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Movies are Free or Cheap All Summer

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Movies are either free or cheap, all summer long Watching movies in the summer is a family tradition in our house.  So when I heard about the free or cheap (like $1) movies at our local cinema we made it a weekly date with our kids.  School is letting out or will be soon across… Read more »

Kids Bowl Free: All Summer Long

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Bowl all summer long with this great national program for kids If you are looking for a new activity to keep your kids busy this summer, how about bowling!  There is a great national program called Kids Bowl Free. Kids Bowl Free allows registered kids receive 2 Free Games of Bowling, each day all summer… Read more »

Visit the National Parks for Free

visit the national parks for free

Traveling with your kids just became a little more affordable with the Every Kid in a Park pass provided by the National Park Foundation   Vacations with the family can get expensive but not if you do a little planning and research.  Our family loves to visit our National Parks and when I was doing… Read more »

Top 5 places better than the Caribbean

Top 5 places that are better than the caribbean

If you’re an avid cruiser like myself, you’ve undoubtedly been asked this question on numerous occasions, “What was your favorite cruise, ever?”  The answer to that question is easy, the one’s that weren’t in the Caribbean. That’s right, I said it.  Sure, the water is a shimmering blue, the Rum Punch tastes like heaven in… Read more »

9 Reasons Why Formal Night Needs to Go

9 Reasons Why Formal Night Needs to Go on cruise ships

Booking.com   Welcome Cruising fans! It’s time that we talk about the elephant in the room, or should I say, Penguin in the room. Since I first started cruising, the cruising industry has grown tremendously. From the size of the ships we cruise on to the amenities on board, the cruising industry has taken vacationing… Read more »

Vacation Ideas with Kids

vacation ideas with kids

Booking.com Check out some of these vacation ideas to keep the whole family entertained The school year is almost finished and it is time to start thinking about your vacation plans for Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and all other days in between.  Your plans should include getting to new places and turn off… Read more »

Family Cruising – Fact vs. Fiction

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Booking.com It’s a debate that’s been around for decades.  A topic that not only has the country divided, but many families and friends.  Of course I’m talking about cruise ships.  There’s such a rift between the “pro-cruisers” and “anti-cruisers”, that when the two sides happen to meet, the tension can be cut with a butter… Read more »

Growler USA Arrives in East Vancouver/Camas

Growler USA

  Growler USA Arrives in East Vancouver/Camas as the Newest Kid-Friendly Tap House and Eatery Vancouver/Camas, Feb. 5, 2018/My Family Guide/- Deciding where to take the the family to dinner just got a little easier with the addition of Growler USA-Camas. The Family-Friendly Tap House and Eatery is having its Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting… Read more »

20 Unexpected Cost of Cruising

20 unexpected cost of cruising

Booking.com Cruising can get expensive because the little things add up Cruising is a great way to see different cities and even different countries.  There is something for everyone and cruising gives you the luxury of only having to unpack just once.  The price on the brochure is tempting especially when the prices are affordable. … Read more »