Snorkeling with Fair Wind Cruise Video

Snorkeling with Fair Wind Cruise Video

Fair Wind Cruise We had a great time snorkeling with Fair Wind Cruise in Kona, Hawaii.  

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Middleham Castle – England Video

Middleham Castle – England Video

Middleham Castle Middleham Castle in Wensleydale  in North Yorkshire was a worthwhile stop in England. We had a great time exploring the castle, which is now in ruins. We had fun imagining the dinner parties, guests, and life in general living in a castle. King Richard III spent many childhood summers at the castle where he trained for knighthood. He later married Anne Neville who gave birth to their son Edward. Rumor has it that Edward, who died at a young age at the castle, haunts the castle looking for other children to play with. England is a great place to visit –  full of

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Snorkel with Fair Wind Cruise

Snorkel with Fair Wind Cruise

Snorkel Historic Kealakekua Bay with Fair Wind Cruises Fair wind’s Morning Snorkel & BBQ is a must do for anyone of any age visiting Kona, Hawaii. It was so fun and relaxing. We snorkeled in one of the most historic and significant bays in Hawaii, the Kealakekua Bay State Marine Life Sanctuary. The Bay Kealakekua Bay is a small protected bay that has sacred significance to the Hawaiian culture. It is surrounded by sheer volcanic cliffs that protect

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9 of the hottest music festivals in the U.S.

Remember the days when you and a group of college friends would pile into a car and hang out at music festival for the weekend – friends, laughter, and music – not a care in the world, except

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Natural Bridge Caverns

Natural Bridge Caverns

Natural Bridge Caverns – A beautiful display of cave formations We love caverns and caves. We had the chance to explore the Natural Bridge Caverns just north of San Antonio, Texas – and we were delighted! They were beautiful! It had towering ceilings covered in

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What’s in your bag?

What’s in your bag?

What should you pack? Everyone has rituals or particular ways they do things to stay organized and keep the chaos of life at bay. One thing I like to keep organized and ready to use – whenever I can – is my

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Kayaking Laguna Madre

Kayaking Laguna Madre

Kayaking Laguna Madre Recently my husband and I went kayaking in Laguna  Madre in Port Mansfield, Texas.  It was – what I would consider – a very easy kayaking trip. It was easy to put in right from the shore. The waves were very calm and gentle with an occasional splash over the tip of

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Vacation plans are easy at the Travel and Adventure Show

Vacation plans are easy at the Travel and Adventure Show

Plan your next vacation at the Travel and Adventure Show in Dallas Planning your next vacation is easy when you attend the Travel and Adventure show in Dallas, Texas at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. There were over 100 amazing travel related booths showcasing the most amazing destinations that

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Mammoths in Waco, Texas

Mammoths in Waco, Texas

Waco Mammoth National Monument On the outskirts of the bustling city of Waco, Texas is a partially hidden piece of paleontological history of mammoth proportion.

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Have an Unforgettable, Adventure-packed weekend in New Orleans

Have an Unforgettable, Adventure-packed weekend in New Orleans

New Orleans – Diverse and Eclectic New Orleans is a truly amazing city! It is incredibly diverse and eclectic offering a wide range of activities for every interest from historical landmarks to new age vape shops and haunted tours to shopping for antiques or listening to live music in any one of the many bars or on the street corners and dancing in the street to getting married and parading down Bourbon St. 10 ACTIVITIES THAT SHOULD BE ON YOUR LIST GO ON A TOUR! There is such a variety of tours available you may not be able to decide between going on

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8 Things to do at the Texas Renaissance Festival

8 Things to do at the Texas Renaissance Festival

In the small town of Todd Mission, Texas approximately 50 miles northwest of Houston is the largest

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Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival

Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival

The Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival and Chili Cook-off in Farmers Branch, Texas was quite a shindig event! The festival is put on every year by the Farmers Branch Chamber of Commerce and the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation. This two day event brought 11 bands from around the country to show their talent for strumming out folk songs and over 20 chili chefs vying for the title of best Bloomin’ chili.

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Explore Sundance Square like a local

Explore Sundance Square like a local

Sundance Square is the heart of downtown Fort Worth. It is a 35-block area filled with restaurants, boutique shops, art galleries, and hot nightspots. It buzzes with activity as thousands of feet crisscross its red brick streets, courtyard, and plaza filled with lush landscape. Mouth-watering Menu If people watching is your thing, then you will want to hang out at Del Frisco’s Grille for dinner. It is located in the heart of Ft. Worth in the Sundance Square Plaza on E. 3rd st. and Commerce. Ask for a seat outside where you can watch people meandering with their dogs, couples walking hand in hand

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Monumental Monday: William Wallace Monument

Monumental Monday: William Wallace Monument

  The William Wallace Monument located in the stone age settlement of Stirling, Scotland, a city that surrounds the fortress Stirling Castle and the medieval old

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How Create A Awesome Holiday Entryway

How Create A Awesome Holiday Entryway

Go From Drab to Fab!   Do you have what could be an amazing entry to your house and have been wondering what you could do with it? Check this idea out! This design idea will work for any entry large or small that has an over hang of some kind to hang the wire frame from. I did this in my entry which has a rather high ceiling. I will give you a step-by-step guide on how to recreate the same effect for your entry. All the foliage can be easily found at Michaels, Hobby Lobby or your local thrift store. Step 1 First

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A Great Day For Kayaking And Then We See This

This past weekend was a great time to kayak! The sun was nice and toasty, the waves on the lake were not to high, there was minimal wind. Perfect day! We packed some water and snacks, loaded up the kayaks and off we went to Lake Arlington, one of the local lakes that is popular for kayaking as well as fishing. We arrived at the lake, unloaded and after deciding which direction that we wanted to go in, we set off! The waves were not to high for a lake but there were still waves which were about a foot

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A hidden gem in the Yorkshire Dales

A hidden gem in the Yorkshire Dales

A Yorkshire Dales Discovery Tucked away in the Yorkshire Dales National Park in Tupgill Coverham, Leyburn is a fabulously fun hidden gem for young and young at heart called

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Remember

Where were you on this very day 14 years ago today. I know exactly where I was and what I was doing. Today the United States, and maybe even other countries in the world are remembering this day, remembering the people that died, remembering the terror that griped our country and had many people around the world staring in disbelief at their televisions. September 11, 2011. A day that will never be forgotten. A day that has been burned into our memory like the day Pearl Harbor was attacked, like the day that Kennedy was assassinated. Days of senseless violence. Days of

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Travel Opportunities abound!

Earlier this summer I had took the opportunity to become involved in something that has been around since people have owned homes, had animals to care for and have traveled. In short, housesitting. In the past it has been neighbors, friends or family that would take care of your home and furry family members while you were on vacation or an extended leave. Well, now there is a new movement that is rocking the travel world, making it more convenient to go on vacations and holiday in addition to taking that once in a lifetime job opportunity across the world with

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What did you do this weekend?

Labor Day, which is the first Monday in September, is a national holiday to honor the contributions that American workers have made to our country as a whole and within the communities that they live in and to celebrate the national labor movement of the 1880’s. Labor Day is typically celebrated today with friends and families gathering together in parks or backyards firing up the BBQ’s filling the air with the wonderful mouth-watering aroma of chicken, steaks, hot dogs being grilled to perfection slathered in sweet honey bourbon bbq sauces touched with smoke from charcoal briquets and tables filled with

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