Archive for January 2011

Rock and Roll Weekends at the Edgewater Hotel in Seattle

Here is a place on our famil y travel bucket list: The Edgewater Hotel. Located right on the waterfront, at Pier 67, in the heart of vibrant Seattle, you can watch boats of all kinds set sail or simply soak up a sunset. Keep your eyes peeled for jumping salmon!  The Edgewater is known for the wide... Read more »

The Emerald Coast - Long weekend in Destin, Florida

   Looking for a long weekend hideout along 24 miles of sugar-white sands and sparkling emerald waters? Whether your agenda is “build sandcastles on the beach” or “jump the waves on jet skis,” the Emerald Coast is the perfect family escape. Situated along Florida’s upper Gulf Coast, Destin, the center of the Emerald Coast, is... Read more »

Kids and Adults Learn to Ski at the Mountaintop - Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, in Lake Geneva, WI

  Don’t let the winter keep your family indoors! Don your snow pants and ski gear and head over to the Mountain Top at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, WI! The family ski program will have every member on your family – from the littlest snow cubs – ages 4-6 – to... Read more »

The Gift of Language

Our family embraces language. In our home, you’ll hear mostly Italian and of course English, but also Spanish, French and Portuguese. Our 15-month-old is already speaking her first words, and they are mostly Italian – she calls the potty the “Ciao, poo-poo!”. Una bambina intelligente, no? 🙂 Kids soak up languages like sponges, and if you want to... Read more »

Don't Let the Winter Keep You Indoors: Five Fun Winter Adventures

Got cabin fever? Here are five perfect excuses to don your cold-weather gear and get outside this winter. You’ll burn calories and maybe even spot some snow-loving animals along the way. There really is nothing quite like sledding down a hill at 15 MPH, spotting soar or exploring a pristine forest, covered with a white... Read more »