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The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum in Downtown Milwaukee

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The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum in Downtown Milwaukee Wisconsin has well earned reputation for being one of the top children’s museums in the country. Logistics and Overview for Visiting the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum is located right in Downtown on the lakefront.  Admission is (as of this writing) $8 for […]

7 Useful Things I Learned from Traveling with Kids Alone

Traveling with the Kids Alone

Lots of people have asked me, “So, how was the trip traveling with kids alone?”  and my answer has been mixed.  Traveling alone with two small children is a roller coaster.  It is full of exhilarating moments of intense joy and exhausting lows. Overall, though our little mini vacation had more positives than negatives.  I had […]

6 Things to Love about Holiday Inn (especially with kids!)

Holiday inn Sign

Holiday Inn is one of our favorite hotel chains to stay at with our kiddos (and just for clear and proper disclosure, I am not receiving any compensation from Holiday Inn to state this opinion.  I just really love this hotel brand.) Our love for Holiday Inns as a hotel chain began when I worked for […]

Are Holland America cruises good for families? A Review of the Holland America MS Nieuw Amsterdam (with kids!)

HAL NIEUW AMSTERDAM

Are Holland America cruises good for families?  We were a little nervous and unsure before taking our kids on a Holland America cruise.  As it out, we shouldn’t have worried so much!  We very much enjoyed our recent Holland America Caribbean cruise on the MS Nieuw Amsterdam (just as we have always enjoyed our Holland […]

The Best Bloomington MN Hotels for Families

the Best BLoomington MN Hotels for families

Here are my personal recommendations for which Bloomington MN Hotels are best for families. If you are flying through the MSP airport, be sure to check out this handy guide for families detailing all of the kid/baby facilities in the airport! Mid Range Hotels: Radisson Waterpark of America: The Radisson Waterpark of America is another […]

Budget Travel Tips: Why you HAVE to rent an apartment or house for your next escape!

Our apartment in Nice, France

I am going to share with you one of our favorite budget travel tips that will absolutely change the way that you travel. I have always thought about renting an apartment during our travels, but we have generally ended up staying in hotels because of cost and convenience. This time was different.  Because of the […]