Lessons I learned traveling with my mom

A guest post by Meghan Shrewsbury I think I was born to travel. My first trip (aside from the one through the birth canal) happened when I was only five days old. I flew on a plane from South Carolina, where I was born, to Nebraska to meet my grandma. I haven’t really stopped traveling since. My […]

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Travel Tip: Sometimes you have to go up to go down

Recently, we traveled to Chicago for a long weekend. We stayed on the 18th floor of the Palmer House Hilton, a beautiful, historic hotel in the middle of the loop located just a block from Millennium Park and the Art Institute. This 25-story hotel is a great place to stay; we’d recommend it to anyone who is […]

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Good things come in small packages

I love giving people gifts. I truly enjoy picking out just the right things, wrapping them in color-coordinated paper, and tying them up with fancy bows and name tags. I couldn’t imagine Christmas morning without the joy of watching my family unwrap presents. So, months in advance of our Christmas vacation, I began planning how I […]

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A great pit stop for Midwest travelers

A couple of weeks ago we were invited to visit the Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed as guests of the museum. Even though it’s located in Lincoln, Nebraska, a mere 30 miles from our home, we’d never heard of it. After just a little more than an hour there, we couldn’t believe this place isn’t more […]

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