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Cedar Point HalloWeekends 2015 Pumpkin Blaze

Halloweekends at Cedar Point

This past weekend I attended Bloggy Conference at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. My conference registration and hotel stay included tickets to Cedar Point for my family over the weekend. This was our second year visiting Cedar Point for Bloggy Conference and staying at Hotel Breakers which was renovated over the winter. This weekend also marked the first weekend …

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Vacation View: Weekend Trip to Grand Rapids

Even though Grand Rapids is only 2 hours from Ann Arbor, we had never visited. Last month my sister’s family moved to the Grand Rapids area (while we were on vacation ourselves) giving us the perfect reason to visit the city.  Getting to Grand Rapids Grand Rapids is roughly 2-2.5 hours from Ann Arbor (depending on your …

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Franklin Institute Entrance

Vacation View: Philadelphia – The Franklin Institute and The Art of the Brick

Earlier this summer we visited Philadelphia for a conference that my husband was attending. My husband and I both grew up in the Philadelphia region and still have family that we visit yearly. However, we rarely visit the city’s tourist attractions. This year the conference gave us more days (4 days on top of the …

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Readers Recommend Michigan Vacation Destinations

Readers Recommend – Michigan Vacation Destinations

Now that we’re in the midst of summer, it’s a great time to plan a last minute vacation getaway. In-state trips are perfect for the last minute since there is no need to plan your transportation. Since I’m not from Michigan and have not spent a lot of time vacationing in state, I decided to …

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Toronto Trip City View

Toronto Trip

Last August my husband was invited to a conference in Toronto. Even though we had been to Toronto the previous year, we decided to meet him there for a little extra end of summer fun. On our first family trip in 2013, we took a general bus tour of the city to see the highlights and get …

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Throwback Thursday: Marvel & Star Wars

This weekend is highlighted (at least in our house) by the release of MARVEL’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron on Friday and Star Wars Day on Monday with celebrations happening around town on Saturday and Sunday. For Throwback Thursday, I am going to share two sets of pictures.. Marvel Throwback Thursday Star Wars Memories And here …

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TBT Disneyland Ariel's Grotto

Throwback Thursday – Disneyland

I’m loving the new feature of Facebook that shows you photos that you have posted in previous years. It definitely provides inspiration for Throwback Thursday posts! One year ago today, we were spending Spring Break at Disneyland. The picture that Facebook showed me was of my daughter eating Chinese on the wharf at California Adventure. As we were ordering, the …

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Magic Kingdom March 2012

#ThrowbackThursday: Thinking Warm Thoughts – Florida Vacations

Enough of these cold temperatures! I am jealous of all of my friends who have escaped to warmer climates. I’ve been seeing lots of photos from Orlando theme parks in my feed this week. Of course when I checked the weather in Florida this morning, I see that they had a freeze warning. Still I’ll …

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