Fun and festivals without the stress – the holidays in Orlando
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Fun and festivals without the stress – the holidays in Orlando

Welcome to the holidays—Orlando Style. The best part: You don’t have to wait until Christmas week to celebrate since Orlando’s seven famous theme parks and attractions celebrate for 59 days at 20 festive events

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Caribbean and Riviera Maya – Karisma Hotels & Resorts is Ready and Affordable
Azul Beach on Riviera Maya, Mexico

Caribbean and Riviera Maya – Karisma Hotels & Resorts is Ready and Affordable

If you thought a winter Caribbean getaway was out of reach this winter, think again. The all-inclusive Karisma Hotels & Resorts, known for their Gourmet Inclusive Experience, not only can offer the luxe vacation you want but deals that are 45 percent off or more and in some cases, kids are free

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Visiting Maine in Winter – Family Friendly and Affordable
Tobogganing in Camden, Maine

Visiting Maine in Winter – Family Friendly and Affordable

Unlike bears, Mainers don’t hibernate in winter. They like to encourage everyone who visits to get outdoors. Maine is the place to ski, snowboard, snowshoe, cross country ski, ice skate, tube, build snow forts and make lots of snow angels

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Denver’s Big Eat 2018 – Slow food and accessibility for all tastes and sizes
One of the many decorated snail sculptures at Denver Performing Arts Center, home of Denver's Big Eat 2018

Denver’s Big Eat 2018 – Slow food and accessibility for all tastes and sizes

There is almost too much to try at The Big Eat 2018, presented by Eat Denver and the kickoff to the Slow Food Nations Festival that draws tens of thousands to Denver. This year’s theme is “Food for Change”

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Moving across country – how to avoid scammers and con artists like we didn’t
The truck arrived four hours late and didn't inspire confidence

Moving across country – how to avoid scammers and con artists like we didn’t

We were moving cross country -- our first move in nearly 25 years -- and I let myself be conned by a smooth-talking moving broker and an unscrupulous moving company. Here's how you can avoid my mistakes

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The family summer road trip: snacks and drinks for survival — and fun!
Lipton family picnic road trip

The family summer road trip: snacks and drinks for survival — and fun!

“How much longer???” “Can we stop for a snack and something to drink?” Those questions are as inevitable on road trips as scattered potato chips and melted crayons in the back seat

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