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Nov
5
2010

$250 Modern Bird Studios Giveaway!

Contest is now over. Congrats to entry #342 Heather. I’ve sent you an email!

Yippee, it’s Friday! Since I love Fridays so much I thought it would be fun to share with you this fabulous giveaway that Modern Bird Studios is offering one Picky Palate Reader.

One reader will win $250 to go shopping at the Modern Bird Studios Website. You have got to check out the beautiful work they do with your photographs! Talk about an awesome Christmas gift πŸ™‚

Modern Bird Studios creates personalized, modern art from your photographs. Each work is a one-of-a-kind, original studio piece created with a combination of digital, hand, and painting processes on an Oak composite, or, for the extreme modern enthusiasts, on acrylic mounted to Oak. They capture that moment from your lifeβ€”a wedding portrait, a baby picture, a travel photo, a pet snapshot or whatever the eventβ€”and transform it into a totally hip urban-style art piece that enriches your home.

my painting of the boys, “a day at the beach” how cute!

You have got to see how cool these paintings are that they create out of an image you send them! It makes the most beautiful picture on your wall. I just received the painting of my boys that I picked out (pictured above) and I LOVE it! If you place an order between now and a week after the giveaway ends, you get 15% off by typing PICKYPALATE in the discount code box.

Here’s How to Enter:

1. Leave a comment here telling us…since I always take a ton of pictures on family vacations…”What’s been your favorite family vacation, either with your own family or from when you were a kid?”

2. For extra entries Follow Modern Bird Studios on Twitter and Like them on Facebook. Leave 2 separate comments for these.

3. For additional extra entries, Follow Picky Palate on Twitter, Facebook and subscribe to my RSS Feed. Leave separate comments for each of these if you’d like!

4. Contest ends Wednesday November 10th 8pm PST. Winner will be selected by random.org and will be notified by email. My painting and giveaway is provided by Modern Bird Studios.

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  1. 1
    Katie says:

    My favorite vacation as a kid was to visit my grandma in Ormond Beach, FL.

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    mandi o'neill says:

    my favorite vacations are the yearly trips my husband and i (and now my son!) take to oklahoma to visit my family. it’s never extravagant but the closeness of family makes it bliss!

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    Krystal says:

    My fave family vacation is when we used to rent a cabin in Lake Tahoe. We would caravan there right after Christmas, and there would be so much snow. I still remember spending the days skiing, and coming home to cabin and enjoying a nice cup of hot chocolate by the fire. I really miss those days.

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    Jessica Stoutner says:

    I always loved going to Disneyland with my family.

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    Katie says:

    I subscribe via emails.

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    Jessica Stoutner says:

    I like Picky Palate in facebook.

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    Katie says:

    I like Picky Palate on Facebook.

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    mandi o'neill says:

    now following modern bird on FB

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    Jessica Stoutner says:

    I like Modern Bird Studios on facebook.

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    Krystal R. says:

    I “liked” Modern Bird on Facebook.

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    Disney World with my family as a teenager was my favorite family vacation. I loved it!

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    mandi o'neill says:

    i like picky palate on FB

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    Maria says:

    My trip to Italy was by far my favorite. I love it there!

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    Jessica says:

    How cool!!

    We took a family trip this summer that was so much fun. It was nothing major but some fun family time not too far from home. We went to the North Shore here in MN with no real plans and just did what looked fun.

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    My fav. family vacation was the St. Augustine, Florida!

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    I subscribe on Google Reader!

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    Jordan Morrison says:

    My favorite family vacation was my honeymoon in Mexico. It was the first time that I was actually able to relax on a vacation!

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    Following Modern Bird on Twitter!

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    tara says:

    My favorite vacations have always been Disneyland. It’s nothing out of the ordinary, but I love seeing the wonder and awe in my children’s eyes when we are there.

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    Jenni Pilcher says:

    Favorite family vacation…5 years ago to orlando Florida! We went for two reasons..vacation and sons soccer team played at the World 3v3 soccer tournament and they took FIRST place! Very special and fun time!

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    Judy says:

    My MOST favorite vacation was spending 3 weeks in and all over Italy with my youngest and her then boyfriend, now husband. I would love to go back.

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    Jordan Morrison says:

    I subscribe on Google Reader! πŸ™‚

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    tara says:

    I like Modern Bird on FB.

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    Also, subscribed to your RSS!

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    tara says:

    I follow you on FB.

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    Nicole says:

    My favorite family vacay was when I was a little girl and my mom, step dad and I spent a week on the beach with my aunt, uncle, and cousins. I remember having so much fun with the family, and since I was a kid, I didn’t have a care in the world. I miss those days…

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    Ron says:

    Spent some time on a small island off the coast of Seattle. Had a great time sitting on the shore by a lighthouse watching the whales go by each afternoon.

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    tara says:

    I subscribe to you!

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    Becca says:

    My favorite family vacation is always going back to my hometown to BE with my family. πŸ™‚

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    Emily says:

    My favorite family vacations are the cruises we take πŸ™‚ Everything is right there for you and so inexpensive! πŸ™‚

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    Kate says:

    My husband & I go to the beach every year for our anniversary.

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    Laura M. says:

    My favorite vacation was our honeymoon! A perfect time! πŸ™‚

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    Kate says:

    Oh yeah – I follow via RSS too!!

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    Laura M. says:

    I subscribe to your RSS feed!

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    Guenevera says:

    My favorite vacation was just this summer, when my husband and I went to Walt Disney World. It was our first REAL vacation together, and it was amazing. =)

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    SJ says:

    I loved vacationing with my husband in South Carolina for our honeymoon. Lots of good beach pictures!

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    Guenevera says:

    I’m subscribed to the RSS – that’s how I found out about the contest!

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    courtney says:

    My husband and i went to hawaii for our honeymoon last october. We rented a small house and a car and had a wonderful time exploring the island we were on!

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    Guenevera says:

    Liked Modern Bird on facebook!

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    J Brown says:

    I love vacations, especially ones with family. One fav is a trip to Martha’s vineyard – a great and relaxing time.

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    P. Pearson says:

    My favorite family vacations have been our trips to visit family in Bermuda every year. When I was little, I rarely ever appreciated where my family lived, but once I began working full-time, I couldn’t get enough! Family, beach, sun – what’s not to love?!

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    Guenevera says:

    Liked YOU on facebook!

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    courtney says:

    i subscribed to your rss feed!

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    Sarah says:

    Traveling to visit my mom’s side of the family in Colchester, illinois, population approx. 1000. The entire family (other than me and my mom) lives there so it was always great to see and be a part of a tight group of loved ones. I miss it!

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    Jen says:

    My favorite family vacation was one year when I was younger and my family went to Florida for Easter. My brother, cousin and I really wanted to go to Disney World so we kept telling the adults we were going on a certain day, like it had already been decided. They Did end up taking us and it was funny when they came to the conclusion that no adult wanted to be there that day.

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    P. Pearson says:

    Follow Modern Bird on Twitter!

