8 Reasons You Need to Go To Hay Festival

Note: This post featured events from the 2016 program. To view/book events for the 2017 Festival running 25 May – 4 June, click here to for current offerings and up-to-date information.* It’s early morning and I woke to the crash of thunder and a crack of lightning. Perfect. The weather is spot on to match my mood, because my hopes to be [Read On]

Swimming with Dolphins in Cozumel

There’s nothing like the thrill of knocking something off your bucket list. On our recent Carnival cruise, I was finally able to check off one: swimming with dolphins. While several of our port stops offered a dolphin interaction excursion, we opted for the Royal Dolphin Swim offered by Dolphin Discovery. This was a 60 minute [Read On]

Exploring “Eye of the Collector” at the Perot Museum

My daughter is a bit of a magpie – a collector of things, some shiny, some not. If you open any small purse or pouch in her room, you’ll likely find a collection: plastic butterflies, acorns, pressed flowers, feathers, rubber bouncy balls. (I’m sure there is a fine line between her kind of “collecting” and [Read On]

(Unofficial) Disneyland Activity & Autograph Book

I don’t know about you, but with the crazy weather we’ve been having everywhere I think a whole lot of people are going to be ready for a getaway! For many, that means Disney. If you’ve been to Disney, ever, you know that means waiting in line with little ones. (Cue deep sigh.) Lucky for you, [Read On]

Home Away from Home: Residence Inn

  Recently I drove to Austin with some fellow bloggers for the Disney Social Media Moms Conference “On the Road”. Since the conference officially started at 8:30am, I knew making the four-hour drive from Dallas EARLY that  morning would be a deal breaker – nope, there was no way was I going to be up at 4am [Read On]

Life is always an adventure at Sea World Texas

My family loves and adventure and can’t be still for long. When the opportunity to attend AdventureCon at SeaWorld in San Antonio arose, we jumped at the chance to attend. Unlike other blogging conferences, this one was a family conference. While I was attending the Saturday conference sessions at the hotel, my family would be treated [Read On]

Visiting the Outer Banks #OBX

If you were to look at the photographs from any given year of our vacations at the Outer Banks, you would find some version of this photo: Every year we rent chairs and umbrella from a local company. Every year, the chairs and umbrella look the same. I find comfort in this sameness, this constant in [Read On]

Southern California Vacation Giveaway

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summer vacation is almost here for me – what about you? Do you have a fun trip planned? Would you like a chance to WIN a fun, fantastic vacation? (Of course you do!) You’re in luck! I’ve teamed up some fabulous bloggers and  Get Away Today  to bring you this [Read On]

Sea World, Texas Style

We traveled to San Antonio for our Spring Break vacation. One of the top things on our to-do list was Sea World San Antonio. The morning had started out overcast and chilly, but we didn’t let it deter us! With confidence in the weatherman’s forecast, we headed out to the park. We found the best deal online [Read On]

Great Finds at the #TNTFtWorth Tech and Travel Roadshow

I’m a bit of a tech junkie and so I was thrilled to get an invite from Techlicious and Traveling Moms for the Tech and Travel Roadshow held recently in Fort Worth. It was held at the Sheraton Fort Worth Hotel and Spa, which has recently undergone a major remodel. Now, let me start this off by [Read On]