Spring Break: Washington D.C.

The first stop on my spring break series is Washington D. C.

This was a really fun spring break trip we took two years ago and the best part about it was that it was unexpected. We really weren’t planning on going on a trip, but things worked out and we pulled this trip together in just a few weeks. We had just gotten a new van and I was 6 months pregnant with out last baby so things were very exciting in our house and we decided that a quick trip was exactly what we all needed. Continue reading “Spring Break: Washington D.C.”

Spring Break

The flowers are blooming. The birds are singing. The sun is shining.

Spring break is just around the corner and I am sure I’m not the only one who is getting excited about it.

My kids ask me every day, “How many more days until spring break?” but the other question that I keep hearing is, “Are we going anywhere?”

Sadly, this year, we won’t be off on some grand adventure for spring break because of job constraints but this made me think about all the other fun spring break trips we have taken in the past.  I thought it would be fun to share some of those with you and some of the things we learned along the way.

So hope you enjoy my Spring Break Series!

The Unexpected Journey 

Several times on this blog, we will discuss tips and suggestions to help you plan out your next vacation. Usually, you have weeks or even months to plan that perfect vacation, but what about those unexpected trips that come up?

Sometimes, we find out about a trip we need to take at the last minute and those are usually not trips for relaxation. The trips I’m talking about are when we go out of town for a family emergency. Continue reading “The Unexpected Journey “

5 Holiday Travel Tips

With the Holiday season officially upon us and the busiest day of travel a few short hours away, I began thinking back to the many trips I’ve taken with my family, both the successes and the misses. Since the laundry isn’t done yet (and our own travel bags aren’t yet packed) I thought it would be fun to come up with a list of 5 travel tips I’ve learned to help us (and you) enjoy the best parts of this holiday season. Continue reading “5 Holiday Travel Tips”