10 Great Ways Windows 8.1 Makes Summer Travel Planning Easier & More Fun

Windows 8.1 Travel

Summer is the perfect time to hit the road or hop on a plane. We love to travel as often as we can and while heading out on trips can be relaxing and rejuvenating sometimes summer travel planning can be make you say, “I need a vacation from my vacation and we haven’t even left […]

What Is The ESPN Wide World Of Sports?


I love sports. I played softball, basketball, and volleyball through high school and continued my volleyball career into college and after. I was a graduate assistant for the volleyball team at Kent State and even a head community college volleyball coach for a few years. Since then I’ve maintained an interest in health & fitness […]

Allegiant Air Offers Affordable, Nonstop Service to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Allegiant Air

I’m excited to bring you today’s guest post. I’ve been dreaming of the beach! There is exciting news for families looking to take an affordable summer getaway. Allegiant Air recently announced it will offer nonstop jet service to America’s favorite beach: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Boasting 60-miles of pristine coastline, the Myrtle Beach area of […]

10 Fun Things To Do In Cancun For Families


Dave and I went to Cancun once many years ago. We had a wonderful time. The weather was warm, the sky was blue, the sun was shining, and the water sparkled. Since visiting we’ve always thought about going back. Now that we are parents we’ve often wondered what there is to do in Cancun for […]

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 […]

5 Summer Vacation Suggestions

4th of July Kids At Beach

Summer vacation. It’s such a complex time of year. The weather is gorgeous, the days are longer, and the kids are home from school. Photo Credit Randy Heath These are all elements of fun, at least until mid-June. Then children, who were happy to entertain themselves for hours on end in those first couple of […]

The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World – Book Review

Hidden Magic of Disney

With Disney Social Media Moms 2013 just around the corner, I’ve been searching online for hidden gems at Disney World. I love finding things to see and do that might not be out in the open. I love Disney’s attention to detail, so when I came across The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World: Over […]

Lonely Planet’s 1000 Ultimate Sights Review

Lonely Planets 1000 Ultimate Sites

What type of traveler are you?  The type who doesn’t get excited until you lock in your door and are on your way, or the type who gets excited planning your trip all out?  I’m the second one.  I can literally spend days or even weeks planning out the perfect trip.  Where we are going […]