How to Eat Well on Vacation

The following post is from Jessica of GoodCheapEats and LifeasMOM: Our family loves to vacation together.  Despite the fact that our oldest just turned fifteen, we don’t have too many years’ experience with family vacations. In our early parenting years, we either had new babies, too much debt, or both. Since we started living debt free, […]

Winchester, Virginia Visitors Guide {Play & Eat!}

As part of my role as an Official Apartment Guide Organizing Blogger, I’ll be sharing some more tips in the coming weeks for exploring the Winchester area. If you haven’t already read my Shenandoah Valley staycation ideas, be sure to start there! Today we’re creating a guide for visitors to the area. If you’re from […]

Strategies to Avoid Pre-Vacation Stress

Before I share my pre-vacation strategies with you, I have a confession. The night before we left for our recent beach vacation, I posted this on Facebook: “It never fails…no matter how I try to plan ahead, I end up wishing we were NOT going on vacation the night before vacation. Thankful that tomorrow we’ll […]

Summer Planning Checklist: Vacation Planning

Have you started planning your summer vacation? The third post in my series for on summer planning includes a vacation planning checklist to help you get ready: Now is a good time to think about what you’d like to do before it’s too late to find accommodations or tickets for the places you’d really […]

Keep Track of Travel with a Free Printable Itinerary

Traveling can be stressful, but this travel itinerary makes it easier to keep track of your flights and hotel information so that you have one less thing to worry about. Whether you’re traveling for work or for vacation, use this itinerary to write down the details of your trip, and don’t forget to make copies […]

Printable Vacation Packing List

Planning a vacation soon? Use this printable packing list to keep track of what you need to pack so you don’t leave anything important behind! Click here download or print the free summer packing list. Or get all of the Life Your Way printables in a single download when you buy the complete download pack […]

Get Organized for Your Staycation

Tsh from Simple Mom is on maternity leave this month, and I’m guest posting for her today with some ideas to help you get organized for a staycation: Let’s face it…as mothers, family vacations are rarely restful. Fun, full of memories and worth the hard work,  yes. Restful, not so much. Many families are taking […]

Question of the Day: Share Your Best Tips for Traveling with Children

Last week, I got an email from Andrea, who will be traveling to the U.S. from South America and then around the States in a Winnebago this summer….with four children under seven. She is looking for tips to help her get organized to make the trip go as smoothly as possible! I’d have to agree […]

Organizing for a Vacation

Today we are on our way back home from the Magic Kingdom. After watching my girls’ faces light up over and over again yesterday, there’s no doubt in my mind that it truly is the most magical place on earth! With 7 days of travel (almost) behind us, I’ve been thinking about what I did […]