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I'm quite sure this mostly rambling, but hopefully every once in awhile there will be a glimmer of inspiration.

Hopped on a Plane to LAX

I love Chicago and seasons and the snow and cute boots, but I just try my hardest to escape it a few times a winter.  This year, we scheduled two.  A trip to Orlando with extended family that ended up being 29 degrees (not a winter escape and story later)...

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Myrtle Beach

I keep over-thinking these posts and then I freeze because I want them to be perfect with artistic pictures and a precise layout and every detail but then they never get done at all and I have a million drafts just sitting here.  SOOO... Turning over a new leaf here...

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Atlanta Piedmont Park

I really am not sure how we've ended up in Atlanta so many times, but we do.  And frankly, I like it more every single time (especially when we aren't driving)!  This time we took the MARTA to Midtown (both the red and gold lines work). Midtown is absolutely adorable...

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Packing Bags

Our first couple of family vacations were admittedly a learning experience of epic proportions and involved an exhausting game of tetris at each stop.  We brought stuff we didn't need, forgot things we had at home, and there was even one delightful time when a bag of...

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Pick a Place and Plan the Trip

On a recent trip, we were listening to a guy playing acoustic guitar at a tiny bar.  It was chilly, we had done a bunch of hiking, were sipping whiskey, and between sets, we struck up  conversation with the people next to us (let me start by saying that I know it...

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Meals

Rumor has it that some people forget to eat meals.  Those are probably the same people who work-out as "me time" and look forward to their yearly cleanse.  I personally know people like that (don't worry, I won't put your names... you know who you are).  I admire...

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Lodging & Accommodations

My sister and I look similar but we are literally night and day on so many things.  For example, that girl LOVES a true vacation.  It pretty much isn't worth it to her unless she is staying somewhere nicer than her house.  AND I TOTALLY GET THAT!  Everyone has a...

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Atlanta

The first time in Atlanta was totally legit.  My husband had a conference and I tagged along as his baggage / eye-candy.   I wandered all over for 3 days and had a great time (if I’m totally honest, the great time might be predicated on being temporarily kid-free) but...

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Obvioulsy Orlando

I’m not a fan of revisiting places.  There are so many new adventures on the horizon that we rarely have a desire to repeat… except, obviously, Orlando.  I’ve been at least half a dozen times in my life and would go back tomorrow if we could pull it off!  The first...

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Plan Ahead for Travel

In my day job, I organize details, plan procedures, and I LOVE it!  But I know not everyone is a planner, some people don't even like spreadsheets (GASP!)  Not to be too mellow-dramatic, but planning ahead can make or break even the smallest trip.  Depending on who...

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Hello World!

This is about life and travel and the hard stuff and the fun stuff... and family and friends that become family... this is about beauty, in the traditional sense and in the sense that only your heart understands...  This is about what stays the same and what...

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