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    courtney says:

    i liked modern bird on facebook!

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    Jen says:

    I follow your RSS Feed

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    P. Pearson says:

    Follow YOU on Twitter!

  53. 53
    Jen says:

    Follow you on Twitter

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    P. Pearson says:

    Liked Modern Bird on Facebook

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    Guenevera says:

    Followed @modern_bird on twitter!

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    P. Pearson says:

    Liked you on Facebook!

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    Guenevera says:

    Followed @PickyPalate on twitter!

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    shelley says:

    Our families favorite vacation spot is San Diego, My kids want to go there any chance they get!

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    Jen says:

    Following Modern Bird on Twitter

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    Jen says:

    Like Modern Bird on FB

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    Heather J. says:

    My favorite vacation was just this past summer. Oregon coast, hiking Silver Falls, and Seattle. We had so much fun!

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    My favorite vacation was an anniversary trip my husband and I took to Buenos Aires. It was fabulous.

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    Heather J. says:

    I also like Picky Palate on Facebook.

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    I follow @Modern_bird on twitter: @skywaitress

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    I like Modern Bird on Facebook

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    Kim says:

    My husband and I love going to St. Augustine, FL for vacation. It is such a peaceful place where we can relax and listen to the ocean!

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    Suzanne says:

    We recently took a trip to the beach. I think it was, overall, the best and happiest trip for all of us. The kids were so cheerful almost the whole time, even in the car. It was lovely!

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    Heather J. says:

    I like Modern Bird on Facebook!

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    Suzanne says:

    Facebook fan

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    Suzanne says:

    Subscriber =)

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    danielle says:

    I follow PP – favorite vacation was to Memphis. We usually vacation with friends or family and this was a vacation with just the 4 of us – a lot of fun!

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    I just followed @PickyPalate on twitter: @skywaitress

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    Jeannette says:

    I’ve only ever been on one vacation, and that was to disney world. it was a bit overrated as we went during the touristy summer days and lines were huge. i did get to meet ariel tho, my favorite disney princess πŸ™‚

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    I like Picky Palate on Facebook

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    Jeannette says:

    i follow you on facebook as @whmsicalcupcake

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    Jeannette says:

    i like picky palate on facebook

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    Danyelle says:

    My favorite vacation as a child was when we went to Disneyworld.

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    I subscribed to your RSS feed

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    Jeannette says:

    (i totally meant twitter where it says @whmsicalcupcake)

    i also subscribe to your rss feed πŸ™‚

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    Kim B says:

    I loved vacationing on the coast with my family growing up.

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    Danyelle says:

    I follow MB on twiiter.

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    Kim B says:

    I also follow you on FB. πŸ™‚

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    Danyelle says:

    I like MB on facebook.

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    Amanda says:

    We went to Colorado this summer and my boys are STILL talking about it. Was the best trip ever.

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    Shaina says:

    Love these prints! They sure glam up a room!

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    Danyelle says:

    I subscribe to PP via google reader, I don’t know if that counts.

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    Donna says:

    Did the whole Florida theme park sweep with my kids and kooky brother and his friends. πŸ™‚

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    Shaina says:

    I follow Modern Bird Studios on FB!

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    I have always loved my family vacations to Disneyland – so much so that we try to go at least once a year! Love that place.

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    Shaina says:

    I’m a FB follower for Picky Palate! Love your recipes!

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    I follow MB on twiiter πŸ™‚

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    I follow Picky Palate on twitter too!

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    I like Picky Palate on FB.

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    I also subscribed to your RSS!!

    please oh please let me win this one πŸ™‚

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    Nancy says:

    My favorite vacation was an anniversary trip to San Antonio.

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    Jess says:

    When I was little, my parents took us camping at Copper Harbor, Michigan. Now I am a mom of four, we started out tradion camping at Copper Harbor. Best memories and to see my kids loving the place. I also like your facebook.

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    Emily says:

    Follow on rss

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    victoria w says:

    my favorite vacation was last year when my WHOLE family went back to our home State…we were able to stop at a few fun places on the way back too!!!(we live in Wa. our home state is S.D.) =D

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    Emily says:

    liked modern bird on facebook

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    Emily says:

    liked picky palete on facebook

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    victoria w says:

    I am already a follower of MBS on FB!

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    Steph says:

    Going to California with my husband, his parents and his aunt and uncle. This was well before we got engaged so it was a great opportunity to get to know my future family a lot better!

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    victoria w says:

    i “like” picky palate on FB!

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    Lynet says:

    My fave vacation would be when my boyfriend (now hubby) and his parents took us to Colorado to go skiing. I had a blast.

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    Lynet says:

    I’ve liked Modern Bird Studios on FB for a while now…I love them!

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    Lynet says:

    I’ve followed ModernBird Studios for a while now on Twitter.

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    Lynet says:

    I like Picky Palete on FB now πŸ™‚

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    kelly says:

    my favorite family vacation is a tied between two..disney and niagra falls. our youngest son was just so cute during those vacations..he was 2 1/2 and 3 and said some cute things that we still today day quote. he is 8 now…and still as cute!

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    chatelaine b says:

    my favorite vacation was earlier this year. my husband and i did an african safari. waking up in a tent with zebras glowing 20 feet in front of you by moonlight…….. best ever!

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    kelly says:

    i follow pp on fb

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    chatelaine b says:

    i follow on my google reader!

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    kelly says:

    i follow pp on twitter

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    Diana says:

    Camping trips to the Black Hills are some of our best trips!

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    kelly says:

    follow modern bird on fb

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    Emily says:

    favorite vacation was to alaska this year with just me and my hubby. nice and relaxing and oh so beautiful!

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    kelly says:

    following modern bird on twitter

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    alison says:

    Disneyland is always the best family vacation spot for us!

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    alison says:

    following them on Twitter

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    SJ says:

    I’m subscribed to Picky Palate through Google Reader.

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    alison says:

    Following them on FB

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    SJ says:

    I follow Modern Bird Studios on Twitter.

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    SJ says:

    And I follow Picky Palate on Twitter, too πŸ™‚

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    alison says:

    I like Picky Palate on FB

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    Hillary Crump says:

    I liked them on facebook.

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    alison says:

    I follow Picky Palate on twitter

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    Hillary Crump says:

    Favorite vacation was a cruise to the carribean.

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    alison says:

    Following picky palate on RSS

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    Hillary Crump says:

    I follow PP on facebook

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    *S says:

    Love the giveaway. Count me in. My favorite vacation has been the many trips to Monterey, CA I have taken. I love the ocean and Monterey by far is one of my fav’s.

