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This morning we were written up in an article by Shelly Rivoli at the Examiner.  The most exciting part is that she understands the family travel niche and the needs of our demographic.  Trekaroo was borne out of our own frustration. We found it difficult and time-consuming to find the information we wanted that was […]

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Annoucing the Birth of Trekaroo Beta

Trekaroo – Beta is live! ( This is a huge milestone for Brennan, Esther, Michael and myself. We’ve been working on Trekaroo for about 10 months and in the words of Esther, it feels like we’ve given birth to a baby. Quietly and privately, we’ve been growing Trekaroo. Today, we unveiled ourselves to the general […]

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Sledding or Tubing up in Tahoe

Growing up as a kid on the East Coast, I loved hearing on the radio “Trinity Middle School-Delayed 2 hours…Turkey Hill Elementary School – Closed…” It was a Snow Day! I’d grab my friends, dust off our 6 foot toboggan, and ask mom to drop us all off to find the tallest, fastest, and longest […]

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Snow Play for Less

Winter Fun on a Budget Snow Play for Less Can’t afford to pay for lift tickets and ski school? There are many ways to enjoy the snow for free or half the price of a lift ticket. In Winter Fun for Less Than A Lift Ticket, we share tried and true activities as well more […]

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Easy 4 Day Winter Vacation Menu

Hitting the slopes this week for some fun in the snow?  If you’re scratching your head trying to figure out the menu for your weekend away this winter, here is a yummy and simple  winter menu with recipes to get you started.   You can save a copy of this menu by clicking here.   […]

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A Christmas Tree cutting tradition.

For our family, the Thanksgiving holiday marks the beginning of the Christmas season.  As soon as the turkey has been eaten, we’re planning our trip to the Christmas Tree Farm to choose and cut down a tree for our living room.  It is a tradition that our whole family enjoys and looks forward to each […]

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