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There’s room for you in Nebraska
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There’s room for you in Nebraska

You’ve flown over Nebraska without giving much thought to the 37th state 37,000 miles below. I get it, you were probing around the bottom of your tiny bag of pretzels in search of loose salt as the forgettable movie played on the seat back in front of you. Maybe you’ve […]

The Best Ski Resorts You Need To Visit This Year
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The Best Ski Resorts You Need To Visit This Year

The new ski season is nearly here! Whether you snowboard, ski or would rather fast forward to après ski, here are the best ski resorts you need to visit this year. From British Columbia to Austria and (nearly) everywhere in between, here are 13 ski resorts you need to visit.

The #Dads4Kesem crew hike Hadrian's Wall. July 2016.
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The Best Hiking Backpacks for Men, Women and Children

Going hiking? In the market for a new hiking backpack? Thinking about starting to hike and want to know which backpack is the best for hiking? I’ve got you covered in this new piece from me for Family Vacation Critic! Discover the best hiking backpacks for men, women, and children.

Adorable Tiny Rental Homes
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Adorable Tiny Rental Homes

These tiny rental homes are ADORBS! Srsly, I want to book every single one of them! Have you ever stayed in a tiny house? Would you consider renting a tiny house for your next vacation? From rustic cabins, hipster yurts, and tiny houses on wheels to tiny homes squeezed into […]

Parenting is hard, writing about parenting being hard is also hard
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Parenting is hard, writing about parenting being hard is also hard

I never claimed to be a parenting expert. Never wanted the label. Some out there maybe thought I had more of a clue than the rest. Not even close. I had ideas, sure, and I try hard almost always, but I’ve been flying mostly blind for the last 15 1/2 […]

The Best Sunday Brunch in Houston Heights
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The Best Sunday Brunch in Houston Heights

The tomatoes are bite-sized and tossed in a housemade pesto vinaigrette, the asparagus has been roasted to fork-knifing perfection, the air inside the 70-seater restaurant in Houston Heights was being moved by Ingrid Michaelson, HAIM, and Vampire Weekend, the dominate art feature (each Postino location has one as a calling […]

The Best Lunch in Houston is at Marché at La Table
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The Best Lunch in Houston is at Marché at La Table

Astros baseball and doubles tennis played quietly over the bar on 46″ flat screen TVs, reminding diners of three things: this is casual, this is local, and this is undeniably European. Your server will be right with you. Enjoy. You’re about to have the best lunch in Houston. Carnivores will […]

Built Strong to Last Long
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Built Strong to Last Long

This post is sponsored by FIVE STAR®. All stories and opinions expressed below are honest and unbiased, as always. I put a bow on my own high school career in 1993. Back then, being bullied over my weight and teased about my lack of luck with the ladies was confined […]

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