• Uncategorized

    Tips for Riding Amtrak (with kids)

                 ***This post is not sponsored, it is just my personal experience.****   My family and I took a trip from Boston to Ohio on Amtrak two summers ago.  I had the hardest time finding information about what to expect with Amtrak, so I decided to post my experience in hope it helps someone.  First of all if you are on the fence about taking a long train ride with kids, just do it!  I would recommend it to anyone. It is so nice not having to drive, you can actually talk, play games, read and enjoy the sights. Something the driver never gets to do on a long road…

  • Frugal Life

    20 Ways to Cut your Grocery Bill in Half

    Lately I have been on a mission to save money. Looming credit card debt, increasing real estate taxes,  a daughter in college and two more children eventually heading down the route…my bank account is crying! Even though I’m kind of late to the game, I have been trying to learn as much as I can about budgeting and paying down bills.   There are quite a few fixed monthly expenses we all have that we cannot change much.  Mortgage, car payments, taxes, etc –  but the one thing we all have control over is our food budget!  Even if you have a large family, it is feasible to cut your grocery…

  • Holidays

    19 Fun and Easy Easter Treats

    Easter is right around the corner. If you are anything like me, I’m sure you are scrambling for things to do this April vacation.  Easter crafts are always a fun idea, but Easter snacks are even more important. Whether you make these with the kids or use them for a fun movie night- these fun and easy Easter treats will surely be a hit!

  • Family Fun

    Must See Western NY Vacation Spots

    Disclaimer: This is my own experience and personal opinions. I am not sponsored or compensated in any way by these destinations.   Summer is right around the corner.   My family and I usually take one vacation a year so we pack that puppy full of awesome activities.   Just by doing my own research online I found some must see Western NY vacation spots for families.  There are some great places to see in this area and a ton of stuff to do as a family. Let me tell you a little about my family and why we picked this spot.  We live in Eastern Massachusetts and usually go on a…

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