Airbnb rental for families, I recommend using two filters.  #1 – After entering the number in your …

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First-timers guide to Sanibel Island

Sanibel & Captiva Travel Guide We just returned from a week at Sanibel Island and it was the perfect destination for a family beach vacation!  However, before visiting Sanibel Island, I couldn’t find much information telling me what to expect during our first stay on the island. Being budget travelers, I wanted to know where the best grocery stores were, how much the bridge tolls cost, and more. Without further ado, here is your guide to a first-time trip to …

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Free things to do in Amish Country, Ohio with kids

Amish Country, Ohio offers many great attractions, but not all of them are easy on the wallet! As a mom of 3, I frequently take my children to the place I grew up, Holmes County, and play tourist. However, I visit without the tourist budget! Sometimes traveling on a budget requires some creativity, and here is my advice for things to do in Amish Country with kids that are FREE. Take a scenic drive on the Amish Country Byway Looking …

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