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Estes, Colorado Vacation Travel Recap dineanddish.net

Summer Travel Series – Estes Park, CO {Giveaway}

Colorado… oh beautiful, Colorado. As a Kansan, I will say that Colorado is one of the most beautiful states to go to within driving distance for us. It is the perfect vacation spot, especially during the heat of the summer, when you are looking for a place a little cooler for respite from the heat. […]

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Travel Holland Michigan Vacation Guide

Summer Travel Series – Holland, Michigan

Last summer, I posted on Facebook that my family was looking for a family friendly vacation spot within a one day drive from Kansas City. I expected to hear things like Galveston, TX or Minneapolis, MN, but what I didn’t expect was an overwhelming number of people giving the highest accolades to Michigan. People were praising […]

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Moo Moo Milkshakes and a visit to the Foster Dairy Farm at www.dineanddish.net

Summer Bucket List Update: Visit a Dairy Farm

Moo Moo Shakes… sounds like some kind of new dance move, doesn’t? Bye bye Harlem Shuffle… let’s all do the Moo Moo Shake! The Moo Moo Shake isn’t the next dance craze. It is, however, a delicious fruity tasting milkshake creation which is a favorite of Lynda Foster, a dairy farm owner/operator my kids and I […]

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Four Seasons Hotel Denver Colorado

Travel: Girls Weekend at The Four Seasons Hotel, Denver

This past August, our family went on a family vacation to Colorado. I’ve promised time and time again to share with you all of the fun we had in Denver and Estes Park, and I’ve finally had the time to go through the 600+ (ahem) pictures I took so I can share some of them […]

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Time With Harry & David and Friends {Recipe: Red Wine Peach Vinaigrette}

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of heading to Medford, Oregon to spend a few days with the folks at Harry & David. First of all, as you can probably guess, I loved Oregon. Completely and totally to pieces. And yes, I may have said one or two times that I want to […]

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Family Vacation Road Trip Snack Solution for Kids

Family Vacation Road Trip Snack Kit for Kids

“>Pin It We’re going on a road trip… Actually, we’re headed out on our family vacation at the YMCA or The Rockies in Estes Park, Colorado with a stop at The Four Seasons in Denver along the way. This equates to fine times ahead, but a long, 10+ hour car ride to get there. Long […]

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Cherry Poke Cake Cocktail

Then There Were Two {Recipe: Cherry Poke Cake Cocktail}

Nick and I just got back from enjoying a kid-free vacation in Park City, Utah… the first we’ve shared in over 6 years. In 6 years time, it is pretty easy to forget all the reasons you fell in love with your spouse in the first place. I definitley knew I still loved my husband, […]

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Hiking in Park City with My Windows Phone

Nick and I are in Park City, Utah for our first kids free vacation in more years than I care to admit. We have had a very nice, relaxing time beginning with a 4 hour nap the first day! We’re obviously making up for lost time. When we haven’t been napping, we’ve been exploring the […]

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Zatarain’s and New Orleans – It’s a Family Affair

Pin It I mentioned in a Project 365 post a couple weeks ago that I had recently returned from spending a few days in New Orleans with Zatarain’s. I’ve been meaning to write about my trip since then, but have honestly had a really hard time trying to condense what I want to share with […]

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Universal Orlando & Islands of Adventure Giveaway!

This giveaway is now closed and the winners have been notified. (P. Kennedy and R. Smith). If a response isn’t received within the required time frame, new winners will be selected. Thanks for participating! I recently returned from the trip of a lifetime…an all expenses paid trip for my family to Universal Studios Resort and […]

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