Travel & Leisure

No matter what the season is, there's places to go and fun to be had!

Family Fun At Sawgrass Marriott In Ponte Vedra, Fl

If you’re planning a family vacation in sunny Florida, let me share my amazing weekend at Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa with you. They graciously invited me, along with three other Florida bloggers to bring our families and experience what this full service resort has to offer. Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa may be known for it’s award winning golf courses, but there’s much more than that, especially for families with children. Sawgrass Marriott is located on Florida’s Historic Coast, made up of Ponte Vedra, St. Augustine and the beaches along the coast. There’s many places to visit […] Read more »

Visit to the Endangered Animal Rescue Sanctuary

This video is from our homeschool group’s trip to EARS, which stands for Endangered Animal Rescue Sanctuary. Located in Citra Florida, EARS is a not-for-profit organization that exists specifically to provide permanent homes for unwanted and/or abused endangered animals. They’ve rescued over 200 tigers, lions, cougars, bears and monkeys. You can find more information about them here: http://www.earsinc.net/   Have you subscribed to my YouTube channel? Check it out! Read more »

Inside Ripley’s Believe It Or Not In Orlando

Have you ever visited Ripely’s Believe It Or Not with your kids or grandkids? If you haven’t, make time to check out one of their many location across the country. Robert Ripley created Ripley’s Believe It Or Not in 1918. He was a cartoonist, explorer, reporter, adventurer, and collector, who sought out the odd, unusual, and unexplained. He traveled to 201 countries in 35 years. This slide show is from the Ripley’s Believe It Or Not In Orlando, where my husband and I, along with our two daughters spent a fun-filled day. Ripley’s Believe It Or Not In Orlando   […] Read more »

Rockefeller Center Ice Skating

Since January is National Skating Month, I want to share some videos and photos from our day of ice skating at Rockefeller Center in Manhattan. Rockefeller Center Ice Skating View the rest of the videos here. The Rink at Rockefeller Center was constructed in 1936, after Nelson Rockefeller found a new system that created artificial outdoor ice skating. It was an immediate tourist attraction and has become one of the most famous ice skating rinks in the world. My daughter Jacqueline If you’re a parent or grandparent, join our group for tons of great ideas from awesome bloggers! Read more »

January Is National Skating Month

January is National Skating Month, sponsored by US Figure Skating. It gives ice skating rinks, organizations and programs a chance to showcase and promote ice skating to families across the country. Ice skating is a wonderful way to keep your family fit! Check the US Figure Skating site for local rinks that you and your family can visit. National Skating Month Growing up in NYC, my mother took me to Abe Stark Ice Skating Rink dozens of times. I have wonderful memories of going there with her. She would always get hot chocolate for us and one of those big […] Read more »