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Essentials You Can’t Forget In Your Summer Activities & Vacation Bag!

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PeptoInAPill #CollectiveBias I'm going to open this post up by telling ya'll a story! So, a couple weeks ago we hosted some of our friends from the Midwest for their Spring Break. We were out exploring and enjoying the sand and surf when one by one they were all hit with stomach problems. We ended up leaving, but it really put into…

Day Trip To Nehalem Bay, Oregon!

We recently went up the Nehalem Bay, our favorite crabbing spot here in Oregon.  We love getting outdoors to fish, clam, and/or crab.  If you're in Portland and looking for a dreamy day trip, I have nothing but incredible things to say about Nehalem Bay.  Maybe you're visiting Oregon and looking a unique experience! We like to drive up and head straight to Kelly's Brighton Marina.   You can rent boats for less than a 100.00 per two hours, they also sell shell…

A Weekend Away In Baton Rouge: Where To Stay & Eat

Disclosure: Thanks so much to the Visit Baton Rouge team for hosting us while we were in the area. All opinions expressed are my own!Louisiana was the last stop on our "move trip." For those of you visiting this website for the first time, we recently moved from Portland, Oregon to Jacksonville, Florida! We made it into a cross country trek, stopping in some fun cities to explore along the way: 1) Boise, Idaho2) Provo, Utah3) Albuquerque, New Mexico4) Lubbock,…

How To Successfully Road Trip With Kids!

This post is sponsored by Sensible Portions but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.We travel a lot as a family, so it is crucial to us that our travels be efficient and affordable.One way we are able to cut back on our travel expenses is by taking road trips whenever we can. Pack Snacks- Packing snacks is crucial for planning a peaceful trip with kids! My kids Veggie Straws love Sensible Portions for car rides, beach trips,…

Tips For Potty Training While Traveling!

Disclosure:  This is a sponsored post written by my on behalf of Sposie Booster Pads, the number one brand in diaper doublers.  All opinions are entirely my own. We travel a lot, sometimes only a short distance by car and other times we will do lengthier trips.  More often than not, we bring our kids along for the adventure. When it comes to traveling with kids,  keep your expectations low and you will definitely reap the benefits. This certainly requires…

This Messy Season

Navigating The Airport With Kids Solo!

I have to admit when we decided to fly without my husband to San Diego, I was surprisingly nervous.  I've driven across the country with them multiple times and we have flown as a family multiple times, but I still found myself shivering in my high tops about navigating the airport with small kids in tow.  I decided I couldn't be the only person looking for practical advice for managing my squad so I took notes during our excursion and…

Can You Afford A Family Vacation This Year?

I did not grow up going on family vacations.  A family vacation for us was eating inside of the restaurant as opposed to only picking up our 39 cents Wednesday burgers through the drive thru.  My husband grew up with frugal parents who opted to travel more.  We knew that regular travel would be something of priority in our family's culture, and we are always looking for creative ways to make it happen.  Like everything else in our lives, we…