2013 KIA Sorento Review: From a Mom’s Perspective

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From the moment this 2013 KIA Sorento pulled up into my driveway, it was love at first sight. It was big, spacious and perfect for our family. You would think with a family of five we would have something more roomy than a small two door, compact car - we don't. So I knew having the opportunity to … [Read more...]

Plan a Trip to Chicago with Gogobot!

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Next summer we are planning to take a trip. We have been seriously thinking about going to Chicago. Being from California, that is a pretty far trip. We have never been that far as a family before. We usually take small road trips right here in Northern California. So planning this should be fun! … [Read more...]

Enter to Win a Trip to New York City from CityBuzz!

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Citybuzz is your 'go to guide' for exploring major cities in the United States. Citybuzz chooses the best upscale restaurants, shopping, nightlife, entertainment, exploration activities and hotels. They then broadcast in hotel rooms, in-flight, in taxis and on the web to accommodate … [Read more...]

The Train to Christmas Town | A Fun Family Event!

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 The Train to Christmas Town is a heartwarming story about Janice, who rides the Train to Christmas Town every year with her Grandmother and her brother. She very much looks forward to this every year. This year is a little different though. There is a bag full of surprises, jolly elves and … [Read more...]

Save Some Money with Timeshare Rentals on RedWeek.com + a 2 Year Membership Giveaway! {Closed}

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Are you like me and long overdue for a vacation? Living on a budget makes it hard for us to actually take a vacation. Not to mention, there are five of us and that just means more money. There are so many places that I want to visit! I have an affordable solution. Timeshare rentals might just be … [Read more...]

LEGO Brickation Summer event in South Lake Tahoe, CA | win a mini-LEGO prize pack!

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LEGO's are something that I grew up with and I loved to create 'masterpieces.' Now I'm a mom and LEGO's are still around and my kids love them. They let their imaginations go wild and come up with some pretty cool creations themselves. I have always wanted to visit LEGOLAND; however, I have never … [Read more...]

Memorial Day weekend plans… what are yours?

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Memorial Day is a time for us to remember our fallen service men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. They gave their lives for us to enjoy the freedom that we have today. As you are looking forward to your three day weekend, gathering with friends and family or whatever else … [Read more...]

5 Must-have Fashionable Pieces to Pack for Every Weekend Trip

There are things (okay, many things) that I pack when our family goes on vacation. I will admit that there are lots of items I pack that I actually never even use. I'm one of those overly prepared kind of people. It drives Big Daddy crazy but that's just how it's going to be. Last year, we took a … [Read more...]

Five Fun Family Vacations Activities Your Kids Will Love

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Summer is just about here! That means it's time to start thinking about what  adventurous and fun family vacations you are going to plan for this summer. I'm not sure about your kids, but mine are happy with with just about going anywhere. We're a family on a very tight budget (always have … [Read more...]