Not a “Good” Sign

No matter where I travel — across the country or across town — there’s one thing that seems to be a constant: the misuse of quotation marks. On a road...

Mom-Daughter Trip to LEGOLAND

My, what big Lego teeth you have! My daughter is still talking about the trip we took to LEGOLAND Florida last year. My four-year-old daughter and I were invited to attended the grand...

Looking for Adventure in Travel

One of my favorite parts of travel is the planning. I love scouring websites and brochures, reading reviews and looking a photos taken at my destination. I’ll pore over...

Secret Family Travel

My husband and I are currently keeping a secret from our children. Well, truth be told, we keep lots of secrets from them — most of which they will...

Wordless Wednesday: House of Cards

What are you looking at? Sometimes the best toys are cheap ones; my kids love to build card houses out of flash cards. We recently bought a few packs of...

Wordless Wednesday: Dizzy

Bouncing off the walls in the hotel corridor So we recently stayed at a hotel. My kids love nearly everything about hotels. Elevators! A different room to sleep in! Views from...

Travel Opens Doors – and Eyes

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Don’t ask my daughter; as of now, we’ve sheltered denied her knowing that sponge. in fact, after several days at the Nickelodeon Hotel (read...

5 Best Bites in Clearwater, Fla.

With restaurants popping up all over town, Clearwater is becoming a foodie destination. On a recent trip I was able to experience some of the best restaurants the city...

Call it a “staycation.” While our daughter was Up North with grandparents, my husband and I made plans to do some fun things with our three-year-old son. As plans...

5 Best Bites of Western Pennsylvania

Sometimes the best way to acclimate yourself to a new place is by trying its food. I recently traveled to western Pennsylvania (read all about it here on TravelingMom) and...

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Avocado Egg Salad Sandwiches

I boiled two dozen eggs this morning for the kids to decorate for Easter. Of these, guess how many broke in the pot while...

Castaway Cay, Disney’s Island in the Bahamas

If you’ve been on a Bahamian Disney cruise, you’ve probably been to Castaway Cay. This little piece of paradise in the Bahamas is Disney’s...

Williams-Sonoma Baking Stone

My baking stone is quickly turning into a Rorschach test, with blips and blobs that resemble all sorts of things. When I bought it, it was a...

Pittsburgh Style Pulled Pork Sandwich

Primanti Bros. sandwich Many people return from their travels with souvenirs; I bring back recipes. This one’s from a long-term stay outside of Pittsburgh, where...