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Ultimate West Coast Road Trip on the California Coast

Our family just wrapped up an epic west coast road trip to California. We’ve traveled part of the route before but decided to spend more time along the California coast on this trip. If you’re planning your own Hwy 1 road trip, here’s a look at our itinerary. Where to Begin a West Coast Road …

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Adventures by Disney – Our Family’s Awesome Guided Tour Review

Our family recently traveled with Adventures by Disney on a press trip to Montana and Yellowstone. Here is our Adventures by Disney review. Plus, what we think you should know about these guided family trips with Disney. Are you a Disney fan? Have you been to the parks and perhaps even a cruise but want …

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13 Brilliant Money-Saving Ideas for How to Save for a Vacation

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Ebates. All opinions are 100% mine. People may choose not to travel for a variety of reasons, but one of the most common reasons is money. I recently posted what I figured to be what the average vacation costs a family of four for one …

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Top 10 Fun Things to Do in Oahu Hawaii – Must Do For Today

My recent adventure to Hawaii helped me realize that I love the Aloha State. One of our first family vacations was to the island of Maui. But with eight differing islands, Hawaii has a lot to offer visitors. Oahu is a gorgeous island, with more things to do than just Waikiki Beach, here are my …

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Ultimate Disneyland Guide – My Best Disneyland Tips

Since I’m a west coaster, Disneyland has been our family’s theme park of choice when planning a Disney vacation. Between trips with the kids, and a couple of runDisney races, I’ve been in the parks about ten times now. Recently I had a friend ask for some tips and I realized that I needed to share …

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Tips for Helping Kids Budget for Vacation Souvenirs

Most parents have been faced with those sweet puppy dog eyes of your little one as they beg for some great toy or something inside a gift shop while you’re traveling. Perhaps some of you have been faced with the issue of then how to pack all those souvenirs back home. It’s a good plan …

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Plan a Holiday Family Getaway to Snowland at Great Wolf Lodge

The holidays are here, and with it we’re all frantic with to-do’s. It’s the perfect time to plan a family getaway. Or perhaps you’re looking to plan a magical surprise gift for you kids! Our family just returned from a weekend getaway to experience Snowland at Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound, Washington. We had …

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Nickelodeon Resort Punta Cana Ultimate Travel Tips Guide

Are you ready to get slimed? As a true child of the 80s, slime was on my mind as I headed to the Nickelodeon Resort Punta Cana. Mia and I headed off on our very first solo mother and daughter trip. It was a long trip from Seattle to Punta Cana, the longest domestic flight …

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Don’t Forget to Do These 5 Things Before Your Vacation

Thanks to Allianz Travel Insurance  (@AllianzTravelUS) for sponsoring this post, providing travel coverage for the unexpected. Stuffed Suitcase received financial compensation from Allianz Global Assistance (AGA Service Company). #TravelHappy Planning a vacation takes a lot of time and effort, but once you’ve got everything planned there are a few things that need to happen before you …

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One Week Itinerary to Southwest Montana

Our family recently returned from an amazing trip to the area of southwest Montana, and I can’t wait to share all about it. This post is going to kick off my coverage by allowing you to see how our family spent our one week trip, with details and links for each of our amazing activities. …

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Unplugged Family Vacation in Chelan, WA

I admit, I love technology. My phone is often in my hand, browsing the latest social media posts, or just looking for something informative or entertaining. More and more, I’m coming to realize that as my girls are growing older, I’m missing chances to be with them and instead giving myself and my energy to …

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Lessons Learned from a Family Road Trip Across America

A good friend of mine took a cross-country road trip a while back with her family, and I was eager to invite her to share a post about her experience. So today I’m welcoming Carol to share about the lessons she learned about family travel while driving from Seattle, Washington to Washington DC. Four Kids. …

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