7 Tips to Maximize Your Trip To The San Diego Zoo

San Diego Zoo

  About the author: Allison Cuevas of Charlie Tested. Allison is the blogger behind Charlie Tested and is a former high school teacher turned stay-at-home mom of two boys. She is obsessed with baby products, classes and all things to make this mommywood journey easier. When she is not conducting pirate rescue missions with her sons, […]

Maroma Adventures Speed Boat Experience in Riviera Maya

Maroma Adventures

When I was in Mexico last week, one of my favorite activities was also the most terrifying experience. One of the days we headed to Maroma Beach, which is said to be one of the top 10 beaches in the world! Yes, in the world, people! And I have to say, they are right! It […]

Generations Riviera Maya by Karisma Hotels Room Tour


Last week I had the opportunity to visit the new Generations  Riviera Maya Resort by Karisma Hotels. Generations was just opened this past February and is located about 25 minutes from the Cancun airport. After my visit to the Azul Beach Resort (another Karisma property!) a couple years ago, I was very excited about this […]

Fun Things To Do With The Whole Family In Palm Springs


Palm Springs, California, is a gorgeous desert oasis offering tons of fun things to do for your whole family. If you enjoy the heat, breathtaking desert scenery, and Palm Coast life, then keep reading on for things to do while you’re there. Just don’t forget the sunscreen and the water bottles, because it gets pretty […]

Visiting the La Brea Tar Pits with Small Children


Having grown up in Southern California, my husband has very fond memories of visiting the La Brea Tar Pits as a child. He couldn’t wait to take our twin boys there, but we’ve held off for fear that they were too young. Well, we finally decided to visit last week (the boys turn 3 in […]

Disney is Sailing to the “Frozen” Inspiration – Norwegian Fjords in 2015

Disney Cruise Europe

Ready to take a Disney Cruise Frozen-Style?! That’s right, Disney has announced a new destination for 2015 that is going to make Frozen fans very, very happy! Disney Cruise Lines is always looking for new destinations for guests to explore including stunning scenery, enchanting stories and adventures for the entire family. For the first time, […]

8 Places To Visit With Your Kids in Portland


Welcome to The Rose City … Portland, Oregon! Portland is a beautiful and unique city tucked in the Northwest corner of the United States. It’s a bit out of the way if you’re the driving sort, but absolutely worth a flight and at least a week’s stay. Take a peek at the all that Portland […]

KeyLime Cove Spotlight Video Review

Keylime Cove

A couple years ago we visited KeyLime Cove in Gurnee, IL (just north of Chicago) to showcase everything this Midwest destination had to offer families. During that visit, we didn’t do any video coverage so we knew we had to go back. With a winter that just hasn’t stopped in Chicago, last weekend we decided […]

How to Get More for Less When Vacationing in Orlando


  Tammy is a self-proclaimed “Professional Mom” with tips and tricks to share that she’s learned along the way with her crew of seven kids ranging in age from 12 months to 17 years. Before adopting her first child she was a nanny and also has served her time climbing the corporate ladder as a […]

Disney Aulani Resort & Spa in Hawaii Review (VIDEO)

Aulani Pool

Last week we had the opportunity to visit the Disney Aulani Resort & Spa in Hawaii with the kids. We had an amazing time diving into all the great things that this resort has to offer families. One of my favorite features of the resort is that it is different than any other Disney destination […]