Tips for KOA campgrounds

Everything You Need to Know About Staying at KOA Campgrounds

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Tips for KOA Campgrounds – photo credit KOA pressroom KOA Kampgrounds KOA stands for Kampgrounds of America. It’s a company that was started in the 1980s for people who were traveling to the worlds fair in Seattle. Since then it has become a nationally recognized franchise of campgrounds that mostly specializes in RVs but also has tent camping sites and …

10 Reasons Why South Dakota Should Be On Your Family’s Bucket List

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When we first got married Reid would always talk about how he dreamed of bringing his family to South Dakota one day. South Dakota?? Why on earth would anyone want to visit South Dakota I wondered? Let’s talk about traveling to Italy, France, and even New York, but South Dakota?  I knew Mount Rushmore was a huge family travel destination …

Can You Ride in a 5th Wheel?

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Every time we get in the truck to drive on a travel day our oldest daughter begs to ride in the 5th wheel. We’ve mostly just shrugged off her request and told her that it is unsafe and illegal. Of course, being the feisty eight-year-old she is, she challenged how we knew such laws. My wife and I looked at each …

Get Outdoors This Summer With American Girl

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With the help of American Girl, we surprised the girls with MaryEllen’s Airstream Travel Trailer, the new American Girl Camper. They were so excited to have their AG dolls experience a little of what they get to do on the road and have a place of their own in the American Girl Airstream. Summer is one of my favorite times …

Turkey Hill Experience in Lancaster County – All You Can Eat Ice Cream Fun

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When I heard about Turkey Hill Experience in Lancaster County, I knew it would be a must for our family to visit. Since we homeschool, we are naturally drawn to educational experiences for our kids. On top of that, we love to attend factory tours and watch how things are made. We knew we would be visiting Hershey Experience and …

How Much Money Do You Make Teaching At VIPKID?

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A few months ago I wrote a post about Getting Hired With VIPKID to teach English online and why I decided to become a VIPKID teacher in the first place. I just signed my second contract and I’m still getting a lot of questions about working for VIPKID and questions like, “How much money can you make with VIPKID?”. I thought it …