How to host a Caribbean themed party in 10 easy steps

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My daughter recently requested a Caribbean themed party with dolphins for her 5th birthday. This would have been super easy if it was summer and if we had a pool (and a backyard!) but for a New York City party in the fall, it took a little creativity. Read on to see my tips for […]

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Top 5 Family Friendly Halloween Activities in NYC

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This is probably going to be one of the last nice weekends before the Polar Vortex strikes again so get your costumes ready and check out these family friendly Halloween activities. 1) Circle Line’s Halloween Ball Kids Costume Cruise Want to combine a Halloween activity with a little sightseeing?  You’ll love Circle Line’s special Halloween Ball – […]

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“Frozen” Inspired Disney Cruises to Norway Debut in June

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Do you have a Frozen fan in your family?  I thought so.  If you’re looking for a summer Disney getaway that doesn’t involve scorching temperatures and long lines, check out the new Disney cruises aboard the Disney Magic to the Norwegian Fjords. This scenic region of Norway served as the inspiration and backdrop for Frozen […]

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Fun and Free in Manhattan: Explore the High Line in NYC

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New York City can be a super expensive place to visit but there is never a shortage of free family friendly activities and attractions if you’re in the know. Today I’m showcasing the High Line in NYC’s Chelsea neighborhood. One of the best places for kids of all ages to take in New York City, the […]

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Cute and Comfy Pajamas for Little Jetsetters

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I always pack my favorite pajamas when I travel so when I pack my daughter’s suitcase, I always make sure to bring her favorite comfy pajamas along too. While my daughter still has a soft spot for princess nightgowns, she likes her pajamas a little more “grown up looking” now that she’s almost five (going […]

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Adorable Halloween Costumes for Little Globetrotters

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Tis the season for pumpkins and adorable Halloween costumes! I searched Pinterest high and low and here are my top five Halloween costumes for Globetrotting Kids… 1) This Baby Pilot DIY costume is just perfect for the under-one jet set. 2) How cute is this DIY Mini Eiffel Tower? 3) I just love these little DIY Pan Am Stewardess Costumes. 4) […]

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Fall Fun: Pumpkin Picking on Long Island at Fink’s Country Farm

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Back-to-school came and went and now its time for Halloween!  Pumpkin picking on Long Island is one of my favorite fall activities but if you wait too long, the pumpkins are picked over and the crowds are crazy. So, pick a weekend (between September 20 and November 2) and head over to Fink’s Country Farm on Eastern […]

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I AM ELEVEN: Sneak peek into the lives of children around the world

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When I was a new mom, I remember venturing out to the movies to see a documentary called Babies that chronicled the lives of four babies around the world.  I was amazed to see how different moms (and babies) had it in other countries (no wipes, no plush stroller buntings, oh my!) but the unifying theme was how […]

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Circle Line Debuts Bear Mountain Fall Cruises: See the fall foliage without driving

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Looking for a fun fall day trip from NYC that doesn’t involve driving, getting lost or keeping kids in a car seat for hours?  Circle Line is kicking off their new Bear Mountain fall cruises this weekend and here are my top 10 reasons you should check it out… 1) You won’t be driving!  This is […]

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Fun Food Friday: State Series Cutting Boards for Globetrotting Foodies

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Are you looking for a fun way to sneak in a little geography learning with your kids? Check out these handmade wooden State Series cutting boards from Etsy’s AHeirloom shop. I think they’d be a great gift for any budding culinary star or globetrotting family.  You can have icons engraved to commemorate cities where you got married, […]

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