The Best Places to Visit in New England

There is a stereotype regarding Americans and travel—namely that they don’t. Compared to many countries, the United States does have a pretty low rate of passport ownership, but that doesn’t mean that Americans don’t travel. With a country as large and diverse as the United States, there is plenty to see and do without ever […]

July 31, 2015

Friday Fun

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Staying Healthy When You Travel

Staying healthy when you travel isn’t easy.  After all, your normal schedule is disrupted by travel and sleeping in a different space. You’re exposed to lots of different people who may not be as careful about keeping their germs to themselves.  You are often using public bathrooms at attractions and restaurants which exposes you more […]

June 28, 2014


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10 Easy Ways to Save on Vacations

Summer time means vacations for many families.  Even if you only take them once or twice a year, vacations can be quite expensive. Whether you are visiting local attractions or taking your family on a vacation across the country, there are easy ways to save on vacations so they don’t break the bank. 10 Easy […]

June 17, 2014


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Family Travel for Less

Summertime and family travel go hand in hand, but with an unstable economy a family vacation this summer be not be attainable for your family. The following are great ways to give your family those summer memories while tightening the purse strings. Family Travel for Less 1. Give the Gift of Travel Many families use […]

July 23, 2013


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A City Comes To Life: Cultural Capital Marseille Provence MP2013

With today’s challenging economic times, no municipality would argue with a cash infusion equating to 660 million Euros, over a five-year period. That is what the city of Marseille and the surrounding area has received, in funding, to create an exceptional cultural stage for 2013. The concept of Cultural Capital of Europe started in 1985 […]

December 4, 2012


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There is no such thing as a bad meal in Italy… Mangia Bene!

Luckily, we live both in the States, as well as Portovenere, Italy. My husband Mario, who is from Parma and we purchased our amazing villa just outside Portovenere in 2001, thus, we manage to explore Liguria, along with our family and friends, over the summer and at Christmas time. Food is central to the Italian […]

September 10, 2012

Education, Entertainment, Food, Social Media, Travel

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Tourists Kiss Buddha and Get Sentenced To Six Months – Sri Lanka

Three French tourists, two women and one man were convicted on Wednesday in Colombo, Sri Lanka for desecrating a temple. The three tourists photographed themselves kissing a sacred Buddha. One woman took a picture pretending to kiss the Buddha on the lips while the man posed imitating the Buddha. The three travelers, aged 26-35 acted […]

August 23, 2012

Education, Relationship, Social Media, Travel

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The Top 5 Things I Learned from BlogHer’12

Now that BlogHer ’12 is over, I’m full of lessons, inspirations, and self-confidence.  The BlogHer conference in New York was attended by about 5000 people, and every one that I met had something to offer, even if they were in a completely different area of blogging.  Here the top 5 things I learned at BlogHer […]

August 11, 2012

Blogging, Education, Entertainment, Fashion, Social Media, Travel

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RSVP- #FamilyGetaway Twitter Party Wed May 2nd 9pm Est

 We are so excited to invite you to our launch Twitter Party for The Blogger Connection. This is the first of many top of the line parties to come. We love a great party and know you do too! We also know you love to win luxury prizes and prizes that will make you feel […]

April 29, 2012


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