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6 Tips for Family Road Trips

Are you planning a family road trip in the near future? We have learned a thing or two about road trips since our move from NY to NC. I’m sharing our Tips for Family Road Trips because there is nothing worse than needing a vacation after a vacation. 6 Tips for Family Road Trips 1. Make everything accessible. Whether you’re traveling just you and the kids, which I’ve done numerous …continue reading

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Tips for Photographing Busy Kids

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Panasonic LUMIX for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Many of you know that I have two little girls.  One is six and the other is two and half and they are both extremely busy children and always have been.  I feel like the majority of my photos once they started moving were all a blur.  Now it’s only getting …continue reading

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The Best Vacation Deals

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Groupon Getaways for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Our lives have only gotten crazier over the past couple of weeks.  With our move from NY to NC in full swing, I’m longing for a vacation from it all.  I’m pushing through for now knowing fully well that we’ll be taking advantage of the best vacation deals around found …continue reading

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San Diego Family Getaway

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Groupon Getaways for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Joe and I recently had the opportunity for a Couples Getaway in San Diego and we stayed at the gorgeous Omni La Costa Resort & Spa.  Since the flight to California was six hours and our girls are five and not even two, we decided it would be best for …continue reading

San Diego Couples Getaway

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Groupon Getaways for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Joe and I have quickly realized that getting out for the night is difficult, but we continue to try to come up with fun Date Night Ideas.  If we thought getting out for a night was difficult, well then getting away is just about impossible.  Luckily, Groupon made it easier for us …continue reading

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Exploring New York City with Kids

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Groupon Getaways for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Two weeks ago I shared with you how we managed to visit New York City with our girls.  I shared some great tips and tricks that can make the city that never sleeps a relaxing and fun getaway for everyone involved.  You can read all about it HERE.  Today I …continue reading

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New York City with Kids

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Groupon Getaways for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. We live a little over an hour away from New York City and I absolutely love going in.  I especially like to be able to bring my girls in.  I want them to have the city as part of their experiences because the city is an experience by itself.  The …continue reading

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How to Find the Best Vacation Deals

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Groupon Getaways for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Planning a vacation is often very exciting, but it can also be stressful.  The last thing that you want is to get stressed over planning a vacation.  Luckily, Groupon has made it easier than ever to plan a vacation and find the best vacation deals through Groupon Getaways.  They make the entire process …continue reading

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Groupon Getaways #MyGrouponGetaway

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Groupon Getaways for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I am over the moon excited to share some exciting news.  No!  It’s not that the snow has subsided here in NY.  It’s better than that because I’ve found a way around it!  Have you heard of Groupon before?  I’m sure you’ve probably heard of it for deals at restaurants and entertainment …continue reading

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5 Tips for Flying with a Toddler: Sparkle On

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Glaceau fruitwater®. About a year ago my parents approached my siblings and I about going on a family vacation to the US Virgin Island, St. John this Summer.  At the time, Joe and I only had Riley and Avery wasn’t expected in the least bit since I struggled with infertility to conceive Riley.  We quickly agreed to the vacation. …continue reading

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Tips for Vacationing with Toddlers: The Aftermath

Okay, let’s be honest toddlers are not the easiest to travel with.  They don’t want to sit still for an extended period of time.  Nor, do they like change in their routine.  So, Joe and I decided to put Riley to the test this summer.  Not only did we take her away to a strange place on vacation, but we also decided to have her travel in the car for …continue reading

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