Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends at Busch Gardens in Tampa

For Max’s first birthday, we hosted a pretty big Sesame Street themed birthday bash for our friends and their little ones (for my post about Max’s first birthday, I’ve included the link to that HERE.).  This year I wanted to go a little bit more low key and just hang out with family for the … Continue reading Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends at Busch Gardens in Tampa

Top 20 Tips for Traveling with Baby

Traveling has always been a passion of mine.   When I got pregnant in 2015, I knew I wanted to share lots of trips and adventures with our little man, and baby or not. Before Max was a year old he completed more than 12 flights, including a trip from the US to Italy.   While … Continue reading Top 20 Tips for Traveling with Baby

Rosemary Beach, Florida’s Little Known Gem

Last year a work trip brought me to the beaches of the Florida panhandle for the very first time, and there and then I decided I had to come back someday with my family. There is an easy low key vibe that’s perfect for relaxing with a beer at a beach bar and listening to … Continue reading Rosemary Beach, Florida’s Little Known Gem

A Few of My Favorite Things – Packing Tips for Your Next Beach Trip

We've been planning this trip for several months, so I'm super excited to finally see the aqua waters and beautiful soft beaches in gorgeous Rosemary Beach.  Yay! Packing for the beach can be overwhelming, especially with a toddler, so I wanted to share a few of my favorite things we managed to stuff in the … Continue reading A Few of My Favorite Things – Packing Tips for Your Next Beach Trip

How to Limit Your Wait for Pandora’s Avatar Flight of Passage

Late this spring, Walt Disney World Resort’s Animal Kingdom debuted the visually stunning new world of Pandora, the beautiful land depicted in the visually stunning movie Avatar.   In my blog post below (1) I'll tell you a little bit about the latest thrill ride, and (2) share my tips on how to avoid a long … Continue reading How to Limit Your Wait for Pandora’s Avatar Flight of Passage

5 Tips to Make Your Summer Vacation to Orlando Even Better

If you have a trip to Orlando coming up you probably have started planning which parks to visit and what attractions to see. Maybe you've even booked a special character breakfast for your little ones to eat pancakes with Mickey Mouse. But lets face it, summers in Florida are hot and the lines for rides … Continue reading 5 Tips to Make Your Summer Vacation to Orlando Even Better

Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival 🌱

Last weekend we took Max to the beautiful Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival. We are Florida Resident Annual Pass holders, so I try to go each year to check it out. The grounds at Epcot are always pristine, but the flowers and displays are just stunning, with pods of flowers floating in the reflecting pools. … Continue reading Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival 🌱

Planning your first trip to Italy

If you are starting to plan your first trip to Italy,  you'll be spending lots of time daydreaming about which cities to visit and where to stay.     Whether you want to visit the romantic Amalfi Coast, Tuscan countryside, Italian lakes, or ancient ruins of Rome, Italy has it all.  As your travel dates get closer, you may … Continue reading Planning your first trip to Italy

Lake Como 101

Quite simply, Lake Como is my favorite place on earth. There is no way words can capture the breathtaking moment when you drive over the pass and gaze down at the sun sparkling off the lake like glitter, gently highlighting an ethereal mist hovering over the valley. You lose count of the warm hued stucco and … Continue reading Lake Como 101

This Floridian’s Top 20 Walt Disney World Tips

While on Facebook, I often notice that family and friends from up north are looking  for recommendations for their trip to Disney World... I grew up vacationing at Walt Disney World theme parks with my parents and sister. My love of Disney and a summer job at the parks as a “close personal friend of … Continue reading This Floridian’s Top 20 Walt Disney World Tips