Category Archives: family vacation

Traveling on a Budget: Food

image credit You have decided that this is the year you are going to take your family on vacation. You are on a budget and you would like to be able to do more than a Staycation. Not that there … Continue reading

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Preparing to Come Home Before You Leave

Part of going on a trip is the planning.  And part of going on a trip is the coming home! Today I am insisting that you must plan what that first evening and day back is going to look like. … Continue reading

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Planning a Road Trip

We are in the process of making travel plans to go on a road trip to upstate New York this summer. Can I just tell you that I am dreading this? Because I am. I am completely dreading it.  Frequently, … Continue reading

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Travel Minnesota: History of Stillwater

Don’t forget to enter my giveaway of MyMemories Suite v.3.  It’s open until noon on Friday, January 27, 2012  image courtesy of leclouxt I had no idea where to start my Minnesota history lessons. Minnesota’s history is super diverse.  From the fur traders to … Continue reading

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Travel Minnesota: The Truth

I live in Minnesota, so when I hear that people from far away (i.e. beyond the neighboring states) are interested in visiting Minnesota, I have two reactions.  First of all, I’m shocked.  And secondly, I’m beyond proud. Why am I … Continue reading

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A New Focus

I have a new purpose for A Traveling Thought.  I love to travel.  One of my dreams and goals for my life is to visit the 6 inhabitable continents. I want to experience culture.  All kinds of culture.  I want to see … Continue reading

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