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    Katie says:

    My favorite family vacation is the one that I just got back on with my new husband, Jon! Our new little family went to the Riviera Cancun in Mexico on a fabulous honeymoon! So amazing! πŸ™‚

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    *S says:

    I follow Picky Palate on Facebook

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    Cyndi A says:

    Favorite vacation … with expecting twins, we will have many exciting ones in our future, but for now, my honeymoon — hiking Machu Picchu

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    *S says:

    I follow Picky Palate on Twitter

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    Cyndi A says:

    follow on facebook

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    Lacretia says:

    My favorite family vacation happened when I was 14 – my parents secretly packed up all of our things and spirited us away to Disneyland at Christmastime! We took a road trip down the Washington/Oregon/California coast and it was SO much fun to be at Disneyland at Christmas! Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Cyndi A says:

    rss feed also!

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    Jeanette says:

    My favorite family vacation is the FL panhandle. Gotta love white sand beaches!

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    Kim B. says:

    My very fav vacation would have to be when my daughter and I went out to California. It was for her senior trip and it was a wonderful time. We made some very wonderful memories. We met a few celebs and lived the high life for a week! Can’t wait to do Vegas with her in a couple of months.

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    Lacretia says:

    I follow Modern Bird on Twitter! (@lacretia)

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    Megan says:

    My favorite family vacation was when I traveled around Europe for 3 weeks when I was 10. It was a huge adventure for my family of 7, and we truly bonded during that time. It’s one thing I’ll never forget πŸ™‚

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    Jeanette says:

    Liked Modern Bird on FB

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    Megan says:

    I’m following Modern Bird on Twitter

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    Lacretia says:

    I follow Picky Palate on Twitter! (@lacretia)

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    Lacretia says:

    I like Picky Palate on Facebook (Lacretia Taylor)

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    Megan says:

    I’m following YOU on Twitter!!

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    Lacretia says:

    I like Modern Bird on Facebook

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    Lacretia says:

    I subscribe to Picky Palate via RSS

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    Kim B. says:

    I am now following you on FaceBook – so glad I was led her. Great information.

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    Kim B. says:

    I now subscribe to your RRS Feed. Looking forward to getting your updates.

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    My favorite vacation has always been to Newport Beach, Ca. We have gone every summer since I was 1yr with another family. It has been 26 years and we still go every summer.

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    Ashey F. says:

    I like Modern Bird Studios on FB

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    my favorite vacation was in Kauai with family for a wedding. It was 10 glorious days of relaxation and adventure, coupled with spending time with family that we had never vacationed with before – I’ll never forget it.

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    am now a modern bird follower on twitter!

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    Marie says:

    My favorite vacation so far has been the one we took this summer to Branson, Missouri. It’s not the most glamorous vacation spot in the world – but my 3 young children had so much fun and everything went so smoothly – we made many wonderful memories!

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    Kari says:

    My favorite family vacays are when we go to Michigan to visit my husband’s family! He is one of 9, so it is always a GREAT and busy time! We love family!!!

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    Melanie says:

    New York City…incredible!!

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    i like modern bird on facebook!

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    Kari says:

    I like Modern Bird on FB!!!

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    i am a picky palate twitter follower

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    i am a picky palate RSS feed subscriber πŸ™‚

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    Jillian says:

    My favorite (and practically only!) family vacation was to the BVI. πŸ™‚

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    Jillian says:

    i liked modern bird on facebook!

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    By far the best family vacation has been taking my kids to Disney World! They loved it there! So many fun memories were made, and I can’t wait to take them back again.
    I subscribe to your blog and also follow you on twitter. Love your blog and all your fabulous recipes!

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    Carie says:

    My favorite trips are taking our kids and another family to Mexico and renting a house overlooking the beach.

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    Lisa M says:

    Bass Lake, California over the 4th of July. It’s my husbands family tradidtion and our kids and ourselves look forward to the next year the DAY we leave. One week is never enough of this beautiful lake!

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    Kristen W says:

    My last favorite family vacation was a couple summers ago. My entire family (aunts, uncles, cousins) went to Gulf Shores and rented a house on the beach. It was amazing! Thousands of pictures were taken! πŸ™‚ But we are currently planning a trip to Mexico for this summer and I could not be more excited!

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    Kristen W says:

    I follow Modern Bird on twitter!

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    Kristen W says:

    I am a fan of Modern Bird on facebook!

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    Janell says:

    I really have had some fantastic vacations that I don’t know if I really have a favorite! But a super fun one that we reminisce about was a cruise my hubby and I went on with my fam about a year or two after we were married–good times for sure!

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    Kristy says:

    Best vacation ever…Lake Powell!!!

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    Kristen W says:

    I am now following Picky Palate on twitter!

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    Janell says:

    I subscribe to your blog πŸ™‚

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    Hayley says:

    I have always loved family vacations in Florida in the winter…it is so nice to get away from the harsh weather and spend time with people I love!

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    Brooke says:

    We take our little family to Disneyland almost every year! It is always a magical time for us. We love it!

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    Hayley says:

    I subscribe to your blog

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    Chris M. says:

    Disney world no doubt for me.

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    Kristen W says:

    I liked Picky Palate on facebook!

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    MY FAVORITE FAMILY VACATION WAS TAKING MY FAMILY TO VISIT OUR GREAT AUNT THAT LIVED IN THE ARKANSAS MOUNTAINS SHE WAS STILL COOKING ON A WOOD STOVE CARRIED HER OWN WATER IN MY CHILDREN WERE ABLE TO EXPERIENCE TRUE COUNTRY LIVING WE ALSO VISITED THE CHURCH AND SCHOOL THAT MY GRANDMOTHER WAS RAISED UP IN AND ALL THE COUNTRY RELATIVES OLD FAMILY HOME WERE THE WILDERNESS HAS GROWN UP WITHIN THE WALLS AND CHERISHED PHOTOS I HAVE…

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    kristin says:

    favorite family vacation was taking our daughter camping at 20 months

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    I FOLLOW MODERN BIRD STUDIOS ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER

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    kristin says:

    liked picky palate on facebook!

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    kristin says:

    liked modern bird studios on facebook!

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    kristin says:

    following modern bird studios on twitter!

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    kristin says:

    following picky palate on twitter!

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    i joined pickey palette

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    Lauren says:

    Right now, I’d say that any kind of vacation is my favorite. However, I really enjoy the Outer Banks in North Carolina.

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    Lauren says:

    P.S. I am also a Facebook person. πŸ™‚

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    JANET SHIH says:

    The best vacation I had was with my immediate and extended family to Maui as a child. It was the first time we went anywhere as a family, and I will never forget snorkeling and time spent on the pineapple plantation!

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    Robin says:

    My favorite vacation would have to be the first trip my now-husband and I took together. We just toured around New England for 2 weeks, but it was so much fun. Didn’t hurt that he proposed to me on that trip either!

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    Robin says:

    I subscribe to your RSS feed.

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    Meredith says:

    Anywhere that gets us away as a family!

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    Heather H. says:

    There are so many favorite vacations to choose from. My top two are probably Disneyland/San Diego when I was a teenager with my family and the other Yellowstone this past summer with my boyfriend!

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    Heather H. says:

    I like Picky Palate on Facebook!

