How to Pay for Traveling with Kids Without Winning the Lottery

Want to take a trip with your kids? How do you pay for traveling with kids? Consider these tricks for saving up and funding that vacation, debt-free. Back in our credit-card toting, debt-defying days, we took a few vacations. We flew to Minnesota to visit family. We drove to New Mexico for a conference. We […]

Kenilworth Castle, The Cotswolds, Bath, and Avebury

Travel log: We traveled through Great Britain for almost five weeks this spring. Here’s how we spent week 4: in Kenilworth, Bath, and Avebury. When last we left off in our epic tale of our UK adventure, we had left our friends, the Finlaysons, at Blists Hill Victorian Village and headed off for our hotel. […]

Coco-Nana Birthday Cupcakes

I am an official ambassador for Dole Fresh Fruit and Fresh Vegetables. I have received product as well as compensation for my time spent writing. As always, all opinions expressed here are mine alone. Get ready to celebrate with these tasty, fun-to-make Coco-Nana Birthday Cupcakes! Your kids will love to add mouse ears to your […]

10 Great Book Series for Kids – Perfect for Read Alouds

Want to get reading with your kids? Here are ten books series for kids that have been FishFam-tested. They make great Christmas gifts!  Since I am a bookworm, it has always been really important to me that our kids love to read. FishPapa loves to read, so it sounded like an easy thing to swing. […]

An Afternoon at Blists Hill Victorian Village

Travel log: As we left Wales, we headed into Shropshire to meet some new friends and spend an afternoon at Blists Hill Victorian Village. One of the things that I love about our trips to Europe is the opportunity to meet up with old friends and make new ones. In my planning stages of our […]

Finding Alice in Wonderland in Wales

We enjoyed our stay in Llandudno, a seaside resort town in Wales. The hiking trails are beautiful and the Alice in Wonderland statues fun for kids to find. Those of you who’ve been following along with our tales of road tripping through Great Britain may notice a theme by now. We moved very fast over […]

Postcards from the Lake District, Relish, & Levens Hall

The next stop on our UK road trip was through the Lake district, with stops in Keswick, Kendal, and Levens Hall. What beautiful country! You know back in the day of sending postcards? Some of you are old enough to know what postcards are, right? No? I’ll be honest, now that I can text my […]

A Wee Taste of Scotland

We spent about five days in Scotland, all told, and our day at Loch Lomond was stellar, despite fickle weather. Our wee taste of Scotland was superb! So, last I left you in my tale of our epic UK roadtrip, we had spent a few days in Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland. All told […]