traveling with kids

By Shannon Gurnee
In Car Review
Feb 12th, 2014
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For the next few months, we have the opportunity to test-drive a 2014 Toyota Sienna XLE Van.  Let me start off by telling you that I LOVE the Sienna!!!  Not only is it comfortable for me (the driver), but it’s also very comfortable for our passengers.  If you have kids, you probably dread the words, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Hawaii
Jan 26th, 2014
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This summer, Frank and I had the opportunity to fly with the boys to Maui to celebrate my sister’s wedding.  While in Maui, we had the opportunity to explore the Maui Hyatt Resort.  Wow!  Talk about a gorgeous resort that has everything you would possibly need to be comfortable! Little did I know that in […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Aug 14th, 2013
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I recently had the opportunity to attend a Family Media Trip in Mexico City, Mexico.  This was my first time visiting Mexico City and I was really impressed with the safe feeling of the city and the kid-friendly activities we were introduced to on our trip!  One of the first stops we made was at […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Maui
Aug 3rd, 2013
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The boys loved eating the pineapple – even with sticky hands!   When I was younger, I remember watching Blue Hawaii with Elvis Presley – specifically the scene where they ate fresh pineapple wrapped in parchment paper.  I remember thinking to myself, “I wanna do that some day!”  Well, that day had finally come!  This [&hellip...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Recent Posts
Jul 15th, 2013
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Netflix. We watch a lot of movies in our family and Netflix is one of our favorite movie sources!  We watch movies and television shows on DVD and Blu-ray, as well as streaming Netflix through our Blu-ray player and Wii Game System.  This summer, […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Apr 12th, 2013
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At the end of March, Frank, the boys and I all headed down to Carlsbad for the KIA Classic and for some fun family time at LEGOLAND CALIFORNIA.  The boys and I had never been there before and they had been asking for quite some time when they could visit LEGOLAND CALIFORNIA.  When I received […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Apr 6th, 2013
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Doesn’t the LEGOLAND Hotel look gorgeous?  This is where the pool was located.   Guess where we went this past Spring Break?  I had the opportunity to take the three boys (on my own) to the LEGOLAND Hotel in Carlsbad, California and it was awesome!  They did not want to leave and kept asking if […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 12th, 2012
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This past Thanksgiving, Frank and I and  his kids headed down to Southern California to spend the holidays with family.  While I love my family, I still wanted to have our own personal space in the evenings.  Thanks to Hilton, we had the opportunity to experience Hotel for the Holidays! Traveling over the holidays can […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Gift Guide
Nov 30th, 2012
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Content and/or other value provided by our partner, Kia Motors I have 3 young boys ranging from the ages of four to nine years old.  Traveling for the holidays can be a bit of a challenge at times, especially on a very long road trip.  So how do parents with young kids travel?  Here are […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Sep 19th, 2012
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In July, I had the opportunity to visit Palace Resorts in Cancun, Mexico. I had never been to Cancun before and really enjoyed my time there. The Resort was gorgeous and the food was great! Not to mention all-you-can-drink drinks!                 Photos Courtesy of Virgin America From California, […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Product Review
Sep 1st, 2012
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If you have kids, you know that kids are exposed to all sorts of germs – at school, from each other, from traveling.  When we think of bacteria, many of us immediately have a negative reaction.  However, not all bacteria is bad.  You have good bacteria and then you have great bacteria, like Culturelle.  Culturelle […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Travel & Events
Jul 4th, 2012
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It’s time for a vacation…..yes!!!  I love vacation time, whether it’s traveling to a far-away destination or taking a staycation in my home town or a town nearby.  If I am bringing my boys with me, it’s usually a vacation that is closer to home.  However, if it’s a vacation with just Frank and I, […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Travel & Family Fun
May 20th, 2011
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This summer, my hope is to take the boys to visit Lego Land in Southern California. I have never been and they’ve been asking to go for a while now. If you’ve done it before, you know that driving with kids can be a challenge, but it can also be a lot of fun! According […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Product Review
Aug 2nd, 2010
6 Comments
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I have had nothing but good experiences working with Marriott as a company and was thrilled to participate in a campaign through Mom Central – the Marriott “Nickelodeon Your Stay” Blog Tour. All across the country, summer vacations are taking place and families are looking not only for a fun, family-friendly destination, but a place […]...
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