Coming in the New Year…

With the coming new year, we’ve been discussing the path this blog should follow.  As this is a travel blog, it’s appropriate that we travel down some different paths, every now and then.  Of course, we feel this new path is one that will help you guys, and will help direct our attention and content. […]

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Pumpkin Biscotti-Gluten Free!

Just because you can’t eat gluten, doesn’t mean you have to be left out of the “all-things-pumpkin” recipe exchange that happens every fall.  In fact, this recipe is perfect for any and all fall evenings. Have you ever had biscotti?  It’s a crispy piece of quick bread that is just perfect for dunking in your […]

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Welcoming a New Contributor: My Sister!

I’ve mentioned my sister a few times as I’ve talked about my adventures in gluten free baking.  (Check out these yummy no-fail donuts, or awesome, easy dinner) Well, now I’m excited to share her with you because (after months of begging) she’s agreed to help with a few posts every now and then. I’m gonna […]

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Bright & Bold Designs Giveaway Winner

Sorry this post is getting up so late, but I have picked a winner for our giveaway. First we want to thank everyone for participating in the giveaway, and helping us spread the word about these awesome home decor pieces. Even if you didn’t win, we hope you will check out Bright & Bold Designs […]

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Thankful Board Wall Hanging (DIY)

  What are you most thankful for this Thanksgiving season?  I love reflecting on the blessings I’ve been provided and many of those blessings fall into just a few categories, my basic needs are met, I have wonderful family and friends, and great happiness in my current situations. I’ve seen this quote floating around for […]

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Bright and Bold Designs: Product Review & Giveaway!

Last week we introduced you to Bright and Bold Designs.  She sells some awesome pillow covers and window valances.  She even makes custom pillow covers. We wouldn’t recommend any product to you that we haven’t tested out ourselves, so I ordered this Bright Turquoise, Large Geometric 16 x 16 pillow cover and I love how […]

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5 Tips to Help Teach Kids How to be Grateful by Travel Parent Eat

Teaching Kids an Attitude of Gratitude

In this month of Thanksgiving, and today’s holiday–Veteran’s Day, we need to help our children understand the importance of gratitude. It has been birthday season around our house the past couple of months, and with Christmas right around the corner, my husband and I are starting to hear a lot of “I want”s and “I […]

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Thanksgiving OREO Turkeys

A super fun way to get the kids involved in an edible Thanksgiving craft. I love doing food related crafts with my kids, and this is one of their favorites. My mom does it, and she started it several years ago, and she will NEVER be able to stop because the kids love it so […]

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Entrepreneur Interview–Bright & Bold Designs

Last week on Facebook, I mentioned the need for another giveaway.  But before we get to the giveaway, we want you to know how fabulous this giveaway is!  So this week we are going to introduce Bright & Bold Designs, and next week, we’ll start the giveaway, don’t forget to check back!  Or sign up […]

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Free Windmill Quilt Block Pattern for Lap Quilt by Travel Parent Eat

Free Windmill Quilt Block Pattern

This year, my sisters, mom, and I are decorating a tree for the Festival of Trees in honor of my grandma.  (I shared Grandma’s spaghetti sauce recipe here.)    My grandma’s parents both immigrated from the Netherlands when they were very young.  My great-grandparents met at “Dutch Days” at a local amusement park, and the […]

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