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 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...]

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...]

Tips for Traveling with Kids to India

Traveling kids can be stressful. Traveling to exotic places can be stressful. Add them together and you've got a recipe for disaster! Or do you?  Traveling around the world with kids is an adventure - but don't be afraid. Last spring, we took our three kids to India for the second time. It was a … [Read more...]

A Chance To Win One Of 31 Cruise Vacations From @CruiseSmile! #CruiseSmile

    Did you know October is National Plan a Cruise Month? We are recent converts to the joy of cruising! I always thought of cruises as a romantic, couple thing. But they're amazing for families too!!  If you know us, you know how much we love to explore! Sitting on a beach is … [Read more...]

Soak up the Sun in Gorgeous Miami

My husband visits Miami several times a year and I always get jealous! Miami is one of the biggest tourist destinations in the United States. Considering the sun and the surf that Miami is famous for, this is not very difficult to believe. Many people who live in cold climates escape to Miami to … [Read more...]

Give the Gift of a Grand Adventure at Disney

When I look back at my many, many times at Disney Parks & Resorts, I consistently come back to one overarching memory: family. I remember my Grandma laughing as she hugged Mickey Mouse. I remember dancing with my cousins at parades. I remember the time my husband and I were called up to be in … [Read more...]