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Tips for Mickey's Halloween Party with Kids

Tips for Mickey’s Halloween Party with Kids at Disneyland

Disneyland on a regular ol’ day is filled with all sorts of fun for kids and grown-ups of all ages. But visiting during Halloween season is sure to be a screaming good time! Last year my family attended our very first Mickey’s Halloween Party, a separately ticketed nighttime event that takes place on 14 select nights […]

FAMILY VACATIONS

Things to Do in Boise with Kids

Things to Do in Boise with Kids

When deciding where to go on your next family vacation, Boise, Idaho may not be the first place that … [Read More...]

GROWN-UP GETAWAYS

Girlfriend Getaway in Sevierville, Tennessee

A Southern-style Girlfriend Getaway in Sevierville, Tennessee

A Sevierville vacation with friends is all about comfort foods, shopping finds, nature’s beauty, big … [Read More...]

TRAVEL TIPS

12 Tips for Cruising with Kids

12 Tips for Cruising with Kids

Cruising with kids makes a great choice for a family vacation. Many new cruise ships are like … [Read More...]

HOTELS

Hyatt Regency Maui - A Fantastical Place to Stay

Hyatt Regency Maui – A Fantastical Place to Stay

Long before I became a travel blogger, I chose to stay at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa with … [Read More...]

BOOKS, MOVIES, TOYS & GEAR

Road trip with children packing list - 10 things you need to bring for safety and sanity when traveling with kids!

Road Trip with Children Packing List for Safety and Sanity

Road trips lure travelers with their promise of freedom, scenic landscapes, and quirky roadside … [Read More...]

GIVEAWAYS

Hilton Garden Inn Declare Your Own Holiday Giveaway

Hilton Garden Inn Declare Your Own Holiday Giveaway

Do you deserve to declare your own holiday? Hilton Garden Inn thinks so! To entice you to get away … [Read More...]

LIFE JOURNEYS

Bailey and Karissa turning cartwheels on the beach in San Diego not long before our move (Photo credit: Colleen Lanin0

Back to San Diego

I am headed back to San Diego for a few days. I don't think I'm ready to go. I want to stay in our … [Read More...]

THEME PARKS

Tips for Mickey's Halloween Party with Kids

Tips for Mickey’s Halloween Party with Kids at Disneyland

Disneyland on a regular ol' day is filled with all sorts of fun for kids and grown-ups of all ages. … [Read More...]

CRUISES

12 Tips for Cruising with Kids

12 Tips for Cruising with Kids

Cruising with kids makes a great choice for a family vacation. Many new cruise ships are like … [Read More...]

RESTAURANTS

Hawaiian Sunset - Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa

Maui with Kids – A Dream Come True

Maui with kids is a dream come true. Literally. Last year my son, Leo, was given an assignment in … [Read More...]