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    Monica says:

    I love going to Island Park, Idaho every summer with my husband’s parents and siblings. We camp, swim, fish, catch frogs and crayfish, roast marshmallows, and admire a sky full of stars πŸ™‚

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    Monica says:

    I like Modern Bird Studios on fb.

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    Monica says:

    I like Picky Palate on fb

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    Brenda says:

    My favorite vacation was when I was a kid and my sister and I stayed at my grandparents in FL while my parents went on to some island for a week! We got to break all the rules with mom and dad gone!

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    Tracy says:

    Loved going to disneyland every year for halloween as a kid…and now with my kids!

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    Tracy says:

    I follow modern bird on facebook!

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    alisa says:

    I loved our little family vacation to the beach this year πŸ™‚

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    alisa says:

    I follow modern bird on fb.

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    alisa says:

    I follow pickypalate on fb.

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    alisa says:

    i subscribe to picky palate!

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    Sarah M says:

    My favorite vacation was the trip we took to Boston last year. Beautiful!

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    Sarah M says:

    i am a modern bird fan on fb

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    Lindsay says:

    My favorite family vacation was the Disney cruise my family went on a couple years ago. Disney always does it up right! We had such a great time. I hope to do it again soon!

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    Lindsay says:

    I like Picky Palate on Facebook!

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    Lindsay says:

    And I follow on Twitter!

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    Janssen says:

    The cruise my husband and I took for our first year anniversary! Oh, I want to go again πŸ™‚

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    Meghan says:

    My favorite vacations growing up were to Edisto Island, SC, Charleston and Savannah, GA. We went every spring break. My favorite vacation with my husband was our honeymoon.

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    natalie says:

    my favorite vacation as a kid was at the jersey shore. i love the boardwalks and fried dough …yummy!

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    Meghan says:

    I am a subscriber to your feed through Google Reader, Thanks!

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    natalie says:

    i liked MBS on facebook

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    natalie says:

    i follow MBS on twitter!

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    stephanie says:

    My favorite vacation was Destin Beach, Florida. We try to go every summer. So much fun!

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    stephanie says:

    I follow you on Twitter!

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    Jessica says:

    A trip up the California coast (SB, SLO, Monterey, SF) with family right after I graduated from college.

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    stephanie says:

    I follow you on Facebook.

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    stephanie says:

    I’ve subscribed to your RSS Feed.

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    stephanie says:

    Following Modern Bird Studios on Twitter.

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    stephanie says:

    Follwing Modern Bird Studios on Facebook!

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    Amy says:

    Colorado trip with my husband and kids. It was great!

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    laura says:

    Favorite vacation was to cancun! πŸ™‚ My whole family went and since my brothers are older than me, it was so nice to have the whole family together!

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    Sarah says:

    following MBS on twitter

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    Sarah says:

    My favorite family vacation was our January ’09 trip to Disneyland. It was the first time any of us had been, and it’s true- the place is magical!

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    Susannah says:

    My favorite family vacations were always our yearly trips to the beach in North Carolina when I was kid. So much fun and so beautiful!

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    Linsey Brockman says:

    My favorite family vacation I’d have to say was a roadtrip from Iowa (where I live) down to Galveston, TX with all of my girl cousins. So many hysterical happenings the entire way down. I don’t necessarily remember much from Galveston itself, but the breakdown of the van, the old red junker car rental, the jail-cell motel in podunk Kansas, the getting lost in the ghetto.. such great memories!

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    April in CT says:

    My favorite vacation was a trip to Acadia National Park in Maine. It’s so beautiful and I can’t wait to go back!!

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    April in CT says:

    I follow your blog. πŸ™‚

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    Christy says:

    My favorite vacation was with my husband to Great Britain! We went on a Contiki bus trip and met a bunch of people our age from all over the world that were travelling too. Such a good time!

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    Libby says:

    My favorite family vacation was to Playa del Carmen about 5 years ago. Everyone was so relaxed, no kids bickering – just an awesome time enjoyed by all!

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    Libby says:

    I follow PP via Google Reader

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    AppleTree says:

    The first time I went to Chicago in middle school…Awesome.

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    Nicole-Lynn says:

    My favorite holiday vacations as a kid and even now as an adult is when my family and I go to our beach house here in Florida! It’s about an hour away from where we live, but it’s on the beach and we go every year! I love it and can’t wait to bring my kids to it someday!

    [email protected]

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    AppleTree says:

    I follow via Google Reader.

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    Nicole-Lynn says:

    I subscribe via email!

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    Trista Bytheway says:

    Disneyland with my kids last year was p-e-r-f-e-c-t!

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    Dawn says:

    My all-time favorite vacation was when we took the kids to Disney in June 2010!!!

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    Dawn says:

    I “Like” Modern Bird Studios on Facebook!

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    cathy bartley says:

    MY FAVORITE VACATION WAS WHEN ME AND MY DAUGHTER WENT TO NIAGRA FALLS A FEW YEARS AGO TOGETHER IT WAS SUCH A GOOD TIME.AND WE GOT TO SPEND SOME MUCH NEEDED TOGETHER TIME.

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    Christy says:

    And on Facebook!

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    Christy says:

    And on Twitter!

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    Erin says:

    I loved Mesa Verde in Colorado to see the Indian ruins. Lots to climb on and explore!

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    Jennifurla says:

    My favorite vacation was when my mom brought me & my best friend to Daytona beach florida…we were young and stupid but we had so much fun. Enter me please

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    Abby says:

    My favorite family vacation is our yearly family reunion. Even though we have a big family, we always try to go someplace different every time and we always have a great time.

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    Lora says:

    “Liked” Picky Palate on facebook!

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    Lora says:

    also “liked” Modern Bird studios

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    Kendra says:

    My favorite place to vacation was going to my grandparents cottage. It was right between a little lake and Lake Michigan. We had the best of both worlds, skiing and boating on the little lake and jumping the waves in the big lake! My aunts final resting place is there now too so it has even more special memories for our family.

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    Kendra says:

    I have you on my Google Reader, does that count?

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    Melanie says:

    As a kid, a family trip to Vermot during the summer, so pretty!

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    Melanie says:

    I subscribe to your blog through RSS and google reader

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    Janie La Pierre says:

    I like Modern Bird on FB.

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    Janie La Pierre says:

    Vacations where I get away with hubby are the best. Last year we celebrated our 25th anniversary with a trip to Italy: I had been wanting to go to Italy since I was 19, so it was a very big thing for me.

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    Jess says:

    My favorite vacation was going to Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island when I was 15. It is a beautiful place to visit!

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    Karen says:

    This summer to Galveston. Not because of the location, but because my children are still young enough to enjoy simple trips and spending time with their parents…I’m told that this wears off eventually!

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    Our favorite vacation was always our annual winter trip to the beach!

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    Jess :) says:

    The summer before 3rd grade my Mom, Dad, and sister drove up to Niagara Falls, headed up to Montreal, and finally ended in Lake Placid. Every memory I have of that trip is a good one. It was such an awesome time

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    Gina says:

    My fave vacation so far was when I was pg with my son. We had just found out we were pg and were so thrilled, so that vacation was super special and so memorable!

