Travel
July 7, 2014

Things To Do With Kids in Lake Erie & Northern Ohio

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a Things To Do With Kids post. I had a bit of a dry spell with submissions, but today I’m excited to share with you some great things to do with kids in Lake Erie and Northern Ohio. Longtime faithful blog reader and commenter, Lee Ann, volunteered to share...
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June 9, 2014

Things To Do With Kids in Washington, D.C.

It’s time for another Things To Do With Kids post! Make sure to check out all the posts in this series. Today we’re going to talk Washington, D.C. A few years ago, we took our kids to Washington, D.C. for a long weekend and we had a blast, but I know we barely scratched the...
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May 28, 2014

Things To Do With Kids in Phoenix

It’s time for another Things To Do With Kids post! This time we are focusing on Phoenix, Arizona! I have been to Phoenix once, and I fell in love on the spot. I didn’t expect to find the American west so breathtakingly beautiful, but it absolutely stole my heart. I often joke about moving out there...
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May 15, 2014

Exploring Lexington, Virginia with Kids

On our way to my parents’ home in Roanoke for Easter, we stopped in Lexington to grab a bite of lunch and perhaps see a bit of the town. After eating at a tasty little bistro on the main street of town, we stopped into the Visitor’s Center to see what there is to do....
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May 8, 2014

Things To Do With Kids in Boston

Today I’m starting a new series — What To Do With Kids in *Insert City Name Here* — and I hope you like it! I plan to coerce my friends all around the country to contribute to this column so we can get an insider’s view into each of these cities. I hope you’ll add your...
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Diary
April 28, 2014

Virginia Safari Park Drive-Thru Safari Adventure

On our way home from Virginia last weekend, we stopped at Virginia Safari Park. This place was new to me. I’ve driven past it probably a hundred times and never knew it existed, but when we stopped in Lexington (on our way to Virginia), the folks in the Visitor’s Center shared this with us an an...
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September 2, 2013

Blogger Beach Bash at The Golden Inn

Earlier this week, we had one last hurrah to celebrate the end of summer. Our family attended the Blogger Beach Bash at the Jersey shore. I’d been looking forward to this trip for weeks. For the past few summers, we haven’t had a chance to get to the beach, and I’ve been anxious to spend...
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August 22, 2013

Family Travel Packing List *with printable*

This summer got off to a slow start for us. We didn’t go anywhere for the first month or so, and we enjoyed a lot of lazy days at home. Then suddenly we were caught up in a whirlwind of summer camps and family vacations. For the past few weeks we’ve been practically living out...
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August 15, 2013

Experiencing the National Aquarium Baltimore

We’re aquarium junkies. For some reason, my son is fascinated with marine biology . . . or at least sea animals, so we’ve been wanting to visit Baltimore’s National Aquarium for some time. Recently we were invited to experience the Aquarium Package with the Four Seasons and happily accepted. We’ve been looking forward to this trip...
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August 13, 2013

Experience Four Seasons Baltimore

Everyone knows that Four Seasons Hotels are known for luxurious accommodations and impeccable service, but you may not realize that they are exceptionally family-friendly as well. When I attended a blogger brunch at the Four Seasons New York last summer, I was surprised and pleased to learn that Four Seasons Hotels welcome families with children of...
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August 10, 2013

Baltimore Restaurant Review: Talara

We are spending a few days in Baltimore as guests of the Four Seasons (more about that later!!) but last night we were on our own for dinner, and after consulting the concierge we made reservations at Talara — “a Latin Fusion restaurant featuring Baltimore’s only Seviche Bar and a full menu of dinner offerings,...
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