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Mammoth Lakes

December 23, 2016

The mountains were calling, again, and it couldn’t have been a better time to take the boys to the snow for the first time. Mammoth had just gotten over four feet of snow in 24 hours! Highlights: breathtaking views, fresh mountain air, the sound of wind blowing through trees, wildlife footprints in untouched snow, making snow angels, sledding until tuckered out, warming up with cups of hot chocolate, sharing a good meal with friends, and singing Happy Birthday. A fun…

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Family Glamping Roundup

January 18, 2015

Glamping, a popular portmanteau for “glamorous camping,” essentially takes a hotel room and puts it in the middle of nature. It’s a nice compromise for parents who can’t agree on how to introduce their children to the great outdoors. Simply put, my husband would love to rough it for a weekend in the middle of nowhere with a tent and sleeping bag, whereas I tend to favor a comfortable bed, indoor plumbing and civilization. Destinations El Capitan Canyon Resort, located 20 miles…

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