Family Road Trips

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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The Best Car Coolers for a Family Road Trip!

July 24, 2013
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There are lots of different types of car coolers on the market, and picking the one that fits your family’s road trip needs is key! Here is a look at some of the best car coolers on the market…. we own them, we’ve used them- and we’ve narrowed down our decision as to which one [...]

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Easy Pasta Night {Road Trip Cooking}

July 22, 2013
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Renting a house, staying in a condo, or even hotels with mini-kitchens allow you the chance to save money while traveling by preparing your own meals. A pasta bar is a simple meal that can be made from a short grocery list for less than $12 for the entire family! Easy Pasta Night This is [...]

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How to Pack for a Road Trip

July 17, 2013
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When you are traveling by airplane you have to pack using sturdy luggage pieces such as suitcases and duffel bags that will withstand of the wear and tear that can happen during baggage handling. But when traveling by car I find that I can be much more organized and efficient if I pack for a [...]

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