June 24, 2017

Disney Packing List: 10 Things You Do NOT Want to Forget

It’s hard to remember everything when making your Disney packing list, but there are definitely some items you do not want to forget. Or, at the very least, you’ll wish you had these Disney packing tips and that these items were on your short list of things to bring to Disney. Otherwise, you may end up spending more than you’d […]

What to Do in Orlando (Besides Walt Disney World)

This may sound crazy, but you can go to Orlando and not go to Walt Disney World. There’s so much to do – some things you didn’t even realize you could do – that you may not even find time for Mickey Mouse. From zipline adventures to airboat rides to stand-up paddleboarding, even professional football, you won’t be wondering what […]

10 Awesome Things About the LEGOLAND Hotel

Two years ago, my kids and I spent the day at LEGOLAND Florida. This was our first visit and, as you can imagine, it was awesome. We loved everything – the rides, the shows, the attractions – even the fact that LEGOLAND Florida has more than 180 benches, each made from 800 recycled milk jugs. Awesome. So, as you can […]

Best Places to Travel with Kids in December

The holidays are here, but there’s still plenty of time to travel as a family, as well as plenty of fun places to explore whether you like to ski, hike, cruise or simply see the sights and holiday lights. Here are 10 of the best places to visit in December with kids. Have fun. 🙂 New York City We’ve been […]

10 Fun Things to Do in Orlando With Kids

Whether you’re headed to Orlando for the first time or piggybacking off of a conference and adding time to have fun with your family, there are so many options for making a great vacation out of your time in Orlando. Of course there’s Walt Disney World, but what else is there to do with kids? Here are 10 fun things to […]

Why Plan a Family Trip to Orlando this Summer

Between Elsa, Anna and Harry Potter, you may not need any more reasons to plan a family vacation to Orlando, but guess what, I’ve got 10 great reasons, including new hotel openings, attractions, even a new sports team. Take a look at 10 reasons to start thinking about a trip to Orlando this summer: 1. The New LEGOLAND Hotel Will […]

Beyond Theme Parks: Ziplines at Forever Florida

Over Thanksgiving, we took the kids to Orlando. Of course, we hit the usual must-go spots, like Walt Disney World, LEGOLAND and Universal Orlando (we especially loved The Wizarding World of Harry Potter), but we also took time out to fly down the ziplines at Forever Florida in nearby St. Cloud. So, the day started with me scrambling to get […]

Hard Rock Cafe: New Roxtars & Healthy Menu Choices

I remember when I was in high school it was all the rage to wear a Hard Rock Cafe t-shirt, but not one from your own city. It had to be one from another city, like New York or Sydney. Living in Northern Virginia, it was decidedly not cool to wear a Hard Rock Cafe Washington, DC t-shirt. So naturally […]

10 Awesome Things About LEGOLAND Florida

This may not come as a surprise, but yes, everything is awesome at LEGOLAND Florida. We spent the day there last week – our first time – and had such a great time exploring all the rides, shows and attractions. There’s also a waterpark at LEGOLAND Florida complete with a wave pool, raft ride and water slides of all kinds, […]

15 Ways to Have the Best Day at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

We’re heading to Universal Orlando Resort in a couple of weeks. It’s our first time there and my nine-year-old is especially excited about The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Now that I’ve finally read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, I’m pretty eager to explore all things Harry Potter, too. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter So, I’ve been asking […]