Category Archives: Travel

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest

My family and I were invited to visit Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest for a weekend in exchange for our honest opinions. All opinions are 100% our own. 

Ah, sweet summertime in Pittsburgh! For me, summers used to include camping in a tent at local campgrounds. Camping holds a special place in my heart (bugs and all) and I am so happy that my family is enjoying continuing the tradition. Truth be told, our stay at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ at Kozy Rest was more “glamping”, but it still got the ‘ol camping bug moving in us.  keep reading

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Darien Lake: Our Visit

I worked with Darien Lake through a blogger partnership with US Family Guide. They sent us tickets for a visit in exchange for this post.

Summer is all about family fun and memories, right? Well, our fall has started and I’m really confused by the weather – it’s still been a bit steamy in Pittsburgh! We took advantage of this nice weather one weekend in September and took the kids and my bestie for a getaway to New York. One part of our visit was to Darien Lake amusement park, a highly suggested quick road trip from the Pittsburgh area! keep reading

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La Dimora degli Angeli

This post is brought to you by La Dimora degli Angeli. All opinions are 100% my own. Do you have a travel bucket list? Up until I found out about how easy it is to get gluten free foods in Italy, I thought I didn’t really have a telling reason to add it to mine. Pair that fact with finding out about this adorably peaceful B&B, La Dimora degli Angeli, and Italy is now on my list! keep reading

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Experience NYC at Night with THE RIDE

 This post is brought to you by THE RIDE.

It’s been a week since I got home from New York City, but I’m stuck in a New York State of Mind. It was refreshing to get some time away by myself – albeit blog work time – and to take in the city for the first time on my own without Greg. We talked about safety and security before I left, and one thing I promised was not to be out roaming around at night. That’s why I was really excited when I found the best way to experience NYC at night – taking a tour with THE RIDE! keep reading

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Spaceship Earth

When the kids found out I would be at Disney without them, Evan had two requests. Get a picture with Mickey and ride Spaceship Earth. 

So far, I’ve accomplished both. Today I am grateful for the memory of spending time with him and Arianna riding this one over and over and over.  keep reading

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Ten Reasons to Take THE TOUR [With Kids]

This post is brought to you by THE TOUR.

When we were in New York City last week, one of our musts was to take THE TOUR, a bus ride through town. As you’ll soon see, THE TOUR is not just any ol’ bus ride, but an adventure on a $1.5 million bus throughout New York City. We took all four kids (yes, including the twins!) and came up with 10 reasons you should take THE TOUR with your kids. keep reading

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Airmall Fit2Fly Week

This post, Airmall Fit2Fly Week, is part of my partnership as a Fit2Fly Correspondent.

If you are like me, you’re lounged on the couch, a sugary drink in hand (eep) and regretting stuffing yourself with the pasta salad and skimping out on a second hot dog (since that’s something you only eat on cookout holidays, three times a year), right? Maybe. Or maybe you are feeling like tomorrow could be a brand new start. Let’s go with option two, shall we? Especially since it’s the unofficial start of summer AND Airmall Fit2Fly Week is kicking off!  keep reading

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Columbus (Take Two!)

Last year, my family had the opportunity to visit Columbus with three other Pittsburgh Mom Blogger families. We had such a good time that I reached out to Experience Columbus to see if we could come back for a repeat visit. They agreed and have sponsored this post below. All opinions, however, are 100% my own.  keep reading

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Road Trip Ready

() Today’s post, Family of Six: Road Trip Ready, is going off the June BlogHer “NaBloPoMo” theme / prompt, what do you do to get ready for a trip?. I think it’s going to take some skill. Getting a family of 6 ready for a trip will be no small feat. Luckily, this week, we get to experience it for the first time. keep reading

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Disney 2014

Back in OCTOBER (I know…), our family took one big trip to Disney World. It was just a month after Grandma passed and the day after we sold our house. Whirlwind and a half. Might as well share some of our favorite things about the trip since I’ve finally taken the time to put the pictures from the Memory Maker on Facebook (highly recommend you buy this option with your tickets, thanks for these, Dad!). keep reading

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