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Summer Getaway Near NYC

*Summer Getaway Near NYC was sponsored by Hotel Indigo East End* We are a family that loves to travel, whether it’s a plane ride away or a car ride away. Who doesn’t love a getaway? A few weeks ago we made a trip to Riverhead which is located at the end of Long Island for a weekend getaway. Thanks to my dear friend Susan from She’s on the Go we…

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Best Inclusive Family Resort: Woodloch

*Best Inclusive Family Resort: Woodloch was sponsored. All opinions are my own. thatsBetsyV blogs* Before I met my boyfriend I don’t think I ever made my way to Pennsylvania. What could possibly be there? Of course, being together for 7 years I’ve learned, well, there’s plenty to do up there. One place that came up numerous times during our relationship is how much he enjoyed working at Woodloch as a…

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Walt Disney World Vacation

Our Walt Disney World vacation was sponsored by Disney. All opinions are my own* Three years ago we took our first ever family vacation and we decided that Walt Disney World would be perfect and it was the best decision ever. We had spoken about visiting Disney World again during Christmas and New Years because who wouldn’t want to kick it with Mickey, Beauty and the Best and the rest…

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Elf on The Shelf Ideas for Kids

Elf on The Shelf Ideas He’s baccccck! Elf on the Shelf is back in our lives or as we call him in our home Tony Antonio Ton-Ton– long name we couldn’t agree on a name thus put them all together. What do you call yours? I’m always curious to know if anyone has fun name like ours. Some people love that little guy– or girl because it brings something extra…

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Couples Trip to Philadelphia

**The trip was sponsored with Visit Philly and Sonesta hotel. However, all opinions are my own** I had the best weekend ever!! When you become a parent the days of sleeping in and getting up to go where ever your little heart desires quickly disappears. Being a parent you don’t sleep in for 12 hours or go on exotic vacations with your spouse or friends. Now, it’s a bit different-…

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Rollerskating Date Night Fail

When it comes to my childhood a few things I clearly remember was loving volleyball, bicycling and skating, whether it was rollerskating or rollerblading. I wasn’t a professional, but I knew my way around the mean streets of Long Island! The rockier a street was you better believe I made sure to go through it. I honestly can’t remember why I stopped and thinking back it makes me pretty sad.…

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Our Trip to Pennsylvania

Weird that I’m writing about our trip to Pennsylvania last week since we go to Pennsylvania just about every other month when we visit the boyfriend’s family, but this it was different! Different because we got sponsored to visit another area of Pennsylvania– Bucks County. I had never heard of Bucks County, but was thrilled I was going to be able to experience a new Pennsylvania from what I already…

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Worst Airline Experience Ever

About 6 months-ago we started planning our trip to California to attend VidCon, then we started looking at flights. Something that we like to do is check flight prices every week or so and determine if they’re going up or down. We’ve done our own research on practicing what days and how long in advance we should book– it appears that Tuesdays and/or 3 months in advance are best. When…

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Disney Land vs. Disney World

Disney Land vs. Disney World When you’re a Disney fan, you have a favorite. A favorite movie; a favorite character; a favorite song; a favorite park! I feel like I’m always swapping out my favorite Disney everything. We had a ‘business trip’ scheduled to Anaheim, CA for VidCon a couple weeks ago and it was a no brainer we were going to extend our stay a couple days to checkout…

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Where to Stay in California

**Our hotel stay was given at a media rate for a review. No compensation was given* Where to Stay in California Last week we went to California for 7 whole days and I was super excited. It was my second time visiting and both times were for business. This time around was for VidCon and you can read all about that on that blog post. With any vacation, if you…

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My First Time at VidCon

My First Time at VidCon Between being a mom, editing videos and writing blog posts of my travels, this past week my family and I traveled to Anaheim, CA to attend VidCon, a convention/expo created for video and media creators. The primary focal platform being Youtube, but it’s also a hub for users + creators on Facebook, Snapchat, musical.ly and many many more. It gives everyone the ability to meet…

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