5 Tips On How To Get The Most Out Of Your All-Inclusive Vacation

Disclosure: Dream Resorts provided an all expenses paid trip to Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa including travel, accommodations and activities. All thoughts and opinions are my own. #MomsEscape #ad  My daughter and I recently had the opportunity to spend an amazing four days in Mexico! I've been to Mexico before but this was the first time for my daughter. Of the times I'd been there, this time was special.  Why? Because of where … [Read more...]

#TravelTipZzz and Packing List To Take Your Run On The Road – Running While Traveling #ad

Disclosure:  I am a member of the Vicks Ambassador Network and as such, receive compensation for sharing my personal experience with Vicks products like #ZzzQuil.  All opinions are my own and I only recommend products or services that I believe offer value or quality to my readers.  Enjoy my #TravelTipZzz. Are you ready to take the next step and travel for a race? Or are you taking a business trip and need to stay healthy and well rested? … [Read more...]

Taking a Cruise to Alaska? Here’s My Favorite Tips! #DisneyCruise

My final post about our vacation to Alaska! It was a trip-of-a-lifetime thanks to Disney Cruise Line. We made wonderful memories. If you are considering a cruise, here are some tips I picked up along the way.  I hope you have a spectacular journey. 1. Go! Don't wait until the perfect time, book your cruise today. 2. Choose a Disney Cruise. I wrote a whole post about things to consider when choosing a cruise line, but the bottom line is … [Read more...]

Sailing on the Disney Wonder – Land Excursion, Skagway #DisneyCruise

Our first port on the 7-night cruise was Skagway, Alaska.  The ship docks near town and you can get off the ship to explore.  Tours are available to do a variety of different activities from historical tours to zip lining.  The Disney Cruise website is full of resources and information and especially user-friendly when it comes to choosing a land adventure.  You can independently book tours but when you reserve a Port Adventure with Disney Cruise … [Read more...]

Sailing on the Disney Wonder – The Food, Glorious Food! #DisneyCruise

When you hear the word, "cruise", what do you think of?  Amazing food, I know, right?  No matter what the destination, cruise ships are known for having delicious and plentiful food! You can count on Disney for fun, luxury accommodations, world-class service AND incredibly delicious food.  There are numerous restaurants on the ship, from pizza counters to fine dining.  Meals or snacks are available at all times of the day or night. For … [Read more...]

Sailing On The Disney Wonder – Things To Do On The Ship #DisneyCruise

There is so much to do on a cruise ship, especially a Disney ship!  We had a blast and I'm convinced all the activities are the reason I didn't gain any weight - despite eating anything and everything I wanted for a week.  Our whole family was busy and loved the days at sea as much as the port adventures.   Each evening of the cruise, our steward, Michael, would straighten up our cabin and leave us a fun towel animal, chocolates, … [Read more...]

Sailing On The Disney Wonder – The Staterooms #DisneyCruise

Have you ever wondered what a stateroom on a Disney cruise ship looks like?  I'd never been on a cruise before we went early this month.  My only reference was from the movie, Out to Sea with Jack Lemmon.  I was very excited to find that it was spacious, comfortable, well-decorated, and had amazing storage space. There was a dividing curtain between the bed, sleeping area and the sitting, couch area.  That especially came in handy when I (the … [Read more...]

Sailing On The Disney Wonder – Day One: Sail Away! #DisneyCruise @DisneyCruise

Our family to a Disney Cruise to Alaska in June.  Four of us shared this adventure - my mom, husband, daughter and I sailed on the Disney Wonder.  We had heard that a cruise was a fun experience for all ages and my husband has always wanted to travel to Alaska.  My mom had been on a cruise years ago, but it was the first one for my husband, daughter, and me.  If you're a regular reader of KLY, you know I'm a huge Disney fan.  Walt Disney World is … [Read more...]

First Time At Walt Disney World? Here’s Some Tips From Me and From My Daughter!

I'm packing for my first Disney cruise and one of my favorite people is packing for her first trip to Walt Disney World. So let's share tips, readers! What do you recommend for first time cruisers? It's my first time going to Alaska AND my first time on a cruise. What do you recommend for first time Disney World vacationers? And, if it's not mentioned here, share a tip for my friend who is going to Walt Disney World for the first time. … [Read more...]

Looking To Get Away For A Weekend? Castaway Bay and @CedarPoint #Halloweekends Are Spooky Good!

We are trying to ease into this school-year thing.  Trying to ease into summer's-over-but-I-don't-want-it-to-be...  A weekend at Cedar Point gave our family the perfect getaway!  Cedar Point, in Sandusky, Ohio is celebrating Halloween in a BIG way.  The fall/Halloween decorations were outstanding. We stayed at Castaway Bay, which is a Cedar Point property but it is a very short drive away from the park.  We chose it because it has an indoor … [Read more...]

Flash Giveaway: #1 New York Times Bestselling Book, “1,000 Places To See Before You Die” by Patricia Schultz (Ends 7/2, US and Canada, 3 Winners!)

"Wanderlust--I like to think of it as wanderlove-- has always coursed through my veins." ...Patricia Schultz, Introduction to 1,000 Places To See Before You Die This is the second edition of 1,000 Places To See Before You Die with new entries, new countries, and over 600 full-color photographs.  Written by Patricia Schultz, 1,000 Places To See Before You Die is a best-selling travel book that takes us around the globe. Whether you are … [Read more...]