Family Friendly Apps for Travel

Family Favorite Apps for Traveling


When we are traveling we like to use our devices to keep the kids busy during long drives or flights. We have Kindle Fires but most of these apps are available across different devices. I’m excited to have my daughter guest post with me to share with you our family favorite apps to play when travelling.

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Family Guide to Myrtle Beach

Ultimate Family Guide to Myrtle Beach


Myrtle Beach is an amazing family fun destination. It has beautiful beaches, entertainment, and so many mini-golf courses I can’t keep up.  Our first visit was when my daughter was 2.5 months old and we have continued the tradition of our visits as our family has grown. We love visiting and the memories our stays have given us are priceless.…

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Best of Pittsburgh for Families

Best of Pittsburgh for Families


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a great city for a weekend getaway with your family. You could actually spend an entire week  because there is so much to do. We like to plan a visit once a year and enjoy the many things the city has to offer. Read on for the best of Pittsburgh for Families.

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Share the Love Cookies by Design

Teach Your Kids to Share the Love for Valentine’s Day


Valentine’s day is a week away. Typically, I give the kids chocolates and we write valentine’s to each other.  Some years my husband and I go out but most years we spend time together as a family. This year I want to do something different. This Valentine’s Day we decided to share the love through our community.

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Essentials for a Family Road Trip

Essential Tips for a Family Road Trip


Parents are often surprised that I enjoy taking road trips with my husband and 3 kids. I do really love them. There is no better way to discover a new destination then driving through a city or town. If you do a little prep and planning the drive can become part of the vacation and are often some of the best…

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On-Site Walt Disney World

7 Magical Reasons to Stay On-Site at Walt Disney World


If you ask people their opinion on staying on-site at Walt Disney World or off-site you will get a dozen different  opinions. Some think it is too expensive. Some think it is too much Disney. I think it is the perfect choice for your family if you are spending most of your vacation at the parks. The perks of staying on-site…

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Ultimate Ice Cream Sundae Party

How to Plan the Ultimate Ice Cream Sundae Party


My daughter turned nine this week.  Nine is an age when character birthdays are almost over but you still want to have a fun birthday party.  This year I wanted to keep it small so she invited a few friends over for an Ultimate Ice Cream Sundae Party. It was easy and fun to plan and the girls had a…

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Family Fun Activities to Countdown to Vacation

Family Fun Activities to Countdown to Vacation


It is no secret that I love planning vacations.  Planning your vacation creates excitement and quality family time before you starts your travels.  I love to create family fun activities to countdown to vacation.  Read on for my easy and fun ways to start getting excited for your next vacation…today!

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Jedi Training Academy

Jedi Training at Walt Disney World: What You Need to Know


On our last visit to Walt Disney World we had the opportunity to participate in the Jedi Training Academy at Disney Hollywood Studios. This was one of my kids favorite activities from our visit to Walt Disney World and they are still talking about it. If you have a Star Wars fan in the family you must put Jedi Training Academy on…

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Adventures of a Kitchen Rookie

Adventures of a Kitchen Rookie


I have to let you in on a little secret.  I don’t cook. Ever.  My husband does most of the meal cooking and shopping and I do the kids lunches and snacks.  This year one of my goals is to try new things and not be afraid to fail.  I felt that this would be a perfect time to face…

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Best of Toronto for Families


Toronto, Canada is a huge city with so many fun things to do. There is something for everyone. I have visited more times than I can count and I still have lots of things I’ve never discovered. Here is my list of best of Toronto for families as well 5 attractions on my Toronto family bucket list.

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5 Ways to Afford a Beach House Vacation

5 Tips to Afford a Beach House Vacation


The thought of spending an entire week on the beach makes me so happy. I love having a house to make our own for the week and the comfort of home while on vacation.  For most people it seems like an out of reach dream but I am here to tell you with some planning and tricks you can afford a beach…

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New Year's Eve Family Activities

New Year’s Eve Family Activities


New Year’s Eve is all about celebrating with my family.  The days of going out are gone for me and I love my new traditions spent making it a special night with my husband and kids. Last year we almost made it to midnight. This year we are going to use this list of New Year’s Eve family activities and try…

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