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    Travel: Waterton Lakes National Park

    Camping in Waterton Lakes National Park – here’s the scoop! Beautiful? Commercialized? Private? Waterton Lakes National Park If you’re living on the west coast of Canada I’m sure you know about all the wild fires we’ve experienced over the last few years (and are currently experiencing, actually). Well, Waterton Lakes National Park got hit pretty bad last September – over 80% of the trails were destroyed and 38% of the park went up in flames. As such, about 50% of the vegetation was lost –…

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    Travel: Chicago Eats

    Chicago eats – here are all of the amazing places we ate at – all in one place. Awhile back I broke up our eats into Chicago breakfast eats, Chicago lunch eats, and Chicago dinner eats. Well, in all honesty, you don’t need to hit up those places for those specific meal times. We had great food, amazing food actually, at all but one place. Quite a good batting average, if you ask me! Okay, here we go! Chicago Eats Below you’ll find some photos…

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    Travel: Chicago Sights

    Chicago sights – what to see and a few tips and tricks! We of course visited some of the big places which I’ve already blogged about – be sure to check those out. Check out these other Chicago Sights Chicago Street Art Art Institute of Chicago Shedd Aquarium Adler Planetarium We did use the Chicago City Pass – such a great value, especially if you’re going to see some of the big museums and other tourist spots. In this post I’ll share everything else we…

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    Travel: Freehand Hotel Chicago

    Where to stay in Chicago? You can’t beat the location of the Freehand Hotel Chicago. Seriously, it’s right in River North, about 2 blocks from Michigan Avenue and half a block from the L train. It’s an adorable place to stay, yet it’s not without some faults. I’ll share below! Freehand Hotel Chicago They are a small hipsteresque hotel chain with locations in New York, Los Angeles, and Miami. Their location in Chicago looks awesome. Don’t be fooled, though – you probably wont’ get a…

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    Travel: Kootenay National Park

    Camping season is here! We had such a great time in Kootenay National Park a couple of weeks ago. We took one of the Boler trailers we’re fixing up – Larry the Boler. I’m sure I’ll share his before and after soon. Kootenay National Park We stayed at Redstreak Campground right inside the park and it is beautiful. Full of trees, wilderness, and campfires. I’m a huge fan of campfires. We do all of our cooking over the open flame and just love it. Check…