Shocking Road Trip Photography

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Last week I spent about 16 hours driving through Eastern Tennessee, Kentucky and Southern Virginia for various photo shoots I was hired for. I love my camera, I love shooting pictures, but many times when I’m driving I don’t carry my camera. It is an extra bag to haul in and out of the vehicle. Because I happened to be on …

Elsa and Anna on Disney Cruise

The Ins and Outs of Disney Cruising

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We have not actually been on a Disney Cruise before but we are crossing our fingers for a last-minute booking deal on Disney Fantasy this May. To prep us all for this lifetime dream of cruising with Disney we are doing our research. Every night before bed we watch a couple youtube videos on a Disney Cruise. We also have …

Healthy vegan orange julius

Healthy Orange Julius Recipe

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There’s very few things I love more on this earth (food-wise) then a rich and frosty Orange Julius. It takes me right back to junior high getting dropped off at the mall for some after school shopping with friends. It always brings a smile to my face. But lately we are trying really hard to eliminate sugar whenever possible and …

Highlights Of Tokyo, Japan

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Here are some highlights of our recent trip to Tokyo, Japan. It is mostly in pictures because lets be honest, who wants to read about someone’s trip to Japan? It’s such a visually stimulating place anyways. Meiji Jingu is an old Shinto Shrine that was built for Emperor Meiji and his wife Empress Shoken. The original building was destroyed in …

Things to do in Orlando besides Disney: Crayola Experience

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Orlando is such a popular and fantastic family travel destination with tons to see and do and lots of great opportunities for memories to be made. The truth is however, that many people get sucked into Disney or Universal and don’t get the chance to branch out to see the other world class destination attractions. Crayola Experience is definitely one …

Tips For Visiting Aruba

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We recently had the pleasure of visiting our first Caribbean island as a family. We packed up all three kids and said adieu to the cold miserable winter weather and hello to the beautiful warm weather and waters of Aruba. I have been dreaming of this trip for months and really it was quite perfect. The girls enjoyed running back …