Planning a Disney World Trip – Choosing the Best Week

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A trip to Disney World is a big occasion for most families.  The biggest decision you’ll need to make is which week to go. It’s important to not base your decision of when to go solely on your vacation days.  If you want to make the most of the time you have in the parks, it’s vital that you pick a week that is typically less crowded.  Who really wants to wait in line for 2 hours with 2 children {Read More}

Cheap Shreveport Mini Vacation

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At the end of last week we went to Shreveport for a couple of days.  It wasn’t a scheduled vacation so we really didn’t have a budget for it.  The idea was to get out of the house for a bit, so we chose to keep our activity/eating out money at a minimum. We stopped in to visit with Pary Moppins on the way.  Little One had slept from our house to hers. When she woke up in the driveway {Read More}

A Wicker Basket is Better Than the Golden Arches

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This is a guest post by Susan Through the years my family has spent a lot of time on the road.  From swim meets to dance competitions to 900 mile journeys to grandmother’s house, we have spent hours riding, sleeping and of course, eating in everything from a Honda Escort to a Chevy Suburban.  If we had run through fast food drive thrus every time we were hungry or thirsty, we’d probably be in the poor house.  Instead, we learned {Read More}