Touring the Pixar Campus

Entrance to Pixar #InsideOutEvent

There’s something about visiting the place that’s the genius behind the movies you’ve loved for over two decades. I had a chance to tour the Pixar campus as part of my press visit for their new feature, Inside Out, that opens in theaters on June 19, 2015. The first thing I spotted? My favorite lamp. […]

How much do you tip?

How-much-do-you-tip

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been involved in this conversation. With the blogging conference season entering full swing, the tips and traveling comes up in nearly every group I am in. So, I searched around the Internet and compiled a list. Now this is all according to the Internet, and it’s not […]

5 things you need on a road trip with kids including Britax Car Seats

Rear facing in Britax

We are headed out for our first road trip of the summer. The whole family is headed down for NW Biggest Baby Shower in Portland. We’re going to check out the event for the blog, and get some family time in. We leave this afternoon and I’m realizing I better make a checklist for our […]

Using the Disney Disability Access Service Card

Using the Disney Disability Access Service Card - The Maven of Social Media

To say we were apprehensive about taking Sebby to Disneyland two weeks ago might be an understatement. The crowds, the noise, the waiting and lines all had the possibility of being too much for our little guy. Before I left, I had done some reading on the changes made in the past few months for […]

Vegas Family Vacation at the Residence Inn

comfy bed!

I’ve attempted a Vegas family vacation twice since 2009. Ok, so not REALLY a family vacation, as I was there to attend the ABC Kids Expo and drug my family along. And we’ve always felt cramped in our hotel room. This year, I left the family at home in Seattle and went to Vegas without […]