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Hilton President Hotel: A review that stands the test of time

“Travel Should Take You Places” When you visit the Hilton President hotel in Kansas City, MO, that is exactly what will happen. You will be transported back in time while enjoying the luxury of a newly refurbished hotel. Originally opened back in February of 1926 with 400 rooms, it was the only hotel in the city to make its own …

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Smallcakes: A Cupcakery Review

Amidst the latest trend of cupcake shops popping up everywhere, I’d venture to say one stands above the rest when it comes to taste and attitude – Smallcakes: A Cupcakery in Overland Park, KS. Though they’ve recently been featured on such national tv  programs as “The View” (where Sherri Sheppard & Whoopi Goldberg announced Smallcakes’ Red Velvet Cupcake was the …

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Fritz’s Railroad Restaurant:A Review

In a time when you rarely hear “home-style” and “family business” anymore, Fritz’s Railroad Restaurant in Kansas City proudly embraces both. When looking for kid-friendly restaurants in the Kansas City area, it’s hard for Fritz’s not to come up. Over 50 years old, Fritz’s combines good, old-fashioned burgers and more at extremely reasonable prices. But what makes Fritz’s so unique …

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Free Disney Dining Plan Deal

Get FREE Dining with your Disney Vacation Package When You Choose Select Dates from October 2010 through September 2011! The Free Disney Dining Plan deal is back! And it looks like they’ve included more dates than ever before. This is a great way to truly get the full Disney World experience without having to worry about blowing your budget once …

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Porters Steakhouse Review

The history, the flavor and the convenience…just a few reasons we chose to visit Porter’s Steakhouse while in Chattanooga. Having just re-opened on July 1, Porter’s is Chattanooga’s only Chicago-style steakhouse. Known for their Pepperloin, Porter’s has brought back their classic favorites, like their Asiago Macaroni & Cheese, while introducing seasonal new creations, like fresh watermelon dressing on their arugula …

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Girls Chattanooga Getaway Weekend

In all my years of marriage, I’ve never managed a girls’ getaway Weekend. But by now you all know how fond I’ve become of Chattanooga as a vacation destination, both for it’s proximity to so many major cities (including Nashville and Atlanta!) as well as it’s fabulous activities. So when I was presented with the opportunity to return to the …

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Thursday's Thrifty Thought: July 23, 2009

Eat Out Smart Being on vacation doesn’t mean you have to take a vacation from your budget. Fortunately, a lot of those fun snacks that you wouldn’t nomally by but always seem to get for free make for great travel treats. Also, so many restaurants are offering great deals, that you can print out special offers before you go and …

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Monday's Menu Plan: July 20, 2009

We’re still on the road! After a great birthday spend with friends and family at Disney World, we’re now in south Florida. While our eating schedule is altered a bit, I still wanted to give you all a plan for the week so you have something to work off of. Remember, keep mixing in those fresh summer fruits and veggies …

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