Category: Review

First hand, honest reviews for hotels, restaurants, products, tours and attractions.

Visiting Hershey Park, Pennsylvania – Find Out the Ins and Outs

The only true way for me to get my kids psyched and excited about going to Pennsylvania was the promise of spending an entire day at Hershey Amusement Park .  At this point the words ‘Amusement park or Theme park‘ are … Continue reading

Magic Carpet Yoga Mats – Hand Painted and Sustainably Hand-Printed

Yoga, even though it is one of the most ancient forms of well-being and exercises in the world, is extremely new to me. As a matter of fact it is so new, that I literally just started this practice and … Continue reading

Where To Stay During A Visit to Hershey Park – Days Inn Hershey

My goal, when traveling to an amusement park, is to find a hotel that is as close to the park as possible. The last thing you want to do is waste time in a car the day of the actual … Continue reading

Come On the Turkey Hill Experience – A Ride of a Lifetime

When doing research for upcoming trips I always start my process with posting in my favorite family travel groups I belong to on Facebook. It’s a great way to start the searches cause the majority of the moms in these … Continue reading

Logitech Ultrathin Touch Mouse

Continuing with my serious upgrade momentum in electronics and technology, I decided it was time for a mouse up-leveling as well.  To be fair, I have a wireless mouse that I use all the time. I love it, but it … Continue reading

Top Choice for Most Unique Hotel Stay – General Sutter Inn

The toughest decisions one makes after deciding on a location is usually where to stay? Since I don’t like my family to stay in large chains or all inclusive resorts when visiting small towns, the choices get trickier. To me, … Continue reading

Upgrade Your Life with the Logitech Keyboard – Not Expensive and So Worth It

This is hard for me to admit to the public, but I am completely freaked out about anything that has to do with technology. I mean petrified! I have never used a single bluetooth device. And, quite frankly, after my … Continue reading

Traditional Amish Cooking and Homestyle Eating – Good ‘n Plenty Restaurant

Foodies unite. It is time to explore new sorts of eating hubs and this one is for the masses. First of all. I am hardly a foodie. But I also know a good dining experience when I am right in … Continue reading

Strasburg Rail Road and Family Lunch Break at Hershey Farm Restaurant, Lancaster County PA

Why do trains and railroads bring out adventure feelings in people? What is it about them? I’m yet to figure that out. However, I do see an underlining pattern when it comes to my searches for our upcoming trips. How … Continue reading

How to Keep your Kid’s Feet Dry and Safe While Traveling

The problem isn’t so much in finding the perfect hiking boot for my son, but rather once we find it is to take it off of him. With my husband being a climber and my oldest boy following in his … Continue reading

Hotels in Lancaster – Finding a Family Friendly Option for All Ages

Our trip to Lancaster, Pennsylvania was different this year. This time around, we get to travel with my extended family. The grandparents (my parents), the uncle (my brother) and his girlfriend, the boys (my sons) and me. With that extra … Continue reading

What Impressed My Family and Me Most About the Amish

Here’s a bit of weird info – I’ve had a desire to visit Lancaster County, or better known as home of the Amish people, for years. Yeah, I know, odd. Instead of dreams of tropical beaches, I want to check … Continue reading

Victorinox Swiss Army Knife – The One and Only

My son is into knives.  I’m not proud of this statement. Since he started taking his wilderness class at school and going on multiple camping trips, his love for pocket knives has grown so much that it’s to the point … Continue reading

Travel Accessories for Yoga Lovers – Gaiam Review

Traveling, as everyone knows, is awesome. But let’s face it, a lot of it is splurging on indulgent food and total lack of exercise. So after years and years I caved in and decided it was time to teach my … Continue reading

LED Flashlights for Security and Other Multipurposes

Living in Central America has so many amazing benefits it’s hard to put them all down. However, one thing that is not a benefit is the occasional loss of electricity. Ok, maybe more than just occasional. Regardless of the frequency, … Continue reading

Camping Lantern – Can’t Live Without Them

Now that my son goes to a new school with a lot of focus on outdoor activities, they have had camping trips planned. Plus, all of a sudden tons of camping opportunities are flowing into my son’s life. And he … Continue reading

Travel Size Pocket Knife – Necessary for All Purposes

For a graduation gift years ago my husband received a pocket knife with every single type of blade you can imagine. It was fun to look at, but in reality not too practical for traveling when you all you really … Continue reading

Camping Knife – Necessary for All Purposes

This year I decided to switch my ten year old son from one school to another. The original school was small, but they were too traditional in their teachings and my son wasn’t really getting it. So instead, I moved … Continue reading

Carry Everything You (And Much Much More) in a Carhartt Backpack

My son is always complaining that his backpacks are too small and rip all the time. And I must agree. Now that he’s older, his baby backpack I bought him when he was six just isn’t cutting it anymore. So … Continue reading

A Backpack That is an Addiction

“I’m addicted to my backpack,” my husband announced after using it for work. His work isn’t the kind that you head to an office and put the bag by your desk side, but rather going out in the field and, … Continue reading

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