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    Mindy says:

    As a kid we took an annual trip to Disneyland with the whole family.

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    Andrea says:

    My favorite vacation has to be the road trips to Cali! Nothing is better than a big ol’ family vacation to Disneyland.

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    Rachelle says:

    My favorite vacation spot is the beach, any beach. I love the smell and sound of the ocean.

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    Rachelle says:

    And I love modern bird on facebook!

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    Trish says:

    My favorite family vacation this year was to beach at Seabrook,WA!

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    Trish says:

    I like Picky Palate on FB

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    Trish says:

    Like Modern Birds Studios on FB

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    Hannah P. says:

    My favorite family vacations are always at camp, with the WHOLE family!

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    Tracy says:

    Favorite vacation would have to be Disneyland last year with my husband, brother-in-law and mother-in-law for our 5 year anniversary. Had a blast!

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    Hannah P. says:

    My favorite family vacations are at camp with the whole extended family!

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    Hannah P. says:

    i liked modern bird studio on facebook

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    Hannah P. says:

    i also get your RSS feed!

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    Hannah P. says:

    and i liked you on facebook!

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    Danielle says:

    The Outer Banks in North Carolina when I was younger! It was my favorite family vacation ever πŸ™‚

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    Erica R says:

    My favorite vacation was New york and going to Yankee Stadium!

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    Lindsay says:

    I would have to say my honeymoon to NYC! So wonderful!

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    Lindsay says:

    I like Modern Bird on facebook

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    Lindsay says:

    I follow Modern Bird on Twitter

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    Cheryl Ross says:

    My favorite vacation spot is Hawaii. Wish I could go back.

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    Haley says:

    a family trip to washington DC!!

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    Haley says:

    i follow modern bird on twitter! @haleyelisabeth

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    Haley says:

    i like modern bird on facebook!

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    Haley says:

    i follow picky palate on twitter!

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    Haley says:

    i like picky palate on facebook!

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    Haley says:

    i follow your rss feed with google reader!

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    Andrea says:

    Well how can Disneyland not be the best vacation ever? We have gone every year for the last three years (although I had never been before that – at age 23! So deprived…). Anyway – this last time was amazing. We had 5 days in the park with our 3 year old and 5 month old. Maybe the baby was a little young, but it was great just having all that time to explore. Plus our family is complete so it was nice knowing that was the first time our WHOLE family was there together πŸ™‚

    /novel.

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    Andrea says:

    Twitter follower, too.

    @andreamaurine

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    Kelly says:

    My favorite was a trip we made to Banff Canada two years ago. It was unexpectedly perfect!

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    Kelly says:

    I follow your RSS feed. thanks!

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    Jennifer V says:

    Last year, we took our then-3 year old to Williamsburg, Va. We spent a lot of time at Busch Gardens and spents one day at Virgina Beach. We had a wonderful week. That was my favorite family vacation.

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    Jennifer V says:

    I follow Modern Bird on Twitter (@jenalber).

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    Jennifer V says:

    I like Modern Bird on facebook.

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    Sarah Radabaugh says:

    A cruise to Alaska with my DH, pre-baby!

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    Sarah Radabaugh says:

    liked Picky Palate on FB!

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    Sarah Radabaugh says:

    liked Modern Bird on FB!

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    Jennifer V says:

    I follow Picky Palate on Twitter (@jenalber).

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    Jennifer V says:

    I subscribe via RSS Feed.

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    Jennifer V says:

    I subscribe via RSS Feed. Thanks!

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    Kristie K says:

    My favorite family vacations are camping with family, both now and as a kid.

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    Ilene says:

    My favorite vacation was one to Canada to visit family πŸ™‚

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    Ilene says:

    I also subscribe to your feed!

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    Becca says:

    My favorite family vacation (and one that resulted in some great photos) was a family reunion and 80th birthday party for my Granddad in Jacksonville the summer before last.

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    Becca says:

    I subscribe to Picky Palate’s feed.

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    Lisa B. says:

    My favorite vacation as a kid and still as an adult is to Disney World. πŸ™‚

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    Lisa Berkery says:

    I follow Modern Bird Studios on Facebook.

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    Lisa Berkery says:

    I follow Picky Palate on Facebook.

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    Lisa Berkery says:

    I follow Modern Bird Studios on Twitter. @Berksgirl

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    Terri says:

    My best vacations are the ones to Florida and Disneyworld.

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    Lisa Berkery says:

    I follow Picky Palate on Facebook. @Berksgirl

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    Lisa Berkery says:

    I follow Picky Palate on Twitter. @Berksgirl

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    Terri says:

    I follow Modern Bird Studios on Twitter.

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    Lisa Berkery says:

    I subscriber to your RSS feed.

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    Terri says:

    I liked Modern Bird Studios on Facebook

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    Terri says:

    I already follow Picky Palate on Twitter.

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    Terri says:

    I am already a fan of Picky Palate on Facebook

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    Taylorbunch says:

    My favorite family vacation was to the Smoky Mountains. I enjoyed it so much because we went with 3 generations.

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    Terri says:

    I already subscribe to your RSS feed.

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    My favorite family vacation was to Europe for 3 weeks when I was 19. I don’t know if I will ever get a vacation like that again! It was AMAZING!

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    I like Modern Bird Studios on FB!

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    I like Picky Palate on FB!

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    I’m subscribed to your RSS Feed!

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    Jessica Peck says:

    I’m a fan of yours on FB!

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    Krista says:

    i follow you on facebook

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    Krista says:

    i follow via RSS feed too

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    Brittany C. says:

    Disneyland with my kids for the 1st time. Best trip ever!!

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    lynne says:

    My favorite family trip has to be going to Japan!!!

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    lynne says:

    Liked modern bird of fb!

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    lynne says:

    Liked Picky Palate on fb!

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    CaSaundra says:

    My favorite vacation is the one that my grandma and I take every January. We’ve been to Florida numerous times, California, and this year Texas!

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    CaSaundra says:

    I like Modern Bird on FB!

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    CaSaundra says:

    I like Picky Palate on FB!

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    Sarah P. says:

    My favorite vacation was a few years ago when we went to Chicago. We went for the King Tut exhibit at the Field Museum which was one of the coolest things I’ve been to.

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    Courtenay says:

    My favorite vacation(s) is the one we take every year as a big-old family to the OBX. We’ve done it since the year I was born and that week is the highlight of my year!

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    Courtenay says:

    I already follow MB on Twitter

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    Courtenay says:

    I follow PP on Twitter

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    Courtenay says:

    I subscribed to PP RSS feed:-)

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    Heather says:

    We never took a lot of vacations, but one year we went to San Diego, and that was pretty great.

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    Heather says:

    I follow MBS on Twitter (@heatherbusch)

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    Heather says:

    I like MBS on Facebook

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    Heather says:

    I am a follower of PP

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    Kari H. says:

    My favorite family vacation was back in July when we went to Maui Hawaii to see my brother that I haven’t seen in 10 years!

