2013 KIA Sorento Review: From a Mom’s Perspective

From the moment this 2013 KIA Sorento pulled up into my driveway, it was love at first sight. It was big, spacious and perfect for our family. You would think with a family of five we would have something more roomy than a small two door, compact car - we don't. So I knew having the opportunity to … [Read more...]

Plan a Trip to Chicago with Gogobot!

Next summer we are planning to take a trip. We have been seriously thinking about going to Chicago. Being from California, that is a pretty far trip. We have never been that far as a family before. We usually take small road trips right here in Northern California. So planning this should be fun! … [Read more...]

Save Some Money with Timeshare Rentals on RedWeek.com + a 2 Year Membership Giveaway! {Closed}

Are you like me and long overdue for a vacation? Living on a budget makes it hard for us to actually take a vacation. Not to mention, there are five of us and that just means more money. There are so many places that I want to visit! I have an affordable solution. Timeshare rentals might just be … [Read more...]

LEGO Brickation Summer event in South Lake Tahoe, CA | win a mini-LEGO prize pack!

LEGO's are something that I grew up with and I loved to create 'masterpieces.' Now I'm a mom and LEGO's are still around and my kids love them. They let their imaginations go wild and come up with some pretty cool creations themselves. I have always wanted to visit LEGOLAND; however, I have never … [Read more...]

Review/Giveaway: 1,000 Places to See Before You Die [3 winners] US/Can ~ ends 6/26

  Do you love to travel and look for new places to explore? Do you have a bucket list (or maybe you are like me and keep saying you're going to make a bucket list)? So far in my life, I have not been able to travel as much as I would like but I plan to! Now I will know exactly where to go once … [Read more...]

My favorite places to be are sometimes odd! #NaBloPoMo

   Sure everyone has their favorite places to be and I'm sure they are very exciting, relaxing places. For me, I don't travel too often; therefore, my favorite places to be might seem a little odd to you but they are real. One of my favorite places is a hotel. I know that might sound … [Read more...]

Bora Bora is somewhere I will be jumping one day! #NaBloPoMo

    Tell me this photo of Bora Bora doesn't look absolutely amazing! The one thing I would do if I had more money is travel. For so long, I thought Hawaii would be the first place I would want to visit. Also, we have never been to a Disney theme park - so I thought I might go … [Read more...]

5 Must-have Fashionable Pieces to Pack for Every Weekend Trip

There are things (okay, many things) that I pack when our family goes on vacation. I will admit that there are lots of items I pack that I actually never even use. I'm one of those overly prepared kind of people. It drives Big Daddy crazy but that's just how it's going to be. Last year, we took a … [Read more...]

Five Fun Family Vacations Activities Your Kids Will Love

Summer is just about here! That means it's time to start thinking about what  adventurous and fun family vacations you are going to plan for this summer. I'm not sure about your kids, but mine are happy with with just about going anywhere. We're a family on a very tight budget (always have … [Read more...]