Family Road Trips

Vacation Tips for Traveling with Big Families!

July 22, 2014
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Wyndham Vacation Rentals. According to a 2013 American Express survey on summer vacation travel, the average vacation expense in the United States is $4,580 for a family of four. So if families of 4 are putting aside $4500 each year in their vacation budget….. does that mean [...]

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Dreaming Of Another Road Trip Adventure: Go RV’ing!

July 16, 2014
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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Go RVing via Burst Media. The opinions and text are all mine. Last summer the kids and I took an amazing journey cross country to see the Western parts of the United States. We spent over 4 weeks on this adventure- and the time [...]

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Our Summer Olympic Adventure in Lake Placid!

July 15, 2014
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As soon as school lets out for the summer, I am itchy to hit the road with my kids. For months we have been unable to travel as a family due to all of the kids sports and activities commitments…. all the while I have been dreaming about adventures we can take and sights we [...]

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5 Romantic Reasons to Visit Philly!

March 5, 2014
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This winter seems to be stretching on in an endless, freezing cold-fashion…. so while I spend my days buried under a pile of blankets huddled next to a space heater trying to keep warm, my mind continues to wander towards thoughts of spending a romantic weekend away somewhere alone with my husband. Now I don’t [...]

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How to Organize Vacation Photos!

August 14, 2013
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Now that our road trip is wrapped up (the last Road Trip Diary post goes live on Friday)… it is time to start digging through all of those road trip photos. I want to get them organized into folders based on location, and I want to edit them to delete the ones that I’ll never [...]

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BBQ Chicken Sandwiches- A Simple Crockpot Meal! {Road Trip Cooking}

August 12, 2013
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A super easy yet delicious dinner to make while cooking on a road trip is BBQ chicken sandwiches, prepared in the crockpot. You only need to purchase 3 things: Most condos and rental homes with a fairly well-stocked kitchen usually have a crockpot for you to use. Or, if you are staying at a hotel, [...]

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Keeping up with Summer Homework While On A Road Trip

August 7, 2013
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While traveling the country and experiencing so many new places is an education in and of itself, I still want my kids to do a little reading, writing, and arithmetic while on the road …..so here’s how we’re handle summer homework while on our road trip: Junior Ranger Workbooks Each National Park has its own [...]

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Mediterranean Grilled Chicken with Seasoned Roasted Potatoes {Road Trip Cooking}

August 5, 2013
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This is a great recipe that you can make while on a road trip and staying in a condo or rental home, or even while camping! There are some steps that you’ll want to prep ahead of time before you leave home, and then there are ingredients that you can buy at the grocery store [...]

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Packing for a Road Trip- The Inside of the Car

July 31, 2013
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Once you’ve figured out what to pack in terms of clothes, shoes, toiletries, and everything you’ll put in the trunk/luggage area of your car, the next place to tackle is how to pack the inside of your car…. so that you’ll have what you need to keep the kids entertained, snacks and drinks to keep [...]

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Easy Taco Bar {Road Trip Cooking}

July 29, 2013
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Cooking dinner in your rental home or condo while on vacation can save a ton of money over a restaurant meal- allowing you to stretch that vacation budget! But a road-trip dinner needs to be easy to prepare with just a few ingredients that are readily available in any local grocery store, and should be [...]

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