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How to Swim With Manatees in Florida

Swimming with manatees with my family is an experience that I will never forget. During our trip to Crystal River, Florida we had a family excursion to the springs to swim with the manatees in the area. This is a trip my girls still talk about till this day. However, there are a few things you should know when swimming with manatees especially with kids. There are several laws in place to help protect the manatees as well as to protect you and the environment that the manatees thrive in. There is also gear that you should know about to help make the experience easier. 

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Fall Creek Falls State Park Tennessee Waterfalls Hiking outdoors

Guide To Fall Creek Falls State Park, Tennessee

Camping, chasing waterfalls, and an abundance of hiking trails. This is what our weekend camping trip at Fall Creek Falls State Park consisted of. We were lucky to swim at the waterfall, cross suspension bridges, and fall asleep starring at the stars. It was definitely a family camping trip to remember. With this complete and detailed camping and hiking guide, you can learn how to plan a trip this top Tennessee state park too.

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View from red rocks from the Trading Post Trail at Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre in Colorado.

Best Guide to Hiking at Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre in Colorado

Red Rocks is an absolute stunning place to go hiking at. With beautiful views and unique rock formations, the hiking trails here are perfect. Red Rocks is known for various different things including the stunning and iconic theater that is used for concerts and various other events. However, you can hike around the park and enjoy many of the other things that Red Rocks Amphitheater has to offer as well. 

Red Rocks Park also has a lot more to offer than just hiking trails. From concerts to movies and even workouts such as yoga and winter fitness. This place truly has a lot to offer.

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How I Make Money From Home to Travel

Working from home can provide financial freedom and time to be able to travel more. However, it is sometimes hard getting started and finding what fits your style best. In this guide I am going to go over the different ways that I make money from home to be able to travel more with my family. 

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A woman sitting on the sand during a travel agent work trip. Published on an article that teaches others how to become independent travel agents and how to travel more as a travel agent.

How to Become A Travel Agent

Have you ever thought about becoming an independent travel agent? This was an amazing decision I made last year and it has greatly benefited our family financially. It has also given us the opportunity to grow my blog, take more trips together as a family, and meet new like-minded people along the way.

After being a travel agent for several months, I decided to start coaching other travel agents in growing their own business. As their team leader I can give them all of the resources, coaching calls, and guidance to not just learn but help them navigate the different skills needed with growing their business and speaking with clients.

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Front of Plantation on Crystal River resort

Staying at the Plantation on Crystal River in Florida

Plantation on Crystal River is one of the top resorts to stay at in Crystal River, Florida. It is a part of the Ascend Hotel Collection and features amenities such as a pool, bar, restaurant, spa, and more. We recently stayed here during our family trip and absolutely loved our visit. However, here are my tips on how to make the most of your stay at Plantation on Crystal River. 

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Getting through the airport easier - tips for TSA security check point

5 Ways of Getting Through the Airport Easier

Flying can be so much fun and convenient. By taking a plane you can get to further destinations and even other countries much faster. However, going through security and checking in can be a bit hectic at times. Here are five things that you can do to make getting through the airport and to your gate much faster.

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Room at the Tahitian Beach Resort in Treasure Island, Florida

Staying at The Tahitian Beach Resort in Treasure Island, Florida

The Tahitian Beach Resort is such a fun place to stay at right by the beach. Located in Treasure Island Florida, this beachfront resort provides their guests with a wide range of amenities and spacious rooms. Guests can also enjoy restaurants, bars, shops, spa, and other things to do nearby all at a walking distance.

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A family snorkeling at Crystal River at Three Sisters Springs and King Bays swimming with manatees.

Ultimate Guide to Crystal River, Florida: An Adventurous Family Trip

Want to visit the Manatee Capital of the World? Crystal River is the best place in Florida to go swimming with manatees and go scalloping at. This beautiful Florida destination is the perfect family getaway. Find delicious seafood, view gorgeous sunsets, and get an underwater view of the springs with this detailed Crystal River, Florida travel guide and three day itinerary. 

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Sustainable Mother's Day Gift Ideas - Naples Soap Company - The Bougie Mom Box

Best List of Sustainable Mother’s Day Gift Ideas – 2023

With this gift guide I hope to make gift giving a little easier for you with this list of over 40 ethical and sustainable Mother’s Day gift ideas. I hope that it helps inspire you to buy the perfect gift for your mom or that special mom in your life. Whether it is a small or large gift, just know that every mom would be truly thankful for the sweet gift and kind though of making sure it is a sustainable gift as well. 

In this guide I hope to also help you learn more about ethical and sustainable gift giving. I know these two words tend to be thrown around in today’s world like candy but we need to dig a little deeper as to what these terms mean when it comes to gift giving and even exploring a more conscious lifestyle. I will go more into detail about each and share some of the best gift ideas for moms as well.

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