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Review of MyPublisher PhotoBook Publishing and Giveaway

December 14th, 2009 · Comments Off · Gear

Enter to win $75 PhotoBook giveaway.
Not being tied to the internet made this process so much easier for me. Most of my PhotoBook was created waiting at the kitchen table, in the car, and at the dentist. As a busy parent who is disorganized, working offline gave me the flexibility to finish the book.

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Chicago – hot town, summer in the city.

July 30th, 2009 · Comments Off · Destinations

While most of my time in Chicago was spent indoors at meetings and events with the BlogHer and Travel Bloggers Exchange (TBEX) conferences, I managed a couple of hours walking around.  It was a quick reminder that Chicago is one happening city in the summer.  On every visit, I stumble upon free live music, events [...]

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Summer Travel in New England

July 6th, 2009 · Comments Off · Destinations

Now that we are settled in Connecticut (if settling means living in the attic while floors are being recoated and coming up with new tactics hourly to keep the child and dog out of the paint) we are embracing the short summer and are planning lots of New England road trips.

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Photo Fridays – Masks

October 30th, 2008 · Comments Off · Destinations, Photos

In the spirit of Halloween, here are some photos from a visit to a mask maker.  While walking through the villages around the isolated villa we chose for our visit to the Bali countryside, our hosts brought us to  workshops of local artisans.  This mask maker’s shop and studio is about a 20 minute walk [...]

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Five Budget Travel Experiences from Your TV

October 29th, 2008 · Comments Off · Tips & Tricks

My horoscope for Oct 18 was: Travel is on your mind right now, especially trips to far off lands overseas. [duh – when is it not?]  But if you can’t exactly afford to take the time or spend that kind of cash right now, then you will just have to satisfy your wanderlust in a [...]

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