20 Stocking Stuffers for Disney Travelers

Complete Guide to Holidays at Disneyland - Main Street USA decorations

Welcome to this month’s Blogorail Black Loop. Today we are sharing our holiday gift guides. Are you planning a Disney vacation with your family in 2016?  Then why not stuff everyone’s stockings with some cute and functional gear that you can use while traveling to Orlando or Anaheim?  This list has everything from Mickey to […]

20 Stocking Stuffers for Traveling Kids

warm fireplace and Christmas tree

Another holiday season is approaching quickly, and that means it’s time to get gifts for everyone on your list.  My husband and I love giving our children items that they can use on their travels or that inspire them to want to explore the world even more.  Santa usually stuffs the stockings with travel games and […]

Complete Guide to Holidays at Disneyland 2015

Disneyland Holidays Castle and Walt

The Halloween decorations have been packed away and the holiday decor is just being unveiled at the Happiest Place on Earth.  As much as I adore Halloweentime at Disneyland, the Christmas holiday season is perhaps even more magical.  My family was able to make two Disneyland trips last year during the holidays, and I’m excited […]

Visiting Nashville with Young Kids

Nashville with Young Kids - Hatch Show Print

With a nickname like “Nashvegas,” Nashville, Tennessee doesn’t exactly sound like a kid-friendly place to visit.  The city is famous for its nightlife and late night live music scene.  It’s definitely a destination where adults go to let loose in the Deep South. Since I’m the mom who recently took my toddler and kindergartener to Las Vegas […]

9 Tips for Flying to Walt Disney World

Flying to Disney World Hollywood Studios Entrance

Welcome to this month’s Blogorail Blue Loop. Today we are sharing some tips to help you plan your Disney vacation. Planning a trip to Mickey’s Florida home?  I know a lot of families on the East Coast drive to Walt Disney World, but since I live in California, my only reasonable option is to fly.  Even if […]

7 Tips for Staying Healthy on a Plane + Gift Card Giveaway

7 Tips for Staying Healthy on a Plane

I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour on behalf of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division, the makers of SUDAFED®. I received compensation to thank me for taking the time to participate. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Although I have mostly happy memories in […]

Disneyland Character Meals: Complete Guide & Free Printable

Disneyland Character Meals Plaza Inn Minnie Mouse

Character meals are an important part of a Disney vacation for many travelers.  Character dining gives you a chance to take photos and get autographs from multiple characters in a short period of time while taking a break from lines and the heat (or rain or cold, depending on the season).  Even though these experiences […]

5 Essential Things to Do the Day BEFORE Flying with Kids

5 Things to Do the Day Before Flying with Kids - Kids on Plane

Traveling with kids involves a lot of preparation.  Before any trip, you’ve likely spent dozens of hours researching and booking plane tickets, hotels, and rental cars.  You’ve perused guidebooks and read your favorite family travel blogs to get tips for getting the most out of your destination with kids. Some of the most important preparation happens in […]