Travel

Summer has been busy in our household! Since the kids got out of school it feels like life has been going non-stop. Our summer hasn’t been quite as peaceful as I was thinking it would be… we decided to sell our house (we’re staying local, but it’s still stressful) and I’ve taken each kid to […]... read more

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Have you been waiting for the right time to take your kids to a Virginia amusement park? Maybe you’ve been nervous about packing up the kids and all your gear, doing lots of walking, or the uncertainty of how many rides your kids can (or actually want to) go on, particularly if they are younger. If you’re […]... read more

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Summers wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the lake. My husband grew up in the midwest and has fond memories of summers spent at Lake Michigan. A few years ago we packed up the car and took a road trip to join relatives for a week-long vacation in Michigan. The time spent exploring sand dunes, beachcombing, and […]... read more

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Looking for a review of Comfort Suites near Potomac Mills? During a press trip with Discover Prince William and Manassas in the fall, I was invited to stay at the Comfort Suites near Potomac Mills Mall in Woodbridge, VA. Prior to this stay I do not recall ever being a guest at a Comfort Suites hotel. I suspected from the name […]... read more

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This blog post is sponsored by FCA. All opinions are my own. My kids and I spend a decent amount of time driving together in my minivan. We’re driving to and from school, running errands, going to sports practices and games, and I’m often volunteering to drive and chaperone for school field trips. I love the extra […]... read more

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Atlanta, Georgia is a beautiful city and popular travel destination of the Southeast, but did you realize that it is a treasure trove of artwork and public art displays? During the inaugural Social Influencers Travel Summit (SITSum) hosted by Discover Atlanta, I departed my home near Washington DC’s Beltway to explore the arts in the Atlanta BeltLine. Atlanta […]... read more

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The following is a sponsored post in partnership with Gifford PR. If you’re looking for ways to plan a budget-friendly family vacation, you may be wondering what you can do to save money. Fortunately, there are a number of easy ways to make your trip more affordable. Here are five ways to plan a frugal […]... read more

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The following is a sponsored post in partnership with Cedar Fair Entertainment 2016 has been a pretty big year for my kids. Up until this year, my kids have never set foot inside an amusement park. Yep, it’s true! Having grown up here in Northern Virginia, I have fond memories of going to Kings Dominion during my […]... read more

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Having lived near DC for the majority of my life, I’ve had the opportunity to visit many national landmarks as well as fine art and dining destinations. But something was lacking in my experience of the DC “night scene,” and it wasn’t until recently that I experienced DC in a whole new way. You see, […]... read more

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Today, I had the pleasure of stopping by the set of “Let’s Talk Live” on News Channel 8, to share some summer vacation savings tips! If you saw me on the news and are visiting my blog for the first time: Welcome, I’m so glad to have you here! Did you know this year, 94% of Americans are […]... read more

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