Category: Travel Tips

8 Tips for Flying with Kids

8 Tips for Flying with Kids

Flying on an airplane can be tricky with small children but it’s usually the fastest and most efficient way to travel. These tips for flying with kids can help make family travel on the airplane a little easier!

Essential Gear for Your Family Road Trip

Essential Gear for Your Family Road Trip

Traveling this summer? Don’t forget to pack these travel essentials to use in the car and during your family adventures. Some basic gear can make family travel much easier and long road trips fun for kids too!

Streamlined Diapering Solution & Summer Basics

Streamlined Diapering Solution & Summer Basics

I’ve carried a diaper bag around for about 4 years. Now that I have a 6-year-old, it can be challenging to carry her stuff as well as baby essentials for my little son. I ditched the diaper bag awhile ago in lieu of a few diapers and a pack of wipes, except sometimes these minimal basics aren’t enough. I was excited to discover DiaperQuick, a streamlined bag that provides a clean spot to change a diaper AND holds a few essentials such as 2 to 3 diapers, wipes, a tube of diaper cream and even an extra shirt for my little man.

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Great Family Hotel in Tukwila, WA with Breakfast & Pool

Great Family Hotel in Tukwila, WA with Breakfast & Pool

Our cold weather travels took us to the Seattle area for a few days. We stayed at the Comfort Suites hotel in Tukwila, WA which ended up being a great choice for our family because of the pool, hot breakfast and more!

Pros and Cons of Taking Your Kids On Vacation

Pros and Cons of Taking Your Kids On Vacation

Taking your kids on vacation can be one of the most positive things you can do to improve your bond as a family. A family vacation allows you to create lifelong memories and joy. Consider these pros and cons when planning your next family vacation.

Feather Hair Accessories & Essential Oil Skincare

Feather Hair Accessories & Essential Oil Skincare

Where do you enjoy going on vacation? Our summer family travels took us to the California coast where we enjoyed camping along the beach in our RV motor home. We found so many great spots to go on family hikes and enjoy the sunny warm weather. Of course, summer weather comes with bugs, and hiking with kids comes with scraped knees. I’m excited to share some natural solutions to both of these problems, as well as our fun DIY feather embellished hair accessories!

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Family Adventures with Joovy

Family Adventures with Joovy

Traveling with young kids or even going shopping can be tricky. I absolutely love our Joovy Caboose Ultralight Stroller. It has everything; seats, platforms, secure restraints, pockets, pouches, storage areas, and it easily folds up to fit in the trunk of my Civic.

Best RV Trip Planning Resources

Best RV Trip Planning Resources

Planning a cross country RV trip involves choosing destinations, routes, stops and activities. I’m excited to share some of the best resources I found for RV trip planning as well as some of my personal trip planning tips!

Innovative Travel Essentials from Star Kids Products

Innovative Travel Essentials from Star Kids Products

The holidays are always a busy time of year, whether you are home or traveling. If you do venture out into the bustling travel scene, it can be a long trip for your kids in the car or even on the airplane. Star Kids Products has several creative solutions for engaging your kids in tight travel spaces. My kids bounce from one toy to the next at home, but if they are stuck in a car seat during road trips, they welcome anything they can hold in their lap. This Snack and Play Travel Tray and Play n Go tray table cover by Star Kids Products both offer portable play to engage your kids while on the go.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Helpful Tips for Traveling with Kids

Helpful Tips for Traveling with Kids

Traveling with young kids can be tricky. Our family has traveled a few times with our kids and our experience has been different each time. We’ve learned some useful tips for traveling with kids as well as things to avoid.