Quick weekend in San Francisco and Napa #MangiaMoment

Quick Weekend in San Francisco & Napa- This Mama Loves

Quick Weekend in San Francisco and Napa The first weekend in March I could be found flying to San Francisco along with some amazing other bloggers and 5 winners (and their guests) from Bertolli's #MangiaMoment sweepstakes. We spent one night in San Francisco and one night in Napa.  I've never been to either place so for me, ...

Tips For Hassle Free Winter Travel with Pepto-Bismol

Tips for hassle free winter travel- This Mama Loves

When it comes to winter  travel, there's a whole lot of folks who do so in February and March. Some people may only drive a few miles while other will travel thousands. Whether you travel by plane, train, bus, car or spaceship, winter travel can be pretty stressful. There is often unexpected weather that can ...

Tips for Traveling with Kids: Happy Kids, Happy Ride

Tips for Traveling with Kids

I remember the days before kids when road trips had a totally different meaning than they do today, with 5 kids in the back two rows of seats.  In my early 20's one of my best friends moved several states away.  We'd leave late in the day, drive all night long listening to loud music ...

Beaches Turks & Caicos All Inclusive Family Resort

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Beaches Turks & Caicos If you are ever presented with an opportunity to go to Beaches Resorts Turks and Caicos, take it. I mean it. We just got back from the most amazing week+ as a family and to say it was spectacular is an understatement. We were invited to the Beaches Moms Social Media on ...

What to pack for an all inclusive vacation

What to pack for an all inclusive vacation- This Mama Loves

We are heading down to Turks and Caicos to a social media conference in just a few weeks.  Can't even wait. It's getting so close and we have so many, many things to do, like packing, making sure things at the house are squared away with the house sitter, stopping newspapers, checking itineraries, etc. Mostly, ...

Beach Bucket List- Gulf County Adventures

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Visit Gulf County for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Living in Central Florida is mostly perks, with very few drawbacks. I feel so lucky to have been born and raised in the Sunshine State- always close to fishing, beaches, seafood, and watersports.  In the ...

Scariest Places in Connecticut

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It is that time of year again when the fall leaves change and spooky is in the air. When in Connecticut, don’t worry, there are plenty of places that are more than a little spooky, and are downright scary. Scariest Places in Connecticut Old Windham Inn Don’t be discouraged when you go to visit the Old Windham Inn ...

Scariest Places in New England

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It's October, when the leaves change, weather cools, and everyone gets ready to celebrate Halloween.  For those of us (read: not me!) who like to be scared, here are some of the scariest places to visit in New England! Scariest Places in New England This year when you head to New England to see the fall colors ...

Jamaican Smile Cocktails

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When I was lounging on the beach in Jamaica at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort sipping on sweet and delicious Jamaican Smiles I was thinking of you.  I know, I am so generous, right? They were so tasty I knew that I wanted to recreate them at home to share with you all to help make it ...

Homemade Rum Cream

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Have you ever had rum cream?  No? There is a reason why, it is a specialty mix that is sold in Jamaica and unless you have had the pleasure of lying on the beaches there you probably have not had it since it is not available in the U.S. Still, even if you haven't tasted ...