Author Archives: giannarae

About giannarae

I am a child of God who has been given the humbling job of being a wife and a mother to 4. Those whom He has given to me are my Sweet Peas and Buddies and one Honey.

A New Look And Heartfelt News for this MLK Monday

Yes, You have Reached what used to be A Traveling Thought.  And even now the way to find me is by http://www.travelingthought.com until I can actually figure out how to fix the domain name and redirect all my traffic here.  Google … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Model Railroad Museum

Between Lexington Ave. and Snelling Ave. on Energy Park Drive there is a historical-looking building called Bandana Square.   Located in Bandana Square is a fascinating museum…At least for history lovers, train lovers, toy lovers, and nostalgia lovers. The Twin Cities Model … Continue reading

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This Week’s Preschool Activities

Last year, we didn’t have much of a winter, so this fall, I started praying for a cold winter with snow.  I know I am crazy, but as much as I enjoyed last winter (which believe I totally did), I … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Family

For the weekend of Thursday, January 17-Monday, January 21 This weekend, we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.  For many kids (and parents) that means no school!   With the long weekend ahead of us, there is plenty to do. … Continue reading

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Couponing Confession: Who I Really Am

The following is a sponsored post by  Coupon Chief . However, the entire article was researched and  written by me.  All opinions are completely my own:  the interesting and the amazing.  I think I’ve explained to you that I’ve been trying my … Continue reading

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Meeting An Author At the Red Balloon Bookshop

image credit The Red Balloon Bookshop was hosting an author this past weekend.  Knowing that I love the Red Balloon  (you can read how much I love it) and personally knowing the author–well, alright, I didn’t know the author so … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Preschool Activities

Toddler Tuesday:  Yo Gabba Gabba Mall of America, The Patio, January 8, 2013 10:00 am-12:00 pm FREE  Enjoy a morning of musical fun, dancing,and hopping for joy.  And the crafter lovers won’t be disappointed either!  Have a chance to meet Brobee, the green … Continue reading

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Twin CIties Family

For the weekend of Thursday, January 10-Monday, January 14, 2013 And the activities kick back into action!  Everything sounds so entertaining and educational.  If you are looking for something to do and you aren’t sure these activities fit the bill, … Continue reading

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Major Change is Coming for A Traveling Thought

The title of A Traveling Thought is changing.  Since this is more focused on the Twin Cities and same day trips outside the Twin Cities, I will be changing the name to reflect the focus.  Currently, I am in talks … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Family: FREE

For the weekend of January 3-January 7, 2013Since this month I am in a major planning phase for this year (I know I’m behind), I am not going to have my long lists.  Just a few things that sound fun! … Continue reading

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