Camping in Leavenworth, Washington

If you are looking for a great camping destination in Washington that keeps you close to a town, I highly suggest giving camping in Leavenworth a try!

Doing the Hawaii Big Island the right way with kids! Part 2! Hilo, Puna, and back to Kona for departure

Our visit to the Hawaiian Big Island was more than I could fit into one post, so here is part 2! This post includes Keahou Bay, Hilo, and the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in Puna. We saw manta rays, sea turtles, and more, it was fantastic!

Doing the Hawaii Big Island the right way with kids! Part 1 – Kailua-Kona & Pukao

As fall approaches and I am already craving warmer weather, I revisit our most recent Hawaii trip to the Big Island! This is part one (of 2) featuring the Kona side of the island. I also included some tips on gear we brought with that made our trip with kids that much easier.

Enjoying the 4th of July in Bellevue, stay-cation style!

Holidays are always so fun spent with family, but when you have little kids it sure can be stressful! Especially when you add in long travel and wait times to the equation. So, this year for the 4th of July we decided to try a fun staycation in downtown Bellevue to enjoy the festivities and fireworks at close range. We booked a hotel room, walked to the park, swam and ate our hearts out! It was such a perfect 4th of July... if you live in the greater Seattle area be sure to give this a read and give yourself some staycation inspo!