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Photo Friday: Alien Head – Fun with Photo Booth for iPad
Friday, October 12, 2012 – 10:00 am | One Comment
Photo Friday: Alien Head – Fun with Photo Booth for iPad

One of my son’s favorite time-wasters (on a trip or at home) is to make silly photos on the iPad with the Photo Booth app.  This photo was using the ‘squeeze’ setting and makes him …

Top 10 Maya-Themed Family Activities — National Geographic
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 – 10:00 am | No Comment
Top 10 Maya-Themed Family Activities — National Geographic

 

We are headed to Cancun in January for a family vacation… the first so far that requires a passport!  So I am in full-on research mode.  I’ve been there before without kids, so I know …

Disney kicks off first cruises from Texas – USATODAY.com
Sunday, October 7, 2012 – 10:00 am | One Comment
Disney kicks off first cruises from Texas – USATODAY.com

 

I have not yet taken my son on a cruise, but when I do, the first time it will be on a Disney Cruise for sure.  Since my husband is often in Houston, having a …

Review: Eyewitness Travel Guides – Spain
Saturday, October 6, 2012 – 10:00 am | No Comment
Review: Eyewitness Travel Guides – Spain

The Dorling Kindersley (DK) Eyewitness Travel Guides are always a must-buy for me before any trip.  We use these books months before heading out on a trip to get a general sense of the area …

2012 World’s Best Family hotels | Travel + Leisure
Monday, October 1, 2012 – 11:19 am | No Comment
2012 World’s Best Family hotels | Travel + Leisure

 

2012 World’s Best Family hotels | Travel + Leisure results are in!!  Travel + Leisure rated the 50 world’s best family hotels
Here are the top 10 in the US. As you can imagine, lots of …

America’s Wackiest Mini-Golf Courses – Articles | Travel + Leisure
Sunday, September 30, 2012 – 10:00 am | 3 Comments
America’s Wackiest Mini-Golf Courses – Articles | Travel + Leisure

 

I love mini-golf.  I mean, really LOVE it.  I’ve never had much power in ‘real’ golf (as my dad calls it), and so the running joke is that I double par every hole.  Meaning, if …

Give Your Child the World with Little Passports!
Saturday, September 29, 2012 – 10:00 am | No Comment
Give Your Child the World with Little Passports!

Want to give your child the world?  Now you can with Little Passports!
Not only do we love to travel as a family, but we love learning about other places and their cultures.  Maybe it’s the …

Photo Friday: Jolly Green Giant Statue
Friday, September 28, 2012 – 10:00 am | No Comment
Photo Friday: Jolly Green Giant Statue

Any guesses where this is??  Leave your guess in the comments below!
 

Showcase: Haunted Louisiana: Mansions of the South
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 – 10:00 am | One Comment
Showcase: Haunted Louisiana: Mansions of the South

 
I found a great post by CajunMama (aka Shannon Hurst Lane) on Friday over on TravelingMamas.com just in time for Halloween: Haunted Louisiana: Mansions of the South.
I have an old travel guide to haunted houses that …

My Favorite Family Vacation? Good Question…
Monday, September 24, 2012 – 10:00 am | No Comment
My Favorite Family Vacation?  Good Question…

At a dinner party this weekend, someone asked me,”Of all the places you’ve been, what’s your favorite family vacation so far?”
I know that I should say Maui hands-down because it’s… well, Maui.  And it was …