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    Kari H. says:

    I like Modern Bird Studios on Facebook

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    Kari H. says:

    I like Picky Palate on Facebook

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    Kari H. says:

    I am following Picky Palate on Twitter (@lch2004)

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    Kari H. says:

    I am following Modern Bird Studios on Twitter (@lch2004)

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    Kari H. says:

    I am following your blog vial email subscriber

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    Starla says:

    My favorite vacation was when my fiance and I travelled to London, Paris, and Nice over 2 weeks. We finished the vacation with a bike ride up the Col de la Madone in Southern France which goes from the Cote Azur to 3500 ft in 9 miles!

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    Shelly Merrill says:

    My favorite vacation has been a roadtrip I took with my hubby last year when I was pregnant. It was our last trip together as just us and we had such a blast driving through California and Oregon. Wouldn’t trade it for anything!

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    Shelly Merrill says:

    I follow Picky Palate on Facebook

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    Shelly Merrill says:

    I subscribe to your feed πŸ™‚

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    Shelly Merrill says:

    I follow Modern Bird on Facebook.

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    Melissa says:

    My favorite vacation was a road trip we took as a kid to Niagara Falls.

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    Melissa says:

    I also follow Modern Bird on Twitter (@MarylandMel)

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    Melissa says:

    And, I’m a fan of Modern Bird on facebook.

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    Melissa says:

    I’m also subscribed to your RSS feed in Google Reader.

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    Jennie says:

    Simple trip to a lake in Canada is our favorite family fun!

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    Lindsay says:

    I subscribe to Picky Palate in google reader

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    Maneesha says:

    We travel a lot all over the world but I think my favorite is when we do mother-daughters trips to Disneyland. It’s we all get to to be little girls again & spend time remembering previous trips we had their.

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    Terri says:

    My favorite family vacation was a trip to San Antonio a few years ago over Thanksgiving. My entire family, parents, grandparents, cousins, Aunt & Uncle met there to celebrate with my cousins in the Air Force who were stationed there. We had a blast the entire week and spent Thanksgiving day at a very uncrowded Sea World. The only downside… it was before my 2 kids were born.

    Here’s to more family vacation memories!!

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    megan says:

    Branson, missouri

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    megan says:

    I recieve your emails!

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    My favorite family vacations were our annual week at the lake during the summer! It was always a blast hanging out, water skiing, jet skiing, tubing, laying out, eating, playing board games, napping, and just doing whatever we wanted to do!

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    I follow you on Twitter πŸ™‚

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    Ginger says:

    I love Modern Bird’s artwork!
    Our favorite vacation has been going to Hawaii with my husband’s side of the family. Lots of cousins to play with, and lots of great grown up time too!

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    My favorite family vacation of late is taking our 9 y/o grandson to a Colorado dude ranch for a week. WE all just loved it. Would do it again in a heart beat. ~Andy

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    merium says:

    A weekend in Tofino a few years ago was my fave vacation!

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    merium says:

    I subscribe to Picky Palate via email…

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    merium says:

    I like Picky Palate on Facebook…

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    merium says:

    I like Modern Bird on Facebook..

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    Heather W says:

    My favorite vacation was this year to Vegas!
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    Heather W says:

    I like picky palate on fb
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    Heather W says:

    I follow picky palate on twitter as @heathersweeps
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    Ronna says:

    We have our small summer home on Chincotegue Island, Viginia and we’ve taken many special vacations there. If I won this giveaway, I would definitely make a portrait of our grand daughter, Lila. Her smile brightens the world!

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    Jackie says:

    I love my family reunion vacations up in Maine, I always take TONS of photos!

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    Jackie says:

    I follow PP on Facebook.

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    Jackie says:

    I follow PP on Twitter.

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    Jackie says:

    I subscribed to the RSS feed.

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    Vanessa says:

    My favorite vacation was 4yrs. ago. My whole family went to the beach. It was becasue my older brother was getting married there. It was just soooo much fun. My fav. memory (besides the wedding) was running with my Dad. I never knew it would be the last time we ran together (hip replacement). This summer we are going back because they now have a 2yr. old girl and it will be her first beach trip! This is such a great giveaway!!

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    Julie Bogart says:

    Love it!

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    Vanessa says:

    I follow your feeds. I love reading them!

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    Tricia C. says:

    Our favorite family vacation was to Custer, South Dakota. The extended family went, from IL and KY. We visited my aunt and uncle, set up camp in a rainstorm, had a deer jump over our van on the highway, and overall had a great time. Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Melissa S says:

    we love going to the state parks for the weekend – love the pictures of the kids in the fall leaves!

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    Melissa S says:

    i follow you on twitter….

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    Melissa S says:

    i also subscribe to you in my reader…

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    Courtney says:

    My fave family vacation(s) are just the regular ones where we go to the beach and do nothing special together. But it always seems like those are the ones where inside jokes are formed and memories are created.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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    anna p. says:

    We took the kids to Disneyworld last summer and we had a blast!
    Thanks!

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    anna p. says:

    I subscribe to your blog. πŸ™‚

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    anna p. says:

    I’m your fan on facebook!

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    anna p. says:

    I’m also a fan of Modern Bird on fb.

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    Melissa says:

    My favorite vacation is going to Hawaii!

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    Sharlene says:

    I don’t know that I can ever have a “favorite” vacation with my family since they’ve all always been so wonderful but the one that comes to mind right now is a cruise we took with several other families I’ve grown up with. It was so much fun to be with everyone on a huge boat in the Caribbean!

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    Connie THompson says:

    My favorite has to be my daughters and my trip to Cape Cod. Mother daughter Road trips are the best!

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    Rachel says:

    Two summers ago I drove my four boys (3 days in the car) out to Oregon to camp on the coast with my family and then hubby flew in for a few days and drove us home. Favorite family vacation ever.

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    Rachel says:

    I already follow modern bird on facebook.

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    Brooke says:

    We had a FANTASTIC trip to Disneyland just a couple of weeks ago! My kids are still talking about it…. πŸ˜‰ It was their first trip and we have studied every map since then as well as watched the trip planning DVD several times! It’s quite precious.

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    Brooke says:

    I like Modern Bird on FB…. LOVE THEIR STUFF!!

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    Brooke says:

    I follow Picky Palate by RSS feed πŸ™‚

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    Brooke says:

    I like Picky Palate on FB too!

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    Carla says:

    Once my husband was sent to live in Quebec for 2.5 months when my kids when 5 and 7 years old for the summer. It was a true learning experience. Carla

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    Jennifer Ciniello says:

    My favorite vacation with my family was this year when we all went on a caribbean cruise. It was fabulous, the kids loved it and we had some extended family with us which made it more fun. But my fav vacation when I was a kid was Disney World, who can beat Disney World! πŸ™‚

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    Debbie R. says:

    A trip to Yellowstone with my hubby!

