Category: Family-Travel

Beards at Disney World? Can the Apocalypse be Far Behind?

Disneygeddon - Facial hair allowed at Disney for the first time!

The definitive harbinger of the impending Disneygeddon just arrived. On February 3rd, 2012, Disney Theme Park employees will be able to wear beards. I know! 😉

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Disney Dilemma: Best Disney World Hotel Options for Kids

Best Hotels for kids visiting Mickey & Minnie at Disney World

We’re planning our first family vacation with our daughter who will be 4 years old. How do you stay in the same room, and still do naps and sleep at night?

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Trapped on Disney’s Small World Ride

Disney Small World Dutch Doll Protest

I was five when Disney’s Small World ride broke down and I was trapped with those creepy little singing dolls for an eternity… or maybe 30 minutes. Read on…

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Location Location Location: Where Would You Like to Wake Up Tomorrow?

Travel Collage - London, San Francisco, Pisa, Seattle, Sydney, Rio de Janeiro

I love our house, but sometimes it’s so fixed. I rarely wake in the morning and find our home is not where it was when I went to sleep. But what if…?

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Have a Very Safe & Happy Independence Day

Watercolor of Original American Flag - Happy Independence Day!

Having grown up partly in other countries, it’s possible I have a slightly different perspective on our country, the United States, than other people might…

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Air Travel with Toddlers: Car-Seats & Diapers & Lovies, Oh My!

Over-stuffed bag - Packing for a family summer trip by plane

Summer’s approaching and many of us are thinking about a trip. If you have limited space to pack (air -vs- car trip) what do you bring? Please add your tips! 🙂

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The Pirates are Coming – To Scarborough Renaissance Festival


Have you ever been to a Renaissance Festival? Did you take kids? Did you and they enjoy it? I’m thinking of taking my family… and it’s Pirate Weekend! ARRRR!

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Wee Bit o' Ireland in Texas

Our baby dressed for the North Texas Irish Festival

It’s time to pull out your favorite green shirt, gather up your family and friends and head to Dallas for one of the biggest and best Celtic Heritage festivals in the United States.

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Scarborough Renaissance Festival

My wife, I and our wee baby girl have visited Scarborough Renaissance Festival near Dallas several times this year. We always find it quite entertaining… and it’s almost over. So, join the King and Queen and all the villagers and guests on this the final weekend of Scarborough Renaissance Festival before the gates close on …

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