August 1, 2015

IHG Share Forever: Earn More, Share More this Summer

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of IHG Rewards Club. All opinions are 100% mine. It’s hard to believe that our cross-country road trip is coming up so quickly. In less than one month, we’ll be on the road exploring the United States over more than seven weeks in our trusted minivan. We’ll be staying in […]

4 Summer Hotspots Perfect for the Whole Family

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There’s no question that vacationing with the entire family is entirely different from venturing out on your own. Everything from travel planning to getting around town to where to eat is different given varying ages and interests among family members, making it sometimes difficult to decide where to go. Fortunately, there are several vacation hotspots that offer fun for the […]

10 Must-Know Family Road Trip Tips (+ a Giveaway)

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We leave for our cross-country road trip in less than three weeks. It’s really snuck up on me, and honestly, I’m starting to get a bit nervous. Fortunately, I was asked to participate in a Blog Hop with nine other family travel bloggers, all sharing their best road trip tips, and I’m starting to feel a bit more at ease. […]

20 Most Instagram-Worthy Roadside Attractions


There’s just something about road trips and stopping to take photos at fun and quirky roadside attractions, like Cadillac Ranch in Texas and Foamhenge in Virginia. One of my personal favorites is South of the Border, a road stop in South Carolina. You’ll see colorful billboards, like “Pedro’s Weather Report: Chili Today, Hot Tamale!,” for miles and miles (and miles). If […]

Giveaway: Win Two CityPASS Ticket Booklets


Summer is officially here and I imagine your vacation planning is in full swing. We’re going loads of places this summer from beaches to mountains to national parks to big cities. It’s both exciting and overwhelming at the same time. I know that the most exciting adventures are often the unplanned ones, but I just don’t want to miss one […]

15 Fun Things to Do with Kids in San Antonio

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We’re going to San Antonio this summer as part of our cross-country road trip. I’ve never been before, and really, I don’t know much about San Antonio beyond the scene from Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure when Pee-Wee takes a tour of The Alamo to see the basement and find his bicycle. I know, pretty sad, right? So, I’ve been doing a […]

Staycation 2015: 50+ Family-Friendly City Guides

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On Monday, I shared with you the 25 Best Things to Do in Washington, DC this Summer. On this list, I included lots of fun activities, like taking a spin on the new Capital Wheel and paddling on the Potomac River in a kayak. There’s just so much to do in Washington, DC, especially in the summer. With the end of […]

25 Best Things to Do in Washington, DC this Summer

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School is nearly out for the year and now is the time to start putting plans in place to have the best summer. If your plans will bring you to Washington, DC then you’ll love this list of 25 things that you must do this summer in our Nation’s Capital. From taking in a Washington Nationals baseball game to going […]

10 Great KOA Campgrounds for Kids

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I’ve mentioned several times that I am decidedly not a camper, at least not a “pitch your own tent” kind of camper. I don’t know how to pitch a tent, at least not yet, and I don’t own a sleeping bag. However, I do love a good campground. Three years, ago, we stayed in deluxe cabins at the Mystic KOA […]

Yup, You’re “Doin’ Good”

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Minute Maid®. All opinions are 100% mine. Like many other moms and dads, I struggle with whether I’m doing a good job. As a parent, that is. I think that’s one of the reasons why I’m piling the kids into the minivan and we’re spending seven weeks on the […]

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