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: Guide to Midtown & Central Park with a Toddler

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: Guide to Midtown & Central Park with a Toddler

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