Ten Tips To Get Your Car Ready For Spring & Summer Traveling!

Ten Tips To Get Your Car Ready For Spring & Summer Traveling!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cooper Tire for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. It’s spring, which means it’s time to start thinking about spring and summer traveling with kids.  I love to travel in the spring months, especially when the family joins me.  There is nothing better than a road trip with kids, lol.  Every year my husband and I pull the kids … [Read more...]

SkyDeck Chicago Offers a Unique Way to See the City

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 A Unique Experience Full of Memories to Cherish There are few things in life that you do one day and realize that they are going to create memories that will stick with you for a lifetime but I realized last week when I was visiting the SkyDeck Chicago that this was the case. I decided to take my four year old on a trip overnight by himself as I had never taken him anywhere alone … [Read more...]

Making the Most in the Worst Situations–A Little Note on How You Handle Yourself During the Mishaps

  Travel Mishaps Happen! Nothing is more frustrating to me than general mishaps and chaos of life. However this becomes even more frustrating when you are traveling and away from home. Our Latest Travel Mishap The latest travel mishap that I had occurred when I was traveling to Chicago with my four year old. I had a wonderful little trip planned with Huxley. Rarely with four children do … [Read more...]

Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa Located In The Dominican Republic #ResortEscape

Nine Reasons To Visit Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa Located In The Dominican Republic

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dreams Resorts & Spas for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Located on tropical beachfront settings throughout Mexico and the Dominican Republic is Dreams Resorts & Spas, which are an amazing choice for a traveler from all walks of life. Whether you’re looking for beautiful seaside settings, or the ultimate family vacation spot … [Read more...]

We Shared Five Surprises at the Hotel Ruby Marie

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  Old World Elegance and Charm Found in Madison, WI   I am in love with things from the past.  When it comes to homes and architecture I generally do not see the same beauty in new design as what I see in those from the past.  In fact I live in a home that was built in the 1800s and I love this about my home.  We really need to move to a bigger home because we have had … [Read more...]

Fifteen Things I Want To Do In London!

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Have you ever sat around and daydreamed about what it would feel like to win a sweepstake to travel somewhere, like London?  I have, I catch myself thinking about the beautiful scenery, history, castles, and the story I could write while on a London Vacation.  There is an endless amount of things to do, especially if you were to win a trip to London for two.   There is so many … [Read more...]

Chicken of the Sea Knows How To Celebrate “100 Years of Good”! #100YearsOfGood

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When a product has been around for 100 years, you know people love it! I honestly don’t think there has been a time in my life when I have not had a Chicken of the Sea product in my pantry.  I knew they have been around for a while, but I had no idea Chicken of the Sea has been doing 100 Years of Good. Yes, they have officially been around for 100 years, and celebrating by paying it forward … [Read more...]

Eight Tips To Help You Save Money On Your Family Road Trip

This post brought to you by Enterprise Rent-A-Car. All opinions are 100% mine. I cannot tell you how excited I am for spring to get here, not only will the weather be warmer, but we also go our yearly vacation.  Which typically means, in the middle of March my husband and I rent a car from Enterprise, load up the kids, and head out for a week’s stay in Florida.  It’s our yearly … [Read more...]

Five ‘Must Climb’ Rock Faces in North America

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Talk to any rock climbing enthusiast and they’ll tell you that few outdoor experiences can offer the same thrill as rock climbing. Fingers wrenched into a crack, feet struggling for purchase on polished rock, mind and body pushed to their limits... just one way to describe the buzz you get from climbing. North America is nothing short of a climber’s dream playground and offers a huge variety of … [Read more...]

The Best Family Attractions in Florida

The Best Family Attractions in Florida

Florida is well-known for more than just its world-famous sunshine. With a great choice of beautiful beaches, a huge range of attractions and a fine location on the Gulf of Mexico it is no wonder this place attracts so many to live and play. Florida is also a magnet for families who come here to enjoy pristine beaches and safe waters and there are so many more attractions just waiting to be … [Read more...]

“Choose Your Escape” Learn How We Can Win A Dream Vacation #ResortEscape

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This post brought to you by Dreams Resorts & Spas. All opinions are 100% mine. Most of you already know how much I love to travel.  I wish I was able to travel all the time honestly, but the kids need to be in school at some point, lol.  One thing I have yet to do that I really want to do is visit the Dominican Republic with my husband.  We always try to getaway together a … [Read more...]

Universal Orlando Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley #UniversalOrlando

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Have you heard that Universal Orlando has something new coming up?  They sure do, and if you love Harry Potter you are going to love Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley.  Even if you're not a fan it's going to be an amazing experience! I love Florida, there is so many things to do in Florida with kids, or without kids.  There are plenty of kid friendly beaches, and I’m sure most of you … [Read more...]

10 of the Weirdest and Most Wonderful Swimming Pools on Earth

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Swimming pools come in all shapes and sizes, from merely mundane to mesmerizing pieces of art and architecture. It’s astounding what engineers and architects can do with swimming pools, just to give us humans some leisure and exercise. Rarely are pools actually necessary for us, but we love them nonetheless. While many of us manage to go for a dip at home, at the community pool, or while on … [Read more...]

Things To Do In Charleston | FIJI Water’s Earth’s Finest City Guide

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This post brought to you by FIJI Water. All opinions are 100% mine. I love to travel, and have wanted to visit Charleston, South Carolina for some time.   I have head about all the things to do in Charleston since I was little.  My mom grew up in the area, and I have grown up listening to her stories.  Now as I hear about Charleston from family and friends, and even my husband. … [Read more...]

Norway’s Arctic Awakening

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Diversity delivers three seasons in one journey Did you ever think a Scandinavian country internationally recognized for its spectacular wintertime northern lights display and its magical summer midnight sun could be equally mesmerizing during the rest of the year? If not, you haven't heard about Norway's Arctic Awakening. Open Your Eyes to the Arctic Awakening As the warm spring sun shines onto … [Read more...]

6 Things To Do In San Diego During The Winter Months

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If you have not had the chance to visit San Diego during the winter months you’re missing out, especially if you come from a place that’s cold.  San Diego is like a breath of fresh air in the winter months, and one of our favorite places to visit because we can load the family up for a road trip to San Diego.  My husband and I don’t travel by plane with the kids due to my son’s medical condition, … [Read more...]

Historic Expansion Means One Epic Year for Universal Orlando Resort!

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On of my favorite places to travel to is Florida!  There’s nothing like a good old Orlando Florida vacation and visiting Universal Orlando Resort!  Who doesn’t love Florida, and the fact that Universal Orlando’s CityWalk will undergo a historic expansion in 2014 just makes it even more amazing! Historic Expansion Means One Epic Year for Universal Orlando Resort! The historic expansion that will … [Read more...]

Five of the Best Places to Enjoy the Sun Over the Winter Holidays

Five of the Best Places to Enjoy the Sun Over the Winter Holidays

Everyone loves idea of a white Christmas, but after several years of being in the snow, most people are ready to go somewhere warm for the holiday. Though it may seem a little strange to celebrate the winter holidays on the beach, there is something to be said to enjoying the sun with your family instead of freezing in the snow. While most people in the snow would say anywhere warm is better than … [Read more...]