This post is sponsored by Embassy Suites. We spent Spring Break on the road in Arizona, visiting the Grand Canyon and surroundings with my parents. It was a fabulous trip, full of great memories, but it also brought me back to the road trips of my youth. I remembered, with painful clarity, how boring those […]
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Have you ever tried to install tire chains while pulled over in a slushy turnout, with clumsy snow gloves (or numb fingers) and only a hazy sense of how to do it?
This tip keeps car snacks easily viewable and grab-able.
“When I was young, if I got bored on a road trip, I read a book.” “When I was young, I had to listen to whatever music my parents played on the radio.” “When I was young, we entertained ourselves on car trips by playing games, singing songs, and telling jokes.” Sound familiar? I can’t […]
via quirkymomma.com Stitch this up before your next trip-with-toddlers! Rachel says: "We made this toy out of buckles after watching my daughter play more with the stroller buckles than the slide on a park play date. It was a lifesaver on our last 28-hour (one-way) road trip." Step-by-step directions and photos at Quirkymomma.com. Thanks, Rachel!
Speaking of road trip entertainment, Lisa S. sent me this lovely hack a long time ago, and it has been waiting patiently in the queue till today! For a recent road trip, the Husband made a CD full of tunes that we all know by heart. It's amazing how fast time passes as we travel […]
Family road trips aren’t just about getting from here to there. Ideally, the journey is just as much a part of the fun. There’s so much to be learned from the road, whether it’s geography or meteorology or just catching a glimpse of other people’s day-to-day lives as you whiz by. But, really, does it […]
For my next post at the Intel-sponsored site Life Scoop, I offer pointers to get you started on your summer vacation planning: 6 sites to help you plan a summer road trip If you like the article, tweet about it for a chance to win an iPad in tomorrow’s giveaway! Details at Life Scoop.
Reva’s found a simple, smart way to keep the DVD selection fresh while on a road trip: We recently took a road trip with our 2 1/2 year-old and my nine-month pregnant self. On the way back, I knew I just wouldn’t have the energy to play any games with her and I didn’t feel […]