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Carnival Serenity Retreat (Adults Only Area)

Our family recently spent time over Thanksgiving on the Carnival Victory to celebrate my sister's 40th birthday and my dad's 65th birthday. With a group of 10 of use with varying ages we were all looking for something different to do on the ship. One of the best amenities on the Carnival Cruise Line is their Serenity Adult Only Retreat. (At this time the Serenity Retreat is available fleetwide, ... Read More Here...

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Ski Brian Head, UT | Tips on How to Save

Cheap Ski Vacations When I met Bob I had never been snow skiing. One winter while we were dating we decided to be part of a group trip to of folks from work and after that I was hooked! Mind you I SUCKED my first time out (and several more trips after) but the apres-ski was a blast. Sitting by the fire with friends, playing card games and recalling the day of downhill mishaps made for some of the ... Read More Here...

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Roasted Baby Beets Glazed with Balsamic, Orange and Mint

Five minutes from my front door is a little slice of paradise.  Gilcrease Orchard is a non-profit farm that grows a wide variety of fruits and vegetables and opens up for the public to harvest the fresh produce.  I went last week and picked out of the ground fresh baby beets, baby carrots, arugula, kale and garlic scapes (something I haven't tried before). Look later for recipes for what I did ... Read More Here...

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Hidden Cruise Costs | Don’t DOUBLE Your Vacation Budget

Hidden Cruise Costs While the sound of an all-inclusive vacations sounds amazing (and they are!) there are fees and expenses that some travelers do not consider when booking a cruise. These "hidden cruise costs" can potentially DOUBLE your vacation budget if you are not careful. Personally, we feel a cruise is one of the best bargains for our buck to visit foreign beaches, have all our meals ... Read More Here...

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How to Make Monkey Bread

How to Make Monkey Bread There is nothing better than the smell of homemade bread in the oven to fill your home with amazing aromas of the goodness of baking something sweet. One of the easiest and most popular sweet breads in my home to make is homemade monkey bread {aka pull apart bread}. Monkey bread, also called monkey puzzle bread, sticky bread, African coffee cake, golden crown, pinch-me ... Read More Here...

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