Eden Prairie Minnesota Ice Castles Photos {+Ticket Giveaway!}

Last week we visited the Minnesota ice castles in Eden Prairie, MN. They were amazing and majestic and the perfect family outing. We had so much fun and if you live anywhere near Eden Prairie (it was a 3.5 hour drive for us and totally worth it) then you should really make an effort to […]

Holiday Travel Tips – Do You Have These In Your Trunk??

Having multiple children means that you can find any number of things in my trunk, at any given time. Seriously, I never know quite what I will find when I pop it open. If the grocery bagger has assisted me to my car to load them, I say a silent prayer there won’t be anything […]

Travel Hacks You Will Wish You Knew Years Ago! + Trip Giveaway!

This post brought to you by Atlantic Luggage. The content and opinions expressed below are that of http://musthavemom.com/. -That pill container is good for more than just pills! Use it to store your earrings, necklaces and rings so they don’t get tangled up in your suitcase. -Use a shower cap to cover the bottoms of […]

Tips To Save Money On Family Vacations

This is a sponsored giveaway with Mums the Word Network and RCI.com. All opinions are my own. Planning a vacation can get costly in a hurry. I would LOVE to travel with our family as our kids get a little older but the expense often holds me back. What’s holding you back from traveling? If […]

Our Day Out With Thomas Duluth, MN! #DayOutWithThomas

    This weekend my husband and I packed up the kids and headed to the Duluth, MN depot to have a fun Day Out With Thomas the tank engine! The kids were beyond excited and waited all week to embark on our adventure. They were over the moon to arrive at the depot and […]

Things You Have to Prepare Before Traveling with Kids

As any parent knows, traveling with kids can be hard work, especially if you are embarking on a long journey. However, with a little planning it is possible to transform a potentially difficult situation into a pleasure. Here are a few top tips that you can use to make the experience fun. Planning for napsIt […]

DIY Road Trip Kits For Kids: Ideas For Ages Baby to 6 Years Old {+ Giveaway!}

Are you going on a road trip with the kids this Summer? Have a week at the cabin planned? Maybe you just have bored kids. Whatever the reason, these DIY Road Trip Kits for kids are sure to beat any boredom and make car time fun! These kits are the perfect surprise to add to […]

Infantino Neoprene Necessities Line Is Perfect For Travel With Baby! {Review & Giveaway!}

With Summer comes travel. Whether you are taking a big road trip or headed on a long ride to get to the beach, you will inevitably be traveling with baby. When I pack up to leave with my kids it seems like we always end up packing the whole house! So which baby products will […]

Summer Essentials You Should Have In Your Beach Bag! + Big Savings On Them!

I love going to the beach and I HATE packing the bags. With six of us it always feels like we are bringing the entire house with us. I needed a way to be more efficient when I pack our bags so I now have a designated beach bag that always includes the Summer essentials […]

20 Campfire Recipes Perfect For Summer Campouts

Check out Favorite Food Recipes For A Campout by Sarah Minnesota Mama at Foodie.com Thank goodness Summer has finally arrived here in Minnesota and that means it is officially camping season! I’ve been camping with my kids in Summer’s past and they LOVE it. We often visit our cabin on the lake and cooking over […]

Ride In Safety With The Evenflo Platinum Symphony LX car seat {Review}

With Summertime comes road trips and that means more time spent in the car for your kiddos. Car seat safety is one thing that parents don’t get taught. There really should be a “crash course” so to speak, pardon my pun, before you leave the hospital with your new baby. Ensuring that your child is […]

Must Have Baby Product: NEW BABYBJÖRN Travel Crib Light! {Review & Giveaway $300 Value!}

Back in 2010 I named the BABYBJÖRN Travel Crib Light my #1 must have baby product (click the link to see my post from 2010 and a video demo of me setting it up and taking it down). I’m thrilled to announce that they have come out with a new and improved BABYBJÖRN Travel Crib Light! Although […]

Travel Games For Kids + Tips For Car Travel With Kids {+ Magnetic Travel Set Giveaway!}

Traveling with kids can be an arduous process. With Summer just around the corner and many families busy planning road trips or travel to the cabin, I’m sharing my must have tips for car travel with kids. We have four kids and have done many family road trips and our kids travel very well. In […]

Where To Go For A Tropical Vacation No Passport or Foreign Money Required

This post brought to you by Puerto Rico, The All-Star Island. All opinions are 100% mine. I need a vacation. Desperately! I can usually handle four kids, a house to clean, meals to cook, errands to run, a blog to manage, articles to write, etc, etc, etc pretty well but after having snow for EIGHT […]

Mess Free Way To Eat Yogurt On The Go!

It’s almost Summer and with Summer comes road trips and fun travel plans. Traveling with kids can be a struggle but not if you are as prepared as possible! Having nutritious snacks on hand in the car is an absolute lifesaver. Hungry kids are monsters, full kids are happy kids lol. Some of my favorite […]

My Mom2.0 Summit Experience & Takeaways! #ContoursBliss

I had the pleasure of attending the Mom2.0 Summit this past weekend in Atlanta, Georgia. I took along my sweet little baby, Brady and decided to tackle my first time flying with a baby. It was smooth sailing! Our trip went fantastically and he did not cry once on the plane! I was surprised and […]

I’m Off To The Mom2.0 Summit This Week With Contours Baby!

Last year I had the pleasure of attending the Mom2.0 Summit in Laguna Niguel, CA with the Contours team and I shared in unveiling their awesome new Bliss stroller. This year I’m thrilled to be heading to Atlanta with Contours for the Mom2.0 Summit! When I went last year I was so in love with […]

5 Reasons To Visit Gulf County, Florida

This post brought to you by Gulf County, Florida. All opinions are 100% mine. When I was growing up my parents took us to Florida once a year. We would drive from Minnesota to Florida and stay for one heavenly week. Leaving behind us the snow and frigid temps in exchange for palm trees and […]