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Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village

As I sat in the child switch area of a ride in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood, I looked at the movie playing on the TV screen and my heart skipped a beat. As Severus Snape talked with the student trio in…

July 20, 2016
Featured Travel

More Scotland: Aberfoyle + Stirling

In my recent post about how to travel with a toddler I mentioned it’s two ends of the spectrum to try out when choosing a hotel: city center or quiet seclusion. The image I used was from our hotel we stayed at in Aberfoyle, Macdonald…

July 19, 2016
Featured Travel

Malmesbury + the Cotswolds

It’s not too often that the theme of our family vacations can be labeled with the term “relaxing” and that’s just fine with us. It’s rare that we visit the same country twice (there’s so much to discover in this world, it’s hard not…

July 18, 2016
Beauty Featured Travel

Travel Essentials: What I’m Packing in My Tote

Our family has spent countless hours in the car together traveling to locations both within the United States and internationally. Most people cringe when we tell them about the long drives we manage with a toddler, but it’s really all about how well we prepare…

July 17, 2016
Featured Food Travel

Finding Me Time in Hollywood

Every once in awhile I have to slow down and remind myself to stop and smell the roses. I’m a busybody that overpacks my schedule, spends every waking moment with a toddler who doesn’t nap and sleeps 6 hours a night, and sets overly ambitious…

June 30, 2016
Family Featured Travel

Edinburgh in 1 Day + a Proper Dram

I’ve already covered where to stay while visiting Edinburgh, but what about activities to put on the agenda?  When we visited in the spring we found ourselves with a day and a half to see everything in Edinburgh, which is no small feat. There’s a number of…

June 29, 2016
Family Featured Parenting Travel

Travel with Baby: Tips and Tricks

The #1 question that I get from other parents hands down revolves around how to travel effortlessly with kids. The truth is, children are completely unpredictable (if you haven’t figured that out by now!). While there’s no foolproof way to keep kids happy during…

June 21, 2016
Featured Travel

Wand Wielding at Glenfinnan Viaduct

I woke up today and saw that several of my friends had shared a story that TV remote wands are now a part of the official Harry Potter merch, which reminded me to share a fun moment from my jaunt to Scotland: Glenfinnan Viaduct!…

June 11, 2016
Featured Travel

Stonehenge! ‘Tis a Magic Place

If you’re wondering, I did just quote Spinal Tap.  Stonehenge was one of my bucket list items, so I was happy to see it was close to one of our stops (Bath, England) on our trip. The rapeseed fields and sprawling green on the…

June 10, 2016
Featured Travel

Welcome to Anfield

Today I walked into the living room to see Tyler and Fox watching a soccer (football) match on television and immediate recognized the red jerseys, remembering that Liverpool FC was playing in the Europa League Final today. While the boys went down to Sevilla,…

May 18, 2016
Featured Travel

A Day in York

I’m so excited to share these photos from my time in York! We got in pretty late and found Hotel Indigo York easily. The inside is absolutely adorable! The photo of the bedroom’s gallery wall that I posted over on my Instagram was definitely…

May 17, 2016
Entertaining Featured Parties Travel

Los Angeles, I’m Yours

I’m writing this post with sweaty palms – this is big one! I spent the past couple days in Los Angeles to attend the #CelebrateOutdoors event put on by World Market at a private beach house in Santa Monica. The ladies who put together…

May 15, 2016
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The View from the London Eye

Our second day in London turned out to be a hilarious one by day end, but we’ll get to that later. We hopped on the Tube in the morning and off to the Coca-Cola London Eye to see the city from a new angle.…

May 1, 2016
Featured Travel

Hi Guys, I’m Back from my Trip!

After two weeks of travel to incredible places, I landed in San Diego, exhausted after a couple horrible flights and ready to hop into my own bed. Tyler and Fox took the tram to get our car while I waited for our suitcases. When they…

April 27, 2016
Featured Food Travel

Two Mini-Announcements

Hi guys! I sucked you in with the picture of the donuts, didn’t I? This will be a super quick post to let you know two things: A) I am a featured contributor today on the World Market blog! See what I wrote here.…

April 12, 2016
Beauty Featured Style Travel

April Must-Haves

Did anyone do that crazy Secret Santa gift exchange over Christmas that was going around Facebook? I did it with the notion that even if I didn’t receive anything in return I’d still be making someone’s day a little bit brighter, but I wound…

April 1, 2016