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Rachael

A Walking Tour of Brussels: The Highlights in One Afternoon

Wise travelers know it’s not all about the destination. The journey is just as important. Halfway between Paris and Amsterdam lies Brussels, Belgium, an often overlooked little city perfect for an afternoon stroll. If you ever find yourself passing through, be sure to stop and take a walking tour of Brussels.

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The Best World War II Novels of the Last Decade

One of my favorite ways genres to read is historical fiction. I love being immersed into a different time period and leaving my present-day cares behind. Of all the historical periods, I would have to say that World War II novels are my favorite ones to read.  In the last decade, some great World Ward II novels have been published. I feel like I’ve read them all, though I’m sure I’ve missed a few.

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Arizona Road Trip: Exploring the Magic of the Southwest

Road trips. Love them or hate them, you have to admit they are usually the most budget-friendly option for families. My family is not new to road trips. From Utah, we have taken family road trips to California, Montana, Florida, Ohio, and Texas. All of that adds up to a lot of hours in the car. But with four kids, flying is pretty much off the table if we don’t want to spend a fortune. For our latest road trip, we decided Spring Break would be a great time to take an Arizona road trip.

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Tips for Visiting the Grand Canyon with Kids

There are certain places you should take your kids before they grow up, and visiting the Grand Canyon with kids definitely belongs on that list. The sheer immensity of the view just leaves you in awe. It’s the kind of place that teaches a child that the world is much bigger than they could even imagine.

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The Importance of Setting Smart Fitness Goals

I know New Year’s is usually the time that people set goals for the year, but I have found that spring is the best time for me to set my fitness goals. With the warmer weather, I feel a more motivated to get myself out for a jog or bike ride. Yet, oftentimes my fitness goals fail, not because I can’t achieve them, but because I am not setting smart fitness goals.

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