Travel Tips

How to Survive Airport Security with Kids

Airport Security with Kids: 12 Essential Tips

One of best ways to make traveling with kids less of a hassle, is to be prepared for airport security. Between the large crowds, the juggling of all the gear, and the wrangling of all those kids, airport security can feel a little bit like herding cats.

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Suitcase, camera and hat travel essentials

Travel Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Needed

My husband and I fly quite a bit. My family lives pretty far away and we both travel for work several times a year. And everytime we fly I discover some kind of new travel gadget that would make my next flight that much more enjoyable.

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Little boy on dad's shoulders walking on main street in magic kingdom

Traveling with Kids: Why it’s Worth it

There are few things in life that really truly matter. I mean there are things that eat my lunch everyday, but those things are rarely important if I stop to think about them.

But one thing that is really important to us is making memories with our kids…

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Suitcases stacked on a beach

Travel Hacking for Beginners

If you know anything about me, you know I love a good deal.

Scratch that. If you know anything about me, you know I love getting things for free. Yeah, free is always better.

I’ve pretty much mastered the art when it comes to toothpaste and shampoo. But last year I was introduced to something that totally upped my game. I’m talking about the next level of extreme couponing. A little something called…

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Children in the backseat looking at map and playing with electronics

4 Alternatives to a Factory Installed Entertainment System

When we bought our first minivan in 2013, one of the “must-haves” during our search was a built in screen and DVD player. But after a car accident last summer that totaled our minivan, we found ourselves searching again for a minivan with the perfect set-up.

But because this purchase was not a planned expense, we were on a budget. And the more we looked at our options the more we realized how much we would actually be paying for just that one feature…

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