Madison Beach Hotel: Fun Family Getaway

Ever since I can remember I've had a love for traveling. As a kid, I used to take trips with my family, sometimes local to home or others, from state to state. My childhood trips fueled a dream of worldwide travel but these days I find myself enjoying spontaneous trips with my family, which are … [Read more...]

Free or Cheap Activities for Kids in New York City

When you visit or live in the city that never sleeps, finding things to entertain your children can get quite expensive! Never fear! There are so many options to save some money while still having a great time with your family. Here are a few free or cheap activities for kids in New York City you … [Read more...]

Money Saving Tips for Visiting NYC

If you want to visit the city that never sleeps, you may find yourself spending a pretty penny. Never fear! You can save and enjoy all the Big Apple has to offer without breaking the bank. Here are some money-saving tips for visiting NYC. Take a Tour Get an education about the city while … [Read more...]

Visiting Everglades National Park with Kids

We couldn't visit South Flordia without stopping into¬†Everglades National Park. It spans 1.5 million acres and is full of watery grasslands and tons of wildlife. We visited in April and it was perfect - not too hot and humid yet and a little cloudy to make hiking more comfortable. The kids really … [Read more...]

Dreaming of a Caribbean Getaway with Crystal Cruises during Plan a Cruise Month

One thing that we've totally neglected to think about in all of our vacation planning for next year is a trip for us. Not with the kids - I mean a getaway just for the two of us. We managed to get away together last February and it was AMAZING. At a little taverna in Athens There is nothing … [Read more...]

Dreaming of Tahiti with Windstar Cruises during Plan a Cruise Month

We're in the process now of planning our travel for next year. This is one of my favorite parts of the travel process... researching destinations, exploring possibilities, making lists, figuring out itineraries... This year, our kids are only asking for one thing: snorkeling. Our entire family … [Read more...]

Plan a Cruise Month – Win a Cruise of Choice Each Week in October

It's vacation planning time! Next year's spring break is just around the corner and we're in full vacation planning mode over here! Where to go next year? We literally want to go everywhere so our hardest aspect of vacation planning is narrowing down and prioritizing. Maybe this year we should … [Read more...]

Block Island: Tips and Tricks with Beach House Swim

Block Island is a Rhode Island secret - a little nugget of paradise just a short ferry ride from Newport. We went for the first time a few years ago and we fell instantly in love. We just returned from Block Island last week and it's just as gorgeous as I remember. Maybe more so. We have a … [Read more...]

Beauty on the Road with P&G

If you follow me on social media, you probably noticed that we did a little something different this month. My husband and I went on an adventure of a lifetime! We escaped the winter chill in Philly and ¬†visited Ecuador, including the Galapagos Islands! It was magical, breathtaking and such a … [Read more...]