Wizarding World of Harry Potter: How to do it on a budget

If there’s one thing most people are aware of, its that a trip to Orlando’s theme parks can cost a small fortune. So today we are here to show you how you can save some serious cash while visiting the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Note: This post contains affiliate links, which means we may earn…

Daytrip to Solvang

On our California coast road trip, we made a quick detour to the quaint little town of Solvang. Located off of 101, via CA-246 in central California, this was a quick and easy detour for us to take off of the Pacific Coast Highway on our way from Pismo Beach to Santa Barbara. And we…

Merida or Holbox: Travelling Solo in Mexico with an Infant

Travelling solo in Mexico with a child may feel a bit scary.  So to help us sort things out, we’re super excited to host Anna Von Frances of @fullpoweryoga and her daughter Luna. Here she chats what works and what doesn’t when travelling solo to new places with a little one. Many thanks to her for sharing…

Wizarding World of Harry Potter: how to do it all in one day

So I have a confession. I don’t really like Universal Studios. I don’t know what it is, but it’s just really not my thing. Maybe its because I grew up an hour from the roller coaster capital of the world and it takes a lot to excite me in the thrill ride department. Or maybe its…

Free Disney Dining Plan: the good, the bad and the hungry

It’s that time of year again. The time when rumors start to fly, speculations start to brew and tension runs high. Everyone and their brother in the Disney universe starts to wonder when will Walt Disney World release the free dining plan.We see it every year. The rumor mill gets going and before you know…

Grand Floridian Walt Disney World Resort Review

The Grand Floridian Resort and Spa at Walt Disney World borders Seven Seas Lagoon, rising from the beach with white walls, balconies and in the Victorian era style of architecture. From the beaches of the resort you can see the fireworks shows at Magic Kingdom, access the monorail, and revel in the fact that Princess…

Cooking with kids: Junior Chef Cooking classes at William Sonoma

Have you guys seen the new Beauty and the Beast soup pot that Disney and Le Creuset teamed up to create? Holy canoli, it is gorgeous! Aannndd expensive.  But still gorgeous and its limited edition, so I’m sure its going to fly right off the shelves. Anyway, everyone is going crazy for Beauty and the Beast…

Single Parent Travel: Tips for the solo parent

Let’s be real, if there’s anyone who needs to be able to take a break from “real life”, its single parents. Whether you’re a single mom, dad or guardian and are raising a child(or children) alone, you must be one tough cookie. Maybe Raising kids is hard. Raising them by yourself is harder. So why is…

5 apps you should be using to save money every day

I like to think I’m pretty smart with my money. I (almost) never pay full price for anything, I use coupons when available and have travel hacks down to an art. I love finding a good bargain so much that I shout it from the rooftops when given the chance. Almost to the point that…