31 Days of Travel

Did you ever read The Secret? Me, not so much. But the general sense that I get is that you create your own destiny by wanting something enough. Without getting too new agey, I do think there is something to putting your energy into the things you desire. And what I always want more of? Travel, travel, travel. So for the next thirty one days I will be writing about travel as part of the Write 31 Days challenge.

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Click through for a list of my posts and some pictures from my past travel…
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Live, Travel, Selfie : Family Style

In partnership with Global Influence and Suave, I am sharing what we love to do together as a family. One of my favorite parts of the girls getting older is that we are finally all traveling together. We did our first big road trip this summer and we just had an awesome time camping over the weekend. It’s part of living a beautiful life, in the case of the weekend, literally.

Lake of the Ozarks

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Check out our family selfie and all the details below!
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Target Wedding : The Unexpected Adventure

Content and/or other value provided by our partner, Target. All opinions are my own.

We are now 12 years into our marriage. OMFG!
It hit home for me this weekend when we planned out our supper club menu. We could have never predicted 12 years ago the unexpected adventures we would take. I remember when we registered, it was such a clear picture of how we each saw our married life to be. We were intent on equipping ourselves for the adventures to come as a married couple.

I only wish we had thought more about quipping ourselves in a literal sense. Though our china and crystal is beautiful, they are rarely used in our real life. Not even for Supper Club! What is more important to us is travel and look at the cool stuff that we could have registered for
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24 Hours in…. Petaluma

After the sad news out of Napa, there’s no better time to write about one of my favorite parts of the country and the hidden gem I discovered there this summer… Petaluma.

Petlauma Travel

When I was in California for BlogHer, I had the chance to visit Petaluma on a blog tour. even though I used to live in Northern California, I had never visited this unique spot in Sonoma. Their geological spot, referred to as the Petaluma Gap, lends the wines a distinctive lightness. But this town is about much more than wine.
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Why Choose An All Inclusive?

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One day, not so long ago, I swore I would never travel to an all inclusive. Those places were for the boring. I was ready to forge my own path, even if sometimes that path led me to a motel on the side of the road in Venice that was so loud that I didn’t sleep a wink.

So why did I just book Social Media on the Sand as my Fall conference?

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Travel Tuesday : Spending Ramadan in Brunei

Traveling in the Middle East is one of my dreams, especially with the World Cup headed to Qatar. So I am collecting lots of tips ahead of time!

Once a year, in the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims all over the world avoid drinking, eating and smoking before sunset. Although non-Muslim travellers might feel as though they should be wary of travelling to Brunei during this period, there’s actually no need for caution. In fact, Ramadan can be a fascinating time to explore a predominantly Muslim nation – the evenings are often filled with feasting, social gatherings and lively events.


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Dream Trips : Introducing the Terror Twins to Real Life Terrors

There are so many dream trips my husband and I would like to take. Most don’t include the terror twins but how incredible would it be to take them to Africa? Thrilled to see that this is becoming an option for those of us who are not among the jet set. Still a dream trip, but an attainable one…
Kids on Safari Vacation
photo credit : GreatValueVacations

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Travel Tuesday : Staying Connected in the Magic Kingdom

Mobilizing the Magic

So excited about this news!

Protect Your Tech While Traveling

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Tips below!
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Bloggers! On a boat!

Disclosure: I get to go on this cruise for free thanks to Madame Deals and Sea Dog! Thanks!

Sea Dog Fireworks Cruise

In just 16 days I will be taking off for the fair city of Chicago. There I will be eating, drinking, getting my blog on, and hanging out with my friends that live in the computer. And what better way to do that than on a boat?
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