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Packable Jackets: The Best Choices for Family Travel

Packable Jackets: The Best Choices for Family Travel

Whether its a chilly winter destination or a location prone to rainy weather, we’re all about finding the best packable jackets for our whole family. We really try to keep it small and simple when we travel, but packing light doesn’t mean skimping on what […]

The Best Luggage for Family Travel

The Best Luggage for Family Travel

Family Travel with Luggage Travel with kids means always being ready for the unexpected. Someone needs a diaper change, someone needs a snack, someone is…dare I say it? Bored. For parents, that means you need to have your hands free and ready for anything. This […]

Top Things to Do in Minneapolis This Winter

Top Things to Do in Minneapolis This Winter

Minnesota: Land of 10,000 Lakes and 10,000 Reasons to Visit Minneapolis in the winter?! Are you crazy?? No, I’m just a born and raised Minnesotan. Nowadays, we travel back to Minnesota on a regular basis to visit friends and family. No matter where we find […]

Holiday Gifts for Kids and Families Who Love to Travel

Holiday Gifts for Kids and Families Who Love to Travel

Love to travel? Have some kids on your holiday gift list that love to travel? You’ll love our suggestions for gifts for families who love to travel! We’ve curated this list over thousands of miles, countless plane rides and practical experiences traveling both domestically and […]

The Best Family Hostels in the Netherlands

The Best Family Hostels in the Netherlands

Hello, Stayokay! We found it! Without hesitation the best family hostel in the Netherlands is the Stayokay chain. Scratch that, right now…our all-time favorite overall hostels in Europe are Stayokays. There are twenty-two of these gems scattered throughout the Netherlands. Our first encounter with them […]

Free Activities: Family Art in Tacoma, Washington

Free Activities: Family Art in Tacoma, Washington

Why Art as a Family? We are living in a time when traditional schools are shifting to common core subjects like math and reading instead of a major focus on the arts. We are grateful for our daughters’ teachers who continue to share their love […]