A Tale of Two Resorts: Disney’s Grand Floridian & Wyndham Lake Buena Vista

Tweet Last month, my girls and I had the opportunity to take a road trip down to Orlando, FL for my annual TravelingMom retreat. We really enjoyed the time together both on the road and at the parks – especially since the girls are older now and much more self-sufficient. For three nights, we had […]

From Disney to DeVos…

Tweet This week will be a study in contrasts, in more ways than one. I’ve spent the past 6 days in Orlando, Florida on a solo trip to the TravelingMom 2015 #TMOMDisney retreat. It’s an annual chance to learn, grow, network and enjoy the time away from home. Last year we made it a family […]

Staying organized for Back-to-School with VolunteerSpot! #sponsored

Tweet This is a sponsored post on behalf of VolunteerSpot through TravelingMom. As always, all opinions stated here are 100% either my own or those of my family. One week from tomorrow… That’s when my kids will get up, get dressed in clothes they’ve picked out weeks ago, and head off to the bus stop […]

Review: Mystic Dunes Resort, Orlando FL #DiamondResorts #sponsored

Tweet My family received a complimentary 2-night stay in a 2-bedroom unit at Mystic Dunes Resort and Golf Club, courtesy of Diamond Resorts International. All opinions stated here are 100% either my own or those of my family, as always. A few weeks ago, my family packed up and headed south for a week-long road […]

MyMagic+ & Magic Bands help make a #DisneyWorld vacation even more magical #TMOMDisney #sponsored

Tweet We were hosted by Disney World for two nights and provided with park tickets as part of the TravelingMom retreat. All opinions stated here are 100% my own or those of my family, as always. Disney World has been keeping up with technology and that’s very apparent with the recent rollout of MyMagic+, now […]

Our whirlwind road trip to Disney World

Tweet We were hosted by Disney World for two nights and provided with park tickets as part of the TravelingMom retreat. We were also hosted by Diamond Resorts at the Mystic Dunes resort for two nights as well. All opinions stated here are 100% my own or those of my family, as always. When it […]

Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho, it’s off to #TMOMDisney we go… #ad

Tweet We are packed and ready. Electronics are charged, books checked out, pet care arranged, and minivan (mostly) loaded. It’s official. We’re heading to Disney World! This will be my family’s second long road trip in two years – both of which have included visiting Mickey and friends. There are a few differences – last […]

(So not) Wordless Wednesday – When Dream and Fantasy meet, fireworks!

Tweet One of the most fun parts of the press cruise on the Disney Fantasy a few weeks ago was the very first time that the ship sailed by and ‘met’ its sister ship, the Disney Dream. We caught sight of the Dream a few times over the cruise, but it was the first meeting […]

The HTC Rhyme – a phone for shutterbugs

Tweet Ask anybody who knows me and they’ll tell you that I take a ton of photos. Too many, at least according to my husband – he tends to wince when he sees the camera in my hand. Although lately, I tend to take so many pictures on my phone, that he never even realizes […]

Disney Cruise Line’s new Fantasy

Tweet Last month, I experienced something that I never had before – the kind of vacation that I’d only read (and dreamed) about… My very first cruise. And it was an incredible experience from beginning to end. One that I am determined to repeat someday – and next time, I’m definitely bringing my family along […]