wheel of fortune

Wheel of Fortune

Keeping kids entertained on road trips. One pit stop at a time. read more...

Something Always Goes Wrong

Because things will go wrong. Even when you research and organize and plan. Just ask Clark Griswold. read more...

Advent Box: The Coolest Activity for Kids

It's usually pretty hard to leave the kids when I travel without them. I'm stressed and they're sad because we prefer to travel together. But since this package arrived on my doorstep, they are counting down the days until I leave. read more...

Maximizing Your Travel Dollars

I've learned a few things since my backpacking and hostel days as a college student. read more...
collecting memories

Need Less: Collecting Memories Not Possessions

Some of our own family's secrets and many others great ideas from TOC contributors. read more...
international coins

What to do with international coins?

I'm that girl. The one who visits every international airport's Café Britt shop to buy little packets of chocolate-covered yummies. It's my last chance to ditch extra change. And yet, when I'm home unpacking, I always find more. What gives? read more...