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BEYOND THE PHOTO: Other memory Makers

BEYOND THE PHOTO: Display photos, memories and souvenirs in creative & useful ways! PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE! I’d love your input! Please share the unique and creative ways you use to preserve your memories (and include photos if you’d like).  This blog…

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A COMPACT CAMERA AT ITS BEST

Oh, the Eternal Question… “Do I really want to lug around a bunch of equipment on my next trip and therefore risk getting G.A.S (“Gadget Acquisition Syndrome”)?                          …

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1). QUICK BREAKFASTS ON THE GO

QUICK BREAKFASTS PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE! I’d Love your input!  Please share tested recipes, ideas, hints and hacks that have worked for you (and include photos if you’d like) for quick breakfasts on the go.  These blogs are ongoing and will…

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2). FAST CAMP BREAKFASTS

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE! I’d Love your input!  Please share tested recipes, ideas, hints and hacks that have worked for you (and include photos if you’d like) for fast camp breakfasts.  These blogs are ongoing and will be updated regularly, so…

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3). LEISURELY BREAKFASTS AT CAMP

LEISURELY MORNING MEALS PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE! I’d Love your input!  Please share tested recipes, ideas, hints and hacks that have worked for you (and include photos if you’d like) for leisurely breakfasts at camp.  These meal blogs are ongoing and…

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4). PICNIC LUNCHES ON THE ROAD

LUNCHES TO GO PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE! I’d Love your input!  Please share tested recipes, ideas, hints and hacks for picnics on the road that have worked for you (and include photos if you’d like).  These blogs are ongoing and will…

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5). LUNCHES AT CAMP

LUNCH AT LEISURE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE! I’d Love your input!  Please share tested recipes, ideas, hints and hacks for lunches at camp that have worked for you (and include photos if you’d like).  These blogs are ongoing and will be…

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6). LEISURELY SUPPERS AT CAMP

SUPPERS AT CAMPPLEASE PLEASE PLEASE!I’d Love your input!  Please share tested recipes, ideas, hints and hacks that have worked for you (and include photos if you’d like).  These blogs are ongoing and will be updated regularly.CLICK HERE TO SHARE YOUR…

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7). LATE ARRIVAL CAMP SUPPERS

QUICK CAMP SUPPERSPLEASE PLEASE PLEASE!I’d Love your input!  Please share tested late arrival camp supper recipes, ideas, hints and hacks that have worked for you (and include photos if you’d like).  These blogs are ongoing and will be updated regularly.CLICK…

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8). SNACKS & DESSERTS

SNACKS & DESSERTSPLEASE PLEASE PLEASE!I’d Love your input!  Please share tested Dessert & Snack recipes, ideas, hints and hacks that have worked for you (and include photos if you’d like).  These blogs are ongoing and will be updated regularly.CLICK HERE…

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9). HINTS & HACKS

There are so many ingenious Hints & Hacks that make life on the road and at camp easier, helpful and more stress-free. Read here to get started!

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ART & ARCHITECTURE: HOW TO USE THIS CATEGORY (Fun Facts)

It’s so true.  It’s also true that those who know at least a few tidbits of  information about the art and architecture that they are seeing, find that their vacation is more meaningful than it might have been otherwise.  ************************************* Here in…

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ARCHITECTURAL STYLES SUMMARY FOR THE TRAVELER

Exterior architectural styles are reflective of deeper cultural values and can represent a particular place and time. When the spread of cultural ideas, politics and fashions across the country was slower, certain architectural styles remained in style for multiple decades or…

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ART STYLES SUMMARY FOR THE TRAVELER

             As subjective as art is, there are always a few common threads that link art pieces of a particular period together.  Here we’ll discuss just a few of those threads so that you can identify…

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REGION 1: ART & ARCHITECTURE (New Europe) Fun Facts

ART & ARCHITECTURE OF NEW EUROPE REGION 1: NEW EUROPE Maine * New Hampshire * Vermont New Brunswick * Nova Scotia * Province of Québec Acadia refers to the North East area of North America that was initially settled as a…

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REGION 2: ART & ARCHITECTURE (The Original Colonies) Fun Facts

ART & ARCHITECTURE OF THE ORIGINAL COLONIES REGION 2: NEW ENGLAND AND THE ORIGINAL COLONIES Virginia * New York * Massachusetts * Maryland / Washington D.C. Rhode Island * Connecticut * New Hampshire * Delaware * North Carolina South Carolina…

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HITTIN’ THE ROAD

Yep. Mark said it best. It is my personal belief that the world could a better place if we all took time to travel.  To understand other cultures and people (especially the ones right in our own country!) can help…

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REGION 3: ART & ARCHITECTURE (The Deep South) Fun Facts

ART & ARCHITECTURE OF THE DEEP SOUTH REGION 3: THE DEEP SOUTH      Florida * Alabama* Mississippi * Louisiana * Arkansas Residents of the American South created works of art starting in 1607, however it was not until the early…

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TRAITS OF SUCCESSFUL TRAVELERS

  Successful travelers and not-so-successful ones. If you are like me you have both types of these people in your life: First there are those who take a vacation and have very little good to say.  They were tired, didn’t…

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REGION 4: ART & ARCHITECTURE (Blue Grass Country) Fun Facts

ART & ARCHITECTURE OF BLUE GRASS COUNTRY REGION 4: BLUE GRASS COUNTRY Kentucky * Tennessee * Ohio * West Virginia The birthplace of entertainers, musicians, authors and scholars, the states of the Blue Grass region offer a rich slice of…

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REGION 7: ART & ARCHITECTURE (The Old West) Fun Facts

ART & ARCHITECTURE OF THE OLD WEST REGION 7: THE OLD WEST North Dakota * South Dakota * Wyoming * Montana * Colorado * Nevada The art of this region begins with the first inhabitants of North America who most…

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PLANNING & ITINERARIES: 20 Questions Before You Plan

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REGION 8: ART & ARCHITECTURE (The Pacific Northwest) Fun Facts

ART & ARCHITECTURE OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST REGION 8: THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST: Washington * Oregon * Idaho * Northern California * Alaska Prior to contact with Europeans, Native American tribes on the Northwest coast evolved complex social and ceremonial groups, as…

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REGION 9: ART & ARCHITECTURE (The Southwest) Fun Facts

ART & ARCHITECTURE OF THE SOUTHWEST REGION 9: THE SOUTHWEST Central & Southern California * Texas * Arizona * Utah * New Mexico Human history in the Southwest begins with the arrival of the ancient Clovis people, a Paleo-Indian hunter-gatherer culture.   This culture…

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LANDSCAPES: HOW TO USE THIS CATEGORY (Fun Facts)

It’s so true.  It’s also true that those who know at least a few tidbits of  information about the Landscapes and Natural Wonders of America, find that their vacation is more meaningful than it might have been otherwise.  Knowing a little about…

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RELIGION: HOW TO USE THIS CATEGORY (Fun Facts)

It’s so true.  It’s also true that those who know at least a few tidbits of  information about the History of Religion in America, find that their vacation is more meaningful than it might have been otherwise.  The faith of a region,…

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HISTORY: HOW TO USE THIS CATEGORY (Fun Facts)

Ben is right.  It’s also true that those who know at least a few tidbits of historical information about whatever they are seeing or doing, find that their vacation is more meaningful than it might have been otherwise.  ************************************* Here…

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INTRODUCTION TO: THE 9 REGIONS OF THE U.S.

REGIONS OF THE UNITED STATES SUMMARY & OVERVIEW  I have sectioned off the U.S. into 9 different regions in order to be able to share stories from the road as well as tidbits of info to make your trip planning…

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