Monthly Archives : September 2016

Hello! Welcome to Five for the Road

Hello! Hello!  Welcome to Five for the Road.  My name is Leah. I am so excited to start this blog(thanks for reading!). I have always wanted to be a blogger but had no idea where to start.  I would start a blog and then not publish it.  I did this 3-4 times since my daughter was born in 2008.  That…

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Legoland Florida

Legoland Florida Guide for Your First Visit

The kids(and I!) were so excited to go to LEGOLAND Florida in late February 2016. We are a Lego family. We love building them and watching the movies and shows. When they built a Legoland in Florida we knew we had to go the next time we were in Orlando. (They are building one in New York and we are…

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Hershey Chocolate World

Visiting Hershey Chocolate World

Hershey Chocolate World is a visitors center next to Hersheypark in Hershey, PA. It is about a four hour car ride from Rochester, NY. My husband and I had visited Hersheypark and Hershey Chocolate World before we had kids and decided to take them at the end of last year(2015) for Hershey Christmas Time. This is a wonderful special event…

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strong museum of play

Friday Nights at the Strong Museum of Play

The Strong National Museum of Play is an amazing Children’s museum that offers interactive exhibits, a butterfly garden, and the Toy Hall of Fame. It boast the largest collection of toys in the world. We have lived in Rochester for six years now and one of our favorite things to do is spend Friday nights at the Strong Museum of Play.…

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family command center

How to Create Your Family Command Center

Back to school has finally arrived for most of the country and with it brings the excitement of new teachers, friends, and routine. It also brings lots and lots of paperwork. With 3 kids in school, 3rd, 1st, and preschool, I had to figure out a way to organize all the information coming into the house. After trying a few…

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road trip

Road Trip: Rochester to Myrtle Beach

Our road trip to South Carolina was full of many surprises and all the stops we added really made the trip fun and exciting. Typically we drive from Rochester, New York to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in one day. On paper it is around 13 hours. We usually leave before the sun comes up and arrive around 9:00pm. It’s an…

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