Memories of Maine 2014

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I have to tell you, there is nothing as sweet as a good vacation. You know how I love big, busy trips (hello! Disney and Universal both come to mind) but hiding away from it all in a lakeside cabin in Maine with intermittent reception just can’t be beat for true relaxation. A few highlights [...]

The Julieverse Best of Maine Awards

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A few of our favorite spots in Maine are definitely worth passing on to you. Booth Bay Harbor, Maine Best Popcorn and gifts: Coastal Maine Popcorn — great for snacks and gifts Best lobster lunch: Fisherman’s Wharf Inn – one of the best places to enjoy the freshest Maine lobster and the beautiful views of the harbor. [...]

The benefits of vacation home rental

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Wyndham Vacation Rentals. As I finish up a relaxing one and a half week summer vacation, one that went off the grid (conversations included “What?! There was a hurricane three nights ago?!”  and “Huh?! Everyone is evacuating the island we’re making our way to because it’s shut [...]

Tech travel gear for family travel

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Before heading to Disney World, TypeA Conference and KidCon in March, I scoped out our tech travel gear and grabbed a few new items that were particularly helpful for traveling with the boys to a tech conference. This being a tech conference, I had been thinking about how to bring all the technology my kids [...]

#DisneySide: Found it!

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I love Disney World, Disney movies and Disney Memories. But, for several reasons, I opted out of participating in the #DisneySide promotion seen throughout Social Media this winter. I just didn’t see it. Disney is wonderful, but a #DisneySide? I wasn’t sure I had a different side when it came to Disney or, for that [...]

In Philadelphia with Kids: The Fireman Museum!

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With so many well-known museums to visit in Philadelphia, it’s easy to skip over some of our tiny gems. But if you’re spending the day in the Old City/Society Hill area (which is known for not only Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Constitution Center and so many homes of historically-relevant Americans, but also top-notch [...]

5 Conference Fashion Rules to Follow

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With several social media and blogging conferences on the calendar in the next few weeks, I’ve been fielding the “what should I wear???” questions often the last two weeks. Here’s a recap of TypeA Conference 2012: What bloggers really wear at conferences. 5 conference fashion rules to follow Be you: Look for “networking-chic” clothing Yes, [...]