Where do you go when you want a the best rest at a hotel?

This post brought to you by Sleep Inn® by Choice Hotels®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of I am the Maven®. Everyone knows we should get a good nights' rest. It's essential for … [Read more...]

Planning a family vacation? How about the Hyatt? {$500 Giveaway!}

This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic It's that time of year. I'm in the midst of … [Read more...]

It’s time for your next cruise!

This is a Fashionista Events opportunity. Ever been on a cruise or or if it's been too long since your last cruise how about a special from Avalon Waterways!Maybe now is the time! *Save up to … [Read more...]

Taking CloudPets™ to Visit Grandparents

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This CloudPets™ shop about tips to visit grandparents has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CloudPetsForever #CollectiveBias In May, my … [Read more...]

Traveling with Kids: Preparing for the Baby Blowout

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This shop about preparing for the baby blowout has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MagicBabyMoments #CollectiveBias Even if you are a well … [Read more...]

A visit to the Walt Disney Family Museum and a glimpse into TOMORROWLAND

Who knew I would feel so much nostalgia when I visited the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco last month? I got an inner glimpse of the life of the man behind my favorite mouse and I found … [Read more...]

Packing the perfect road trip kit.

This post about packing the perfect road trip kit is sponsored by Kraft. We're planning our first official family road trip this summer. That is, we're going more than one state away. Right now … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Vegas Family Vacation at the Residence Inn

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 … [Read more...]