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Virginia Travel: Couples’ Getaway to Clifton Inn

Posted April 1st, 2016 by Sandie in Living, Travel

Virginia Travel: Couples’ Getaway to Clifton Inn

Earlier this month, my husband and I were invited to have a quick overnight at the Clifton Inn in Charlottesville, Virginia. Our accommodations and meals were complimentary, but I will note that this is not our first time there, and all opinions are our own. This trip was magical for many […]

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Family Travel: Five Reasons to Visit Great Wolf Lodge

Posted December 2nd, 2015 by Sandie in Travel

Family Travel: Five Reasons to Visit Great Wolf Lodge

1. WATER PARK FUN EVEN IN WINTER: The best thing about going to Great Wolf Lodge in the off-season is that even when it’s cold outside, the water park is the ideal temperature for wandering around in your swimsuit and enjoying all sorts of slides, rides, and attractions. We spent hours […]

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Road Trip to Williamsburg for the 4th of July

Posted June 30th, 2015 by Elaine in Child, Parenting, Travel

Road Trip to Williamsburg for the 4th of July

A week ago, my husband and I decided to take the kids to Williamsburg to celebrate 4th of July. Last year, we had a ball in town at Long Bridge Park (which I highly recommend, if you’re sticking around and on the Virginia side). And this year, we considered meeting […]

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Travel to Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley

Posted April 16th, 2015 by Sandie in Living, Travel

Travel to Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley

Summer break provides a wonderful opportunity to get away with your kids. It’s not always possible, however, to plan a trip to a far-flung destination. Sure, I have friends going to Iceland, Costa Rica, and Paris  this summer, but for most of us without the budget or the Frequent Flier […]

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Go Away! (For Your Marriage, Of Course)

Posted November 12th, 2014 by Dawn Mooney in Marriage, Travel

Go Away! (For Your Marriage, Of Course)

Marriage is hard. Three simple, but powerfully honest words. Maybe there are people out there floating along on a cloud of always-good-feelings, looking to their partner with nothing but joy, adoration, and pride as they go about their everyday lives together. If they’re out there, I’ve never met them, and […]

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Visit Ocracoke Island and Eat, Eat, Eat

Posted July 22nd, 2014 by Sandie in Living, Travel

Visit Ocracoke Island and Eat, Eat, Eat

Disclosure: While I was offered complimentary meals to some of the following restaurants, I have also paid for meals at all of them, either on this trip or previous Ocracoke vacations since 2008. These are my family’s favorites. Ocracoke Island’s Village may be only a little over a square mile, […]

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UberFAMILY Launches in DC Today

Posted July 14th, 2014 by Sandie in Around Town, Travel

UberFAMILY Launches in DC Today

I love Uber. I was introduced to the car service app by my dear friend, Leticia aka Tech Savvy Mama who recommended it before we headed to Blogalicious last year in Atlanta. Since then, every single time I’ve traveled to a new city, the first thing I check is whether there’s Uber, […]

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Toyota Highlander Takes Us to the Magical Ocracoke Island

Posted May 2nd, 2014 by Sandie in Travel

Toyota Highlander Takes Us to the Magical Ocracoke Island

Over Spring Break, my family and I were lucky enough to drive a brand-new 2014 Toyota Highlander to one of our favorite vacation spots in the world: Ocracoke Island, North Carolina, in the Outer Banks. Toyota was kind enough to lend us the Highlander, because it had All Wheel Drive, […]

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