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11 Backyard Barbecue Party Tips to Impress Your Guests without Stress

As a self-proclaimed grill master, summer is one of my favorite times of the year. It means I get to roll out my grill and use it pretty much every night of the week. But, as much as I enjoy grilling up a few juicy ribeyes for my family, it’s even more fun to invite friends […]

Best Pool Floats to Make a Splash on Vacation or at Home

The best pool floats are playful but not flimsy. Whether you plan to spend time floating in your backyard swimming pool, at your vacation rental home, or in a fabulous hotel pool, you’ll want to do so atop one of these whimsical babies. Here are 12 awesome pool floats for kids and adults to make a splash on […]

Santa for a Day Lands’ End Discounts and Giveaways

Ho! Ho! Ho! Travel Mamas is partnering with Lands’ End to spread some cheer this holiday season. In addition to special Lands’ End discounts, sales and gift offerings, they’re is giving away an abundance of gift cards and the chance to win $10,000! Lands’ End Gifts for All From gifts for kids, women, men and […]

Gift Ideas for Travel Lovers ~ Keepsakes & Tastes from Around the World

A lot of gift lists for travelers focus on gear, but really, how many suitcases and noise-cancelling headphones does a person need? These fourteen special gift ideas for travel lovers feature keepsakes and flavors from around the world, great for the holiday season or any time of year. World Map to Track Travels Scratch-off maps are […]

The Best Way to Refresh Your Skin After Traveling: Onyx Youth Magnetic Mask

It’s fun to bring home souvenirs from traveling. It’s not so fun, however, to bring home dry skin and clogged pores! Travel can wreak havoc on your skin. Sitting on an airplane for hours can lead to dryness, congested pores and dull skin. As a frequent traveler and beauty product junkie, I was thrilled to […]

Best Hotels for Pets in North America

When your pets are considered part of the family, it seems almost cruel to jet off on vacation without them. Luckily, petcations are becoming more and more popular. Here, we reveal the best hotels for pets in North America, no matter what type of vacation you seek. Best Hotel for Pets for a Golf Getaway […]

Why and How to Do a Home Exchange Vacation

If you would like the comforts of home while traveling at almost no cost, then doing a home exchange may be for you. Whenever I tell people my family has done a few home exchange vacations, they exclaim interest in doing the same. Of course, many would-be exchangers have some trepidation about swapping residences with […]

6 Halloween Cocktail Recipes To Die For

There’s something in the air, and we don’t just mean the leaves blowing off the trees. Spirits seem to swirl around us in October. Or maybe it’s the spirits we’re stirring up here, in our roundup of Halloween cocktail recipes. We asked bartenders to tell us about their favorite cocktails for the spookiest time of year. Replicate them if […]

Disney Decor and Gift Ideas to Infuse Magic into Every Day

Disney decor and gifts infuse the magic of Disney into every day. A Disney vacation allows us to escape from reality into a world full of fun, kindness and wonder. And then we get home to reality with its responsibilities and concerns. Worry not, my Disney-loving friends! Adding a touch of Disney to the home reminds us to find […]

Find Your Own Pearl in an Oyster for Beautiful Disney Jewelry

There is something really special about opening an oyster to find your own pearl. It feels magical. You don’t need to be extremely lucky to find your own pearl, either. All you need to do is order a pearl oyster kit from AOS Design. Then choose one of their gorgeous Disney jewelry designs to show off your […]

5 Ways TrustedHousesitters Helps Pet Lovers Live Their Travel Dreams

My wife and I have reached a point in our lives where we aren’t happy with status quo in suburbia. We have dreams of traveling the world, but those two weeks off from work each year don’t allow for much slow travel. We long to go somewhere and linger for two weeks or more to absorb, […]

Best Toys for Car Trips to Buy Before You Hit the Road

Planning a road trip with kids? If you’re stressing about what to pack to keep your family happy in the car or minivan, fear not. Whether you’re planning an epic multi-state vacation, a camping weekend, or time away at grandma’s house, you’re going to love our picks for the best toys for car trips. Best Toys for Car […]

Wow Mom with a Mother’s Day Hotel Package She’ll Always Remember

Flowers and jewelry are nice, of course. But if you really want to show mom your appreciation, book an incredible Mother’s Day hotel package. Whisk her away on one of these pampering retreats with sure-to-wow amenities. Talk about scoring some major brownie points! Choose from these six Mother’s Day hotel packages sure to please all sorts […]