C2E2 – A Family Friendly Con For True Nerds

C2 E2, a comic book focused convention in Chicago Illinois was held at the very beginning of April. Not only was it an excellent way to kick off my month, but it was also an extraordinary event that was well organized and put on by some very thoughtful nerds

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Valentine’s Day Cookie Decorating

Every year during Valentine’s Day millions of people buy expensive gifts and toys for special people in their lives. But what about those children and people who are struggling? Where does love come into the picture for them? Valentine’s Day for our families is about more than romance and chocolate. It is a day to […]

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Work From Home Strategies For The Single Mom

I’ll be honest for a moment. It’s been far too long since I’ve written anything for Travel Foodie Mom. Why is that? Well, my strategies for working from home have sucked, majorly. You see, I started my master’s degree program in August, and before then it was summer, which every parent knows is a no-mans […]

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Learn How to Land Sponsored Trips as a Mom or Travel Blogger

As we prepared for our vacation to wrap up summer break, we couldn’t have planned the trip without some very special sponsors! With that said, this is a special blog dedicated to fellow mom bloggers, travel bloggers, or those aspiring to blog in their future.

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What It’s Like Traveling Away From My Kid

I love to travel. It’s one of my great joys in life. There’s honestly very little in my life that makes me happier than jet-setting across the country for work and play. The only thing that gets me down when I’m away though is not seeing my kid. I’m a single, work-from-home, small business owner, […]

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Phoenix Comicon 2017 – Thursday’s Fiasco and Moving Forward

Needless to say, Phoenix Comicon 2017 was a mixture of the usual geekery, fun, long-night galavanting, and a bit of chaos that comes with going to a con with kids. When comparing PCC 2017 to previous years the crowds have definitely grown in size, and political stances. As you may of heard, on the first […]

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There Is More Than Just Corn In Indiana: Top Five Farm-To-Table Restaurants In The Indy-Metro Area

A dining trend worth celebrating in Indiana is the recent farm-to-table-movement. With the abundance of agriculture and farms that cover the landscape throughout the state, there are a multitude of options for restaurants looking for high quality and local sources for their ingredients. By taking advantage of native tillage, talented chefs are increasing the quality […]

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Quickie Review on S’MOREgasbord Marshmallow Bar

Hey foodies! Marshmallows and s’mores are the absolute best…when done right. Fluff it marshmallows is gross TBH, but S’MOREgasbord is amazing. Watch our Quickie Review and our attempt to roast the marshmallows. Complete with artisian flavors, S’MOREgasbord offers vanilla bean, chocolate, strawberry, and espresso. Custom flavors like champagne, bourbon, blood orange, and lavender are also available. I […]

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Quickie Review on Odysea Aquarium

The Odysea Aquarium in Scottsdale Arizona is really one of the more amazing attractions in the valley of the sun. The only downside however, is the price. It’s really difficult to afford a membership at the aquarium, let alone take your entire family once a month or so to the aquarium. In my quickie review […]

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You’ve ALWAYS Been Able To Make These 12 Starbucks Frappuccinos

You've ALWAYS Been Able To Make These 12 Starbucks Frappuccinos

Starbucks Frappuccinos used to be so cool….when I was a kid. Now, they are an annoyance and it’s not just because I wait in long lines for non-coffee drinkers to sugar up. I worked at Starbucks for nearly five years. Stationed in the Swedish Medical Center Starbucks (among others) I met tons of amazing people, […]

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The Best Places To Grab A Cup of Coffee and Read A Book

Weekends tend to be a savior of mine. Especially so after a week of long hours and minimal breaks. For many other working parents and people enjoying a warm cup of coffee Saturday morning while reading a book, the newspaper, or listening to music is a godsend – a rare one for those with small […]

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