Posts Categorized: My Family Guide

Breweries in SW Washington that allow Kids

Breweries are becoming a family affair Are you getting tired of taking the kids to the same places every weekend?  Clark County but especially Vancouver is starting to boom with a variety of kid-friendly places that even the adults will enjoy.  The places I’m referring too are breweries and taprooms.  Clark County sat on the… Read more »

Vacation Ideas with Kids

vacation ideas with kids

Booking.com Check out some of these vacation ideas to keep the whole family entertained The school year is almost finished and it is time to start thinking about your vacation plans for Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and all other days in between.  Your plans should include getting to new places and turn off… Read more »

Family Cruising – Fact vs. Fiction

family cruises fact versus fiction about crusing

Booking.com It’s a debate that’s been around for decades.  A topic that not only has the country divided, but many families and friends.  Of course I’m talking about cruise ships.  There’s such a rift between the “pro-cruisers” and “anti-cruisers”, that when the two sides happen to meet, the tension can be cut with a butter… Read more »

Holiday Travel Tips

holiday travel tips with kids

Use these holiday travel tips to make your season bright Traveling during the holidays can be stressful especially if you have children in tow.  Lots of things can happen unexpectedly from weather delays, to sickness, to loss luggage.  I have experienced A LOT during my travels with my family so I’m going to share some… Read more »

A 9/11 Experience – 15 Years Later

911 experience in new york

  Today, is one year since we departed for our three-week European vacation (Sept 11, 2016).  Our first stop was a layover in New York City and it happen to fall on the 15 year anniversary of 9/11.  I wasn’t sure what to expect on such a memorable day.  Even if you aren’t a New… Read more »

Vancouver Pizza Company is bigger and better

vancouver pizza company

Bigger is Better at Vancouver Pizza Company If you find yourself visiting downtown Vancouver and are searching for a family-friendly restaurant, make your way to Vancouver Pizza Company.  This pizzeria has been a community landmark in downtown Vancouver for over 20 years.  If a restaurant has survived that long, they must be doing something right!… Read more »

When the Shoe Fits at Clogs-n-More

shoes at clogs n more

Quality Shoes for the whole family I have to admit, I’m not a “shoe girl”, but after today things will change.   The thought of spending over $30 on a pair of shoes frightened me…until I visited a boutique shoe store in the Hawthorne District of Portland called, “Clogs-n-More“.  They have a total of four… Read more »

Disney bringing back Star Wars Day at Sea in 2018: Travel Weekly

The event features a deck party with a fireworks display, character meet-and-greets, and Star Wars-themed family and youth activities. Cruising is one of our family favorite vacations.  Now, add Disney in the mix and drop in some Star Wars…oh my goodness!  You will have a vacation the whole family will remember for decades. Disney Cruises… Read more »

Carry On: 15 Items to Pack for Kids

Carry on items to Pack with traveling with kids

These 15 items can fit in your carry on As a parent of 2 children (7 yo & 4 yo), I’m always looking for ways to improve our travel experience, especially when flying.  If you don’t come prepared on the plane, it can make for a LONG flight.  I have learned a few hard lessons… Read more »