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SafetyTat Review

It seems like there's some kind of switch that gets flipped in women when they have children. They may have been the most carefree, easy-goes-it person ever, but once that baby is here and YOURS, the worry switch goes from off to on! I never … Continue Reading

Our First Family Trip to Disney!

There is much excitement in my house right now, over something happening during Spring Break of 2014. Our family will be taking our first trip to Walt Disney World, and I am absolutely geeked out and pumped about this! It has been at least 13 … Continue Reading

Cookie Sheet Travel Fun

Long car trips with kids SUCK. There's no other way to put it. They just suck. When we go to visit family, it's at least a 5-6 hour drive, or close to 12 when we vacation at the beach. Our boys are 4.5 and 3, so they need a lot of entertaining … Continue Reading

Scavenger Hunt With Friends App

As I mentioned a few times already, my husband and I got to take a child-free trip last weekend with a bunch of couples from our church. We try to do an annual Couples' Retreat in Pigeon Forge, TN but the last time Brandon and I were able to go was … Continue Reading

Holiday Travel Snacks

I feel like my family is constantly on the road. We take a lot of trips to see my parents or my husband's family, and they all live at least 5 hours away from our home in Kentucky. We'll be traveling again in a few weeks for Christmas and in addition … Continue Reading

The Six Stages of a Child-Free Getaway

The Six Stages of a Child-Free Getaway

Over the weekend, my husband Brandon and I were able to escape travel without our two boys, Miles (4) and Spencer (2.5), and spent a few days in Asheville, NC while the boys had a great time at my parents' home in Tennessee. Though we have sent the … Continue Reading

Krista’s Vacation Recap

Going on vacation can be a mixed bag for bloggers.  You don't want to spend too much time on the details of your trip but sometimes there are good things to pass along -- great photos, interesting tidbits, or advice.  This is one of those posts with … Continue Reading

Packing Light

I love to be the one to deliver good news. If you've done much traveling with a baby or two babies or a baby and a young toddler or some other combination of young'uns, you've probably stood, looking at a pile of suitcases and travel gear for your … Continue Reading

Kinderwagon Hop: Double Stroller Review

This Kinderwagon Hop double stroller review was written out of my own admiration for the product which I purchased myself.  Let's face it, there are not a whole lot of options when it comes to strollers for two or more. Since my twins were born we … Continue Reading

Travel Tips

Playdate crashers, I miss you.  We have moved into our new house and everything is wonderful, except...*dun dun DUUUUN* We have no Internet.  But I'm exploring every avenue to make sure we stay connected!  Stay tuned, I won't be gone forever! … Continue Reading

Grandma Mornings

There are many things I could say about why grandparents are so important and wonderful.  I could write about how they provide family history for their grandchildren, filling in the gaps for future generations.  I could tell you how grandparents have … Continue Reading

Vacation, Vacation

I'm so excited!  Today is July 1st, which means that we will be at the beach in 22 days!  Our vacation always comes at the end of a very long summer.  We will have already traveled all over the place, spent many days and nights away from home, but … Continue Reading

A Rear View

If you took a peek inside my car, you might assume that I have two very young children - babies, infants.  Two identical, large, rear-facing car seats take up the back, leaving very little room between them in the middle of the bench seat.  But you … Continue Reading

Home Again

Ahhhh, what a weekend. My husband and I had a fabulous weekend away from our kids with our friends JR and Rachel.  Friday afternoon, about an hour after returning home from a trip to Ohio (Tuesday through Friday), we greeted my mom, who had … Continue Reading

Product Review: Kalencom 2-In-1 Potette Plus

Now that we are a week and a half into full-on potty training with Miles, I thought it would be good to review a product that we have been using, the .  I had read great reviews of this product by friends and bloggers and since we do a good amount of … Continue Reading

Krista’s Baby Carrier Review

Did you watch the video review? Here's a quick round-up of my thoughts on each carrier: Boba 2G Organic, Willow - Great design, really nice fit, love the removable foot straps for older kids, love the color combos, just wish there were more … Continue Reading

Holiday Shopping – #5

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Catching up on holiday travels, Jamie's pregnancy, Krista's whole household being sick Holiday Shopping for Kids BabyCheapskate.com's Toys That Get Played With list (we mention lots of great toys on the list!) Christmas gift strategies On … Continue Reading

Traveling with kids sucks.

Yeah. I said it. This time, it hasn't been the actual driving part that has been the worst (though it was terrible), but just the part where you are visiting someone else's house. We spent Thanksgiving with my father in law and his fiancée and all … Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Plans

I am traveling today, so I'll make this brief! What are your plans for Thanksgiving? Who will you be spending the holiday with this year? … Continue Reading

Travel Tips – #4

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Jamie and Krista record in the same room! We discuss: Packing for travel with kids Car and plane travel tips Dealing with schedule disruptions How to make the most of your trip Products mentioned: Fisher Price Healthy Care … Continue Reading