Hotel Deals In Honor of Parent’s Day

Photo credit: Fort Lauderdale Marriott Beach Resort and Spa

Parent's Day is on July 27th, and to commemorate the day, consider booking a fun family getaway. Here are some fabulous hotel deals to consider. Barbados - Elegant Hotels With the Familymoon Package at Elegant Hotels (starting at $377/night), kids can participate in the hotel's new Bajan Family Adventure Camp. While they ... Read More...

Review of Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Disney's Contemporary Resort

Built as one of the two original hotels on property when Walt Disney World opened in 1971, Disney's Contemporary Resort completed a renovation in 2009. While the A-frame building now looks a bit dated, the interior is sleek and modern. The theme may be less kid-friendly than that of some of the newer Disney hotels (like Disney's ... Read More...

Walt Disney World Christmas Events

Disney World Christmas

Christmas is my favorite time at Walt Disney World. While late fall/winter in Florida is much warmer than it is here in MA, the entire resort gets in on the festivities with events, decorations, and a special parade - all starting right after Halloween!  Here are some of the fun holiday happenings at Walt Disney World. Walt ... Read More...

The Best Hotels for a Disney World Vacation

Art of Animation

On property. Off property. Value. Moderate. Deluxe. DVC. If you are planning a Walt Disney World Vacation, you are probably wondering what the best hotels for a Disney World vacation are. Whether you choose to stay on property or off property, there are lots of great hotel options for families. Here are our favorites - both off ... Read More...

Spending the Day at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld

Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld

Disclosure: I was hosted for the day at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld for purposes of review. All opinions are my own. All guests to the family-friendly attractions in Central Florida have countless hotel options available to them. On my recent #BloggingFL trip to Orlando, I had the chance to review a few of them (see ... Read More...

Orlando World Center Marriott Review

Orlando World Center Marriott

Disclosure: My stay at the Orlando World Center Marriott was complimentary as part of the #BloggingFl trip After two days at the Gaylord Palms, I packed up my bags and drove less than 2 miles down the road to the Orlando World Center Marriott - the largest Marriott-branded hotel in the world. Featuring 2,000 rooms ... Read More...

Mermaid Package in Fort Lauderdale Beach

Mermaid Package in Fort Lauderdale Beach

My daughter is obsessed with mermaids. Of course it began with Ariel, the iconic mermaid from Disney’s The Little Mermaid, but it has grown to include all things mermaid, including Barbie mermaids and Aquamarine. Her best friend received a custom mermaid tail that she can actually wear in the pool! Guess what my daughter is ... Read More...

Family Fun at the Gaylord Palms Resort #bloggingFL

Gaylord Palms Review

Disclosure: My stay at the Gaylord Palms Resort was comped as part of the #BloggingFL trip. The first hotel in my #BloggingFL adventure was the Gaylord Palms Resort, a hotel I've passed by numerous times on my trips to Central Florida. I've visited some of the other Gaylord Resorts before, but the Palms is in a unique situation ... Read More...

Part Two of #BloggingFL

Marriott World Center

For the second half of #BloggingFL (first part here), I left the Gaylord Palms and headed to the Orlando World Center Marriott, the largest Marriott-branded hotel in the world. I checked in, and was brought to my room, a suite on the 9th floor of the main tower. My room included two balconies, both of which overlooked the ... Read More...

Florida Blogging Blitz #BloggingFL

#bloggingFL

Tomorrow morning, instead of heading out to BlogHer as I normally would, I'm flying to Orlando International Airport to be part of an 8 blogger blogging blitz of Florida. The eight of us will be covering 13 Florida Marriott resorts - experiencing all of the perks at the hotels including spa treatments, restaurants, and other ... Read More...

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