Author Archives: Michele Zavatsky

MIDWEST HOMESCHOOL CONVENTION in Cincinnati is hosting a workshop about Family Field Trips on a Budget

COME TO booth #1621 – KIDS LOVE TRAVEL at the Midwest Homeschool Convention and check out our books and show specials. ( ). ONE of the authors will be there so think of a QUESTION or two to get a JUMPSTART … Continue reading

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Check out these perfect traveling companions new for summer 2014! NEW! Sun Bum Shorties: Sun Bum premium sunscreens now in TSA-approved sizes. Protect your skin from harmful UV rays with the classic Sun Bum Moisturizing Lotion, and replenish on the go with … Continue reading

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Travel Tips from the Family Travel Mom: subject – Natural History Museums – flashback

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUMS – It’s all in the starting point. Flashback to an earlier time: As we waited in some lines opening day of the new Creation Museum, we were greeted by friendly faces and warm smiles from the docents … Continue reading

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Travel Product Review: Fix N Zip

As seen on the TODAY show TWICE, this item is perfect for traveling, business, and home. When traveling, the last thing you need is for your zipper to break. From researching a local tailor to scouring the premises for household … Continue reading

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Have a Holly, Jolly Season at a National Wildlife Refuge

Walking in a winter wonderland? Check. At some national wildlife refuges, you can also hear sleigh bells ring, join in carols or turn fresh pine boughs into a festive holiday wreath. Many refuges will host free, family-friendly holidays activities though … Continue reading

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Travel Product Review: Travel size lotions from Coppertone…sun protection is always in season.

When Coppertone first approached me a couple weeks ago about doing a blog review of their sunscreen products, I thought, “it’s almost the end of summer!” But then I received the sample package…right after Labor Day weekend full of outdoorsy … Continue reading

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New KIDS LOVE INDIANA, 4th Edition – Updated w/ more quick budget info!

A note from a long-time customer: NE – HUNTINGTON. ANTIQOLOGY. (a note from a long-time reader…) First, thanks so much for writing your books. As our children were growing up, we used them to find some locations that turned into great family … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Travel Product Review: BIC Tech 2-in-1 Stylus and Pen

Earlier this year, BIC introduced a new product, the BIC Tech 2-in-1 Stylus and Pen, which features a lightweight stylus on one end that glides easily across tablet and smart phone screens, providing accuracy and precise control as well as … Continue reading

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7 Last-Minute Labor Day Travel Tips

With one last, long weekend to say farewell to summer, there’s not much time to plan your Labor Day getaway. Though spontaneous trips are full of excitement, little planning leaves a lot of room for expensive travel hiccups. This is … Continue reading

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Sporting Fun in Louisville – Day Two

DAY TWO MORNING For over 135 years, Louisville’s Churchill Downs has been home to the greatest two minutes in sports, the Kentucky Derby. At the Downs you’ll find the Kentucky Derby Museum (pg 38, which chronicles the colorful history … Continue reading

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