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The Hotel ML and Coco Key Water Park in New Jersey

By Debra Ferrie

If you’re taking a driving trip southwest from the NY area and need a place to stay for the night just 12 miles from Philadelphia, the Hotel ML might be the perfect place for you if you have kids, ages 3-10ish. It’s located in Mount Laurel , NJ (hence the “ML”) and an easy drive […]

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Family Fun,Robots and Dinosaurs at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia!

By Debra Ferrie

We’ve been to several Science Centers and I liked them all, but I have to say, this one takes the cake! I loved it. As did all 3 of my kids, varying ages 10-16. It’s literally a whole day exploring,learning and hands-on fun. This place is huge so plan at least 5 hours if you […]

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Creating Holiday Traditions with your Kids

By Debra Ferrie

The month of December usually finds us extremely busy; between work, maintaining the house, doing the extra gift shopping, decorating, visiting relatives and attending or holding gatherings. Making time for savoring the holidays with the family is so important for the children. They want to feel special and have attention paid to them , especially […]

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Take a Long Island Day Trip to Adventureland!

By Debra Ferrie

Hey Long Island…sometimes we forget what’s right in our backyards right? Plus when you need a break from the beach, there’s no place like Adventureland for a day, or night of fun!  Recently I took my kids there again, as we try to do every summer. We showed up at 4 p.m. which is the perfect time […]

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Smuggler’s Notch, Vermont-a Top Family Destination!

By Debra Ferrie

We’ve wanted to visit Smugglers Notch for years.  And now, having just got back from 4 days at Smuggs, I have to say-that was one heck of a fun vacation in the beautiful mountains of Vermont! How much can you pack into one little vacation? The short answer- a lot! (by the way, my kids and […]

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15 Summer Fun Ideas for Kids and Families!

By Debra Ferrie

It’s June! We look forward to these 3 months all year! Here’s some ideas to get your kids offline and busy this summer. Some are free, some cost money, all are fun! Kids grow up fast and summers are short. 1-Play flashlight tag.  What a great way to end the night on a beautiful summer day.  Stock up on […]

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Moms Making Money from home in the Organic Beauty and Wellness industry

By Debra Ferrie

Two of the top things many moms are looking for nowadays are safer, greener, healthier options for themselves and their families and the ability to work from home and increase the family income. Moms, both local and nationwide, now have the ability to use and share safe, effective, honest products and to earn money for their families […]

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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel- Huge Family Fun

By Debra Ferrie

We just got back from another trip to Disney and this time, we chose the Swan and Dolphin to stay at. I’d always heard of it- had always seen the huge building (it’s hard to miss) but honestly never thought of staying there. We stayed several times at the Disney Springs (Downtown Disney) area, once at […]

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9 Great Family Day Trip or Short Trips within a few hours of NYC!

By Debra Ferrie

Living on Long Island, I find road trips of 3-5 hours very easy and there are just a ton of options for us in the Northeast. It would take days and days to read about all there is to do. But I am sharing nine fun ideas for family days out or short trips that are within a […]

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Camelback Resort- Poconos Fun Indoors and Out!

By Debra Ferrie

WOW- There’s just a TON to do at Camelback Resort. Sometimes I don’t even know how to start my posts but I’ll say if you like OUTDOOR activities like skiing, snow boarding, snow tubing and zip-lining then want to chill out warm up in an 84 degree indoor water park with tons of slides, wave pool, swim […]

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