Family Road Trips

My Best Road Trip Tip: Leave Early in the Morning

October 14, 2014
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*I want to thank Milkman for sponsoring this post. As always, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. We take lots of long road trips in this family. When we visit family in Michigan- it’s a 12 hour drive each way, and when we head down to visit family in Florida-it’s closer to […]

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How to Prep Your Car for a Family Road Trip!

August 21, 2014
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Advance Auto Parts. As always, the opinions and text are all mine! Those of you who have been reading Momof6 for a while might remember our family’s big road trip out West last summer… and how it started off with a bit of a mishap […]

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It Was Summertime in Northern Michigan….

August 11, 2014
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Splashing through the sand bar, talking by the campfire It’s the simple things in life like when and where…. I can’t think about spending time in northern Michigan without that Kid Rock song running through my head…. (and then there’s the fact that my husband grew up with him in a town called Romeo back […]

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A Summer History Lesson for the Kids {Gettysburg}

August 5, 2014
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I’ve been wanting to take the kids to visit a place to learn some of our country’s history- where they could immerse themselves in a living exhibit and really get a sense of what it took to form this country and make it free. I had thought about Boston (Freedom Trail, Boston Harbor, Salem Witch Trails), […]

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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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