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Motherhood

How to road trip with a newborn this holiday season.

There are affiliate links in this blog post. My son’s first Christmas was the worse Christmas I ever had. He was less than eight weeks old, nursing every hour and a half and I was far away from my family. I also was a novice breastfeeder and he had a terrible latch; the two of […]

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Galena & Dubuque: The Perfect Fall Vacation for Your Family

 Allow me to show you everything that Galena, IL and Dubuque, IA have to offer for your family. I know, when you think vacation, you are probably not thinking Midwest. You’re also not envisioning vacationing to Iowa of all places nor would you go anywhere in Illinois except for Chicago. Hear me out, there’s a […]

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Twin Cities

Five Reasons a Mall of America® Trip Needs to be on your Travel Bucket List.

I remember when the Mall of America® (MOA®, as we Minnesotans call it) opened. It was huge, bright and beautiful. The possibilities seemed endless back then and I’m happy to report that that feeling’s still present over 25 years later. If you have never visited the MOA this is the year to do it. If […]

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5 Things Teens Need to Do at Walt Disney World

You’ve got a teen and you’re doing to Walt Disney World, what things must a teen do at Walt Disney World? Think Disney World is just for the kids? We completely beg to differ. We asked our Walt Disney World teen expert Brianna what were the top five things teens needed to do at Disney […]

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Entertainment

What is the Radisson Blu MOA?

My family and I were given an all-expense paid press stay in exchange for this review. All opinions are my own. The Radisson Blu Mall of America. That was our pre-tax season little getaway as a family. I remember when I first saw the construction for the Radisson Blu. I thought to myself, “Oh that’s […]

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Parenting

Vacation with a Toddler

With the airline costs going up and up, traveling with kiddos under two can be a bargain! Little ones fly free as a “lap child” or “infant in arms” if they are under two years old. For international flights you have to pay the taxes for a lap child’s “ticket,” but depending on where you’re traveling that’s pennies […]