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Why I’ll Never Take Kids to Hawaii

Having recently returned from an amazing Hawaiian vacation (our first) I can truly say, I will never take our kids to Hawaii. I truly loved it.  Although we’ve been many places and I always thought I was a mountain girl at heart, Hawaii was relaxing and amazing to me in a way that few other places have … Continue reading »

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Oh Aulani!

My family has owned Disney Vacation Club (DVC) points for several years.  We’ve taken many terrific family vacations to various places around the country by using our membership to the max. When Disney first announced they were building Aulani, a resort in Hawaii, we realized the opening would coincide nicely with our 20th anniversary.  And … Continue reading »

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The Road to Hana

One of the iconic Maui activities is a trip down (and back) the Road to Hana.  But first things first – this trip really is all about the journey, not the destination.  Hana is a tiny little town, on the unpopulated windward side of Maui.  You’re probably not going to see or do anything in … Continue reading »

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Our Dreamy Hawaiian Vacation, Maui

Our trip to Hawaii in February without our kids was amazing.  I think I’ve mentioned that.  :-)  Maui was where it all began! The first night we arrived at the Maui airport it was about 11pm local time.  This was 3am for us Midwesterners.  Needless to say we were very happy to have booked a … Continue reading »

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Loving Minnesota in the Winter-Making a Trip to Hawaii Even Better

This morning when we woke up to leave on our trip to Hawaii, it was -13 below zero.  Windchill made the “feels like” temperature -30 degrees.  These are the days I actually love to be a Minnesotan. There is a certain amount of chutzpah that is required to live in these temperatures.  There are things … Continue reading »

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