How to Date Your Son

How to Date Your Son

Disclaimer: I received complimentary passes to King's Dominion but all opinions in this post are mine. How to Date Your Son There is a special place in my heart for my two sons. I feel like it is my job to teach them different things than I teach my daughter. I teach them through my actions and interactions with them. I teach them through my relationship with their dad who is my husband. I want to make sure that I maintain a positive and nurturing relationship with them. I am not their ...

Read More »

How to make a Lego table by upcycling your train table

Lego table project finished

We wait and wait and wait for what seems like forever for summer to arrive. We can't wait for the freedom, the anticipation of lazy mornings and fun filled afternoons. How quickly that all changes after the heat really kicks in and we are 4-5 weeks into our summer routine. Just about the time that the heat really kicks in the boredom also starts to creep its way in. You know what I am talking about. It is starting to get too hot to play outside for any length of time which means the kids are ...

Read More »

5 Things I Did Not Know About SeaWorld

5 Things I Did Not Know About Sea World

Disclosure: I received complimentary passes to Sea World to be able to do this review, but all opinions expressed here are mine. 5 Things I Did Not Know About SeaWorld It has been a long time since I went to SeaWorld Orlando. It has really been years but recently on what I like to call my epic vacation we ended up at SeaWorld as their guests. I reached out to them because I wanted to add an educational component into our journey. I know that my children love to learn and as a parent I ...

Read More »

Everything Is Awesome At Legoland Florida!

legoland review

Everything Is Awesome At Legoland Florida! *Disclosure- I was provided with free admission to Legoland Florida in order to facilitate this review, as always, all thoughts and opinions are my own :)  How was everyone's spring break!? Ours was awesome! Spring break is when we take our big family vacation every year, and we (within reason) let our daughter pick where we go. This year she only wanted to go to 2 places, Universal Studios and Legoland Florida. Considering I love Harry Potter and ...

Read More »

Family Vacations on a Budget

family-vacations

Family Vacations on a Budget   Nowadays, taking vacations really give our soul the relaxation it needs. We go out-of-town just to be somewhere else with the hope that we will experience peace. We  often travel to lessen the stress we experience in everyday work that is why planning a trip should always fit in your budget. This summer, families often meet to see one another. There are plenty of ways to save money and have a wonderful time. To enjoy Family Vacations on a Budget, ...

Read More »

Partying with Friends at Blogher with SeaDog Cruises

seadog

Fireworks with Friends and SeaDog Cruises This summer at BlogHer, most of the Madame Deals Team will meet up in person. We will be joining a group of fellow bloggers and kicking off our stay with a Fireworks Cruise on SeaDog Cruises. We are all excited because for some of us this is our first time at BlogHer and for me personally I have only spent 1 day in my life in Chicago. So we are starting off our few days together with a Bang! SeaDog Cruises aren't just for groups. Check out all the ...

Read More »

Travel with Kids Tips

travel with kids tips

Travel with Kids Tips So you're getting ready to take a trip. Going on vacations can be a lot of fun but sometimes the trip there can be stressful with kids. I recently took a trip to Washington, D.C. with my family. I am a big fan of road trips so because of this and the fact that driving to your vacation destination can save some money, we decided to drive. I have an 8 year old daughter, so I decided to do some research to find things that could make the trip go as smoothly as possible and ...

Read More »

Traveling with Kids Tips

Traveling with Kids

Traveling with Kids Tips When I was little I remember our family taking "long" trips to my grandparents' house ---2 hours away. Now, I think nothing of our 50 mile one way weekly trip "into town" to grocery shop! My number one tip when traveling with kids is to CHECK YOUR ATTITUDE! As parents our attitude toward traveling will make a tremendous difference in the reaction of our children. When we are going on an adventure then everyone gets excited, if we are just doing our daily routine ...

Read More »

Summer Travel to the Big Apple

I am going to the BlogHer Conference in New York City and I'm so excited for this trip. I have been doing tons of research on what to do while I'm there. I've found restaurants, sightseeing tours, hotels, shops and pretty much everything you can imagine. It is a little overwhelming the number of sights to see while in New York City. I want to go to places the locals go, but I also want to visit the tourist sights. I've stumbled upon some sightseeing tours while doing my research and it looks ...

Read More »