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2011 Sharon Shrine Circus – Tyler, Texas

After the Gatti Circus performance we saw last year in Amarillo, we were a little hesitant about going to the Sharon Shrine Circus in Tyler, but we knew that our son would love it. The fact that it was also being put on by the...

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Road Trip!

Tomorrow, we’re embarking on a bit of a spur of the moment type road trip. We’ve been wanting to go to new places that we’ve never been (or haven’t been in a long, long, long time), so we’ve mapped...

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Our Cruise Itinerary

Two weeks from yesterday, we will be departing Miami, Florida for our cruise to the Bahamas. This will actually be our fourth cruise and our third cruise with Carnival. Last year we visited the Bahamas, but took Royal Caribbean...

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July 4th on Lake Fork

We had a spectacular weekend for the 4th, but there were a few tips that I wanted to share for anyone planning a visit. One is that although you would think there are fireworks shows all over the lake, there’s really not...

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Our Alaska Travel Itinerary

A week from today we embark on our Alaskan adventure/road trip.  With a two year old in tow, we will fly from Dallas to Fairbanks (switch planes and airlines in Denver) where we will begin our road trip. Days 1-3 The first three...

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The Dinos Scared the Baby

One of our most favorite places to go in town is the Discovery Center. It’s the best place to take little kids. TJ’s been so many times he knows it like the back of his hand. He runs around and plays so hard in this...

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National Crepe Day!

Hey! It’s National Crepe Day! While visiting Barcelona and Collioure, we all sort of went on a crepe tasting spree. More so in Collioure than in Barcelona, but they were all quite good. In Barcelona, we found crepes in the...

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This Week in Travel

This week in travel is a recap of what interesting events and information related to travel that occurred this week. While it was snowing non-stop in Europe, SoCal was getting drenched. Well, we had nice 70 degree weeks here in...

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Taking the Kids to Vegas

For the longest time I thought it was crazy to even consider taking a kid to Vegas. Afterall, all you do in Vegas is gamble and drink, right? Well, not necessarily. There’s a lot of stuff you do in Vegas that is great for kids...

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Cool Things from Barcelona – Part 2

Near Placa Catalunya, you’ll find a large shopping area with popular department stores and lots of shopping. In this area near the placa, you’ll find a row of stalls where vendors are set up selling their crafts, clothing,...

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Cool Things from Barcelona – Part 1

While wondering the streets of Barcelona on our way to eat at a seafood restaurant (imagine that), we stumbled across a set of booths that vendors had set up, somewhere in the Gothic Quarter.  What it looked like to me was this...

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