Make the most of your visit to Universal Studios

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Make the most of your visit to Universal Studios Theme Park in Orlando Visiting Universal Studios Orlando can be an overwhelming experience, especially the first time you go. From the minute you get out of the car or shuttle and make your way in, there is so much to see and take in. Every bit of ...

Start planning your vacation with HHonors Points

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Start planning your vacation now with HHonors Points We just got home from several days in Orlando as a family. It was a great time for us to get away, spend some time together and just relax and enjoy ourselves. Well, relax for a few days, anyway, since we did 3 days at the parks while ...

AMEX & Hilton HHonors Cards help achieve family travel goals

AMEX & Hilton HHonors Cards help achieve family travel goals

I am excited to partner with American Express and Hilton for this sponsored opportunity to make my family travel goals and summer trip to Orlando happen. Most of us are happy to travel to different places.  Maybe you just love to travel back to your childhood hometown. Maybe you love to travel the world. One obstacle for many ...

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

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 ...