Make Travel Possible

I'm here to tell you that yes, your traveling dreams are possible. No, they're not some sort of Pinterest Dream that is unachievable. The purpose of this blog is to teach you how to achieve it. With mindful budgeting, and planning YOU can travel. You can travel on a special trip for you and your significant other. You can travel with a group of friends. You can even bring your kids along!

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Family Friendly Podcasts for Road Trips

Family Friendly Podcasts for Road Trips: A screen free alternative to passing time in the car We are one of those families that limit screen time – in daily life but also on vacation.  If we are flying the kids pretty much get free reign to watch as much as they want on their own…

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Summer Planning for Kids Without Summer Camp!

Summer Planning for Kids who don’t go to Summer Camp! As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.    I know it seems early to start planning your summer, but trust me — START NOW!   My husband and I are lucky that our work schedules don’t require that we find full-time childcare for…

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The International Vacation Planning Checklist You Need

International Vacation Planning Checklist: Your To Do List Are you like me? Do you get SUPER anxious the day or two (or week!) before you leave for vacation?   It’s crazy the amount of anxiety I get before leaving on a trip. It doesn’t matter if it’s an adult only vacation or if the kids…

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Why I Prefer my Phone for Everyday Photos

Why I Prefer my Phone Camera for my Everyday….and my Vacations I am a professional photographer and yet, honestly, cannot stand taking my big camera with me vacation. Why? Because our phone cameras are so amazing and take better phone photos than ever before! AND I always have my phone with me. AND it is…

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5 Things to do before Vacation as a Small Business Owner

5 Things to do before Vacation as a Small Business Owner If you own a small business, you know that vacations mean more than just booking a place to stay, transportation, and activities. You have so many things to do beforehand to ensure you can truly BE on vacation once you are there! Preparing in…

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What to Borrow for Travel

What to Borrow for Travel Why do we feel we can’t borrow the things we need to travel?  I know it’s easy when planning a vacation to get caught up in thinking we need to buy new clothing, new travel gear, and all the other things you can think of to buy ahead of a…

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Europe with Kids: 10 Cities in 2 Weeks

Europe with Kids: 10 Cities in 16 Days Europe with kids…..sounds a tad intimidating for many, I know! May was the first time our children (ages 8 and 10) traveled to Europe for vacation and they totally rocked it! We were a tad hesitant to stay so long with them but we also knew that…

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5 Things to do before Vacation as a Small Business Owner

5 Things to do before Vacation as a Small Business Owner If you own a small business, you know that vacations mean more than just booking a place to stay, transportation, and activities. You have so many things to do beforehand to ensure you can truly BE on vacation once you are there! Preparing in…

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5 Things You Forget on your Vacation Budget

5 Things you Always Forget on your Vacation Budget A vacation budget is essential! I know it’s not much fun, but not having enough money for your vacation is worse! You don’t want to be halfway through your vacation and realize you’ve under budgeted for all you want to do. When planning your vacation budget…

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How We Cruise on a Budget

How We Cruise on a Budget At first a cruise may not seem like the most budget friendly way to take a vacation as a family, but there are ways to keep costs down. Cruising on a budget takes planning but it’s totally doable! We are very lucky because we live within driving distance to…

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How to Plan Kids’ Spending Money for Vacation

Money: Teaching children how to use & save while traveling  We all know that money & budgeting are an important part of vacation planning. Including the kids in this is an even more important part. Who doesn’t want to raise their children to become independent and productive members of society? Introductions to the skills they…

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Why we make our kids pack themselves

Why we make our kids pack for vacation themselves. It’s true. Why we make our kids pack for vacation themselves. It takes MUCH longer to have the kids pack their own things than if we just did it for them. And, yes, we do have to go behind them to double check that they haven’t…

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