Staybridge Suites in Stow Ohio Review for Families with Children

Staybridge Suites in Stow Ohio Review If you're looking for a spacious family suite in the suburbs of Akron, we've found your match.  For families with beloved pets- you are welcome to bring your furry friend for an additional cost.  This is the perfect family getaway.  This Staybridge Suites in Stow Ohio review discusses the …

What restaurants in Walt Disney World offer a free birthday treat?

Much of Disney's birthday magic comes from the dusting of pixie dust by cast members (and even other guests). While planning to visit the magical World over a birthday, I wanted to see if any special treats were available. To start with- Tell whoever books your vacation. If they note it in the reservation, you …

The History of Squire’s Castle: Is it Haunted?

The history of Squire's Castle starts with the name. Squires Castle is a bit of a misnomer- it's really a shell of a building in the North Chagrin Reservation in the Cleveland Metroparks with a giant expanse of grass perfect for picnicking. History of Squire's Castle Fergus Squire was an executive with Standard Oil Company. …

Beef on Weck in Niagara Falls New York

Beef on weck reminds me of my childhood. My great grandparents owned a butcher shop in Dunkirk, New York, and were fabulous in the kitchen. Thanks to their familiarity around meat, my Busia and her sisters could make a mean roast. We used to visit Van Buren Point in New York every summer. It’s super …

How to Travel to Hilton Head during COVID-19

While the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends avoiding leisure travel to Hilton Head during COVID-19. In fact, during this time, some choose to visit as long as they can remain safe. If you're looking to skip to the nitty-gritty, we have already covered how to take a road trip extensively. We do not do …

A Snapshot of the Holidays in Walt Disney World

Christmas is my favorite time of year!  (Although if you ask our son, he will let you know that Disney Halloween is first and Christmas is a close second.)  The jubilant decorations at Walt Disney World go up overnight, and they change an already magical landscape into a winter wonderland. This article features our favorite …

What happened to the Allergy Kiosk at Animal Kingdom?

The allergy kiosk at Animal Kingdom is now gone. It was renamed Terra Treats, which is a seasonal kiosk at Disney's Animal Kingdom. However, with the name change came the disappearance of its well-known allergy-friendly snacks and drinks. When is Terra Treats Open? Terra Treats only opens during crowded times of the year, like the …

Denver Walking Ghost Tour: The Haunted History

I've compiled the list of my favorite spine-chilling buildings in our ideal Denver walking ghost tour.  During the fall, I enjoy scaring myself a little more than usual. If you are looking to make it less frightening for your kiddos, go during the day time. You can walk it- just make sure you time your …

FAQs and Tips for Families with Autism in Walt Disney World

While families with autism in Walt Disney World are often nervous to make their first trip, we return year after year because Disney provides a routine for our child. Disney is wonderful for accommodating their sensory needs and any special diets. This article covers all of the answers to frequently asked questions and tips that …

Top 8 Quiet Places at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Even adults get exhausted and overstimulated in the theme parks at Walt Disney World.  At Hollywood Studios, there are less shaded areas than other lands.  When you throw these in with a son with autism, you get creative.  Over the years, I have found the top 8 quiet places at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Preparing for …