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The Extras to Add to Your Family Cruise Packing List

Ready to head on a cruise? Here are some must-pack items to add to your cruise packing list! Now that I've finally completed my commentary regarding our family Caribbean cruise aboard the Norwegian Cruise Line ship, Norwegian Pearl, I wanted to share some tips for when you next pack for a cruise. ... READ the POST

Helpful Holiday Travel Tips

‘Tis the season for holiday travel. Many of us travel for fun or to visit family during Thanksgiving and/or Christmas. I wanted to share with you some of my top holiday travel tips to help your family if you’re traveling, whether by air or car. AIR HOLIDAY TRAVEL TIPS Check-in Early Go ... READ the POST

15 Easy to Pack Games for Any Family Trip :: A to Z Packing Tips Series

Today's A to Z packing tips post is excellent! I'm so happy to have Kirsten here to share for the letter G, 15 Easy to Pack Games for Any Family Trip. Kirsten writes at Kids Are A Trip where she shares her family’s travel adventures and tips including the challenges of traveling with a child with ... READ the POST

Home Sweet Home: House Sitting Instructions Printable

Escaping for vacation means finding a new home away from home, at least temporarily. However, you still have to make sure your own home sweet home is taken care of during your vacation. This house sitting instructions printable will help you and your housesitter by covering all the information they ... READ the POST

Ultimate Guide with Tips for a Great Universal Orlando Trip

It's no wonder that Orlando, Florida is considered the theme park capital of the world. With so many great family theme parks in the area there are plenty of options for getting immersed in the land of thrills and make-believe. One of our family's favorite theme parks is the Universal Orlando ... READ the POST

Things to do in Orlando – Our Family Vacation

I'm so excited to start sharing about our recent Orlando family vacation and sharing ideas for things to do in Orlando! To start things off, I'm posting our 10-day itinerary details and then will be posting more specific posts about our experiences. I have three hotels to share with you (Buena Vista ... READ the POST

Photo Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Going along with my spring break posting theme, I've created something I'm really excited about! This photo scavenger hunt for kids is perfect for your next family road trip vacation. My girls both have inexpensive (affiliates) digital cameras, and this is such a fun way to give them a task during ... READ the POST

12 Things to do to Prepare Your Home for Vacation

One of the important parts of heading out on a trip is preparing your home for vacation. Of course, the best thing to do would be to hire a house-sitter to stay at your home while you're gone. In my college days, I made quite a nice side income watching houses and pets for people when they were ... READ the POST

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