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Cheap gas = ROAD TRIP!

Texas is Oil country. Here in Texas, home to lots of oil companies, cheap gas isn’t always a good thing. Headlines are all about companies laying off. But for the rest of the country…cheap...

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How NOT to die from heart disease

Heart disease is a killer.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention paints a very dark picture: About 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year–that’s 1 in every...

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Is your family vacation legal?

Is your family vacation illegal? WHAT?! Yes, in some places taking the kids out of school for a family vacation is illegal. I couldn’t believe it either! But not here….in the US…home to freedom...

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London Taxi Cabbies: Info and Tips

London Cabbies When you travel in any large city you’ll need transportation! In London you have lots of choices – the tube is a fun and very efficient choice and the buses are double...

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Tweens in London

Tweens in London Tweens are a special group to consider on a trip because they have a special way of making everyone miserable if they are less than happy. LOL! Keep them engaged so...

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You CAN afford it.

There is never enough time or money to travel as much as we would like, right? Time we can’t do anything about, but money we can control! We can save!! With a plan we...

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Visit Paris with a TWEEN

How to Travel with a Tween So, traveling with a tween? Someone with one foot in the kid world and one foot in the grown up world? Unsure of what will be Ok and...

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Kids in Paris Go Round and Round

Paris has a love affair with carousels. They are beautiful pieces of art which children love and make for a lovely activity as you explore a spectacular city. Carousels, or merry-go-rounds, were originally made...