Fun Holiday Events at Disney World You Won’t Want to Miss!

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If you’re planning a trip to Disney World soon, you’ll find that there is no shortage of fun holiday events at Disney World this time of year. The holiday season is a wonderful time to visit the most wonderful place on earth! Ian Ford, CEO and founder of Undercover Tourist, the trusted name in attraction tickets,… [read more]

See Our Family Discover Boating at Lake Granbury, Texas! #DiscoverBoating

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It didn’t take me very many years into my life to discover boating. When I was a kid my parents had a boat share (that’s a thing, right?); they went in on a boat with some friends. They shared the payment, the time, and the fun. What fun summers we had in that boat! We… [read more]

Our 10th Anniversary in New Orleans – Bourbon Orleans Hotel Review

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“You don’t drink?! What are you doing in New Orleans then?!” That was our waiter on the last day of our Memorial Day weekend trip to New Orleans. After having spent a couple days in New Orleans I was taken aback by our waiters comment. Anyone who thinks New Orleans is only good for getting… [read more]

Things to do in Natchitoches, the Oldest City in Louisiana!

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The other day as I was planning our next anniversary getaway (New Orleans in just a couple weeks!!!) I realized that I never shared our pictures from our Natchitoches visit with you. Last year, around this time, my husband and I spent our anniversary in the quaint little town of Natchitoches, Louisiana. Established in 1714… [read more]

Our Zion Ponderosa and Zion National Park Vacation!

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I can’t believe how fast the summer has flown by!!  Here in Louisiana we have just three weeks until school starts again.  This summer we spent half our summer vacation time in Utah.  If you haven’t ever been to Utah, I highly recommend a visit! After a two-day road trip we started our vacation at… [read more]

On to Zion! Road Trip Recap

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It is images like this that make a 24 hour car ride with 3 small children bearable for me. Texas Wind Farm  I am absolutely captivated by the scenery when I drive on long road trips.  I was lucky to have The Husband driving this time so I could take some pictures. Two weeks ago… [read more]

I’m a National Geographic Kids Insider!

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After all the pictures I’ve been posting from our recent adventures in Zion National Park, I thought it would be fitting to announce that I’ve been chosen to be one of the newest National Geographic Kids Insiders! In case you missed my pictures on Instagram or Facebook here’s a cute selfie of Little Brother and… [read more]

A Little Vacation Planning is Just What This Mama Needs! + Vacation Sweepstakes!

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I cannot even express how badly I want need to take a vacation.  I may or may not occasionally fantasize about throwing all my mom duties to the wind, skipping town, and sending myself on some exotic vacation.  Alas, I’m much too dutiful to ever take that impromptu a vacation. So, I’ve been keeping a lookout… [read more]

Our trip to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science!

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Hey all! I’m back!  Ya miss me? The family and I took an impromptu weekend vacation to Dallas, Texas.  I have an aunt there who I hadn’t seen for over a year.  She travels a lot so we packed up the kids and headed over for a little visit while she was in town. She… [read more]

The portable Joovy Foocot makes camping and sleepovers a breeze! Review

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Disclosure: As a Joovy Blogger I received the following product at no cost, for review purposes.  All opinions are honest and are my own. The latter half of this summer has been fairly uneventful for us as far as adventures go.  We’ve mostly hung around the house and the pool in an effort to keep… [read more]

At Home and on the Road: Tips for happy, healthy kids

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Summer is a whirlwind of activity in our family!  Vacations, staycations, family reunions, sports, almost daily pool visits.  We are always on the go! I love having my kids home from school during the summer.  I love the freedom it gives us to go where we want, when we want!  But, without the proper planning, summer… [read more]

Travel Guest Post: How to spend an exciting holiday in Tenerife

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I’m excited to bring you this international travel guest post today!  As a travel lover myself I thought the more adventurous of you might appreciate learning about this exciting vacation destination. Lying on the North West African Coast, Tenerife is a well known destination in the Spanish region to experience the winter sun ambience. This is… [read more]

Disneyland with Kids and Babies? These 10 Helpful tips will make your visit truly MAGICAL!

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Disclosure: Disneyland provided me with media park passes. Disneyland is MAGICAL! At least, it is to me.  I grew up going to Disneyland several times a year.  My whole family are big Disney fans.  My dad hung the old Disney lithographs on our walls.  In 8th grade I did a book report on Walt Disney…. [read more]

Not so Wordless Wednesday: Berry Picking at Blueberry Hill

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  We picked a total of 11 lbs. of blueberries and blackberries!  I also bought 8 yellow squash.  Mmm.  And the grand total was under $15!  Much better than at the grocery store, I’d say. Keep an eye out for some recipes to come! If you live in the Northern Louisiana area here is more… [read more]