Loews Portofino Bay Hotel – Universal Orlando

Portofino Bay Hotel at Night - Universal Orlando

A few weeks ago, my husband and I took the kids down to Florida for our very first trip to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure. We were lucky enough to join the Family Forward team for a once-in-a-lifetime trip that we won’t ever forget. Our family enjoyed 5 fun-filled days in Florida, doing everything from spending quality time together […]

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The Week Ahead Planner from A Helicopter Mom

Things have been crazy here! Since the girls go to year-round school, they’re actually only out of school for “Summer Break” for about 5 weeks. We took a trip to Busch Gardens right after school ended.     Then took another trip to the beach a couple of weeks later.     Add a week […]

Fun in the Sun at Water Country USA

A few weeks ago, my family and I were lucky enough to be able to head to Water Country USA for the grand opening of their new waterslide – Colassal Curl.     Since my husband and I have 3 young kids, we take turns riding rides, or divide up and ride with the kids. […]

Busch Gardens Christmas Town

We went to Busch Gardens Christmas Town for the first time last week. I wasn’t sure what to expect. I thought it would be like Busch Gardens was on our last trip, but with a section of Christmas decorations and lights. I was so wrong. The entire park is decorated from the bridge at the entrance […]

52 Week Money Challenge Printable

For a few years I’ve been saying that we can’t afford a trip to Disney World. Our kids have never been and I’ve been sad that they might not get the chance to go before they’ve outgrown a lot of the magic. When I saw this 52 Week Money Challenge, I immediately thought it would […]