vacation

My children have only been to the beach once, when they were small.  Austin hated the sand and cried the whole time on the beach.  Ava was in a life jacket – I was terrified of her drowning!  Other than that, it was a great time! However, I knew, I wanted to wait until they

Michigan has been on my bucket list for a long time! We have a good friend who is from Michigan so when he offered for us to rent a house with them and our families, it was an instant YES! It was such an amazing trip! Staying with them was like having our own personal

Are you thinking about Summer yet?  What are you going to do with the kids this summer?  What camps do you want to sign them up for?  What did they enjoy last year? Austin’s buddy’s mom works for the Cincinnati Reds!  She asked if we would be interested in sending Austin the Cincinnati Red’s Baseball

After much searching, talking to many self-proclaimed Disney experts/friends, and many late nights of planning; I finally talked the Hubs into biting the bullet and taking our family to Disney this past March.  Our Children were 6, and 4 at the time and I really felt that this was the perfect age to take them. 

Since Spring Break is among us and shortly after Summer Vacations let’s revisit Lindsay’s Mom Hacking tips on Packing the car! 1. Bins, bins, bins: I highly recommend Rubbermaid bins for future car trips! It was like Tetris figuring out the best sizes for our car but we found some that worked great! It kept

 Now that we are approaching spring break and soon after Summer vacations… Here is a great Packing tip I use! I package up one outfit for each day–including undies and accessories–in one gallon Ziploc bags. When I get to our destination, I put them in a drawer and they can choose one each morning. This saves

Are you thinking about Summer yet?  What are you going to do with the kids this summer?  What camps do you want to sign them up for?  What did they enjoy last year? I am definantly signing Austin up for the Challenger British Soccer Camp again this year!  He had such a great time last

          When planning your vacations this year don’t forget about Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp – Resort of Mammoth Cave! We had a GREAT time there last summer!  Kay the owner of Jellystone really rolled out the red carpet for us!  My family stayed in one of the Brand New Bluegrass Cabins with

We had such a great time on our weekend getaway to Jellystone at Mammoth Cave last month that I had to make a memory book!  I used AdoramaPix to create our photo book! Front of the book:   Back of the book: I found AdoramaPix’s software to be easy to use and full of features for

  I left my 3 babies for 10 days. Yes, you read that correctly… 10 days!   The days were long. There were moments of sheer sadness. I missed my babies like the desert misses the rain. And there was no escaping it. Surrounding me were constant reminders. Every time a mom rushed by me with