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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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