Summer Camping and #Snackation

Make Walmart your ‘SNACKATION’ Destination

* This is a sponsored post in behalf of The J.M. Smucker Company. All opinions are my own.  One of the highlights of our summer every year is the annual camping with our friends. This year, we will be going to Sonoma County to camp out there. Since there will be a 2-hour drive or so from San Jose, I made sure that I am ready with a trunk of filling and yummy … [Read more...]

The 4 Best Cars for Incredibly Active Families


*A guest post written by Alicia Rades. If you have an active family and you're constantly on-the-go, then you need a spacious, dependable vehicle. Let's take a look at a few cars that have enough space for your family and your belongings and that offer reliable performance to get you where you need to go. US News ranks each of these vehicles as the top 2013 … [Read more...]

Thinking Ahead and Planning a Winter Vacation for the Family

Thinking Ahead and Planning a Winter Vacation for the Family

*This is a guest post.  The pressure of the school year is upon families now.  Since summer vacation ended, the daily chaotic family routine returned and so does the stress involved. Instead of dwelling on whether or not the kids are doing homework at this moment, find a little time to look ahead at the future. As a mother, it’s essential to find time for yourself and … [Read more...]

Ringling Brothers and Barnum&Barley~Built to Amaze


* I was given complimentary passes at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Built To Amaze!SM However, all thoughts are my own. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is an American circus company billed as The Greatest Show on Earth. The company was started in 1919 when the circus created by James Anthony Bailey and P. T. Barnum was merged with … [Read more...]

Top Tips When Camping With the Kids

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Camping with the kids does not need to be a daunting experience, and with some careful planning and the right pieces of equipment everyone will have a brilliant time. Regardless of where you decide to go camping, you and the kids can have fun. This style of holiday has begun to become more popular again as families try to reconnect. Kids today can be hard work, which is why … [Read more...]