Activities For The Family In The Beach Town Of Ventura, California


Ventura, California is a gorgeous, laid back, beach town that my family and I adore. It is the epitome of relaxation: from Farmer's Markets to strolls on the pier, to that perfect ocean breeze that is always present, this is a great place for adults and children alike. If you're wondering what to do in this town, take a look at our favorites below! Ventura Pier … [Read more...]

The Best Beach Toys

The Best Beach Toys

At just shy of 2 years old, my son experienced the beach for the first time. It was love at first sight and he's been chattering about the beach ever since! I totally overgrammed our trip, but it was absolutely beautiful - if you haven't visited the Washington Coast - get it on your bucket list! Even though the Washington Coast can be a bit chilly ... well, quite chilly ... … [Read more...]

Travel Journal: Grand Turk Port Day

Carnival Freedom

It is Day 3 of our Carnival Freedom Southern Caribbean cruise and we had a bit of a slow start this morning. One word of advice when traveling with kids, especially on a cruise, it to try to keep as close to their normal sleep schedule as possible. Sure, there are people like my brother and sister-in-law who have kids that can stay up until midnight and then sleep in until … [Read more...]

How To Plan And Pack For The Perfect Summer Beach Day


Summer is upon us and today we're talking about the perfect beach trip. A perfect beach trip doesn't always happen by chance. You've got to plan and pack! This Southern California native has got you covered today!Don't forget items-Sunscreen! Whether you've got fair skin or tan easy, you need protection from the sun. I always love the spray on sunscreen and don't … [Read more...]

Travel Review: Generations Riviera Maya by Karisma (VIDEO)

Generations Riviera Maya

A couple weeks ago, I was invited to check out the brand new Generations Riviera Maya Resort by Karisma. This family-friendly, gourmet-inclusive destination is conveniently located about 25 minutes from the Cancun airport in Mexico. Here is what families will find when they visit...If you prefer to read and look at photos (instead of watching the video), I've done that too! … [Read more...]