Road Trip with Children Packing List for Safety and Sanity

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

Road trips lure travelers with their promise of freedom, scenic landscapes, and quirky roadside attractions. Hitting the road can also mean seemingly constant potty breaks, sibling disputes, car sickness and backseat whining. Here are 10 things you need to pack to keep your family safe and sane during a road trip with children. Travel Toys and Crafts […]

Maui with Kids – A Dream Come True

Hawaiian Sunset - Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa

Maui with kids is a dream come true. Literally. Last year my son, Leo, was given an assignment in his kindergarten class to draw a picture depicting his biggest dream. He drew his vision of a coconut tree beside the ocean. When he brought home his drawing, he said, “My dream is to go to Hawaii! Will […]

Hawaii Island’s Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel with Kids

Hotel on Hapuna Beach Big Island Hawaii

Hawaii Island is a haven for families keen kick back and relax. Sure, the Big Island also offers awesome eco-adventures. Our family, however, was decidedly in the kick back camp, which is why were thrilled to jet off to the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel. Location, Location, Location! Situated on 32 oceanfront acres overlooking the silky white […]

Crazy Fun in Denver with Kids

Crazy fun in Denver with kids

Want to have a crazy good time in Denver with kids? Here’s what to do, where to eat, and where to stay in Colorado’s Mile High City for a vacation your family will always remember. Crazy Fun Amusements – Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park, the only downtown amusement/water park […]

5 Things to Do on Prince Edward Island with Kids

Prince Edward Island with Kids

Super pretty scenery, great food, with friendly people and affordable prices, Prince Edward Island makes an ideal spot for a family getaway. Here on Canada’s smallest province, you can easily drive from one end of the island to the other in a day. But you wouldn’t want to do that. No, visitors need to savor […]

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 to discover new places, connect with yourself and loved ones, and take a moment to breathe easy, Hilton Garden Inn is giving away a 2-night stay to one lucky Travel Mamas reader. This Declare Your Own Holiday […]

myCharge Giveaway + $300 Kohl’s Shopping Spree

Addicted to power? Enter to win a myCharge + a $300 Kohl's giveaway!

Hello. My name is Colleen and I am addicted to power. I don’t mean power as in evil dictator. I mean power as in charging my beloved smart phone. You too can embrace your love of technology and never again run out of battery power when you need it most. Whether your allegiance is to a […]

Keystone Wagon Ride Dinner – Way More Than a Meal

Keystone Wagon Ride Dinner

I didn’t think the Keystone Wagon Ride Dinner in Keystone, Colorado could possibly live up to my high expectations. My family had gone on the Keystone Sleigh Ride Dinner one winter and I thought there was no way the summertime version could compare to the magical, snowy experience I’d had a few years prior. Boy, was I wrong. […]

My Family Is Moving to Arizona!

Sea of cholla cactus, Arizona

My family is moving to Arizona in a few days. We had planned to go for months, and then we weren’t moving, and now suddenly we are. I’ve been suffering from migraine headaches and what I assume are near panic attacks due to all of the stress of preparing for the move and my worries that […]

Let’s Get Lost Giveaway

Let's Get Lost Giveaway

In a publishing world where most authors are expected to do all of their own marketing without any help from their publisher, it’s rare for a new, non-celebrity author to get a six-figure marketing campaign and 100,000-copy first printing. Harlequin did just that for the book, Let’s Get Lost. This book must be good. Real good. […]