vacations

The Best Family Road Trip Ever

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If you follow along on Instagram or Facebook, you probably already know that my family just got back from a whopping 29 day road trip.  We drove more than 4,000 miles, visited 15 different states, visited lots of friends and family along the way, and made lots of fun memories that I know will cherish [...]

8 Simple Ways to Save On Your Next Family Vacation

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Summer is right around the corner, which for many families means one thing:  Vacation Time!  I don’t know about your family, but vacations have often been a budget-killer for ours.  We think we’ve accounted for everything, and yet by the end of the trip we are find we’ve spent more than we planned for, whether [...]

Family Weekend in Key West

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If you've been reading this blog for a while I probably don't have to tell you just how much I love throwing parties.  I look forward to my girls' birthdays all year long, and start collecting party ideas accordingly, picking their themes at least 6 months in advance. So I was more than a little [...]

Southern Summer Road Trip

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The girls and I hit the road last week for our very first girls-only road trip.  I was a little nervous about tackling a 9 hour drive with a 5 and 3 year old all by myself, but the girls were absolutely amazing in the car.  They were such little troopers and we had SO [...]

Captiva Island Beach Weekend

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My friends LeeAnn and Melissa and I have talked about vacationing together for almost 2 years now, and this past weekend was the first time that all 3 families could go to the same place at the same time.  We booked our weekend at South Seas Island Resort months ago, and we were all excited. [...]

Alaska Cruise Photos

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They say a picture is worth a thousand words.... (I suppose this was more like a novel.  Sorry if I went a little overboard!)