Travels to Orlando, FL : Universal Orlando – Island of Adventures

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How to Pack a Carry On/Weekend Bag Efficiently

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If you find yourself embarking on a short trip (say anything less than 4 days), your best bet is to pack a carry on for the following reasons:

1) You save so much time at the airport, not having to check in and pick up your luggage.

2) You can also save money as some airlines will charge you an extra fee to check in a bag.

3) Most importantly, less things to carry and less things to worry about!

Now that you understand the benefits of packing a carry on, now it’s time to learn how to pack one in an efficient and effective manner.

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Travels to Orlando,FL Arrival & Disney World – Animal Kingdom

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I recently embarked on a trip of a lifetime to the land of wonder and magic. I went on an African safari, visited the future, travelled around the world, walked through a fairy tale kingdom, entered a world of wizardry and even stepped into a beloved cartoon town. I did all this in less than four days and I got to share this incredible experience with my family. I’m finally ready to share with you the adventures of Fam Jam 2014 in Orlando, FL!

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Alternative Winter Activities at Blue Mountain

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Were any of you watching the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics? The winter Olympics are always an exciting time because Canada tends to dominate in this season.  Go Canada Go! Watching the winter Olympics have inspired me to really get out there and enjoy the winter season. Every year I proclaim how much I hate winter and hole myself up indoors for the next 4 months. This year is different. It’s all about taking ourselves out of our comfort zones and trying new things.

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How to Dress for Winter : Day Series

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I will be writing a two part series in where I discuss strategies in dressing appropriately for the winter weather without having to look like a sad sack of potatoes (no offense to sacks of potatoes). If you live in a similar climate as mine you’ll fully understand the trials and tribulations of varying temperatures and weather conditions on a daily basis. There’s a joke we like to recite around here and it goes: “ If you don’t like the weather just wait 5 minutes and step outside again”. This alludes to the times when our weather can possibly go from a full blown snow storm to freezing rain to hail and then some warm sunshine all in one day.

This first post will concentrate on some day looks and I’ve broken them up into three categories starting from the mildest to coldest of cold.

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