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Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

**We received free admission to Monticello for purposes of this review. All opinions are mine.** I’ve gotten to visit Monticello twice in the past year. The […]

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beach week at #familytravelsonabudget

Beach Week Begins

Living in the Raleigh, North Carolina area means we're just a quick drive down I-40 from the beach. Early in summer, sunny skies signal a beach day. Chores can wait! We load … [Read More...]

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Road Trip Tips: Prepare your car for travel with this checklist.

Preparing your car for travel

Between packing clothes, reserving the hotel and mapping the route, sometimes we forget to think about the car. A couple days before travel, we make the mad dash to get it ready. Use this checklist to … [Read More...]

How to dine for less on vacation

How to dine for less on vacation

Feeding our family of five, two of whom are teenage boys, on vacation can be pricey! In earlier posts I shared the cost savings and convenience of packing food for a road trip. Here are some … [Read More...]

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