Come Celebrate Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park​ – 40th Anniversary​ ​in Robert, LA ​#BayouTravel #Spon

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Disclsoure: The following is a sponsored post. All opinions and thoughts are my own. Please see disclosure section for additional information. Last summer my family and I had to pleasure of camping at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park​ ​in Robert, LA. Since my family and I enjoy camping, we were thrilled to know we can have some family fun, so close to the New Orleans Metro area. We loaded up the minivan, threw the bikes in the truck and waited for the kids to get off the school bus one Friday Continue Reading

Travel Tips: Potty Training Tips While on Vacation #BayouTravel

Travel Tips Potty Training Tips While on Vacation #BayouTravel

If you are potty training your little one, a vacation or trip can certainly throw a wrench into the progress. There are a few things you can do to help promote potty training while you are away from home and on vacation. Check out these tips to help you and your little one stay on track and not ruin the headway you've made. Take a Potty With You Be sure to take your little one's favorite potty chair with you on vacation. Familiarity is very important when you are trying to potty train and Continue Reading

Stepping into Prom Fashion w/ Macy’s and Beauty Fashion Vlogger Lindsey Hughes #MacysProm #ad

Meeting Celebrity Beauty vlogger Lindsey Hughes #MacysProm

Disclosure: I am a member of the Everywhere Society and Everywhere has provided compensation for this post about Macy's Prom. However, all thoughts and opinions expressed herein are my own. It's no secret that my "babies" and I are stepping into uncharted waters. My daughter is now a teenager and formal dances have already begun. If you keep up with my on Facebook you may have remembered how I went shopping with my teen in search for a formal dress. we were looking for something age Continue Reading

New York City Travel: Free Things to do in NYC #BayouTravel

Free Things  to Do in  New York City - NYC Travel #BayouTravel

Are you planning a trip to New York City? If you're trying to stick to a budget, you may want to check out some of the free attractions and activities the city has to offer. Take a look at this list then make your plans to enjoy the Big Apple regardless of the size of your budget. Brooklyn Bridge Park Check out the attractions at Brooklyn Bridge Park -- an 85-acre recreation site that has a number of unique features and attractions. One that is especially memorable is a 1920s era carousel Continue Reading

Are We There Yet? Traveling with Children and SNICKERS® #WhenImHungry #CollectiveBias #Shop

Are We There Yet_ Refueling & Traveling with Children and SNICKERS® #WhenImHungry #CollectiveBias #Ad #Shop

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WhenImHungry #CollectiveBias Are we there yet? As a parent, you have heard this statement many times. As a kid, you are guilty of asking this of your Mother or Father. My children have endured many trips in such a short life. But no matter how many times we load up the car for a new adventure, long car rides are not always fun. Cramped quarters, motion sickness and Continue Reading

Travel Questions Answered: How do I obtain a Passport? #BayouTravel

Travel Questions Answered_ How do I get a passport_ #BayouTravel

If you are planning to travel outside of the United States, you will need one very important piece of identification: A passport. Do you know to get one? Here's a quick rundown on what you need to do to get your passport so you are ready to head out on your next adventure. Go to Your Local Post Office Your local post office will have the necessary form to apply for a passport. The form is known as DS-11. There are also passport services available online that allow you to fill out your Continue Reading

Macy’s Presents: Prom 2015 Events – Coming to NOLA and a City Near You #MacysProm #NewOrleans

Shop Macys for Your Teens Prom Ready Night

I am a member of the Everywhere Society and Everywhere has provided compensation for this post about Macy's Prom. However, all thoughts and opinions expressed herein are my own. Your daughter's big night is almost here! Prom has always been the highlight of almost every high school teen but preparing for the big night can be overwhelming. One of the best things you can do for your teen daughter or granddaughter is plan well in advance. Even if Prom is an entire year away, knowing Continue Reading

Vegas Baby! Top Family Attractions in Las Vegas #BayouTravel

Vegas, Baby_ Top Family Attractions in Las Vegas #BayouTravel

Are you planning a family vacation to Las Vegas in the near future? Vegas is more than just gambling and nightlife. Check out these family attractions that are sure to please your crew when you visit this city. Caesar's Palace You don't have to be a guest at this famous hotel to enjoy what it has to offer for the family. Housed inside the hotel is a 50,000-gallon saltwater aquarium that is packed full of tropical fish that everyone in the family is sure to enjoy seeing. Sharks, rays, and Continue Reading

Travel Chat: Family Attractions in the Great Lakes #BayouTravel

Family Attractions in The Great Lakes #BayouTravel

If you live in the Great Lakes area or are just planning to visit, you may be looking for attractions to visit with the family. There are plenty of great attractions that are family friendly, it all depends upon what you're interested in. Check out these fun choices. Mackinac Island Located in Lake Huron, Mackinac Island offers plenty for families to do. For nature and history, you can visit the Mackinac Island State Park -- a site that encompasses 80 percent of the island, and includes Continue Reading

Instagram Challenge Sponsored by SiempreLeche – Milk Life, Somos Fuertes #FuertesConLeche #ad

Somos Fuertes - milkLife  - Instagram challenege

I am participating in the @Siempreleche Bloguera del Mes series. You can find more information HERE Like any mother, having a healthy family is very important to me. last week my daughter left for her first trip to Orlando without her parents or family member. My daughter is not a breakfast person. In fact, she's not even a morning person but since she will be hopping from theme park to theme park with her school, I reminded her to eat breakfast. In all honesty, I begged her! Eating a Continue Reading

Napa Valley- Where to visit in Wine Country #BayouTravel

Napa Valley - Where to visit in Wine Country #BayouTravel

Are you planning a visit to Napa Valley's "wine country?" If so, there are plenty of attractions to entertain and keep you busy. Check out these spots that you need to be sure to visit. Robert Louis Stevenson State Park Located in Calistoga, the Robert Louis Stevenson State Park is named after the famous American author. You can enjoy hiking and the lure of nature as you get glimpses of the Pacific in the distance and appreciate the beauty of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Napa Valley Continue Reading

Roller Coaster Mania – Theme Parks in the Midwest #BayouTravel

Roller Coasters Mania - Theme Parks in the Midwest #BayouTravel

If you're planning a theme park getaway in the Midwest, there are some great options for you. Whether you're hoping to enjoy a roller coaster or some other ride, you have plenty of great amusement parks to choose from. Check these out! Holiday World and Splashin' Safari, Santa Claus, Indiana With wooden coasters like The Voyage and The Raven, Holiday World offers thrills and chills. Water rides like Mammoth and Wildebeest are popular among visitors looking for excitement and splashes. With a Continue Reading