Category Archives: Vacations

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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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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Experience Columbus: Zoombezi Bay

Disclaimer: In June, Experience Columbus sent my family and four other Pittsburgh Mom Blogger families on a weekend getaway to check out their city. We were compensated in the way of attraction passes and gift cards; however, this does not impact the views expressed in my recap posts (including this one). All opinions are my own (or my kids’ / husband’s). This post is from our personal follow – up trip to redeem our passes for the water park. keep reading

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Experience Columbus: The Columbus Zoo

Disclaimer: Experience Columbus sent my family and four other Pittsburgh Mom Blogger families on a weekend getaway to check out their city. We were compensated in the way of attraction passes and gift cards; however, this does not impact the views expressed in my recap posts (including this one). All opinions are my own (or my kids’ / husband’s). keep reading

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Experience Columbus: COSI

Disclaimer: Experience Columbus sent my family and four other Pittsburgh Mom Blogger families on a weekend getaway to check out their city. We were compensated in the way of attraction passes and gift cards; however, this does not impact the views expressed in my recap posts (including this one). All opinions are my own (or my kids’ / husband’s). keep reading

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Experience Columbus: Franklin Park Conservatory

Disclaimer: Experience Columbus sent my family and four other Pittsburgh Mom Blogger families on a weekend getaway to check out their city. We were compensated in the way of attraction passes and gift cards; however, this does not impact the views expressed in my recap posts (including this one). All opinions are my own (or my kids’ / husband’s). keep reading

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Experience Columbus: Drury Hotels

Disclaimer: Experience Columbus sent my family and four other Pittsburgh Mom Blogger families on a weekend getaway to check out their city. We were compensated in the way of attraction passes and gift cards; however, this does not impact the views expressed in my recap posts (including this one). All opinions are my own (or my kids’ / husband’s). keep reading

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Experience Columbus: The Thriver’s Viewpoint

Disclaimer: Experience Columbus sent my family and four other Pittsburgh Mom Blogger families on a weekend getaway to check out their city. We were compensated in the way of attraction passes and gift cards; however, this does not impact the views expressed in my recap posts (including this one). All opinions are my own (or my kids’ / husband’s). keep reading

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Bungee

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No, I didn’t add a bucket list item. Arianna squealed with delight as she jumped all of three feet in the air on the mall bungee. She is growing up way too fast.

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Thirty Days of Thankful and NaBloPoMo Day 21: Starfish

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On our vacation we found a live starfish and enjoyed showing it to the kids before releasing it back to the ocean. So memorable.

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This post is part of NaBloPoMo.

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