family getaways

The Best Vacation Get-Aways

Here are some of our favorite get-aways from the last few years–many that we’ gladly take again!  • • • • • • • WARM WEATHER GETAWAYS • • • • • • • CUBA It’s Not the Trip for Everyone. COSTA RICA Costa Rica Adventure: Beaches, Volcanos, Sloths and More!   PUERTO RICO Off the Beaten […]

Our All-Time Favorite Get-Aways

Here are some of our favorite get-aways from the last few years–many that we’ gladly take again!  • • • • • • • WARM WEATHER GETAWAYS • • • • • • • COSTA RICA Costa Rica Adventure: Beaches, Volcanos, Monkeys and More!   TURKS & CAICOS 15+ Must-Do Things HAWAII Where to Stay in Kauai PUERTO […]

Should You Pull Your Kids Out of School for a Vacation?

Former teacher and mother, Jennifer Celiberti, weighs in on the question of where or not you should let your children miss school for a vacation. It’s amazing how we see things differently depending on our perspective.  As a young, enthusiastic teacher, I couldn’t imagine why any parent would take their children out of school for […]

How to Survive Great Wolf Lodge…and Enjoy It!

If you are looking for a place to take your family for a weekend or even a night, you will want to check out Great Wolf Lodge. We stayed at the Poconos location in Pennsylvania (1 hour 20 mins from Ridgewood). It is a complete destination in itself and a great place for a quick escape. You […]

Great Local Camping Spots

Camping brings your family closer together, and can be a very rewarding trip. The campgrounds you pick are also important, some have pools, rafting, nature trails and much more. You and your family are in for a lot of good memories that you will all create together.

Blissful Weekend Getaways

My husband and I make it a point to go away without the kids once a year.  We tend to only go for one to two nights, so it is important for us to make the most out of our time together.  When we first started leaving the kids it was so hard for me […]

My Favorite Summer Spot

Need a few days away? Here is the perfect place to go!

Mother-Daughter Trip: 7 Days in London

If you want to plan a trip to London, here are my recommendations. You won't be sorry and I just saved you a ton of time!!!

Kauai – St. Regis Princeville Resort

ST. REGIS PRINCEVILLE RESORT, KAUAI  I have been fortunate enough to travel to some beautiful places over the years. Most recently my husband and I spent two weeks in Hawaii. While there, we spent a week at the St. Regis Princeville Resort on the Northern shore of the island of Kauai.   Although the hotel has over […]

Puerto Rico Get-Away: Ponce

When we plan our beach get-away with our 3 kids, we usually base our decision on 3 criteria: 1. It has to be direct flight that’s around 4 hours. 2. A sure bet for 80 degree weather (which means Florida is off the list in from November to February.) 3. Some place where we can get a […]


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