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Month: January 2015


Food Lovers on Parade: the Wonder of Food Tours

I LOVE FOOD! So a food tour is right up my alley! We were trying to get to three locations during the shoot, but we only made it to two.
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Disney Deluxe Resorts: Add Some Luxury And Extra Magic To Your Disney Vacation

Disney’s Deluxe Resorts and Villas can take your vacation to a whole new level, by adding a touch of luxury and even more Disney magic. You’ll notice the difference right when you walk through the door. From award-winning dining experiences to extraordinary park views to beautiful, sprawling grounds, these resorts have it all!  
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Don’t let your vacation sabotage your healthy habits

Vacation is a time to unwind, rejuvenate, celebrate, see new places and try new things. But it also can be a time to forget New Year’s resolutions and replace your good, healthy habits with tempting buffets, poolside margaritas and little or no physical activity.
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Memories – Old and New – at The Abbey in Lake Geneva

Colleen’s mom reminisces about special times with family at lakeside retreat  My husband and I celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 16, 2015. Because 50 is a very special anniversary, we decided to revisit the places that held cherished spots in our hearts. We honeymooned at The Abbey Resort in Fontana, Wisconsin. Over the years,
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Five Tricks for Getting the Most Out of Your Museum Outing with the Kids

1. Tools of the trade: One of my favorite tips for taking kids to a museum includes a special tool you can pack in your purse! Check it out in my FamilyFun video tip: [vc_video title=”FamilyFun Tip Museum Maps” link=””] 2. Teacher’s toolbox: Many museum websites have a resource section for teachers, so I like
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Five Hotel Tips for a Flawless Family Vacation

When we’re shooting episodes for “Family Travel with Colleen Kelly,” we end up staying in A LOT of hotels, and they are surprisingly all very different! I’ve developed a few tricks that I keep up my sleeve to help me find just the right hotel each time I travel.
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Dive into National Aquarium Month with our Six Favorite Aquariums

June is the month for celebrating our beautiful oceans and the wide range of creatures that inhabit it. It’s National Aquarium Month, and June 8 is also World Oceans Day, a day for ocean celebration and action. In honor of these events, we’re going to share with you six of our favorite aquariums.
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Places to Stay in New Orleans: Hyatt Regency New Orleans

When we walked into this hotel we immediately smelled the most amazing scent - lavender! The lobby was elegant and peaceful and the staff was very friendly.
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Disney Moderate Resorts: Stay and Play in Unique Accommodations close to the Action

With spring break approaching fast, are you thinking about making your kids' Disney dreams come true? If so, this is the time to start planning, especially if you want to stay on property at one of the popular Disney World resorts.
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WGN-AM–Last Minute Holiday Tips

Listen to all the times Colleen has been featured on WGN 720 radio with some last minute holiday tips.
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