Taking your pet on a vacation is a great way to bond and have quality time. Just like every member of your family, your pet has special needs that should be considered before you just get in the car and go. Here are a few tips to make sure your …
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Written by: Jill Greenlaw
Labor Day weekend is usually the last weekend of the year that my family goes camping. We love to take our motorcycles out with friends and enjoy one last camping trip before the cooler weather sets in and our weekends get filled with fall sporting events.
One of our favorite treats to eat when we are camping is s’mores. Nothing says summer and camping quite like a warm toasted marshmallow, crunchy graham cracker, and melted chocolate. I have tried so …
Since 2009, I’ve organized summer field trips. When I started, my daughters were just 4 and 2 years old, now they’re 8 and 6 and we’re still having fun.
Our summer field trips were born out of necessity. As a young mom, I learned that if I didn’t schedule activities, …
If you’re planning a road trip this summer you’re probably already cringing at the price of gas. But even with high gas prices, a road trip can still be cheaper—and often more fun—than a vacation that involves flying. However, unexpected expenses and poor planning can quickly inflate a road trip…
Summer may be over, but it’s never too early to start planning your next family adventure. Whether you enjoy a sojourn over the holidays, taking advantage of a long fall break, or look ahead to next summer, an RV vacation can be the perfect ticket for family fun.
While on family vacation just outside of Chicago, we inadvertently found ourselves in Pontiac, Illinois on historic Route 66. We were inspired by Vice President of Walt Disney Imagineering, Kathy Mangum, who spoke at the evo Conference… about how her team relied on creativity and storytelling to build
From downtown Cleveland to the shores of Lake Erie, from amusement parks to islands, the Cleveland area offers fun for every member of the family. I’ve compiled a list of my favorite area attractions for families.
Cedar Point Amusement Park
Cedar Point… was recently rated The Best Amusement Park in
Last month, my family and I traveled for the weekend to Fort Worth, Texas…. Our son attends the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas which is about 30 miles away, so we decided to “play tourist” and visit some of the surrounding area.
Fort Worth is REAL Texas.
Every time I think of San Francisco, I think of the time my mom took me there for a mother/daughter date when I was a teenager…. We ate Chinese food in China town, rode the trolley, and bought sourdough bread as a gift for my family back home. What