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Iceland – The Ultimate Escape

By | April 20th, 2016|Cold Countries, Family, General, Summer|

In every relationship, there comes a time where you need a REAL escape. You need something so big and out of the ordinary that you are spurred to remember why exactly you are together. Never fear. Iceland is here to rescue you! Invest in some time in Iceland and rediscover yourselves! Sometimes all it takes [...]

How to Travel With Kids and Keep Your Sanity

By | March 30th, 2016|Family, General, Road Trip, Summer, Travel Tip|

So often I talk to other moms who lament that vacation with their family isn't really a vacation. For them, it feels like more work on top of their already overloaded lives. It doesn't have to be this way. I'm not saying that getting ready for a vacation is not like taking on a third [...]

OBX – Is It Time For You to Claim Your Bumper Sticker?

By | February 17th, 2016|Family, General, Road Trip, Summer|

Come one, you know what I mean. You see those oval stickers on the backs of all the cool minivans and SUV's. Did you ever wonder about the OBX sticker? OBX is Outer Banks – a 300 mile long group of barrier islands off of the North Carolina coast. The Outer Banks have been a [...]

When a Hotel is More Than a Hotel

By | February 3rd, 2016|Family, General, Solo|

Often, when traveling, we think of our hotel as a place to drop your bag and a place to return to, exhausted, after a full day of activity. But, sometimes, the hotel IS the destination. There are hotels all over the world that offer such a unique environment that you may find yourself never leaving [...]

I’m In Love With the Don Cesar Hotel

By | November 18th, 2015|Family, General, Road Trip, Summer|

My family and I fell in love with the Don Cesar last year when we visited St. Pete Beach. This hotel was our one major splurge on our trip. Because we normally spend three weeks to a month on the road we try to stay in mid-level hotels. However, after discovering the Don Cesar [...]

Lessons Learned While Road Tripping With Kids

By | November 11th, 2015|Family, General, Road Trip, Summer, Travel Tip|

Today we left for our long road trip! We decided to dead head it down to Florida, taking three days to get there. We've only been on the road one day and I've already learned some very valuable lessons! Lesson One: If you have children you will not leave on time. We were going to [...]

Road Tripping in the Chevrolet Equinox

By | November 4th, 2015|Family, General, Road Trip, Summer|

This year we went on a major family road trip from Toronto down to Florida and back again. We stopped at numerous cities along the way, Nashville, New Orleans, St. Pete Beach, Savannah, Myrtle Beach, Washington DC and more. Putting hundreds of miles behind behind us during the course of the summer. This [...]

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