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Family Bucket List Series. Volume 2. Issue 2

by Lisa Lipkind Leibow, Author of Smart Women’s Fiction The idea for my summer vacation grew out of a family movie-watching experience. We saw the movie The Bucket List, starring Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson. In the film, the two … Continue reading

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Family Bucket List Series. Vol. 1. Issue 11

Day 9 On our last morning of vacation, we ate breakfast in the room and the checked our bags through to the airport at the hotel valet (Great service!) This gave us a couple of hours to explore Madame Toussaud’s … Continue reading

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Family Bucket List Series. Vol. 1. Issue 10

Day 8In the afternoon, yesterday, we took rides in the gondolas. We had to split up since there is a 4-passenger limit. So, Hubby and I went in one, the kids in another. The boys’ gondolier was perfect for them. … Continue reading

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Family Bucket List Series. Vol. 1. Issue 9

Day 7We woke up to the boys complaining that they didn’t sleep so well all sharing one King-sized bed. I wish they would have told me. I would have suggested one of them move to the couch. I wouldn’t even … Continue reading

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Family Bucket List Series. Vol. 1. Issue 8

Day 6 After a decent night’s sleep, we ate breakfast at the same Clarke’s restaurant as last night (I ate a veggie egg-white omelet and coffee). We drove back to Bryce, stopped at the visitor’s Center to double check our … Continue reading

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Family Bucket List Series. Vol. 1. Issue 6

Day 5 We woke up and decided to take our time getting ready since I spotted lightning while I sat on the balcony during hubby’s shower. We ate at the Marina buffet again, and then we headed over to the … Continue reading

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Family Bucket List Series. Vol. 1. Issue 5

Day 4 I woke up early – 5:45 am, got the kids up, and wandered to the restaurant in the Marina for breakfast. Today’s plan was to take a tour boat cruise around the lake out to the Rainbow Bridge … Continue reading

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Family Bucket List Series. Vol.1. Issue 4

Day 3We woke up feeling fresh, with some of the jetlag tapering off. After breakfast at the Maswik, we caught the Blue Line Shuttle to the Visitor’s Center and walked from there to the rim trail. The paved trail was … Continue reading

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Family Bucket List Series.Vol.1. Issue 3

Day 2. After breakfast, we hit the road – that is, after a short errand of picking up a Styrofoam cooler, some ice, and a case of water. The kids were intrigued by the giant cacti dotting the landscape in … Continue reading

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Family Bucket List Series.Vol. 1. Issue 2

Night 1:Scottsdale: Our flight was delayed about 1 ½ hours but we made it to Phoenix and saw my aunt, said good-bye to Noah and rented our car. Hubby upgraded to an Esplanade and we juggled our luggage, trying to … Continue reading

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