May 28, 2015

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Join Me: #LPTakes5 Twitter Chat on Wednesday (5/13)


I’ve been a big fan of Lonely Planet Kids for some time, so I’m extra excited to let you know that I’ll be participating in the #LPTakes5 Twitter Chat on Wednesday, May 13 from 12-1 pm ET. We’ll be talking all about family travel and it will be a fun opportunity for you to learn more about me and ask questions […]

10 Best Tips to Manage Car Sickness

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As excited as I am to hit the road this summer, there’s one thing I am very much not excited about: motion sickness. My 11 y.o. Clare, in particular, is very much prone to getting sick in the car. I’m hoping she outgrows this, but for now, it’s not much fun. We’ve tried Dramamine for Kids. It’s worked fine, but […]

15 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Chattanooga

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One of the first stops on our cross-country road trip this summer is Chattanooga. I visited ages ago when I lived in Atlanta and now I’m going back many years later with the kids. Take a look at 15 fun and fantastic things to do in Chattanooga, many of which we hope to do during our short stay in June. 1. […]

25 Things You Must Do On a Cross-Country Road Trip

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I’ve been busy planning our cross-country road trip (we leave in less than two months) and I’m quickly creating a bucket list of sorts. It’s a good thing too since I’m mostly failing at my first-ever bucket list that I posted on January 1 (nope, not one item crossed off yet). If you’re thinking about a road trip, whether a […]

Exploring Gulf County with Kids (+ $50 Giveaway)

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Visit Gulf County. All opinions are 100% mine. We travel to Florida as a family at least once a year since my in-laws are snowbirds and spend the winter in Palm Beach County. We also just spent a week in Orlando in November to visit LEGOLAND and The Wizarding […]

6 Travel Websites Saving You Money While You Sleep

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I love to save money, but I have no time to monitor for price drops on hotel rooms and car rentals, even cruises. Fortunately, I don’t have to since there are a number of websites that want to do the work for me. Take a look at six of my favorite websites that are keeping more travel money in my […]

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