Happy Fourth of July 2018

This year, we spent the day playing in the sand, collecting shells and rocks, overfilling buckets, digging holes, burying each other in the sand, jumping in the waves, making sand angels and snacking all day! Here’s a Picture Walk of our day! Last year for the Fourth if July, we watched the sunset and fireworks…

New Paltz and High Falls, New York Itinerary Trip with Kids

If you live in New York, but you’ve never been to New Paltz, print out this tentative itinerary and GO! The short drive was perfect for families with young children and the price was right! It was a perfect escape from New York City. This was the last trip we took before we had Esme….

Wave Hill Birthday Day Trip With Photos

Wave Hill, New York. Now one of my favorite places in all of New York. This place is enchanting. It is magical everywhere you look. The little sprouts of flowers peeking here and there were abundant and playful. The different palettes of colors, shapes, sizes, patterns and blends were never ending. We didn’t even have…

Mystic, CT Itinerary

Dates: 5/23/16-5/26/16 Date: 5/23/16 Monday Location: Mystic KOA(we highly recommend staying here. Lots of things for the family to do including family music night (our kids sleep too early to partake in them), the on-site playground, jumbo bowling pins, long wavy slides (our kids were too young at that time to do it, but daddy…

Art Things I always have in Bulk

Olivia’s Fox Creation I always purchase the items below in bulk, rather than buying it every week or every month in smaller packs. I bring several packs of these whenever I go out with the kids. These items are regularly thrown into my diaper bag (except the water color and markers). They come in handy…

Cape May, NJ Itinerary

After going to several small road trips here and there, I was simply tired of driving to a restaurant or a place and it is either closed or not open until evenings. Now that I have children, I cannot imagine buckling the children into their car seats, only to find that we had wasted a…

Apple Picking 2017

Fishkill Farms Our yearly apple picking endeavor. We have been to this farm before and chose it again this year. We liked that the drive isn’t too far from NYC (less than an hour drive) and that the apples were low enough for children to reach and pick on their own. Do you have a…