Holiday Road Trip with Kids?

holiday road trip with kids

  Ahhh!  8 more days until Christmas and let me tell you….I have very few presents for our kids. We have decided to be a bit more calm about gifts this year..instead of piles of presents under the tree…there will be just a few special ones.  We have talked to the kids about Santa and… 

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9 Reasons to Visit Jekyll Island Club during the Holidays

jekyll island resort hotel architecture

Did you know there are only 20 18 Fridays left until Christmas? I just heard this fact last week and can’t really believe it. But, I’m excited…because I LOVE the holidays! I started to think a little bit about the trip we went on spontaneously last winter to Jekyll Island Club in Jekyll Island, Georgia. If… 

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Legoland Florida Christmas Bricktacular

Lego Tree 4

I just got this information about the festivities going on at LEGOLAND Florida for the holidays.  We plan on checking it out.  How about you? LEGOLAND® Florida is getting into the holiday spirit with brick-loads of family-friendly fun with its second annual Christmas Bricktacular and Kid’s New Year’s Eve. Sounds of the season and stunning… 

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The Key Largo Princess


As a last hurrah before the start of the school year, we shipped the dog off the the kennel, packed the entire house into a rental car and headed down the road for a long, long, long drive to the Florida Keys.  You guys, Florida is huge!  It took us about 5 and half hours… 

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Weeki Wachee State Park: In Search of the Mermaid

Weeki Wachee State Park

About two hours from Orlando, is this retro park that is worth the visit of the adventurous.  For those who are looking for a bit of old Florida.  For those that love mermaids and for those that want something to remember. Weeki Wachee State Park is a lot more than the typical state park.  This… 

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Ritz Carlton Sarasota: A much needed overnight get-away.

Ritz Carlton Sunset

A couple of weeks ago, Memorial Day weekend,  Aaron and I decided to actually celebrate our anniversary.  Usually, the day comes and goes without much notice but this year we thought we should do something special– It had been 10 years, that has to be worth something, right?   Luckily, there was a really good… 

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Cirque Du Solei La Nouba at Downtown Disney Orlando


Wow! That may be all I need to say about this performance.  But, I will say a bit more. Go! You will be glad you did. I had actually already seen Cirque Du Soleil-La Nouba once before and was kind of reluctant to go again.  I loved it the first time but I knew it… 

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Blue Man Group at Universal Orlando City Walk


Chances are if you haven’t already seen the Blue Man Group, you have at least heard of it.   I have been hearing about this show for years and never really thought much of it.  I knew it involved some bald men covered in a blue ‘skin’.  And that these men would use drums covered… 

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Florida Eco-Safari


If you have been reading this blog for any length of time you know that I am a nature person.  I need to be out in nature to clear my head and really relax.  Especially after a couple of days of non-stop theme park and vacation craziness.  I also really want to encourage my kids… 

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Medieval Times Orlando


Medieval Times is, as one would expect, a place that transports you to another time.  From the moment we crossed the moat into the castle we felt like we were up for an adventure. Castle assistants greeted us and gave  us paper crowns that corresponded with our seating section and the knight we would  be… 

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