All Blog Posts Tagged 'vacation' (103)

My Home Away From Home

My family has always been cottage-goers.  Growing up, a few relatives had cottages, but one in particular had very special memories, and always felt like home.

My Aunt and Uncle owned a small cottage on a quiet little bay.  It wasn't anything extravagant, but I have some of the best memories of my childhood from up there.  This cottage sat on a small cliff with about 50 stairs…

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Added by Jen C on February 11, 2012 at 9:52am — No Comments

The Moral of Griswold Family Vacations

I have never been a world traveler. I’ve only ever left the country to go to Canada, didn’t go to Walt Disney World until I was 19 years old, flew once on an airplane when I was 2 years old and not again until I was 24, and I have never been on the West Coast.

I can still remember those random winter days when we would gather for a family meeting to discuss where we wanted to go for our family vacation. Being the ten year old history buff I was, I always suggested colonial…

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Added by Jennifer Stauffer on January 12, 2012 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Year (A Recap of the Best of 2011)

** My son likes to make his penis talk.  (Don't ask.)

** The entire household turns into assholes when my husband goes out of town.

** My kids wait to take a dump until it's time to walk out the door.

** This ass isn't gonna run itself off.

** You can never ever hug your kids too much.

** When life hands you…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 31, 2011 at 1:07pm — No Comments

If life were vacation, it would look something like this

During the year, when I'm at work, I like to moan and groan about how busy I am. Life would be very different, I say, if only I had more spare time.

Well, I'm on vacation this week. And I think I'm getting a taste of what would happen if I allowed myself to live a totally unstructured life:

1. I would watch a lot of Food Network.

2. I would go to the gym in the morning and then go home and crash into bed.

3. I would eat too much…

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Added by Diane Majeske on December 28, 2011 at 9:05am — No Comments

Family Time Is The Best Time, Especially at DISNEYLAND!

Me with the kids and my parents

This year we decided to go to Disneyland after Thanksgiving. We heard the crowds are really light at this time of year, and after our crazy experience last…

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Added by Lanae on December 5, 2011 at 5:36pm — No Comments

Myrtle Beach Activities for Kids

Thomas has gotten more interactive and loves activities, and we have been playing tourist in our hometown, Myrtle Beach SC. So this week I shared our favorite spots around town on my…

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Added by Freshmom Blog on October 21, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Our Trip to "Crazy-Land!"

Misadventures in Motherhood ...: Our Trip to "Crazy-Land": We are fortunate to live extremely close to a major amusement park—let's call it Crazy-Land for the sake of this post.  For the past two yea...

Added by Misadventures in Motherhood on September 6, 2011 at 6:18pm — No Comments

Stress on the Beach

Misadventures in Motherhood ...: Stress on the Beach: I adore the beach—I love everything about it: the sand, the sun, the crashing waves, the trashy clubs...even the stupid seagulls.   Long ago...

Added by Misadventures in Motherhood on August 29, 2011 at 12:37am — No Comments

Need A Vacation?

Man after the week I have had, with wiping butts, and snotty nosed toddlers, I really really could use a vacation. A day away from everything!! When it comes to vacations, I love to have things that are all inclusive. RESORTS! Oh yes baby! A resort that includes the works! Kalahari Resorts at Sandusky is just that, and its something the whole family will enjoy.

This isn't just a spa resort,… Continue

Added by Heather Jones on August 18, 2011 at 11:53am — No Comments

Go Baggie - For the Organized Road Trip with Kids

Of course! It would take a mom with three children to come up with the perfect backpack designed for road trips. Janet Cortes created Go Baggie after she was tired of traveling with her three young daughters and them always asking her for drawing material or a snack to eat…

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Added by Audreyvp on August 13, 2011 at 7:44pm — No Comments

I Pee Myself

Misadventures in Motherhood ...: I Pee Myself: "This past weekend I had the privilege of getting together with some college girlfriends whom I haven't seen in a long, long time.  And we we..."

Added by Misadventures in Motherhood on August 11, 2011 at 3:58pm — No Comments

Planning a Road Trip? RoadAhead App is a Must Have

As we traveled cross country on our 2600 miles, 10-day family road trip to Ontario, Canada we found our smart phones indispensable in making our trip a little smoother. With the assistance of GPS capability, a map app, the RoadAhead app and…

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Added by Audreyvp on August 9, 2011 at 7:53pm — No Comments

Must.... Get... Out!

Misadventures in Motherhood ...: Must... Get... Out!!!!: "Well, here I am, in a familiar predicament once again.  Very soon I will be on the road, driving to a lakeside paradise where I will rendezv..."

Added by Misadventures in Motherhood on August 4, 2011 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Maria's Random Rants - What The !@#$%^& Is Going On Here?

I’m a warrior, a road warrior. Well, among other things. Really. Just hear me out.



Being a family of six limits our options when it comes to travel. Heck, being a family of six limits us financially in several respects, because as you can guess six times any dollar amount usually equals much more than most people can afford.

 

Hence, over the last few years this family has become a band of road warriors, trekking it across…

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Added by Maria-Theresa Servillon Sigua on July 31, 2011 at 1:57am — No Comments

I'm baaaack!! :)

Hope you all had a good three weeks; I had a WONDERFUL vacation! See more>>>

Added by Bethanie Cabral on July 30, 2011 at 10:09am — No Comments

i'm baaaack!! :)

Hope you all had a good three weeks; I had a WONDERFUL vacation!

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Added by Bethanie Cabral on July 29, 2011 at 3:46pm — No Comments

The Water Park Souvenir

 

If you've ever wondered where all the germs go to party, I'm pretty sure I figured out their favorite stomping ground.  Just visit any given water park, and you'll surely find a whole gaggle of germ dudes and germ dudettes gettin' their freak on.  How do I know this?  Cause my family just spent this past weekend at one, and I've got the mental scars (and the super sexy fever…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 20, 2011 at 10:12am — No Comments

A Letter to the Liquor Store

 

Dear Liquor Store,



Perhaps you may have heard some rumblings about the impending summer vacation that's about to pounce on the town here any day now. Yes, kids will soon be out terrorizing the streets and pimping lemonade hardcore on every effing corner. They will be changing their clothes 357 times a day, thereby creating even more…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 19, 2011 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

 

** Cruise control scares the shit out of me.

 

** When you travel with kids, it's a trip.  When you travel without them, it's a vacation.

 

** 99.9% of the water at water parks is a combination of urine and ick.  Probably.

 

** Trying to get your kids to sleep at a water park is like trying to get a nun to pole…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 19, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

And we're off!!

As I sit here writing this post, I am putting the finishing touches in our suitcases. See more>>>

Added by Bethanie Cabral on July 11, 2011 at 7:01am — No Comments

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