August 22, 2014

Giveaway: Two CityPASS Ticket Booklets

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Summer is (finally) just around the corner, so tune up the car, charge up the gadgets and break out the travel bingo because it’s time to start thinking about a family road trip. Over the next few months, we’ll be taking the minivan to Atlanta and New York before I hop on a plane in September for a long weekend […]

Giveaway: Family-Four Pack to Blue Mountain Ski Area

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Earlier this month, I took my older girls (ages 8 & 10) to Liberty Mountain Resort in Carroll Valley, PA for their first-ever ski lessons. It was cold, like really cold, but they had a great time learning to “make a pizza slice” and to not cross their skis. I can’t wait to get my younger two kids (ages 4 […]

Giveaway: Lonely Planet “Not for Parents” Travel Books

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I’ve long been a fan of Lonely Planet guidebooks and have become an even bigger fan since they started creating the “Not for Parents” series of travel books just for kids. These books are less about guiding you and your kids through a city or country (or continent) and more about sharing fun and quirky facts about different cultures, traditions […]

2013 Passports with Purpose Fundraiser: Win $300 to Spend at Choice Hotels

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It’s that time of year again, time for the annual Passports with Purpose travel blog fundraiser to raise money for a select international charity program. Last year, Passports with Purpose raised $110,000 to build five community wells in Haiti as part of a partnership with Water.org. Amazing. This is the sixth year of the Passports with Purpose fundraiser and my second time participating, with […]

Review & Giveaway: Around the World with Elwood & Ofie (+ $25 Amazon Gift Card)

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** This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to everyone who entered!  I love apps that are not only fun for kids but also teach them a bit about the world around them. So, I was excited to check out Around the World with Elwood and Ofie, an interactive children’s book about a pair of earthworm siblings that work for a […]

PreferredFamily.com: Helping Families Plan Travel Adventures (Review + $100 Giveaway)

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** This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to everyone who entered! School is nearly out, so let the summer vacation planning commence. Well, maybe not commence, since I already feel like I’ve been planning our family travels for months already. To make my life easier, I’m always on the hunt for the latest and greatest planning resources, so finding a […]

Giveaway: Two National Geographic Kids Books

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** This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to everyone who entered! I love any and all books from National Geographic Kids. Last year, I picked up National Geographic Kids Ultimate U.S. Road Trip Atlas and National Geographic Kids National Parks Guide U.S.A.. My kids loved paging through the colorful books and reading the fun facts. So, I was excited to […]

Giveaway: 100 Places That Can Change Your Child’s Life

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** This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to everyone who entered! I love books that help me identify great travel experiences for my kids, whether pondering great works of art at the Louvre in Paris or exploring the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. A couple of my favorite books are 500 Places to Take Your Kids Before They Grow […]