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Family Fun in Chattanooga, TN

Posted July 22, 2016 By dealinanddishin

Tweet Last year’s family vacation was in Chattanooga, TN. We went there in 2012 for a few days, and I really wanted to go back and explore a little more. Here is a little run down of what we did and tips to share. First: Go to Chattanooga Fun to get coupons for local attractions and […]

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Free Printable Travel Games

Posted June 5, 2016 By dealinanddishin

TweetLast year I had made binders for the kids for our vacation. I hole punched plain paper, lined paper, and graph paper. I used sheet protectors to put scavenger hunts, tic tac, toe, etc. in. If you go on Pinterest there are ones already made to use for free! I added a pencil pouch with […]

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Planning Our Louisville Weekend Getaway #LEGOKidsFest

Posted May 31, 2016 By dealinanddishin

TweetWe could go to LEGO Kids Fest in Louisville this weekend and drive back that day, but it is the perfect excuse to get a hotel for a couple nights and explore! We have been to Louisville many times, but usually it is to go the zoo (and we will do that this weekend as […]

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Tweet  Congratulations to Theresa P. for winning the 2 tickets to Friday’s LEGO KidsFest! Tickets have been emailed to you. LEGO KidsFest June 3-5, 2016 in Louisville, KY  at the Kentucky Exposition Center! Disclosure: As a US Family blogger I am receiving tickets for myself and my family to go to LEGO KidsFest in exchange […]

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Here Comes The Elf on The Shelf

Posted November 28, 2015 By dealinanddishin

Tweet I would say almost everyone knows what Elf on the Shelf is, but if not I will give a little explanation as I understand it. The Elf on the Shelf is a visitor of Santa’s that comes and stays with a family during the Christmas season. The elf reports back nightly to Santa of […]

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First Time Visit to the Ohio Renaissance Festival #review

Posted October 19, 2015 By dealinanddishin

TweetBack in July I had received an offer to receive tickets for my family to go the Ohio Renaissance Festival in exchange for sharing about the event and our experiences for US Family Guide. The Ohio Renaissance Festival is only open September 5- October 25 on Saturdays and Sundays. We just got back yesterday from […]

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Long Overdue Update

Posted October 12, 2015 By dealinanddishin

Tweet This is a very long overdue update. Last I wrote I was in a dark place with my Dad in the hospital, Mom needing a hysterectomy, and not sure what all was going to happen. He had Congestive Heart Failure from a lot of water retention (at least 6 lbs. came off during his […]

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TweetI was given the opportunity as a US Family Blogger to share about the upcoming Ohio Renaissance Festival  in Waynesville, OH running September 5- October 25 (Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day). I have a coupon code below to use when ordering tickets. I will receive tickets for my family of 4 to attend the festival […]

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Tweet Inside the Economy Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis We went for an overnight visit to St. Louis when LEGO KidsFest was there. We had been to St. Louis for our family vacation over the Summer, but hadn’t gone downtown. This was the perfect time to explore a bit between our […]

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And Then It Was Done

Posted January 25, 2015 By dealinanddishin

TweetFriday was the end of our Cub Scouting life. We have been in since 1st grade as Tiger Scouts and Friday was our Blue and Gold banquet to celebrate the Webelos II completing scouting and for those crossing over to Boy Scouts. We chose to not cross over. The boy isn’t real big into camping, […]

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