Monthly Archives: February 2012

Beautiful Forest-to-Sea Hike Makes Family-Friendly Day Trip

    As you hike the trail from Ecola State Park to Indian Beach, on the northern Oregon coast, gorgeous ocean views will stop you in your tracks as you emerge suddenly upon them from the forest.  This 3-mile roundtrip … Continue reading

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Surprise Trips Make Meaningful Memories

When you surprise a family member with a weekend getaway or a more elaborate trip it shows your love for that person.  Your spouse or your child/sibling/parent can tell that you had to do some planning to make the trip … Continue reading

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Savor the Small Moments

As a parent, I love to travel with my children.  I want to take them to cool places, fun places, and places that will create lasting memories.  But as I plan these grandiose trips to “big” places, it’s good to … Continue reading

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Family Trip to Son’s LDS Mission has Meaning for All

Last year, my husband and I took our 4 children on a trip to Portland, Oregon, where our   son, Dallin, had served a 2-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (also known as LDS or … Continue reading

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