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Christmas at the Capitol & House on the Rock

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The weather has been beautiful (in the 50s, in Wisconsin, in December!!) and I’ve been feeling adventurous, so we’ve been out and about enjoying the festivities. One of the perks of homeschooling is that you can take a field trip any day you want to. Plus, everything is a learning opportunity!! Yesterday we headed to downtown Madison to walk around the square and see the HUGE Christmas tree in the Capitol. First we went for a walk and ended up at the Marigold Kitchen for an early lunch. I’m so glad my girls wanted to go there! The staff was super friendly,…

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5 Tips for Saving for your Dream Vacation

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I like to travel, a lot. Often when I’m talking of my vacation travels I hear “I could never afford to do that.” The truth is that if you really want to, you can. Here are 5 tips for saving for your dream vacation… Decide where you want to go. I mean where you really, really want to go. Get an idea of what you want to do when you are there (or even along the way). Don’t pick a place because it’s cheap. Pick somewhere that you’ve always dreamed of going so that when you think about blowing the…

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Stampin’ Up! Founder’s Circle Retreat

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I had an absolutely fabulous time at my first Stampin’ Up! Founder’s Circle Retreat in St. George, Utah last week! It’s a retreat for the top 100 demonstrators and boy do they pamper us!! I actually earned the honor last year as well but couldn’t attend. I didn’t know what I was missing! When you take a Stampin’ Up! trip they totally take care of you. I mean totally. I flew in, was greeted at the St. George airport, boarded a bus with a number of other demonstrators and we were given our room keys before we even got off…

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