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Category: Experiences

All You Need To Know: Beaches Sesame Street In Turks And Caicos

When someone asks me where to take their family for their next vacation, without hesitation I say Beaches Sesame Street in Turks and Caicos.  Okay, technically, it is called Beaches Resort (not Beaches Sesame Street).  But, there are few places outside of Disney that can really indulge families of all ages from infants to adults, including grandparents. Beaches Resort's partnership with Sesame Street makes it so that this is…

9 Ways To Celebrate Easter At Disney World

  If you are planning to be at Walt Disney World Resort over the Easter holiday this year, there's good news. Mickey isn't the only guy with big ears in town!  Here are nine hopping ways to celebrate Easter at Disney World, making your magical vacation even more “eggsellent” than your little prince and princess can even imagine! This post contains affiliate links for which I…

What You Need To Know About Skiing with Kids Safely

Skiing with kids is a lot of fun, and it is a great sport to enjoy as a family.  After many years of lessons, my kids are FINALLY at the age and experience level where we can ski together and enjoy family time on the slopes. When kids are learning to ski, teaching them to ski safely is of paramount importance.  It is all part of learning to be a…

10 Best New England Ski Resorts For Families

They say if you can ski the East, you can ski anywhere. Though New England can be variable in the winter, we DO gets lots of snow and have some great mountains for skiing. If you are thinking of New England for a family ski weekend or a longer winter break, check out my TravelingMom post about the 10 Best New England Ski Resorts For Families…

Smugglers’ Notch: A Must-Do Family Ski Resort In New England

If Disney had its own ski resort, I am pretty sure it would be just like Smugglers' Notch family ski resort in New England.  Like Disney, there is a “mousescot” – called Mogul Mouse, instead of Mickey Mouse. There are dreamy staff members who make your kids feel special. You'll enjoy fireworks, entertainment, down-hill rides (snow tubing),  sky rides (ok, technically they are chairlifts), and family…

Walt Disney Resort For Beginners: A Complete Guide To Plan A Disney Vacation

Recently, a friend of mine told me she was “terrified” to plan a trip to Disney! “Say what?” I asked. “Disney? It's the Happiest Place On Earth! What could be scary about that?”  She said she had no idea HOW to plan a Disney vacation because it is so overwhelming! “Never fear,” I said. As a former Cast Member and someone…