10 Reasons to Love the Kia Sedona

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We travel to Southern California frequently and usually make the six hour drive from Arizona in our own car. We recently spent a week in Carlsbad and work time constraints had us flying instead of making the usual drive. While it was the baby's first time flying, we were more concerned about finding a vehicle comfortable for our family during the week. Knowing we would be doing quite a bit of driving, we turned to DriveShop for suggestions. At the time we owned a large SUV. Our request Read More... {Read More...}

Traveling with baby: how to bath a baby in a room without a tub

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Traveling with a baby requires some serious packing skills. In addition to all the essentials necessary to travel with a baby, you also need to plan for all the challenges, like not having a bathtub in your hotel room. Years ago we traveled to Hawaii when our oldest daughter was just six months old. I quickly learned how a room with only a shower was not ideal for bathing a baby. Our next week away from home I packed a deflatable Munchkin White Hot Inflatable Duck Tub (affiliate link). Read More... {Read More...}

10 reasons you should own a mobile hotspot for Wi-Fi on the go

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I can give you over 20 reasons why I thought I didn't need a mobile hotspot. With internet access from my phone and Wi-Fi connections in almost every coffee shop, restaurant, and hotel, I wasn't exactly sure why I would need to pay for my own mobile hotspot. Then I received a complimentary AT&T Unite for GoPhone by NETGEAR and my list of reasons why I didn't need a mobile hotspot quickly turned to a long list of reasons you should own a mobile hotspot for Wi-Fi on the go. 10 Read More... {Read More...}

Save on last minute road trip essentials with paperless coupons

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Family road trips are fun but take quite a bit of planning to make them successful. By the time we have everything packed to go, I usually need to stop at the store for last minute road trip essentials. Traveling in a car with your family can be easy when you have everything you need for a pleasant time on the road. Picking up last minute essentials for road trips can be costly when you're in a hurry to start driving. I recently started using Walgreens paperless coupons to save on last Read More... {Read More...}

New Trent Car Charger {review & giveaway}

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Our family is constantly on the go and a lot of time is spent in the car getting from one place to the next.  Our weekends are usually spent doing fun family activities and sometimes that means hours in the car for road trips.  At just four years old, my daughter is completely comfortable in the car entertaining herself.  She has a big collection of educational electronics that usually come with us if our travel time exceeds a couple of hours.  Although we have two charging Read More... {Read More...}

Vacationing with preschool aged kiddos – quick tips for road trips {avoiding a meal time mess}

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Last week we had a couple of days off of school for spring break.  We took a really fun road trip to California.  Some of our favorite vacation spots are in California and we usually drive when we spend time there.  This week I'll be sharing the fun we had in addition to a few tips to make road tripping with a preschooler a little easier.  I'll also be sharing how I save money on road trips too. My first tip this week comes from too much time spent at the car wash while on Read More... {Read More...}