I find deciding what to wear for a day at a theme park to be exceedingly difficult. On one hand, I want to be comfortable, as these are long days of walking in the hot sun. On the other hand, I want to make sure I look put together since I know we'll be taking a lot of pictures. Outfits need to be breathable and cute, and I need to be able to sit comfortably on all types of rides.Read More
Before this summer, all I really knew about Atlanta was that it was the worst traffic to drive through on our way from Florida to Wisconsin (or vice versa).
But all that changed when I had a chance to visit Georgia's capital with my kids. My extended family was vacationing in the mountains of northern Georgia for a week of togetherness and relaxation, and one of my 5 sisters was flying into Atlanta a few days into the trip. We decided to make a day of it when we went to pick her up.Read More
Some of the biggest obstacles to traveling with kids are time, money, and exhaustion. Travel can get pretty expensive, and I know it's tough to justify spending money on a trip when your kids might not even remember it. Many families don't get much vacation time, and when they do, they want to spend it with their extended family, catching up around the house, or relaxing.Read More
Ever since moving to Florida a few years ago, we have been a beach family. We know how to pack for the beach, we know how to keep the kids entertained at the beach, and we know what to expect.
But the mountains have been calling to me for quite some time, and I'm so glad I finally got the chance to go! The friendly folks at Visit Gatlinburg were kind enough to host my stay in their beautiful city, and I couldn't have been more excited. So many people, my parents included, recalled wonderful memories of the city lounging by the pool, exploring in the mountains, and shopping the day away. I wanted to see what all the fuss was about for myself!Read More
When you travel a lot, the hotels all begin to seem the same. But every once in a while you stay in a hotel that's so beautiful, so memorable that you can't stop thinking about it for months to come.
That's how I felt after my stay at Hotel Emma in San Antonio. Every detail was attended to, the decor was stunning, the beds were a dream, and I felt like royalty throughout my entire stay.Read More