Top 10 Things to do When its Freezing Out

With most of the United States in a freeze, what can you and your family do that doesn’t require being outside? Well, lots actually. Here are our Top Ten things to do when the weather outside is frightful. 1. Visit a Museum. Just admit it– there is at least one museum in your city that you have never been to. Believe me, this is more … Continue reading Top 10 Things to do When its Freezing Out

Vacation Tips from the Obama Family

Looking for ideas for your next family vacation? Consider what the Obamas are doing this summer. According to the White House, the First Family plans to enjoy three days  in Mount Desert Island, Maine. Those from this part of the US know it is home to Acadia National Park. The Obamas seem to enjoy our national parks, last year visiting  Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon. … Continue reading Vacation Tips from the Obama Family

13 Year Old Reaches Peak of Everest!

CONGRATULATIONS TO JORDAN ROMERO for reaching the summit of Mount Everest! Jordan, and American from Big Bear, California, breaks the record for youngest person to reach this milestone. The record was previously held by a 16 year old Nepalese boy. Jordan was accompanied by his family- his dad and step mother. His reason for making this journey sounds a little something like our own mission … Continue reading 13 Year Old Reaches Peak of Everest!

Travel’s “New Black” is GRAY

I was just reading this month’s edition of Washington FAMILY Magazine, and I have to say, I am pretty inspired. This month’s issue is all about getting outside, enjoying the spring, and CAMPS GALORE! As you know, Dear Reader, I’m all about the great outdoors, so I thought I’d put together a list of some of my favorite outings, and remind you of others I’ve … Continue reading Travel’s “New Black” is GRAY

Rainy Day Blues: Ideas for an “Indoor Day”

As we publish this post, its raining buckets outside. Alas, another Saturday morning indoors. What’s a parent to do? Well, PLAY of course. Here now a list of things you can do around the house today. Indoor Camping: If you have a fireplace this will make things even more fun. Pull out that camping gear and “camp” in the living room today. Don’t have any … Continue reading Rainy Day Blues: Ideas for an “Indoor Day”

NEWS FLASH: $44 Cross-Country Airline Deals Just Announced

Thanks AirTran! Little had I known when our brood literally flew them the other day, that they would incite an industry-wide sale event. On Tuesday, the low-cost airline announced fares as low as $44 (one way), not including taxes and fees. Travel MUST be within the dates of  March 19 through Nov. 16. The best part? Several competitors including American Airlines began to match AirTran … Continue reading NEWS FLASH: $44 Cross-Country Airline Deals Just Announced

Top Family Travel Destinations

It’s that time of year again. Time to “get out of Dodge” with the family for a vacation. Here now our top picks for Winter 2010. 1. Caribbean pick: Atlantis 2. Domestic Pick #1: Anything Disney 3. Domestic Pick #2: Colonial Williamsburg 4. South Pacific: Hawaii for the family. Also see our posts about Disney’s new Hawaiian resort. Meantime, we suggest Maui as your family … Continue reading Top Family Travel Destinations