When a conference is called a celebration you know there is something else going on. I was fortunate enough to go to Disney Social Media Moms last year, and this year I went again, but this time to Disneyland in California. And, since the celebration coordinated perfectly with my daughters’ spring break and Passover we […]Read More Top 5 Takeaways from Disney Social Media Moms Celebration 2014
After years of thrilling guests at Universal Studios Singapore and Hollywood, this Thursday Universal Studios Orlando officially opens it much-anticipated Transformers the Ride – 3D. Working closely with Michael Bay, the award-winning director of the TRANSFORMERS film series and the ride’s creative consultant, the designers and engineers have created a high-tech, hyper-realistic experience that brings […]Read More Transformers The Ride- 3D Opens at Universal Studios Florida June 20th
Every year we go on a huge family vacation with my husband’s entire family. At this point there are 16 of us, in 3 different states on opposite ends of the country all trying to coordinate and agree on a common meeting point. The only non-negotiable sticking point for my sun worshipping in-laws is that […]Read More Puerto Rico – Beach, Rainforest and An Earthquake Too (plus a Snapfish Giveaway!)
Of all the ways your life changes when you have kids none is more drastic than the way you travel. Gone are the days of a small carry-on with a book, an ipod and some trashy magazines. Suddenly your carry on is like Mary Poppins carpet bag – full of snacks (both salty and sweet), […]Read More Flying the (Not) Family-Friendly Skies
This past Tuesday my two daughters and I went to the Metropolitan Opera House Tree Lighting and then on a special backstage tour of the theater. Growing up in New York City some of my most vivid and cherished memories of New York theater are linked to that incredibly beautiful theater. I still remember the […]Read More Going Behind the Gold Curtain at the Metropolitan Opera House (and a chance to win tickets to Hansel and Gretel!)
For an entire month my family and I lived, traveled and ate our way through Italy. We picked herbs from our garden, painted watercolors during the hot afternoons, swam in the pristine lake, ate endless amounts of fresh pasta and gelato, and drove all over the country in a quest to open up our daughters’ […]Read More Suffering From Post Vacation Stress Disorder
Both of my daughters did not show up on my first sonogram. For 8 weeks I thought I was having a normal singleton pregnancy with all of the usual excitement and anticipation a first pregnancy brings. My husband missed that first sonogram so to be nice my doctor did another one at my next appointment. […]Read More When Having Twins Finally Pays Dividends
Our last days in Italy were a combination of sight seeing and relaxation. We decided to fit in one last day trip, this time close by in Tarquinia. There is a wonderful small museum dedicated to the Etruscan civilization and then a necropolis with tombs to explore outside of the historical town. We drove to […]Read More Days 29 and 30 – Packing Up is Hard to Do
With only a couple of days left we realized that there are still some restaurants that the owner’s of our villa recommended. I don’t know if I mentioned the amazing book that they left us filled with notes on towns worth visiting, cards from the best restaurants all over, maps of cities and parking tips […]Read More Day 28 – Tuscania Where Else Can We Eat?
The last couple of days have been a paradigm of summer laziness. We’ve done nothing but hang out at the pool, eat, drink, read and for the girls, paint in the garden. This is it, our final week in Italy and so we seem to living it as low key as possible. Plus, the girls […]Read More Days 26 and 27 – Tuscania Do We Really Have to Go Home?