• Travel,  U.S. Travel

    3.5 Days in NYC

    I’m throwing it back to this time last year, when shortly after getting the kids back to school, the hubs and I took a quick getaway to New York City. Neither of us had been before, and there was a lot we wanted to see and do while we were there. We had three days, a centrally located hotel reservation, and a laundry lists of to dos. How We Spent Our Days Day 1 (Half Day) Our first day was mostly spent getting to the city, but once we landed, got checked in to our hotel, and settled, we were ready to start exploring. Since it was later in the…

  • Travel,  U.S. Travel

    Family Road Trip to Hershey, PA

    Hi friends! If you have been following along on Instagram, you’ll know that we recently took a family road trip to Hershey, PA, aka The Sweetest Place on Earth. Growing up, road trips were common, so it only follows that my boys are used to traveling long distances in the car. This trip, we covered a little over 800 miles, and by the time you count various stops, somewhere in the ballpark of 14 hours on the road. In the car, especially long trips like this, I refuse to allow my boys to sit and tune out to the iPads. It was pretty funny when I explained to my oldest…