What kids love about a cruise on Carnival Magic

What kids love most about a cruise on Carnival Magic cruise ship- This Mama Loves

What kids love about a cruise on Carnival Magic We did our first family cruise this summer. I've cruised before. My husband and the kids had not been, so all things were new and exciting for all of them (and for me, of course). There were just SO many things to see and do and hear and ...

Travel the World on The Voyager with Josh Garcia

Travel the world while watching The Voyager with Josh Garcia- a youtuber and world traveler, Garcia enjoys the people, places and foods of the ports of the Carnival Breeze cruise ship as he lives aboard the ship and experiences all kinds of amazing things.

Travel the World on The Voyager with Josh Garcia I have done a good amount of traveling, but I still like to sit back and enjoy a good travel show. It helps inspire where we want to go next! One of my favorite travel shows that has hit NBC is a new show produced by O·C·E·A·N ...

Cranberry Breakfast Bars

Cranberry Breakfast Bars Recipe- This Mama Loves

Cranberry Breakfast Bars Thank you to Ocean Spray® for sponsoring this Cranberry Breakfast Bars blog post. All opinions are my own.   On the first day of fall, my littlest and I were invited to head down to NYC to attend a Cranberry Classroom with Ocean Spray®. Now, I'm sure that all of you, like me, immediately think ...

Carnival’s Best Family Excursion in Costa Maya

Lost Mayan Kingdom Adventure Park- Best Excursion for Families in Costa Maya- This Mama Loves

When we took a 7 day Western Caribbean Cruise aboard the Carnival Magic ship last month, one of our stops was in Costa Maya, Mexico. This was our first cruise as a family and we really wanted a day to relax and have some fun as our previous day, we'd been on a river boat ...

First Trip to Fenway with the Kids

First Trip to Fenway - This Mama Loves

I partnered with Cape Cod® to promote #RoadTripChip by taking my very own road trip with their chips for the kids' First Trip to Fenway and sharing our experience. Opinions are my own. If you know me, you know I'm born and raised in New England, and born and bred a Red Sox fan. It's just in ...

Explore Nature Far & Wide with Family by Your Side

Explore Nature Far & Wide with Family By Your Side - This Mama Loves

This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. What matters most to us time with family.  That’s always, always been the answer but this time last year, when we lost my father-in-law unexpectedly to a tragic accident, it refreshed and renewed to us just how important family is.  His favorite thing in this world ...

Western Carribbean Cruise on Carnival Magic #LetsGoCarnival

Western Carribbean Cruise on Carnival Magic- This Mama Loves Blog

Western Carribbean Cruise on Carnival Magic Disclosure: I am participating in the #LetsGOCarnival retreat managed by SJ Consulting. The opinions on this blog are my own. We are packing our bags and heading to sea- literally- in just under 2 weeks. Our first cruise as a family. My second cruise, and my husband and kids' will be on their first cruise ship.  To say we're excited is an understatement- we are really looking forward to some ...

Using Credit Card Rewards to Pay for Travel

Using credit card rewards to pay for travel- This Mama Loves blog

This post about using credit card rewards to pay for travel is part of a partnership with American Express and Hilton HHonors.  I’ve been a stay-at-home parent since our oldest was born almost 11 years ago. The first several years, I wasn’t working, so there wasn’t extra income for vacations. Any points or rewards earned from using ...

Harry Potter Interactive Wands at Universal

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Harry Potter Interactive Wands at Universal: Which Wand is the right wand for me? Are the Harry Potter Wands Worth it? When visiting Universal Studios of Orlando, Florida, if you are like most people, you are going more to see the Wizarding World of Harry Potter than any other section of the parks. Both Islands of Adventure ...

Vacation Planning Strategies

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Planning a vacation with the family is exciting.  It can also be stressful and exhausting and as parents we know that there is so much more that goes into it than the fun that is caught on camera.  With a big family of school age kids and toddlers, there is a lot to think about ...