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Travel Diaries: Grand Adventure in the Cayman Islands

A week ago, we were enjoying the sun and sand in the Cayman Islands. We planned the trip in late January after realizing we had more than enough Marriott points to cover 5 days there and the flights were actually pretty cheap. They weren’t direct — we had a quick layover in Charlotte but the

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Hope for the Anxious Mama

From the moment my baby was placed in my arms, I was head over heels in love with him. So in love that I (like many parents, I’m sure) wanted to do everything exactly right. Car seat secured, straps in the right position and tight enough, sleeping in a bassinet in our room — with

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Travel Diaries: Bahamas Cruise

My in-laws generously gifted us a trip to the Bahamas for Christmas. It was a 3 day cruise on Royal Caribbean out of Port Canaveral with stops in Nassau and Coco Cay. We talked a lot about the boat in advance of the trip to build excitement and answered A LOT of questions — especially

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Life Lately – August

July was a blur. I came back from Colorado and headed off to Ireland and Spain for work at the beginning of the month. I made lots of time for my guys around that trip. We explored Burlington and the park on Saturday. It was so humid but soooo much fun. We kept commenting on

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Travel Diaries: Our stay at RIU Guanacaste

It seemed like it took us forever to nail down this trip and then in a blink of an eye, it was over! Our first big trip together was to the RIU in Montego Bay, Jamaica in 2010. We had a great time so we were sure we’d love the RIU Guanacaste location — but

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