Travel Planning

From deciding where to go, to what to pack and what to pack it in, to books to read set in the country your visiting, and more, we can help with all your travel planning.

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Best Books Set in Croatia

  Books Set in Croatia It’s time for book club and this month I am sharing books set in Croatia. This one was a little harder than books set in Italy, but I found a few good ones. I also started a couple I didn’t finish. Croatia is a little country, and while it is …

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Book clubs for kids with literature for kids

Book Clubs for Kids

Information on book clubs for kids is sparse, so I am sharing what I have learned from our homeschool book club. This winter, a parent in our homeschool group organized a book club that our kids loved participating in. In addition to reading books we may not have otherwise chosen for ourselves, it gave the …

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Cross country skiing at Elkhorn Hot Springs in Montana

Elkhorn Hot Springs

Henry is cranking out these hot springs videos! And they are awesome. If you started singing “Everything is Awesome,” then you and I are connected at a cellular level. We spent a few days at Elkhorn over New Years. There was skiing, sledding, soaking, eating, and laying around. I wrote about it for this cool new …

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LifeStraw Review

Update 28 June 2019: LifeStraw water bottles are on sale right now on Amazon. And back to the original article. I love hiking by water. Creeks, streams, rivers, waterfalls, ponds, lakes, ocean…well, you probably know what water is. The bummer about water today, even in the mountains of Montana, is that you can’t drink it …

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