Walt Disney World Tip – Trains and Parades

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Today we are featuring Walt Disney World Tips Episode #11 from our incredible trip a few weeks ago. The Junior Gizmo kids were busy collecting tips all over the park during our visit that they were excited to share with you. Our tip today is all about the trains and parades at Magic Kingdom and is kind of a secret tip that you'll want to know about before you hit the park! … [Read more...]

Walt Disney World Tip – Best Place to Watch the Parade

Walt Disney World Parade

A Walt Disney World vacation is a BIG deal to most families so it's a good idea to get as many tips before you go as you can. Today it's time for another Walt Disney World tip (Episode #9) from Baby Gizmo that will make your parade watching experience that much better.Our Junior Gizmo kids share this tip from my favorite parade of all time - the Disney Main Street … [Read more...]

Walt Disney World Beach Club Resort Room Tour Review (VIDEO)

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Are you planning a trip to Disney World with the kids soon? We have a great Disney resort that you may want to consider. This week we stayed at the Disney Beach Club Resort for the Disney Social Media Moms Conference. This Disney property is beautiful and within walking distance to Epcot, Hollywood Studios and the Disney Boardwalk area. You can also reach Animal Kingdom and … [Read more...]

Walt Disney World with Kids Stroller Tips (VIDEO)

Disney World Tip

If you are headed to Walt Disney World in Florida with small kids in tow, you are probably either going to bring or rent a stroller. If you aren't planning to use a stroller with a child under 4, we highly recommend reconsidering because the Disney World parks are HUGE and you'll probably end up carrying your child way more than you think if you don't have a stroller for them … [Read more...]

Walt Disney World with Kids Water Tip (VIDEO)

Disney Water Tip

We are at Disney World this week for the Disney Social Media Moms Conference and it is 189 degrees. I might be exaggerating just a wee bit but summer has definitely hit Orlando early this year. If you have ever visited Disney World in the summer, you know that the heat and the humidity can really bring you down when visiting the parks. Standing in line at the rides (inside … [Read more...]

5 Fun Things for Kids at Hilton Sandestin Beach Resort & Spa

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This week I was invited to visit and explore the Hilton Sandestin Beach Resort & Spa as part of a "Mommy and Me" trip with my 10 year old daughter. We had a fabulous time finding all the kid-friendly things to do on this beachfront property in Fort Walton, Florida (just east of Destin).Earlier in the week, we took you for a tour inside our Deluxe Junior Suite Room. … [Read more...]

Hilton Sandestin Beach Resort & Spa Room Tour

Hilton Sandestin

We are always on the hunt for great family-friendly vacation destinations. You know, somewhere we can take the kids that has plenty of activities for both parents and the littles. This week my daughter and I were invited to check out the Hilton Sandestin in South Walton Beach, Florida as part of a "Mommy and Me" trip. This beach destination is located on the Gulf of Mexico just … [Read more...]

10 Fun Places in Walt Disney World You Must Visit

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Today I'm sharing some fun things you may not have known were at Walt Disney World. I live twenty minutes from Disneyland, have annual passes, and go weekly. But my family and I still travel to Walt Disney World in Orlando every other year and have been doing so since I was four years old. People always want to know why because they assume that Disneyland and Walt Disney World … [Read more...]

How to Get More for Less When Vacationing in Orlando

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  Tammy is a self-proclaimed “Professional Mom” with tips and tricks to share that she's learned along the way with her crew of seven kids ranging in age from 12 months to 17 years. Before adopting her first child she was a nanny and also has served her time climbing the corporate ladder as a loan officer- She's done the working mom life but has spent the past 10 years as … [Read more...]

Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras Kicks Off on Saturday

Universal Orlando

It is one of our favorite times of year at Universal Orlando Florida - MARDI GRAS! Last year, we had the amazing opportunity to visit Universal Orlando and experience Mardi Gras Universal-style. Live concerts, authentic Cajun cuisine and an amazing parade plus so much more that my family loved! You can see our full coverage from last year here.This annual, … [Read more...]

Traveling to Panama City Beach with Kids (VIDEO)

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 Panama City Beach, Florida is well-known throughout the college campuses. Since this popular beach-front destination is a big deal with spring breakers, it is often over-looked by families for their next travel destination. Until now.My daughter and I headed down to Panama City Beach to uncover all the kid-friendly things to do while visiting with a family. Even … [Read more...]

What to Pack for a Beach Getaway with the Kids

Beach Getaway

Planning a beach getaway with kids? Now that you’re a parent, the days of just throwing your bikini (or swim shorts) in a bag and hitting the shore have been replaced with a good deal of careful packing. There are many things that you need to bring that you would have never considered when hitting the beach during Spring Break in your younger years. Visiting the sandy shores … [Read more...]

Universal Orlando Cabana Bay Beach Resort

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When I was at Universal Orlando last month for the opening of Transformers The Ride 3D, I had the opportunity to be one of the first people to get a look at the new Cabana Bay Beach Resort coming in 2014. The resort isn't even built yet but I got to see the photos and the mini-models of what it will look like. This 50s-60s inspired resort is geared toward families with budget … [Read more...]

Tips for Visiting Universal Orlando with Young Kids

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We just returned from a whirlwind trip to Universal Orlando this past weekend. We were lucky enough to take the three kids (ages 3 1/2, 6 and 8) to check out the biggest Mardi Gras celebration outside of New Orleans. You might be thinking - "Mardi Gras is over" - but not at Universal Orlando, my friends! This Mardi Gras celebration runs now through April 20 with yummy cajun … [Read more...]

Hawk’s Cay Resort Review

Hawk's Cay Resort

We just returned from a visit to Hawk's Cay in the Florida Keys last week. There are so many family-friendly things to do there we just had to share it with you. If you’d like to see it in action, watch our video review below. If you prefer to read and look at beautiful photos, our full written review follows the video.Hawk's Cay Island Resort is one of the best, most … [Read more...]