Escape to the beach at Hilton Ft. Lauderdale Beach Resort & Spa

As a family, we escape to Ft. Lauderdale at least once every winter to get away from the infamous Chicago snow and arctic temperatures.  Ft. Lauderdale has beautiful golden sand beaches, a wealth of fabulous…

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Connecting with Dolphins in Hawaii

We just returned from our first trip to the Big Island of Hawaii.  We absolutely loved each day exploring the island and of of its natural beauty.  One of our favorite experiences that we shared…

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Winter Escape to Riviera Maya

Living in Chicago where the winters are cold and snowy, my family looks forward to traveling someplace warm each year for the winter holidays. For us, Mexico has always been a great place to travel…

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Grand Cayman Island – Perfect for Toddlers and Family

Over the New Year’s Holiday, we took a vacation with my entire extended family.  This included eleven of us from my 2-year-old daughter to her grandparents in the Cayman Islands. Grand Cayman was a perfect…

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Central European Hotels

After Christmas we took an 11-day trip around Central Europe. Planes, trains and automobiles, and hotels…lots of hotels. While it’s nice to travel in style and relax in luxurious resorts, our family vacations generally involve…

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