Amusement Parks 101: Top 10 Tips for Visiting Hersheypark, Pennsylvania

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Summertime means visits to amusement parks and today I’m sharing my Top 10 Tips for Visiting Hersheypark, Pennsylvania from my recent road trip… 1) Start your day early!  You’ll want to be in line when the gates open so you can enjoy the most popular rides before the crowds arrive.  If you can get your […]

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Spotlight on Wyndham Vacation Rentals

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Wyndham Vacation Rentals. Did you know that July is National Vacation Rental Month?  If you are a vacation rental virgin, read on for my top five reasons why Wyndham Vacation Rentals are a great choice for family getaways. 1) Space, space, space.  When families stay […]

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Fun Food Friday: A Taste of Belgium with Wafels & Dinges

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New York City is home to some of best food trucks offering up flavors from all over the world.  If you’re looking to savor a sweet treat from Belgium, just start searching for the closest yellow Wafels & Dinges truck (or cart). The Belgian waffle debuted at the 1964 World’s Fair in Queens, when a Belgian restauranteur served […]

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Staycation Ideas 101: Juggle Bubbles

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Traveling with kids can be tough but sometimes you can have just as much fun at home (without packing or jet lag) when you take a staycation!  If your kids are home this summer, plan some day trips and explore your hometown like a tourist or just head out to your backyard or nearest playground […]

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Global Inspired Gift Idea for Babies Born in 2014


Tired of giving the same old baby gifts all the time? If you’re looking for a fun, globally inspired gift idea for babies born in 2014, you’ll want to check out Jade Stars: The Great Race book and gifts. We’ve all heard that this is the Year of the Horse according to the Chinese Zodiac, but do you know the […]

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Globetrotting Moms: Cute Weekender Bags for July 4th Getaways

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Heading out of town for a July 4th weekend getaway? Check out these cute weekender bags… I think these would be fun for a beach getaway with or without the kiddos but they’d also work well for a visit to your favorite friend’s house or a weekend retreat. 1) This neon pink and white canvas duffel from […]

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Happy National Sunglasses Day! Cool shades for globetrotting Kids

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Did you know that today is National Sunglasses Day?  I’m sure you’re savvy about protecting your eyes when you’re out and about – sunglasses are awesome for hiding those sleep deprived eyes – but how good are you at protecting your kids’ eyes from those dangerous UV rays? I recently learned from The Vision Council that […]

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Spotlight on NYC: Sail Away on Circle Line Kids Cruises

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Summer is here and there’s no better way to see New York City’s sights than by sea.  Circle Line cruises have always been a favorite for tourists and locals alike but if you’ve got kids, you’ll want to check out Circle Line’s Kids Cruises. I took my husband, my daughter and my broken foot on […]

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Michaels Kicks Off Passport to Imagination Museum Road Trip Summer Program

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Looking for a fun and affordable way to explore North America this summer without leaving home? Michaels has teamed up with seven leading North American museums to create Passport to Imagination 2014, an in-store summer program where kids ages 5-12 can explore culture through crafting. This year’s theme is Museum Road Trip and each week will focus on a different […]

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Globetrotting Mommy: Top 10 Ways a Broken Foot is Like Having a Baby

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Those of you who follow me on Instagram and Twitter know that I’ve been spending the last few weeks homebound with a broken foot. Since I like to run around a lot, I’ve pretty much had to give in to things that can be done on one foot which isn’t a whole lot in New […]

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