Archives for August 2016

So I recently got a new job. Yay! Being a blogger and doing the whole social media thing for the past decade, I've been mostly my own boss along the way. I have had a variety of clients and consulting gigs but this is the first time in awhile I've become a regular with a company doing stuff for them and not me. And I was ready. Ready to get working … [Read more...]

The summer has flown in typical fashion and we're now facing back to school and the end of summer. Hard to believe, right? I feel like I type the same thing every year but as usual, I'm not ready. I have to admit, I'm not looking forward to sending my guys back to school as it's been a really nice summer with them. The one thing I'm looking … [Read more...]

This is part of a series of posts I am doing related to a summer trip we took to Hawaii this year. We traveled as two families four kids were with us, ages 9-13. Im bringing some of my experiences to you guys hoping that those of you traveling with families to Hawaii might get some recommendations of interest from us based on what we did. {Previous … [Read more...]

Todays post is sponsored by NESTLE SPLASH. Holy cow, not only are we halfway through August, but my kiddos will be going back to school in another week or so. I am not prepared! This summer has just whizzed by on trains, planes and automobiles as we've been all over the place. In fact, we just returned home last week from a two-week trip to … [Read more...]

Up to 75% off normal prices at katespade.com? Yes please! Here's some of my favorites: I actually got this Kennedy Park Calista in Black last time they had a sample sale and I use it when I travel for work - it fits my 13" Macbook and it's really sleek looking. … [Read more...]

This is a part of a series of posts I am doing related to a summer trip we took to Hawaii this year. We traveled as two families - four kids were with us, ages 9-13. Check out some of my other posts: Oahu with Kids and Jet-Lagged & Home from Hawaii. I'm bringing some of my experiences to you guys hoping that those of you traveling with families … [Read more...]

This is a part of a series of posts I am doing related to a summer trip we took to Hawaii this year. We traveled as two families four kids were with us, ages 9-13. Im bringing some of my experiences to you guys hoping that those of you traveling with families to Hawaii might get some recommendations of interest from us based on what we did. The … [Read more...]

After having spent most of the summer traveling with the family, I am itching for a weekend away with my husband only! I love my kids but we all know it's nice to get a little one-on-one time. Living in Philadelphia, there's a ton of fabulous weekend getaway options but the one I wanted to talk about today is Virginia Beach, VA. It's a 5-hour road … [Read more...]

Aloha, friends! My Facebook friends were probably relieved to see my check-in that I was flying home after I spent the last 15 days overloading my feed with sunshine and happiness from Hawaii. Now that I am home, I can say that it was truly the best vacation my family has ever had. Getting to Hawaii from the East Coast is no joke, y'all. It's a … [Read more...]

Aloha from Hawaii! My family is now a week into our two week vacation on the Islands of Hawaii. Friends back home: don't be shocked if you never see me again because it's true paradise here and I'm not sure how I'm going to manage to board a plane again next week. I have a lot I want to share butI have to gather my thoughts and photos which will … [Read more...]