Holiday Road Trip with Kids?

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  I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving yesterday.  I know we did–lots of fun with friends, lots of good food, and time to relax. Now, the real frenzy begins with little over a month left until Christmas.  I started to write out our December calender and it is jam packed!  Not to mention ,… 

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Legoland Florida Christmas Bricktacular

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I just got this information about the festivities going on at LEGOLAND Florida for the holidays.  We plan on checking it out.  How about you? LEGOLAND® Florida is getting into the holiday spirit with brick-loads of family-friendly fun with its second annual Christmas Bricktacular and Kid’s New Year’s Eve. Sounds of the season and stunning… 

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The Key Largo Princess

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As a last hurrah before the start of the school year, we shipped the dog off the the kennel, packed the entire house into a rental car and headed down the road for a long, long, long drive to the Florida Keys.  You guys, Florida is huge!  It took us about 5 and half hours… 

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Weeki Wachee State Park: In Search of the Mermaid

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About two hours from Orlando, is this retro park that is worth the visit of the adventurous.  For those who are looking for a bit of old Florida.  For those that love mermaids and for those that want something to remember. Weeki Wachee State Park is a lot more than the typical state park.  This… 

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Ritz Carlton Sarasota: A much needed overnight get-away.

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A couple of weeks ago, Memorial Day weekend,  Aaron and I decided to actually celebrate our anniversary.  Usually, the day comes and goes without much notice but this year we thought we should do something special– It had been 10 years, that has to be worth something, right?   Luckily, there was a really good… 

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Cirque Du Solei La Nouba at Downtown Disney Orlando

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Wow! That may be all I need to say about this performance.  But, I will say a bit more. Go! You will be glad you did. I had actually already seen Cirque Du Soleil-La Nouba once before and was kind of reluctant to go again.  I loved it the first time but I knew it… 

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Blue Man Group at Universal Orlando City Walk

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Chances are if you haven’t already seen the Blue Man Group, you have at least heard of it.   I have been hearing about this show for years and never really thought much of it.  I knew it involved some bald men covered in a blue ‘skin’.  And that these men would use drums covered… 

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Florida Eco-Safari

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If you have been reading this blog for any length of time you know that I am a nature person.  I need to be out in nature to clear my head and really relax.  Especially after a couple of days of non-stop theme park and vacation craziness.  I also really want to encourage my kids… 

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Medieval Times Orlando

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Medieval Times is, as one would expect, a place that transports you to another time.  From the moment we crossed the moat into the castle we felt like we were up for an adventure. Castle assistants greeted us and gave  us paper crowns that corresponded with our seating section and the knight we would  be… 

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Ten Favorite Things About our Kissimmee Vacation!

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1)  Seeing the alligators and deer at Florida Eco-Safaris.  I enjoyed just being out in the fresh and undeveloped parts of Florida but the animals were a cool perk too. 2) As a mom, traveling alone with my kids, I always felt safe and at ease.  This is one of the key reasons that keeps… 

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