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Chincoteague: Our Family’s Favorite Summer Road Trip #VacayGoneCrayCray

Chincoteague: Our Family’s Favorite Summer Road Trip #VacayGoneCrayCray
August 25, 2014 10 Comments »

This is part of a sponsored campaign with Choice Hotels. Today officially marks the end of summer as school starts for our kids but last week we had the opportunity to visit one of our favorite local vacation spots— Chincoteague, ... Read More »

Incase DSLR Pro Pack Backpack Carries Camera Bodies, Lenses & Tech Gadgets Safely and in Style (w. giveaway)

Incase DSLR Pro Pack Backpack Carries Camera Bodies, Lenses & Tech Gadgets Safely and in Style (w. giveaway)
July 15, 2014 10 Comments »

Finding the right bag to hold various gadgets during travel can be like a search for the Holy Grail and while I’ve been pretty happy with the same backpack for the past 5 years, adding my Samsung NX30 camera and ... Read More »

Good Vacation Gone Bad? Win a Vacation Do-Over & $10K from Choice Hotels #VacayGoneCrayCray

Good Vacation Gone Bad? Win a Vacation Do-Over & $10K from Choice Hotels #VacayGoneCrayCray
July 11, 2014 Comments Off

This is part of a sponsored campaign with Choice Hotels. As much as we look forward to vacations, sometimes they don’t turn out like we hope and leave us wishing we could turn back time and do them over again. ... Read More »

Using Pinterest Place Boards to Plan a #Rio2 Inspired Trip to Brazil

Using Pinterest Place Boards to Plan a #Rio2 Inspired Trip to Brazil
April 3, 2014 1 Comment »

The first time I saw Rio in the theaters, I was blown away at the visual accuracy of the movie’s black and white sidewalk mosaics in Copacabana and Ipenema, Sugarloaf Mountain’s cable cars, and the Corcovado that towers above the city. ... Read More »

5 Reasons to Visit Japan

5 Reasons to Visit Japan
March 12, 2014 Comments Off

This is sponsored post but all opinions are based on experiences from our personally funded trip to Japan 2 years ago. Two summers ago we traveled to China and Hong Kong on a family trip with my parents and stopped in ... Read More »

Wordless Wednesday: National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Wordless Wednesday: National Archives, Washington, D.C.
March 5, 2014 Comments Off

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31 Car Themed Songs for Your Next Road Trip #SiennaDiaries

31 Car Themed Songs for Your Next Road Trip #SiennaDiaries
February 24, 2014 Comments Off

I am being compensated as part of the 3 month long #SiennaDiaries series but all opinions are my own.  The secret to any great road trip is great music. Whether driving to music that matches your mood, choosing tunes for ... Read More »

6 Family Road Trip Essentials #SiennaDiaries

6 Family Road Trip Essentials #SiennaDiaries
January 27, 2014 Comments Off

We’re a hop-in-the-car-and-go kind of family and for adventures that are close to home and also faraway. We’re lucky to live day trip distance to the water to feel the sand between our toes in the summer, close enough to ... Read More »