vacation

Disney World Clues

We ventured on our 1st vacation with another family…ever.  We picked a great place to go and a great family to go with.  These were the professional Disney go-ers. You know the type, they know all the ins & outs – the best place to stay, the best rides for...

Family New Year’s Eve

Two year’s ago seemed like our last “grown ups” New Year’s Eve. We had a festive dinner with family in Palm Beach, took the kids home, tucked them in and let loose with some friends at The Breakers.  We had a blast, but the next morning the girls woke up and asked,...

Back in the Saddle

I  recently returned from a week away with Angela and the girls.  Note the omission of the word “vacation” which I’ve reserved for the long gone days of Penrod’s/Beachcomber T’s…being 1 of 8 guys stuffed into a 1BR motel (simply because the brochure said it was...
Deconstructing the Lemonade Stand

Deconstructing the Lemonade Stand

Looking for a creative and fun activity for your kids that will get them away from the Wii? An old-fashioned lemonade stand is always a fun idea. Thanks, in part, to the great book, The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies, my daughters have been inspired. They love to...

Avoiding the E-mailcation

Since we’re on the subject of summer travel & vacation time, I thought I’d share an interesting lesson we learned on our last family trip. It was our first day at the resort. We had settled in to a cozy spot on the beach, under an umbrella. I looked out at...

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