For the past 10 years, we have loaded up the munchkins in the wee hours of the morning for a road trip out to Scottsdale, Tempe, Flagstaff or Phoenix for a spring break Arizona road trip during spring break training. Like many travelers, the initial trips were solely based around watching the ... Read More
Travel with kids
Costa Rica- Day 1
The trip of a lifetime... or a trip you will need a vacation from once your done. Depends on who you ask- ha! If you ask any of my munchkins what their favorite family vacation was the response will unanimously be- COSTA RICA!!!! Which is amazing bc we can't get them to agree on anything... EVER. It ... Read More
Dubai with a Munchkin… Day 1
Our first real "adventurous" type trip with our munchkins was to Dubai. It was a crazy emotional trip bc we were on our way to meet and bring home one of our son's who was born in Ethiopia. At that time we already had three biological munchkins and with such a long trip my mama heart just couldn't ... Read More
Disneyworld… a schedule that works!
Looks like we got brave and traveled with just our immediate family back in 2005. And, we liked it SO much we went TWICE to Disneyworld in one summer. Or maybe we are just crazy? Our kiddos were 2 & 4 and we were starting to realize we liked when they said "Welcome Home" what an affordable ... Read More
My Aulani Review… Recently Rated #1 Family Beach Hotel
Initially I intended to handle this blog chronologically... but I just don't seem to have the patience- ha! Story of my life. I ran across this article from Travel & Leisure and just had to weigh in on why WE LOVE AULANI!!! 1) FREE Childcare- Yes I said it. Just like the cruise... kids ... Read More
Disneyworld… this time around with two toddlers!!
Disneyworld seemed to be our go to trip for quite a few years in the beginning and looking back I think it was the perfect fit for our family. Disney allowed us to get out and go somewhere with all the conveniences we needed having two little munchkins along for the ride. Once again we traveled ... Read More
Disneyworld & Universal Studios 2003… Our first family trip.
In 2003 we traveled with our one year old son to Disneyworld for the first time. I remember driving myself crazy trying to figure out what to pack. Good thing they have a Target close by for us frugal families so if you forget anything (ahemm... like I did) then you won't have to travel far to get ... Read More