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Top Things to Do in South Bend, Indiana with the Family

You might have heard of South Bend, IN if you are familiar with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Just about an hour and a half away from Chicago, it is located in Northern Indiana and near Lake Michigan, it is the fourth largest city in Indiana. Former...
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Hotel Review: Staying at the Swissotel Chicago (Video)

Offering views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago River, and proximity to top attractions the city has to offer, the Swissotel Chicago is a great hotel to stay in when visiting Chicago, IL. It's again time for my sister Belle to head back to the...
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Quick Guide: Peritoneal Dialysis in Disney World

Like most families who visit Walt Disney World, we are also traveling with the extended family. One of our family members, Granny Pat is on peritoneal dialysis. Traveling with special needs should not be a hindrance to having a "magical" time while...
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Top Things to Do in Minneapolis with the Family

Minneapolis will be hosting Super Bowl LII! Unfortunately, our family cannot make it to the Twin Cities, but I am feeling quite inspired to go there someday after reading about the top things to do in Minneapolis with the family courtesy of Kayla...
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Visit these affordable romantic destinations in America

Ah, romance. You immediately think roses, fancy dinners, boxes of chocolates, splurging on your significant others. Most often than not, romantic destinations associate with an expensive excursion to exotic places to sweep a special someone off their...
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Review: Lunch at The Channel Marker in Syracuse, IN

Since fall is here and I'm still hooked with the previous season, here's a review of a restaurant we ate at during summer.It was the weekend. Nice day to be outside. Dad had to fix an issue in his workplace. We decided to tag along. It would be...
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Review: Trying out the Morimoto Asia Menu in Disney Springs

This was our first Disney dining experience. During our arrival day to Disney World, our room was not ready yet. We headed for lunch to Morimoto Asia located in Disney Springs.Morimoto Asia is a Fine/Signature Dining restaurant in Disney. It...
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Things to Do During a Free Day in Walt Disney World

Wondering about things to do during a free day in Walt Disney World? This could be your travel or arrival day to the resort or maybe you just want to take a break in between park hopping days. We explore options on how to fill a non-park Disney World...
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9 Fall Getaways Your Family Will Love

Goodbye, Summer. Hello, Fall.Beautiful colors abound, the climate is not too warm to be exploring out, and new layered fashion clothing are out in display. What's not to love about this season? Everything is looking more festive as people prepare...
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Best Things to Do with the Family in Disney Springs

When you have a free day in Walt Disney World, one of the best places to explore without park tickets is in an area formerly known to many as Downtown Disney. Here are some of the best things to do with the family in Disney Springs. Yummy in the...
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Andy’s First Time at St. Joseph County 4H Fair (Video)

With summer comes fairs! It's Andy's first time in the fair. The last time I went to the local fair, I was still pregnant with Andy. So, it's been a while. Granny and Grandma also came. It was their first time attending the St. Joseph County 4H Fair...
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Review: Koto Casual Asian Dining, Mishawaka, IN (Video)

For this year's Mothers Day celebration, I took my mom and my grandmother to lunch in Mishawaka, IN. We headed to Carrabba's Italian Grill, but, of course, everyone did to. There was a 55-minute wait to dine in the Italian restaurant. Lesson learned,...
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29th Annual Great Lakes Kite Festival

If you're in the Midwest and looking for something to do in the near future, love the beach and kites, or just want some fun time with the family, you might want to head out to Michigan soon.The Great Lakes Kite Festival is an annual...
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