Instagram Travel Thursday: Queen Mary 2

I should be packing. Instead I’m trolling Instagram for photos of the Queen Mary 2. There is shockingly little out there about traveling as a family on board. There are plenty of pictures though to get me excited.  I thought I would highlight it as part of  #igTravelThursday. In addition to distracting me from packing, […]

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Gear for Eating on the Go

When we travel we eat in many different places. Our top choice is usually to spread out a blanket and go for a picnic. We just as often end up eating in people’s homes and restaurants. It is always nice to be prepared. Our travel high chair is on its way to the Netherlands ahead […]

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Review of GoGo Kidz Travel Wheels

We usually travel with our car seat. Getting it through the airport became a bit complicated when we welcomed little O and had to transport two car seats. A friend recommended the “Go-Go Wheels” as she called them. The Go-Go Babz Travelmate Wheels allow you to roll your car seat through the airport like it was […]

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Review of phil&teds Traveler Crib

  The phil&teds traveler crib ranks as one of my all time favorite kid travel accessories. Although both our kids have gone through co-sleeping phases, we always like to have a “safe” place to put them available. Traveling with an infant was easy! We’ve always used the bassinet for our baby jogger, city-select stroller when […]

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Traveling With Kids

I’m here to tell you that traveling with kids is magical. We’ve traveled through every stage of life… Single, we traveled with friends and alone.  Alone you get to do what you want, when you want. You are forced to make friends on the road. Solo, you fit on every tour and never have to wait. I […]

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The Big Move Status Update.

Alright so here is where we are…. – Our fast shipment has arrived in the Netherlands and is going to storage in country. (Yea! Toy Trains! Clothes! ) – Our slow (boat) shipment has left Colorado but we have no further update. We are assuming its on track. (We are optimists.) – Our car left […]

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Expat Packing: It’s Just Stuff

  Every few years we pack up our stuff and move. Usually I’m able to bring everything with me, this time I was given specific catagories. Carry On. Air Shipment. Boat Shipment. Storage. Trash. Everything we owned went into one of these categories. I know we are incredibly lucky to have relocation assistance. I divided […]

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Our last Fourth of July

… for a while…or not. Happy 4th of July! The 4th of July is one of my all time favorite holidays. It also marks our T-minus one month mark for leaving. I spent this morning thinking about how my next 4th of July wont be in this country. Will we have some sort of party […]

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Review of CARES Flight Harness

  I typically travel with the car seats in tow. I have heard a hundred reasons why it is a paint to travel with them. I will confirm that they do make travel a bit more arduous then when I traveled with my weekend carryon bag, my phone and a kindle.  That being said, my kids […]

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