18 Jul, 2024

Carnival Vista Sailing European and NY Waters in 2016

You’ve read my experiences with Carnival. You’ve seen the fun we’ve had aboard the Breeze, Sunshine and Freedom. You know how I am obsessed with Carnival’s speciality restaurants. I’m thrilled to announce that Carnival is kicking it up another notch for families (if that’s even possible!) Here’s the video that was the first enticement made to […]

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Book the Concierge Upgrade at Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando

We wanted to weekend getaway. We wanted to have fun and enjoy time together as a family.  An opportunity became available to book a concierge upgraded suite at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando. We packed our bags and headed North.  The Rosen Shingle Creek is located just over 10 miles from Walt Disney World, but […]

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Disney Getaway to Blizzard Beach with Kids & a Scared Mom

A quick Disney getaway included visiting Blizzard Beach with kids. We had never visited a Disney Water Park as a family and were eager for the experience.  Our daughters are 3 & 7. The older one is super adventurous – she rode Space Mountain and Rockin’ Roller Coaster in Walt Disney World during our trip […]

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Speciality Dining on Cruise Ships Review

Challenge: Is dining on cruise ships good? Cruise ships are notorious for having plenty of food available. Yes, passengers often complain after returning from their sailing of the weight they’ve gained from the soft serve ice cream, breakfast buffets and endless slices of pizza. There is always food around. Whether the bountiful buffets on the lido deck […]

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Hilton Bonnet Creek Video Review

Throughout our 2-night weekend at the Hilton Bonnet Creek I snapped loads of photos and video. It was a trip I surely wanted to always remember and it was a perfect summer weekend getaway! I compiled many of the images into a video showcasing some of very favorite aspects of the Hilton Bonnet Creek, especially […]

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Summer Weekend Getaway at the Hilton Bonnet Creek

UPDATE: Check out our video montage of our very favorite aspects of the Hilton Bonnet Creek! A summer weekend getaway at the Hilton Bonnet Creek in Orlando provided our family a perfect opportunity to relax, have fun, enjoy outstanding food and receive top notch service.  We head to Orlando quite a bit being South Florida residents. […]

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Why An All-Inclusive Resort is Great for Families

A family trip includes the additional cost for attractions, meals, entertainment and more. Selecting an all-inclusive resort for family travel provides a pre-paid approaching to vacationing. You arrive at your destination and are ready to enjoy, with no need to take out the credit card and pay for each and every aspect of the trip! You […]

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Staying & Saving Green when Traveling with Kids & Medicine

Family Travel Challenge: Families run out just before a trip and spend way to much money on stuff like toothpaste, lotion and medicine.  Family Travel Tip: I purchase medical travel items ahead of time and have them on hand for last-minute family travel. For example, I have 4 boxes of Band-Aids in our medicine cabinet. […]

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Beaches Negril Waterslide Video Review

Put on your bathing suit and get ready to pick your wedgie because the Pirates Island Water Park and gorgeous beach & water sports at Beaches Negril entertains the kids and adults! We experienced all we could during our last visit – something that all must do at a luxury all-inclusive resort! A family vacation to Beaches […]

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