Posts From Category: OG

Celebrating Life With Birthday Getaways

A birthday is just a great excuse to get your travel on and get out of town

Some of us were simply born to travel and birthdays make for the perfect excuse to pack up and leave town. Anyone who knows me knows that I’m not a huge birthday party person. The cost to reward ratio is unbalanced. I would rather take the money I’d spend on a party and have a …

Where We’ve Gone: 2016 Travel Recap.

Wow! What a year. I can’t believe that the year is already coming to an end. Recently, I have been so focused on our travel plans for 2017 that I haven’t had to the chance to reflect on all the awesome experiences we have had in 2016. We got to cross a few bucket list …

How to Make These Easy Christmas Cocktails

The holidays are among us! Chances are, you are busy running around Christmas shopping and attending many holiday cocktail parties. You may even be hosting a couple yourself! Holiday cheer is not complete without some awesome holiday cocktails and that’s you are in need of HotMama’s Easy Christmas Cocktails. I love getting into the Christmas …

Celebrating a Disney Christmas with Kids

Christmas time at Disneyland is honestly pretty magical for kids and adults
Disney Christmas

It’s that time of year again and what better way to celebrate the happiest time of year than taking the family to the happiest place on earth? That’s right it is time to celebrate a Disney Christmas with kids!!! Starting mid-November and running through early January Disneyland, Disney California Adventure and Downtown Disney transform into …

26 Reasons I’m Thankful for Travel

Thankful for Travel

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! It is approaching Turkey Day here in the U.S. and families are busy preparing big festive meals to feed big hungry mouths. In between bites of green bean casserole (my favorite) and turkey stuffing, families are getting mushy as they remember to give thanks for the wonderful things in their lives. Although …

Where to Drink in Old Town San Diego

Just because you are traveling with kids doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a drink. Actually, when traveling with kids it is a necessity to have a little somethin’ somethin’ and when in Old Town San Diego, tequila is the name of the game. Every September Old Town hosts the Tequila Trail which a celebration and …

The Best Family Friendly Countries to Visit in 2017

best family friendly countries 2017

Finding places to take the little ones to is always a struggle for any family – especially when overseas. Today we’re going to look at five of the best family friendly countries to visit in 2017. 1. Sweden This Scandinavian country stands out as one of the best family friendly spots to visit – going …

HotMama’s Halloween Cocktails

It is that time of year again! Halloween, my favorite holiday, is just around the corner and spirits are high! Haha get it? Well, you know me and themes. I’m all about it! That’s right, it’s is time for glowing jack-o-lanterns, haunted hayrides, creepy movies and spook-a-licious Halloween cocktails. Today I’m sharing with you some …

Ready. Set. Go: Travel Preparation

travel preparation

Traveling is an experience. For some, travel is an enriching occasion, filled with positive memories of eating delicious meals, meeting interesting people, seeing new places and bonding with loved ones. For others, travel can be a very daunting task, muddied with chaos and disappointment. Although we cannot control every aspect of travel, it is possible …

Cigars, Spirits and Travel: Taste the World at Home

As a writer for Cigar & Spirits Magazine, I understand and appreciate the impact a fine cigar and a premium spirit can have on your mood and on your life. As a mama that travels with kids regularly, I understand this even more so. It can instantly turn an ordinary weeknight into a celebration. Although …

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