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Fake Camping


If you’ve been a reader for a while, you’ve gotten small glimpses of my children. I’ve shared some of their favorite games and books, recipes they’re actually willing to eat, and they’re even in a few pictures now and then.

It’s no joke that parenting is not easy. Like many families, we don’t have a lot of blissful meals together. One child (or all three) hops up when the doorbell rings, someone is complaining about the meal, there are a multitude of interruptions when any of us are trying to speak, and it’s an all-around hot mess.

It’s … chaos.

So when I have friends that have these amazing family vacations and camping trips and make nothing but lasting memories, I either don’t believe them, or I envy them.

Take camping for example. We’re just not ready for The Real Thing. So what did we do instead?

We “fake” camped. [click to continue…]

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Ft. Wayne Children's Zoo

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Congrats Jessica E.!

(Even for me, capturing the perfect family photo with each of my kids looking at the camera and smiling, just ain’t possible).

We are enjoying our summer so much! We’re taking some short jaunts around Indiana and are trying several destinations we haven’t been to yet. My family had the chance to visit the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo a couple of weeks ago for the first time, and I wanted to share some amazing pictures I captured!

Plus, be sure to read to the bottom for your chance to win a 4-pack of tickets to take your family!

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Budget Travel Tips to Save Money

by Ann-Marie on June 5, 2014

Travel Tips to Save Money

Taking a family vacation is something many families save for months in advance. I have a few budget travel tips that will help you cut travel expenses while you take that road trip with the kids this summer!

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