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    Debbie R. says:

    I’m a fan on Facebook!

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    CC says:

    My fav family vacation has been an annual adoption campout that we do near the beach. Everyone has a blast!

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    CC says:

    I subscribe to PP in email

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    CC says:

    I subscribe to PP in RSS

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    CC says:

    I like PP on facebook

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    CC says:

    I follow Modern Bird on twitter

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    Sharie T says:

    I am redoing my bedroom, this would be awesome!
    My favorite vacations memory is with my husband, and two daughters going to Disneyland and San Diego 2005!!

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    Sharie T says:

    I like PP on fb 2 πŸ™‚ !

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    Dawn LeBeau says:

    My favorite vacation was a trip to Japan that my Dad took me on when I was in college. It was the neatest experience I have ever had.

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    LMC502 says:

    Can I share two? πŸ™‚ My favorite from when I was a kid was the summer before my senior year of high school. My parents took myself and my brothers to Disney World for a week to celebrate sort of a last family vacation together. We made some great memories! And my favorite with my own family was when we took the kids to Epcot for the first time last year. They’re older now, so they found things to enjoy there (especially the countries) that they might not have when they were younger.
    lmclockedile[at]gmail[dot]com

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    Jessica says:

    South Dakota was a great trip that we took as a family!

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    LMC502 says:

    I follow Modern Bird Studios on Twitter (LMC502)
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    LMC502 says:

    I follow you on Twitter (LMC502)
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    LMC502 says:

    I subscribe via email πŸ™‚
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    Tricia C. says:

    I subscribe to your RSS feed.

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    Tricia C. says:

    My 14-year-old son and I went on a vacation by ourselves this past summer. Life has been very rough for the past six years, so we needed time alone together. We traveled to Nova Scotia and had a marvelous time. Thanks so much for the giveaway!

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    Jessica says:

    My favorite vacation so far has been my trip with my husband to Washington D.C. a few years ago. With two small children, we have yet to do a true “vacation” but I am looking forward to it!! Can’t wait for trips to the beach, Disney, etc.!

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    Jessica says:

    I follow modern bird on twitter now!

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    Jessica says:

    I follow Picky Palate on twitter now too!

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    Jessica says:

    I like Picky Palate on FB!

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    Jessica says:

    I like Modern Bird on FB now too!

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    Jessica says:

    I subscribe to picky palate through my google reader!

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    Jessie says:

    Our annual trip to Hilton Head is always something to look forward to. We wait all year for June to roll around!

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    Jessie says:

    I am a RSS subscriber. Thanks!

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    Christine says:

    My favorite family vacation was my honeymoon – my husband and I were brand-new family, and since we definitely want kids we knew we’d never have this peaceful a vacation again! Hawaii was the perfect spot. πŸ™‚

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    Christine says:

    I liked Modern Bird on FB

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    Christine says:

    I’m following Modern Bird on Twitter

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    Christine says:

    Liked Picky Palate on FB

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    Christine says:

    Following Picky Palate on Twitter

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    Shaina says:

    We tried to have many vacations, when I was a kid, but with a family size of 12, it was difficult. Cars broke down, plans were cancelled…you get the idea.

    However, now that we are all grown up, we had an “original 12” reunion, meaning no spouses or grandkids were invited, and we had a blast on our vacation together. That was the best!

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    Shaina says:

    I’m a FB follower!

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    Kimi says:

    Kiawa Island. Love it.

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    Kristin says:

    My favorite vacations as a kid were our summer visits to Dallas to visit family. My grandparents and aunt would always plan lots of special activities that we didn’t get to do in NM.

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    Kristin says:

    I follow you on facebook too.

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    Melissa says:

    We spent a weekend this summer with my parents at a cabin on the lake in Wisconsin. It was so great to see my son interact with them in a new environment. Thanks for the giveaway/contest!

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    Melissa says:

    I follow Modern Bird on Twitter!

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    Melissa says:

    I liked Modern Bird on Facebook!

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    Melissa says:

    I added Picky Palate to my RSS feed on Google Reader!

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    Melissa says:

    I liked Picky Palate on Facebook!

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    Melissa says:

    I followed Picky Palate on Twitter! (akamelissa)

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    Aimee says:

    My favorite vacation was just this last month. We went to Florida for a week. My 2 year old quickly became a little beach bum! she loves it!!

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    Aimee says:

    I LIKED Modern Bird on FAcebook

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    Renee says:

    favorite vacation = diving in the caribbean

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    Renee says:

    like you on facebook

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    Darcy says:

    We just had a great family vacation in Charleston, SC!

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    Chrisann says:

    My favorite vacations was when I was little and we would go to Florida.

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    CourtneyE says:

    I loved a white water rafting family reunion we had when I was in 5th grade. Best. Vacation. Ever. πŸ™‚

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    Chrisann says:

    Follow Modern Bird Studios on Twitter ~ @Madre2three

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    Chrisann says:

    Like Modern Bird Studios on Facebook ~ Chrisann C.

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    CourtneyE says:

    I like MOdern Bird on Facebook

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    Chrisann says:

    Follow Picky Palate on Twitter ~ @Madre2three

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    Carly Fife says:

    Going home to visit in Southern California is my favoraote vacatio. Since I live in AZ the drive is quick, there is always lots to do when we get there, the weather is beautiful, and we get to spend time with family!

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    Carly Fife says:

    I like picky palate on facebook!

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    Jenette Marie says:

    My favorite family vacation was going to Disney World with my parents and siblings. The best part… we were all adults and had just as much fun, if not more, than when we were kids!

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    Jenette Marie says:

    I “like” Modern Bird Studio on Facebook!
    Thanks for sharing!

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    Beth says:

    My favorite family vacation was our honeymoon! πŸ™‚ Two weeks off work and time to relax after the stress of planning a wedding. It was wonderful!

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    Beth says:

    … and I like you on Facebook too πŸ™‚

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    Ems says:

    my favorite vacay was a trip with my entire extended family to maine for my grandpa’s 80th birthday. what a hoot!

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    Alysia says:

    My favorite vacation happened in June of this year…took the family to Hawaii! It was my first time there and had a blast!

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    We always went to Gulf Shores and Panama City Beach as a kid. I have great memories swimming in the pool at Edgewater in PCB! πŸ™‚

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    Sues says:

    These are beautiful!! I grew up taking lots of family vacations. Now that my sister and I are a bit older and out on my own, we haven’t done our annual trips. Just last month, my parents, sister, brother-in-law, boyfriend, and me headed to Austin, Texas, to see some more relatives. It was SO nice to all be together again on vacation like the old days πŸ™‚

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    Rhonda says:

    One of my favorite vacations was when my husband and I took our toddler to Pennsylvania. She wanted to walk everywhere. It was so cute. We also visited the Amish communities and WOW was the food good!!!! The Amish folks know how to cook. πŸ™‚

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    Patti says:

    My favorite vacation was the last time we were in Disney World as a whole family (all five kids). As some of the kids got to college age it became more difficult to get everyone together. That trip ended up being my husband’s last vacation as he passed away the next year. So it holds very special memories.

