Category: United States

Disneyland California: What to do with toddlers at Disneyland

Disneyland California: What to do with toddlers at Disneyland

I grew up with Disneyland just a short drive away and spent most of my summers there. So, after we moved back to Los Angeles last year, I was very excited to bring Jimmy. It is, after all, The Happiest Place on Earth, so it’s […]

Chicago: Where to eat in Chicago for every meal

Chicago: Where to eat in Chicago for every meal

The best rule of thumb for choosing where to eat in Chicago is: if it’s a national chain restaurant, skip it. Chicago has dozens of incredible restaurants, from hot dog stands to Michelin Star restaurants. If you visit during the spring, summer, or fall, make […]

Chicago: My favorite (and least favorite) activities to do in Chicago

Chicago: My favorite (and least favorite) activities to do in Chicago

I spent about eight years living in Chicago. One thing that always frustrated me was that most tourists were missing out on the best Chicago has to offer. The culture, the food, the music, and so on, are all not to be missed. I’m sharing […]

Portland, Oregon: A Long Weekend in the Pacific Northwest

Portland, Oregon: A Long Weekend in the Pacific Northwest

Portland, OR is a perfect vacation for adventurous families looking to spend time eating well and enjoying nature

Coachella Music Festival: Music, Art, Culture, and Kids at Coachella

Coachella Music Festival: Music, Art, Culture, and Kids at Coachella

Festival babies are nothing new, just uncommon. We brought our toddler along and he loved it!

Hocking Hills, OH: Glamping in Hocking Hills State Park

Hocking Hills, OH: Glamping in Hocking Hills State Park

Camping is great, but with a one-year-old, I’m not quite ready to do it with kids. Instead, we rented a small cabin in Hocking Hills State┬áPark and we glamped for the weekend. Glamping, in case you’re not familiar, is a combination of glamour and camping. […]

Aspen, CO: Winter Getaway to Aspen

Aspen, CO: Winter Getaway to Aspen

For Jeff’s birthday, we spent a weekend in Aspen for some fun in the snow. He’s lived in the midwest for most of his life and I spent about eight years in Chicago so we both have a love-hate relationship with the cold weather. However, […]

San Francisco, California: Weekend Getaway to California’s Bay Area

San Francisco, California: Weekend Getaway to California’s Bay Area

A few years ago, I wouldn’t hesitate to fly across the country for a quick weekend getaway. But now that I’ve got a toddler on my hands, I’m trying to explore all that California has to offer. LA to San Francisco is only about six […]

New York, NY: Christmas in New York City

New York, NY: Christmas in New York City

It’s Christmas in New York! For the holidays this year, we took Jimmy to the Big Apple! When Jimmy was born, we decided that Christmas wasn’t something we would celebrate, at least, in the traditional sense. We usually opt for a family trip instead of […]