7+ Fun Things to Do in Sarasota with Kids

For years, we’ve heard such wonderful things about Sarasota from family and friends. We were so excited to finally visit this beautiful area along the Florida Gulf Coast this March. With family in Siesta Key, it was perfect location for access to the award winning beaches, along with all that Sarasota has to offer at … More 7+ Fun Things to Do in Sarasota with Kids

West Ocean City, MD: Family-Friendly Guide

Many people know Ocean City, Maryland (OCMD) for the boardwalk, nightlife and fun-filled beaches. While I’ve grown up enjoying all of that, my favorite part of OCMD is just over the Route 50 bridge. Away from the hustle and bustle is the quieter, more relaxed West Ocean City, Maryland with a laid-back, local feel. And … More West Ocean City, MD: Family-Friendly Guide

The Best Rides for Toddlers in Magic Kingdom

If you already read our previous posts on Disney World, you know that we took our son to Magic Kingdom back in December. The best part about Magic Kingdom with a toddler is that there are so many rides that don’t have a height requirement, making it the perfect Disney theme park regardless of how … More The Best Rides for Toddlers in Magic Kingdom

10 Tips for the Best Day in Disney with Little Kids

One of the best parts about visiting Walt Disney World with little kids (aside from them being free if they’re under 3!) is that so much of the experience is new and exciting to them. Even if you’ve been to Disney yourself a hundred times before, there’s nothing better than seeing it through your child’s … More 10 Tips for the Best Day in Disney with Little Kids

How to Prepare for a Day in Walt Disney World

With SO MUCH information out there and Disney’s addition of the FastPass+ process in recent years, the whole planning part of any Disney trip can be a little overwhelming even if you’re only there for a day.  On a recent family vacation to Orlando, Florida, we decided to do one day in Walt Disney World … More How to Prepare for a Day in Walt Disney World

3 Places in Orlando to Experience the Magic of Disney at Christmas

I’ve been to Disney World many times since I was a little girl but never during the holidays until recently.  We just got back from a family trip to Orlando, and I’m not sure if it was the moderate weather, the decorations, or the fact that it was our son’s first trip, but it quickly … More 3 Places in Orlando to Experience the Magic of Disney at Christmas

New York City with a Toddler: Guide to Midtown & Central Park

Having grown up on the eastern part of Pennsylvania a little more than two hours from New York City, I’ve been there a countless number of times since I was a little girl.  Although my trips have become less frequent since I’ve lived in Pittsburgh, I still try to get there every chance I can. … More New York City with a Toddler: Guide to Midtown & Central Park

24 Hours in Bermuda with Kids: Cruise Stop Guide

We stopped in Bermuda overnight on a Royal Caribbean cruise docked at King’s Wharf. Between the beaches, boats and scenery, there’s so much to do in Bermuda for everyone from babies to adults. If you only have a short time in Bermuda, it can be hard to know where to start. This guide should help … More 24 Hours in Bermuda with Kids: Cruise Stop Guide

Phoenix, Arizona with a Baby: Football, Family & New Years Eve

My husband, Frank and I met in college at Penn State University.  We also got married there, so there’s a clear obsession between us and Penn State.  Each year after the football season ends, we wait in anticipation of the bowl game announcement to find out where Penn State is playing. It hadn’t even crossed … More Phoenix, Arizona with a Baby: Football, Family & New Years Eve

Visiting Omaha, Nebraska with a Baby

When we first got the invite to my husband’s cousin’s wedding in Omaha, Nebraska, my first thought was, “awesome, a new city to visit!”  My next thought was, “oh wait, the baby is due 6 weeks before then.”  I was determined to continue traveling even after our son was born, so we committed early on … More Visiting Omaha, Nebraska with a Baby