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Cancún: You’ve Never Seen The Caribbean Like This Before

Image by Sasin Tipchai from Pixabay One of the most recognizable images of Mexico is the Sonoran Desert. Very hot, desolate land with miles and miles of dry cracked landscape. It’s an inhospitable climate and would leave you with the impression that Mexico is a tough place to consider a holiday destination. Yet, don’t forget that Mexico is very large and long. It may be dry and hot in the north but down south is full of vibrancy and light blue ocean waters. Tropical in every sense of the word, it’s pure paradise in a place like Cancun. This city is situated on …

Surprise Dinner Party at Long Beach Island Historical Museum

Surprise Dinner Party at Long Beach Island Historical Museum

Guest Contributors: Bogoth Wedding & Events and Melanie Cassie Photography Rick and Sharon wanted to plan a unique surprise dinner party at the Long Beach Island Historical Museum in historic Beach Haven, NJ. The cause for celebration drilled down to the core of everything so many people love about celebrating love and family down the shore; childhood memories of spending time with family, weeks and month spent in anticipation of the annual week “down the shore,”  spending time with family and friends. So, when Rick and Sharon contacted Bogath Weddings and Events, to say they wanted to plan a surprise …

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Miami To Boston: An Epic Eastern USA Road Trip

Image by SAYIDOMAR MAHAMED from Pixabay  The eastern part of the United States is the ideal choice for the road trip of a lifetime. Whether you’re a fan of bustling cities, historic sites, or exciting adventures, the eastern part of the country can provide. If you want to sample the delights of an eastern road trip for yourself, then plotting your route will undoubtedly be the most challenging task you will face. There’s simply so much to capture your attention, narrowing down the options can seem next to impossible – but in this piece, we’ve sought to do just that.  Starting point: Miami, …

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Hey Ho Let’s Go To Canada!

Photo by Jacky Huang on Unsplash Canada – wildlife, the nicest people you can find, a mix of languages and of course all of that fantastic scenery. So if you are planning on taking a vacay any time soon, or in the future, then you might want to consider Canada.  Manitoba You might’ve heard about an island in Sweden that has more polar bears than people, but did you know that you can get up close(ish) to a polar bear in Manitoba. It doesn’t have a huge population, in fact, you’re looking at around 810 or so people – so it is perfect …

Italian Entertaining

Rustic Italian Entertaining… at it’s finest!

Guest Contributor: Jewels Gray Jewels is the talented eye behind Jewels Photography in Denver, Colorado. Follow along as she show’s us a proper Italian feast. There’s a venue here in Denver that reminds me of the home my grand-parents built in Northern California… tan stucco arches and dark brown tiled floors, it’s not something you typically see here in Colorado. The lighting is always so beautiful here and as a Photographer, that’s something I notice while shooting weddings. If this venue were around back when I got married, I definitely would have had my own wedding there, without a doubt. …

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Don’t Let These Excuses Limit Your Travel Dreams

Image by DarkWorkX from Pixabay Many of us dream about traveling. We imagine ourselves on sun-soaked beaches. We long for the adventures that can be experienced in faraway countries. We eagerly listen to the stories of our friends and neighbors who have taken the time to see the world. We wonder what life might be like in Thailand, Paris, and Japan. We Google snapshots of the countries we desire the most and add destinations to our bucket lists. We do all of these things in the hope that one day we will have the opportunity to travel. However… Many of …

Colonial-Style Summer Celebration

Colonial-Style Summer Celebration

Guest Contributer: Becca Jones Becca is the head photographer for B. Jones Photography. Check out her site here. Vibrant Firs is a new wedding venue in Auburn, WA. It has a charming Colonial structure right by the lake, dock access, barn, gazebo, and 50 acres of land. Its exterior paint and front door design left a great impression on our first visit. As soon as we pull in the roundabout driveway, at the end of the brick path is the tiffany blue and white painted, column entrance. Along with the lake view, we immediately decide that we will be setting …

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Family Holiday? Here’s How You Should Do it

Photo by Elina Sazonova from Pexels Sure, holidays are fun and all that, but those that you take together with your family can be overly stressful. Some people get into a row about something, others get sulky when they don’t get to do everything they wanted to, while the youngest complain about being bored when you just really want a relaxing day in. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be like this as long as you’ve taken a few simple precautions. Here is a handful of tips to make your big family holidays a lot more pleasant so that you can start to look …