Family Fun in San Diego

My two-year old daughter already has a case of wanderlust. She talks about hotels, planes and restaurants nonstop. I personally think it was San Diego that sealed the deal for travel. Powder sand beaches, oceanfront resorts, wildlife parks and a land filled with Lego. If toddlers ruled the world, this would be our reality. With

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Ring in the New Year Desert Style

Phoenix has become my go-to for a quick hit of winter sunshine. My husband and I have rung in the New Year in Scottsdale two years running. I’m expecting that this will be the craziest one yet, as we’re bringing our sassy toddler along for the party. The city’s halls are always well decked for

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Toddlers & Oahu: Ten Days in Paradise

My daughter’s excited squeals snap me out of a sun-drenched daze. She’s been running around the Keiki Cove splash zone for 45-minutes. Her unbridled enthusiasm and bold moves (staring directly into the jets until water shoots her in the face) have now drawn a crowd of onlookers. When new kids dare to enter, my eighteen

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Call of the Wild: Glamping in Montana

The great state of Montana boasts an untamed, rugged wilderness that lures many an adventure seeker year after year.  Glacier National Park in the northwest corner of Montana, flanking the Canadian border, spans more than one million acres of pristine, protected parkland.  Teeming with a vast array of plant species and wildlife, the park’s two

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Bellevue Weekend Getaway Guide

Ten miles east of Seattle you’ll find Bellevue Washington, the high-tech and retail hub of King County’s Eastside. Microsoft is the city’s largest employer, and a flurry of recent development has transformed Bellevue from a Seattle bedroom community into a sophisticated destination offering a host of leisure and recreational pursuits. Whether you’re looking for a

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