Sure moms across the nation roam suburban streets in minivans and SUVs, picking up their kids from school and chauffeuring them to various activities and events. But I’m a soccer mom too dangit. Just because I drive a 4-door sedan, doesn’t mean I can’t have that title. Stereotype me! I deserve [ ... ]
There’s a reason “Follow the Honey,” in Cambridge, Massachusetts is not just a simple honey store. For founder and owner, anning, traveling the world on her personal journey led her to open a shop filled with honey stories to tell, and products with a conscience.
In Search of Healing an [ ... ]
Must we trade brunch dates and Bloody Mary’s for barely edible pancakes and sippy cups once we have kids? Hardly. Chicago restaurateurs, many of whom now claim the title of parents themselves, know how to host a good brunch which welcomes us and our progeny. Unlike some downtown areas which only [ ... ]
For those living in the middle of Missouri, there are only a few options for hitting the "big city" -- St. Louis, Mo., or Memphis, Tenn. Last spring, my gal pal Jessie and I chose to visit Memphis for the first time.
Our trip to Memphis might be one of the most unorganized trips I've ever take [ ... ]
I’m a sucker for an old-fashioned candy shop. I just love the candy-filled bins, the drugstore-feel complete with a bar and soda jerk…it makes everyone feel like a kid. With unique treats like Elvis Bark and chocolate-covered bacon, the Big Top Candy Shop in Austin, Texas is a fun treat for any [ ... ]
When planning out your summer road trip don't overlook Devil's Tower, Wyoming. It is one of my favorite side trips and possibly one of the most overlooked National Parks.
The first time I drove through Wyoming was in the summer of 1981 on a road trip with my my Mom. Somehow, in a pre-Internet [ ... ]
Vegetarian travel gets easier in the summer, when farmers markets and their bounteous produce draw tourists and local chefs. Summer is also know for outdoor eating, and New York City has one of the best (I’m slightly biased) eating extravagnzas, orgasburg. Actually, make that two. Smorgasburg ha [ ... ]
From our friends over at VolunteerSpot the time saving website that offers easy and free online signup sheets there is a HUGE Sweepstakes going on!
#DoGood and Win $500 for your school (and Starbucks for YOU!). Enter by April 29.
Volunteerspot was founded by a mom who traveled for business and on her short flights between Austin and Dallas she would emerge with more than 35 'reply all' emails over whose turn it was to help at kindergarten table time recess or Girl Scouts. VolunteerSpot’s mobile website makes it easy for moms to volunteer with out ever stepping a foot inside a classroom to fill out a signup sheet. Great tool for all TravelingMoms!
Even moms who travel for work are still volunteers busy doing and volunteering. With VolunteerSpot, TravelingMoms can help organize all sorts of events, from school class parties, to weekly sports snacks and more.
As the end of school is right around the corner, teacher appreciation week is coming up: May 7th starts Teacher Appreciation Week. We’re pleased to share that our friends at VolunteerSpot.com are celebrating your good work with a $500 Do Good sweepstakes and Starbucks gift card giveaway. You can win for yourself and for your favorite school! (Must be 18 to enter. Promotion is U.S. and Canada only.)
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Happy Planning and Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!