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San Diego Staycation with Embassy Suites by Hilton™

The boys, soaking up their very first ocean view. As much as we need structure, consistency and a schedule to operate at our very best as a family: all four {…Read More…}

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Four Seasons Family Staycation: Part 2

Click here to see part 1 of our Four Seasons staycation weekend. _____ While our arrival and date night were a complete blast, these next two days at the Four {…Read More…}

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Four Seasons Westlake Village Family Staycation: Part 1

We needed a vacation. Boy did we ever need a vacation.  It had been a loooong summer for our little family. Even though life was the same, it all seemed {…Read More…}

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How to Pack for a Weekend Getaway

I’m generally pretty terrible at packing for a trip.  I take way longer than necessary to get everything together. I over-pack.  And I end up bringing a bunch of mis-matched {…Read More…}

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Hawaii Part 2

 Read part 1 here. In my last post I talked all about our experience at the Disney Aulani.  Because there was so much to do, we only spent 2 of {…Read More…}

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Hawaii Part 1

Oh you guys, this really was the most fabulous vacation.  Ben had never been to Hawaii and I hadn’t been since I was 15 years old and my best friend {…Read More…}

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My Tips for Traveling With Young Children

We each have a kid sitting next to us. And Ben has Sawyer on his lap. Many of you who follow along on instagram know that we recently took a {…Read More…}

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Catalina Island

Catalina Island is perhaps my favorite place on earth. One hour ferry ride from the California coast. Life slows down. No cars. Everything within walking distance. It’s one of those {…Read More…}