Enjoy Your “Wild Side” In Bradenton Area Florida

Snooty the World's Oldest Living Manatee

A destination on Florida’s West Coast is emerging as “king of the jungle” with many family-friendly opportunities to (safely) see some of the planet’s most majestic creatures and create memories to last long beyond next winter. From turtles to manatees, gators to birds, The Bradenton Area (Bradenton, Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key) is crawling […]

A Step-by-Step Tutorial on Making Your Own Travel Photography Book

Touched By China Book

I’m excited to share with you this tutorial by Mary Coates Smith, author of Touched By China. When I went to China, I did not go there with the intention of publishing a photography book, but after viewing more than 3000 photos I had taken, the stunning beauty and exquisite detail compelled me to create a […]

So You Want to Go to Disney? Tips for Surviving the Magic Kingdom

Disney World

Guest Post by Nicole Hockin. There’s a small window in our lives when Pixie Dust makes you fly and meeting giant mice wearing clothes is better than winning the lottery. With a trip to Walt Disney World, we get a chance to channel our inner child and experience that magic. Taking children to Disney should be […]

Six Great Attractions For Kids In Chicago


Guest post by Dan Patterson. With school out and summer in full swing, now is the time to plan family summer vacations. One popular family travel destination is Chicago, the “windy city.” Here are six of the best Chicago family attractions to visit this summer that won’t take your entire travel budget. Adler Planetarium The planetarium […]

Keeping Your Home Safe While Traveling


Guest post by Mark J.  The benefits of a home security system are fairly apparent to most people who have ever been in charge of homes or families. If you are a parent raising children in your home, you certainly recognize the importance of upholding the safety and security of your house. Keeping your house […]

How To Choose The Perfect Romantic Getaway Location

Sandals Resort

To start, choose a location and a hotel that has a reputation for catering to romance. Romantic getaways, weddings and honeymoons all include one thing in the equation- romance. Your choice of Romantic Getaways should include the below: 1. What is important to you both as a couple? For many, an adults-only experience is ideal 2. Intimate […]

5 Tips For A Safe and Fun Ziplining Experience


Join  me in welcoming Jenn from Rebel Chick’s Journey for today’s guest post. She has some valuable ziplining tips for us! Last year, I went to Jamaica and did something that I thought I’d never do – I went ziplining! I have a fear of heights, so when I realized that we were going to […]

Hot Springs, Arkansas: A Surprisingly Romantic Getaway

Hot Springs

If you’re looking for a place to go with your sweetheart around Valentine’s Day, consider taking a trip on a jet charter or airplane to Hot Springs, Arkansas. Although the state of Arkansas isn’t necessarily known as being one of the most romantic states, Hot Springs is a beautiful oasis and the perfect place to […]