Caribe Royale – Orlando Florida Family Resort

Caribe Royale - Orlando Vacation for Families

Last weekend, my husband and I took the kids for a wonderful weekend getaway down to Florida. When we left North Carolina early Friday morning, it was chilly and rainy outside. We were bundled up in sweaters and coats and ready to get out of the cold. Several hours later, we were swimming in the… read more »

I’m Going on Another Brandcation! #SeasTheDay

SeasTheDay Brandcation

I’m going on another Brandcation! After having an amazing time on the Blog Cabin trip:     And having a blast down at DESTINation in 2013:     I am thrilled to be heading out on another wonderful Brandcation. This time may be the very best Brandcation yet, because of where we’re going…    … read more »

The Perfect Vacation Destination for Family Fun in Orlando

Caribe Royale Gorgeous Pools

The winter weather has been especially harsh this year, so my family and I are beyond excited to be able to get out of town to a warm weather getaway next week. We’re heading down to the gorgeous Caribe Royale in sunny Florida and cannot wait!     The Caribe Royale is set on 53… read more »

Busch Gardens Christmas Town

Busch Gardens Christmas Town Carolers

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… read more »

Airheads Trampoline Arena – Fun for Kids and Adults

Airheads USA Orlando

I’ve had a crazy month this month, full of travel and events. Within just 2 weeks, I went to Busch Gardens with my family, to the Outer Banks for a family reunion beach trip and to Orlando for a girls’ getaway. All of the trips were awesome for different reasons, of course. But the most… read more »

Harborwalk Emerald Grande in Destin Florida

Destin, Florida Emerald Grande

If you’re looking for the perfect beach vacation desination, HarborWalk Village in Destin, Florida is it. I just returned from the HarborWalk Village a week ago and can’t wait to return with my family. Despite living in the South my entire life, I somehow never knew about this amazing gem in Destin, Florida. I don’t think I’ve… read more »

Outdoor Things To Do in Destin Florida

Wave Runner in Destin, Florida

There are so many fun outdoor things to do in Destin, Florida! On a recent trip to Destin, I was lucky enough to be able to enjoy a lot of amazing outdoor activities. Each day I was there, I got to go on some sort of excursion. Every single tour and activity left right from… read more »

Destin, Florida Brandcation – Thank You Sponsors

Destin, Florida Brandcation Swag

I had such a great time at the Brandcation Conference this year. As you probably know from my posts, we went to Destin, Florida, this year and it was just amazing! From the awesome activities, to the blogging information I learned, to the Swag, everything this trip was absolutely top notch! Thanks so much to… read more »

BlogHer ’13 Partnerships

    I’m going to BlogHer! If you’d like to partner with A Helicopter Mom to promote your product or company at BlogHer’13, I’d love to hear from you. All items are negotiable. Want something else? Let’s talk!   BlogHer Partnerships   Exclusive Partnership – $1,500 . As our Exclusive Partner, you will be the only… read more »

Holiday Lights at the Old Mill House

Old Mill House Christmas Holiday Lights

Here are some photos I took last week when we visited my parents’ house in North Carolina. The Old Mill House is always pretty, but the Holiday lights are just magical.                   Happy Holidays and Happy New Year, everyone!