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Road Tripping with Kids – √ Success Plan!

Recently, we went on a BIG road trip. From Ohio to Texas and back, it was 46 total hours on the road. That’s a LOT of time to spend cooped up in a car with 4 kids. These are the things we did to prepare for our trip: 1. Invest in a DVD player. I know they are expensive — that’s why we didn’t get one earlier. But we decided that now was the time, so we got the fancy installed kind that flips down from the ceiling. We got a great sale, in conjunction with a military discount so the whole thing installed was Read More

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How to See Europe on a Dime

I was chatting with a friend recently who got orders to Germany – and she said to me “How did you do it? How did you see so much and not go broke?” We lived in Germany for 3 years, and in that time, we saw 14 countries and countless things within Germany. Even considering that within those 3 years I had a difficult pregnancy and delivered a baby, we still managed to see quite a lot. So I’m here to share my top tips for traveling on a budget & stretching your dollars so you can see MORE. 1. BUDGET First, and most importantly, Read More