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Marriott Rewards® Wants To Celebrate Its 30th Birthday With You!

Travel

I am thrilled to be a Marriott Rewards® Ambassador during which time I will post 2 more times over the course of the next several months to share great news related to Marriott Rewards with you! Can you believe Marriott Rewards is celebrating its 30th birthday?   Apparently I was 9 years old when Marriott Rewards […]

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Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival Presented by HGTV March 5th – May 18th

New posts

Heading to Walt Disney World this Spring? Starting March 5th at Epcot® is the International Flower & Garden Festival Presented by HGTV! From toddler’s to adults there is something for everyone during the 10 week event. Topiaries of some of your favorite Disney characters including: Mickey, Minnie and Pluto Disney•Pixar Buzz Lightyear Mater’s Parts, Plants & […]

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Win A 3-Night Vacation In A 2-Bedroom Oceanfront Villa At The King And Prince Beach & Golf Resort!

Contests

One of my family’s all time favorite vacation destinations is right here in Georgia just a few hours from Atlanta.  A place where both adults and children can relax and enjoy life and take in gorgeous scenery, and savory Southern cuisine, The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort is situated at the southern end […]

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Viceroy Miami Hotel – Great for a Family Vacation or Romantic Miami Getaway

Travel

If you are planning a  trip to Florida and are considering a stay in Miami, you need to consider staying at Viceroy Miami! I stayed at Viceroy Miami recently during a press trip with Toyota to review the 2014 Toyota Corolla and while my initial thought was that the hotel was too fancy to be […]

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Your Guide to Disney’s MagicBand and MagicBand Accessories

Disney

Photo source Walt Disney World’s newest innovation in technology is the MagicBand, a device that can be used throughout Walt Disney World and select Disney Resorts.  This colorful wristband can be used as a park pass to access the Disney theme parks and as a room key to unlock the door at a Disney Resort […]

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Six Flags Over Georgia Announces Biggest Expansion Ever, Hurricane Harbor Water Park!

Georgia

Planning a visit to Georgia next summer?  Be sure to include a visit to Six Flags Over Georgia in your plans!  Six Flags Over Georgia will surprise you from entry to exit.  The healthy food options, immaculately clean park, safety features, and shaded play areas make the popular theme park a must visit for Georgia […]

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2013 Toyota Sienna Minivan Review with Video

Car Reviews

I was given the opportunity by Toyota to test drive a 2013 Toyota Sienna for a few days, during Reviewers Retreat conference at Callaway Gardens in Georgia.  The roads at Callaway Gardens are what I consider to be some of the best roads for test driving a vehicle, at legal speeds, of course.   Anytime […]

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Atlantis, The Palm: A Great Family Vacation Destination!

Travel

Busy parents need vacations more than anyone else.   Can I stop there?  :) Have you run into the same issue as I.. you search for a family friendly vacation and most of the vacation destinations are theme and amusement parks?  If you are a busy mom but you still want to have a luxury […]

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Review: A Travel Satchel That Is Stylish And Functional!

Fashion & Style

I received a Rakuda bag for the purpose of this review. This post was made possible by Mom Spark Media. Thoughts are my own. I only review select items that I would buy for myself and my family. Summer means travel and travel means packing, travel bags, and luggage.  All of that often equates to heavy […]

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Review + Giveaway – Must Have Gadget for Bloggers Who Travel: WorldCard Link Business Card Reader

Blogger Resources

GIVEAWAY! Win a WorldCard Link Business Card Reader! Scroll down to enter. I’ve been an online publisher since 2001 and I’ve been blogging since 2005.  I have attended a lot of conferences over the years and one thing that I could have used was a business card scanner. This is one of those must-have gadgets that once […]

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4 Reasons Kids Should Wear Sunglasses + 4 Cute Pairs of Kids Sunglasses!

Age 5-7

On a perfect summer day you and your children are walking into Disney World. You’ve been planning this adventure for months. On your way into the park, you do a last minute check of your bag. Do you have everything? Food, extra clothes, sunblock, and a pair of Ray-Ban Junior glasses? Why would your child […]

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Travel Tip: The Parking Spot has Airport Parking Covered!

Travel

When we fly out of town we are always worried about airport parking. Where are we going to park our car? Is it somewhere safe? Can we reserve ahead of time? How long is it going to take us to get from the parking area to the airport? One place that knows how to do it is Parking Spot!

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Green Car Buying Tips from Auto Trader, Just In Time For Earth Day

Eco-Friendly

Buying a car is a task as it is.  What if you are looking into buying a ‘green car’?  There are so many things to consider if you want your next family vehicle to be a green vehicle, such as emissions, fuel efficiency, and electric vs. clean diesel vs. hybrid.  Where do you begin researching what the […]

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My Dream Vacation and Must-Have Travel Gadgets | #HTCOne #TroopOneX

Smartphones

If I am without my smartphone for just an hour I get a little anxious.  Don’t you?  I suppose that’s considered an addiction but I could be addicted to far worse things than my favorite gadgets.   That being said, I make sure that I have all of my gadget gear including my phone on […]

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Disney Vacation Tips and the New Fantasyland Expansion

Travel

I grew up in Orlando, Florida and I’m pretty sure that we visited Disney World on a regular basis.  I still remember specific moments from our trips to Disney World and Epcot when I was just in awe.  My favorite ride has always been It’s a Small World and I loved walking through the countries […]

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