Travel Tips

Downtown Tampa Date Night Ideas

One of my favorite things to do is to find budget-friendly activities we can enjoy around town. This past Friday we dropped the little dude off at his abuelos, braved rush hour traffic and headed downtown for a sweet date night: Tampa’s Fourth Friday. Now, even if you are not a Tampanian, most cities across the […]

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The truth about camping with a baby

When REI invites you to go camping and to try out their gear, 1) you do a happy dance 2) with baby in tow, you pack up and go. We reserved a spot in a family-friendly campground up in the Arizona mountains, where we could escape the Phoenix summer heat (which is comparable to stepping […]

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4 Tips for Taking Your Baby on a Beach Vacation

I really do believe salt water is the best medicine. I don’t know about you, but sweat, tears, or the ocean always help me feel better. For that reason, spending relaxed days beach side is my idea of a perfect vacation. Luckily, earlier this month, my 9-month-old baby and I took an impromptu flight to […]

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What kids REALLY want from vacation

I stepped away from the blog for almost two weeks. We spent most of it at the beach with family, mostly unplugged, playing outside, hanging out, eating (and eating and eating), not following a set schedule (aside from the baby’s nap times), treasuring our little man’s fleeting babyhood.  And it was exactly what the doctor […]

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5 life lessons I’ve learned traveling with an infant

We spent most of the month of May traveling. First it was a week in South Florida for a friend’s wedding, followed by two weeks with family in West Virginia and Pennsylvania while the fiance was traveling for work.  In my circles (online and in real life) it is not unusual to travel with kids, but every […]

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When I Can’t Bring my Dog on a Trip

Ah, my fur baby, Oreo. I adopted him almost six years ago, and we have traveled all over the place together. We have road-tripped from the Florida Keys up the east coast, spending time in Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia. Oreo has even attempted to chase after deers in the mountains of West Virginia. He […]

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A Guide to Cloth Diapering on the Road

We have been cloth-diapering our little guy from birth, and let me tell you, it’s not as bad as it sounds. It’s certainly not for everyone, but between baby’s health, major financial savings, and lessened environmental impact (when done right), cloth has worked well for our family. We’ve also been traveling with our little sunshine […]

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How we survived (and sort of enjoyed) flying with our baby

When I have an upcoming trip, I usually feel excited and giddy. I rarely felt stressed or anxious about traveling. And then I had Baby. We conquered road-trips by the time Baby was 2 months old (read more about it here) and by the time he was three months old last December, we took his first cross-country […]

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Diaper bag: travel edition

The blogging community is an awesome one! it’s been a short while since I started writing again but I’ve met and ‘e-met’ great bloggers – local, across the country and even international ones. A few weeks ago, Mea of Make up & Marbles interviewed me for her blog and it was a blast! We discussed […]

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