Into Africa!

“I had a farm in Africa..." These familiar words begin Baroness Karen Von Blixen's story of her life on a coffee plantation in British...

A Date With Delaware

I like to think I know from beaches. I grew up in California, spent summers in Tahoe, and racked up several dozen sunburns in...

Throw Mama On The Train

I'm an older mom. Meaning, these days I don't hear my mom coming out of my mouth nearly as often as I hear my...

Hawaiian Holiday

What is it that makes Hawaii so special? In poll after poll, it ranks as the top vacation destination for families. But is it...

Shore and Much More

Mine is a mixed marriage. My husband loves the beach. I love the city. And the kids love adventure. So this year, we decided...

See The World!

International travel with the kids. As these words sunk in, I began to have doubts. Were we crazy? Was I going to regret this? If...

Looking For A Sweet Family Destination?

What do you get when you combine kids and parents who want one last fling before the busy school year begins with younger, active...

Rockin’ the River with the RVA Family

Want a great mini-vacation that ends tranquilly with your head on your own pillow? Lucky us! We live in Richmond where the James River...

All Aboard The Fantasy

There's a lot to love about Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship, the Disney Fantasy, especially for a Disney fanatic like myself. The 4,000-passenger ship...

Harry Potter And The “Best Day Ever!”

It was well before sunrise on a December morning in Orlando, Florida.We were at the front of the line at the gates of Universal’s...