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10 Tips to Save Money on Your Next Cruise

10 tips to save money on your next cruise

  Cruising can be expensive but it doesn’t have to be Cruising is tons of fun but it can also be expensive if you just start charge everything to your shipboard account.   I’ve only been on about a half dozen cruises but I have figured things out the hard way…financially.  So, I thought I… Read more »

Vancouver Pizza Company is bigger and better

vancouver pizza company

Bigger is Better at Vancouver Pizza Company If you find yourself visiting downtown Vancouver and are searching for a family-friendly restaurant, make your way to Vancouver Pizza Company.  This pizzeria has been a community landmark in downtown Vancouver for over 20 years.  If a restaurant has survived that long, they must be doing something right!… Read more »

When the Shoe Fits at Clogs-n-More

shoes at clogs n more

Quality Shoes for the whole family I have to admit, I’m not a “shoe girl”, but after today things will change.   The thought of spending over $30 on a pair of shoes frightened me…until I visited a boutique shoe store in the Hawthorne District of Portland called, “Clogs-n-More“.  They have a total of four… Read more »

Disney bringing back Star Wars Day at Sea in 2018: Travel Weekly

The event features a deck party with a fireworks display, character meet-and-greets, and Star Wars-themed family and youth activities. Cruising is one of our family favorite vacations.  Now, add Disney in the mix and drop in some Star Wars…oh my goodness!  You will have a vacation the whole family will remember for decades. Disney Cruises… Read more »

Vacation Ideas with Kids

vacation ideas with kids

Vacation Plans after Memorial Day 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 the the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Disney Channel, and… Read more »

Standing Tall – Fortside

The Craft Beer revolution is in full swing in the Pacific Northwest.  With so many breweries opening up in the Portland Metro/ Southwest Washington area, it’s easier to find breweries that cater to the craft brew enthusiast.  With that realization, it takes more than serving good beer for an establishment to warrant repeat visits.  Enter… Read more »