Yearly Archives: 2011

Featured Review: Joovy Groove Lightweight Stroller

When I heard the Joovy Groove was improved I jumped at the chance to test it out.  The great thing about redesigned models is they have been around long enough for the manufacturer to...

Traveling This Winter? AARP has Tips to Stay Safe on the Road

The holidays mean food, family, and friends for many it also means long trips through snow, sleet, ice, and fog.  No matter how many years of driving experience you have under your belt, these...

RECALL: 139,000 Target Circo Childrens’ Travel Cases Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Target Corporation, has announced a voluntary recall of about 139,000 Circo 17” Children’s Travel Cases because the surface coating on the travel cases contain excessive...

Put Your Getaway on Ice at the Hôtel de Glace

I’ve had my fill of mainstream hotels, with their weird green carpet, multi-coloured/multi-stained bedspreads and TV remotes screwed to the nightstand. Enough I say! I want something different. I want an experience, not just a...

Review: Bugatti Urbin Travel Bag

I’ve always been a backpack girl. I’ve had a love affair with backpacks for years. They’re cool, practical and, if you get the right one, it’ll last forever. Best of all, traveling with a backpack...

Disney World Expands Disney Vacation Club Next To Grand Floridian hotel

It official! There will be another Disney Vacation Property next to the Grand Floridian Hotel. In March the entertainment giant submitted a permit application to the South Florida Water Management District describing a six- to...

Legoland Florida Announces Waterpark Expansion!

Just six weeks after its official grand opening, Legoland® Florida today released details of its first expansion – Legoland Water Park. Scheduled to open in time for summer 2012, the water park will feature...

Shop the Island of Cape Breton by Following the Artisan Trail Map

Most of my vacations involve some road tripping at one stage or another. I’ve endured a lot of “scenic drives” that were, in reality, very boring and forgettable long-cuts to the destination. But there...

The CAA Winter Festival of Lights is on in Niagara Falls Ontario

Heart shaped Jacuzzis, casinos, water leaping off a cliff to its death; Niagara Falls can seem like a bit of an adult destination, but the CAA Winter Festival of Lights, on now through January,...

Chicco’s Fun Travel Activity Nest

Chicco's Fun Travel Activity Nest is perfect to take with you on holidays, weekends at grandma and grampa's house or to the park. It's practical and light-weight design creates a comfy nest where your...

Appalachian Outdoors introduces us to Life is Good! {GIVEAWAY}

We’re always on the search for great “family friendly” outings and products, so when we were recently introduced to Appalachian Outdoors and one of their product lines, Life is good, we knew we had...

Featured Review: Sheraton On The Falls

Because we just added a member to the family recently, we haven't had a chance to get away in a while.  Now that life has slowed down a bit I wanted to find somewhere...