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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

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

How to save money on your next Disney Vacation #BayouTravel

How to save money on your next Disney #BayouTravel

If you're planning a Disney vacation soon, you already know that you need to set a budget and do a little penny pinching to make it happen. To put everything together and turn that Disney dream into a real life vacation come true, you will want a few tricks and tips to help you save money. Check these out and get ready for your Disney adventure on a shoestring budget. Off-Season Traveling Sure, you might be thinking about that Disney vacation during the busy summer season when the kids are Continue Reading

Eating the World at Epcot #BayouTravel

Eating the World at Epcot #BayouTravel

A typical kid-centered vacation usually means eating plenty of mediocre meals. You’re after ease, a low price, and something that will keep them happy. Spending a day or two at Epcot may make you rethink what eating at a theme park can mean. There’s even an unofficial “eat/drink around the world” challenge that many people attempt to complete. The challenge is simple, eat something and drink something from each of the pavilions! Each one of the country pavilions in Epcot offers at least two Continue Reading

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Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FitToPlay #CollectiveBias My teenage daughter and I are always on the go but we have different lifestyles. I'm usually at work trying to decide what the dinner menu is and running across town to see my teen play her game before heading home to cook and clean. After school you can find my teen rushing to softball practice and waiting for me to pick her for voice lessons Continue Reading

Travel Chat: Books That Inspire Readers to Travel #BayouTravel

Travel Chat_ Books that inspire readers to travel  #BayouTravel

If you're an avid reader, you know how much a good book can influence and motivate your thoughts. If you like the idea of traveling, some books may be more likely to encourage you to make a trip or two. Check out these books that will inspire you to travel or at least give you a good case of wanderlust. On the Road This 1957 classic by Jack Kerouac may be the original hobo story -- or least the inspiration for a generation of Beatniks -- those pre-hippie ancestors. The story follows Sal Continue Reading

From Atlanta to New Orleans – Digital Walking Tours by Urban Adventure Quest #BayouTravel #Ad

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Disclosure: The following is a sponsored post. Please refer to my disclosure section for additional information. My family and I continuously traveling throughout the year. I am always considering attraction admission rates and tour fees as a deciding factor on how we will spend our time in any city. My children and I, along with my mother and sister will be visiting San Antonio this summer. Although we have several attractions already in place, a walking tour for a family of 5 can Continue Reading

Keep Your Children Fit & Active this Summer – British Soccer Camp Available Nationwide #Ad

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Disclosure: The following is a sponsored post. Please read my disclosure section for additional details. Are we counting the days until Summer? I certainly am but with summer also means choosing a summer camp for your kids. If your children are like mine, then finding an fun-filled active summer camp is a must! Why not soccer? My daughter loves to play soccer so we are looking at various summer camps in my area where she can enhance her skills and stay fit this summer. British Soccer Continue Reading

Couchsurfing: What to Consider Before & How to Prepare #BayouTravel

CouchSurfing_ What to Consider Before & How to Prepare  #BayouTravel

Have you heard the term "couchsurfing?" If you don't know what couchsurfing is, here's a chance to learn a little about this unique aspect of travel. Couchsurfing is... The term couchsurfing refers to staying on someone's couch -- or other available sleeping arrangement -- for a short period instead of using other accommodations such as a hotel. The couchsurfing network which is a website of over 5 million registered users worldwide. It's very simple really: Hosts can register their Continue Reading

Cruise Chat: Pros & Cons of a Disney Cruise #BayouTravel

Cruise Chat_ Pros & Cons of a Disney Cruise  #BayouTravel

If you are planning to take a cruise, there are plenty of cruise companies to choose from. One of the most popular for families is Disney. Here are a few pros and cons that you may want to know about the Disney cruises. Pros Swimming There is a pool for young kids (Mickey's Pool) and a pool for families (Donald's Pool) available and these have seating areas for parents. If you're after an adults-only pool, the Quiet Cove is available. Staterooms Some ships have connecting cabins Continue Reading

Isla de Roatán, Honduras: What to do on Your Cruise Port Day #BayouTravel

Isla de Roatán, Honduras_ What to do on Your Cruise Port Day #BayouTravel

If you are taking a cruise and will be making a stop at Isla de Roatán, Honduras, you may be wondering what to do on your cruise port day. Check out this list of activities that will provide plenty of memories. Enjoy some snorkeling, or if you prefer do some diving. You can do wreck diving (visit a sunken wreck), a shark dive or a dolphin dive. You can also enjoy a non-dive experience to explore the coral reef. There are glass bottom boat tours for this. Visit the butterfly garden and see Continue Reading

​Cruise Chat: How to Choose the Right Stateroom #BayouTravel

​Cruise Chat_ How to choose the right stateroom #BayouTravel

You're gearing up for that cruise, and you want the best vacation you can possibly have. Choosing the right stateroom can mean the difference between a great time and a not-so-great time. Let me preface by saying that a traveling by cruise ship is one of my all-time favorite family vacations. The time you spend in your stateroom is completely up to you. Price is always a factor but if you are like me, you always want your own space. Here are a few things to keep in mind when you make your Continue Reading