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    mrshiggison says:

    Fave vacation to date: before he was my husband, we used to jump in the car and do day trips. We’d stop and shop, stop and eat, stop and make out. So simple. So awesome. Sooooooooooooo miss it!

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    mrshiggison says:

    I follow Modern Bird on Twitter!

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    mrshiggison says:

    I LIKE Modern Bird on Facebook!

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    The Lungos says:

    My favorite family vacations were always our roadtrips to national parks – the grand canyon, yellowstone, zion, etc. I can’t wait to do this with my kids!

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    The Lungos says:

    Follow Modern Bird Studios on Twitter @thelungos

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    Favorite vacation: going to NYC. Such a lively city. Really exceeded my expectations.

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    The Lungos says:

    Like MBS on facebook

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    The Lungos says:

    Like Picky Palate on FB

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    The Lungos says:

    Follow Picky Palate on twitter @thelungos

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    Ashley says:

    My favorite family vacation was one we recently took in October. It was our first family vacation with just my husband, my son, and I. We went to Florida. Nothing but relaxing on the beach as a family.

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    Ashley says:

    Following Modern Bird on Twitter

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    Ashley says:

    Liked Modern Bird on Facebook

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    Ashley says:

    following Picky Palate on Twitter

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    Ashley says:

    Liked Picky Palate on Facebook

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    Holly Belle says:

    Going to Italy to watch the Winter Olympics was a blast!

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    gabrielle says:

    My favorite family vacation was going to NYC last year for the first time. My son got to see the big city, ride on the subway, see the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in person, and see 2 musicals on Broadway (his absolute favorite part of the trip!)

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    Cory says:

    When I was 7. A 3-week trip, in our camper, from Miami to the West Coast. We visited everything from Yosemite, the Grand Canyon, the Redwood Forest! Sooo many things. It was at the end of July, near my birthday, and I still remember there was snow on the ground in the hills surrounding San Francisco!! I still love to look at the pics as a reminder!!

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    Stephanie says:

    My favorite family vacation is an annual trip that my family takes to Florida. I have been going on this vacation since I was three years old and since our family is so large (with over twenty cousins) there are always different groups of cousins/aunts/uncles/nieces/nephews coming and going. I like that there is always an open invitation to anyone who wants to come, and at times we have had 15 people at once!!

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    Andrew says:

    My favorite family vacation are camping trips all around the US. That is something I plan on doing with my children when I have them!

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    Hayley says:

    My favorite vacation was probably visiting Colorado with my mom.

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    Hayley says:

    I am following modern bird on Twitter!

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    favorite family memories seem to always be at the beach (oregon coast)!

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    Hayley says:

    I liked modern bird on facebook!

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    Maria says:

    My favorite family vacation was definitely last month when we went to DC. We enjoyed the fall foliage, museums and enjoyed family time!

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    Maria says:

    I like Modern Bird on FB!

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    Maria says:

    I follow Modern Bird on Twitter

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    Maria says:

    I liked Picky Palate on FB!

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    Bridget says:

    My favorite vacation has been the Disney Cruise to the Eastern Caribbean. It was a week full of fun, food, and bliss. Highly recommended to everyone!

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    Staci A says:

    Our favorite vacation spot was in the Dominican Republic. We had an amazing time and it was so beautiful there!

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    Staci A says:

    I follow you on Twitter @MommaStaciA

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    Staci A says:

    I follow on FB too.

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    Staci A says:

    And I subscribe to your RSS. Thanks!

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    Joel says:

    My favorite vacation was when I went to Sydney Australia to see the world premiere of the newest Star Trek movie. Yeah, I’m a nerd…

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    Joel says:

    I follow Modern Bird on Twitter: @filmsgeek

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    Joel says:

    I like Modern Bird on Facebook

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    Joel says:

    I follow Picky Palate on Twitter: @filmsgeek

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    Joel says:

    I like Picky Palate on Facebook

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    Joel says:

    I subscribed to your RSS feed

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    Dawn Sims says:

    My favorite vacation was the last I shared with my daddy. I was 8 & we drove cross-country to CA to be with my grandparents. We didn’t have a camera but I’ll always carry the bits and pieces of pictures of him in mind… the lights of the dashboard reflected on his face as he drove in the dark, holding his hand at the base of Mt.Rushmore, him pointing out an old withered spooky looking tree on the side of the road telling me that was the tree where they hung Tom Dooley (Remember that song “Hang Down Your Head Tom Dooley?), and him surprising me with a china doll after he and mom got back from visiting San Francisco. He died that fall… killed by a drunk driver. That was about 47 years ago, and oh how I wish I had pictures of us together.

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    Jenny S says:

    My favorite vacation has to be my honeymoon to Cozumel…heavenly!

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    Jenny S says:

    I follow Modern Bird on Facebook

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    Jenny S says:

    I follow Modern Bird on Twitter @jennifermae0625

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    Jenny S says:

    I follow you on Twitter @jennifermae0625

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    Jenny S says:

    I follow you on Facebook

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    Jenny S says:

    I added you to my Google Reader

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    Diana S. says:

    My favorite family vacation was when we took the kids to Disney World for the first time. They were in complete awe!

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    Diana S. says:

    I subscribe to Picky Palate through email πŸ™‚

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    Caitlin says:

    My favorite family vacations were always going to my Grandparents cottage in Michigan during the summer. They always have been, and they always will be my fave!

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    Caitlin says:

    I follow Modern Bird on Facebook

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    Caitlin says:

    I follow Modern Bird on Twitter
    @pennywisebride

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    Caitlin says:

    I Follow Picky Palate on Twitter
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    Caitlin says:

    I Follow Picky Palate on Facebook

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    Caitlin says:

    and I also just subscribed to your RSS Feed!

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    Julianne says:

    My favorite vacation is Italy. Hawaii would be a close second!

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    Julianne says:

    I follow Picky Palate on Facebook!

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    Mandi says:

    I loved going to our cabin!!

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    Rachel says:

    My favorite family vacation was driving 12 hours to go to Minnesota with a 2 1/2 year old! It was a blast!

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    Rachel says:

    I follow MB on Twitter …

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    Rachel says:

    … And I like them on Facebook …

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    Rachel says:

    … And I follow you on Twitter …

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    Rachel says:

    … and I added you to my Google Reader … Can’t wait to read back!!

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    kristin says:

    We live in Hawaii (i know poor us!) so we don’t go on many vacations because there is no reason to except to visit family for the holidays! My favorite vacation as a kid was when my dad would have seminars and we got to go with him! San Diego was my favorite! I could spend all day at the zoo and Sea World!


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Welcome to Picky Palate, my online kitchen! You'll usually find me with a cookie in one hand and a salad in the other. It's all about the balance :) The recipes you'll see are my creations. The Picky Palate Cookbook is now available. Enjoy!