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Why You’ll Never Want To Leave The Hotel RL Baltimore Lobby

Disclosure:  Consideration was provided by a mentioned brand.  I was not paid for this article. All opinions are my own.   Recently,  I was invited to stay at the Hotel RL Baltimore while exploring the area.   It’s a  new hotel just a few short blocks from the Inner Harbor.  I was really looking forward to my stay, as I have not been to Baltimore…

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weekapaug inn in rhode island
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A Father’s Day Weekend Getaway to Show Your Love

We’re always looking for great ways to show our appreciation on Father’s Day and this year, I think we surpassed ourselves.  We found a getaway spot that offers tons of outdoor activities or if you so choose, doing nothing but relaxing on the water in Adirondack chairs.  At the Weekapaug Inn in Rhode Island, you’ll find yourself in a rustic, comfortable setting complete with all…

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5 Reasons Why Being That Aunt & Uncle At Graduation Rocks

My husband and I were so happy to attend our nephew’s graduation in Washington, DC last week.  He earned his Master’s degree from John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) with a specialty in International Economics and Strategy, which makes me so impressed just to put in writing.  He has been such a great kid all of his life, so this is just another…

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Easy Sheet Pan Salmon Dinner

Okay,  how often does this happen at your house… You are headed out of town the next day and need to use up what is in the frig.  Yet, you want a protein-filled, healthy, real dinner.  Well, honestly, I want that dinner every night and I want it fast and easy. Here’s a recipe that checks all the boxes.  This sheet pan salmon dinner is quick…

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does eco tourism do more harm than good
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Top 3 Pet Peeves About Eco Tourism

Common sense tells me that eco tourism is a good thing.  Right?  That’s certainly what I’ve always believed.  But, when I talked with people about their eco vacations and what they did and witnessed first hand the behaviors of people and tour companies, it really started me thinking.   What did I discover?  Not only that I have some pet peeves about bringing tourists into…

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why the panasonic lumix dmc-s60 is my go to camera
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Why A Panasonic Lumix ZS60 Is My New Go To Camera

Disclosure: I was given this product in return for my review.  However, all opinions expressed are my own. I’ve had a Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 for several years now and love it.  Not only is it easy to use and takes amazing pictures, but it has tons of great features like integrated wi-fi connectivity, so I can immediately download my pics to my phone.  This feature means…

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are you taking your travels for granted?
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How to Know You’re Taking Your Travel for Granted

If you love to travel as much as I do, you’re gone as often as you get the chance.  I wasn’t always this lucky, however, and didn’t get to travel much until my 30’s.  I was recently talking with a friend and she asked where I’ve been off to lately.  I listed my recent trips, California, Hawaii, Florida, sailing in the British Virgin Islands, all…

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Top 7 Reasons to Pick Vacation Rentals Over Hotels

Traveling is a huge part of our lives.  We travel for fun, for vacation, for fly fishing, for work, for triathlons, to see family, and sometimes just because.  Finding the perfect place to stay always take priority, because where you stay plays a very important role in your overall vacation experience.  Whether we are staying one night or two weeks, we want to be comfortable,…

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what's the best mother's day gift?
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Best Mother’s Day Gift – The Waldorf Astoria Orlando

Looking for the perfect gift for mom for Mother’s Day?  We have it for you and it’s pretty special.  Whether you live in Orlando, drive to Orlando, or fly to Orlando, make the best mother’s gift the Waldorf Astoria.  We recently spent some time on this beautiful piece of property, located right in the middle of all the Disney and Orlando action.  But, it’s like…

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