Archive for Travel

Iowa Pork Tour 2016

Last month I had the privilege of attending a local event with the Iowa Board Pork that I wanted to share with you.  Not just because it was a ton…

Adventures in the Gulf County, FL

This post brought to you by Gulf County Florida. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Taylor House. Have you ever been to Gulf County, Florida? No?…

Weekend Trips: Chase Park Plaza

How many times have you been looking for a quick weekend trip idea but end up going to the same place over and over? If you’re like us, it’s hard…

Easy Road Trip Snack Idea

This post brought to you by DeMet’s FLIPZ®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Taylor House. Who has a road trip planned this summer?  Where are…

Branson Vacations with Kids

Last month we decided to take a road trip as a family to Branson, MO.  Branson is one of those places that I’ve had on my list of vacation ideas…

Weekend Getaway in Cedar Rapids

My family and I recently moved back to Iowa and even though I grew up very close to Cedar Rapids, I’d never really taken the time to explore and enjoy…

Summer Fun with Teens: Valley Fair

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company in conjunction with Blog Meets Brand, and I have been compensated for my participation. All opinions are my own. I…

Choice Hotels New Loyalty Points

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Choice Hotels. Choice Hotels has recently announced a series of bold, exciting and completely unique changes to their rewards program, bringing greater and faster…

Couples Getaway: Aspen, Colorado

Last weekend, my hubby and I took four days for for us and got away for a couples getaway with some relaxation and fun.  I know this is probably shocking…

The Perfect Girls Weekend at Mall of America

Who’s planning a Girls Weekend with your besties?  Let’s be honest, what could be better than shopping, food, spa and fun? Earlier this month, I had the chance to spend…

Vacation Photo Taking Tips

This post brought to you by Panasonic LUMIX. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Taylor House. We just got back from a little vacation that we…

Tips for Family Travel on a Budget

Tips for Family Travel on a Budget Sarah Carlson, RealhousewivesofMN.com This time of year, all I can usually think about is when I will get to take a vacation next…

Travel: Rochester, MN

I hate to admit this, but my birthday was last month and I turned 37! (Ssshhh)  Actually, my birthday fell on a weekend and it worked out perfectly for a…

Travel Tip: Find a Great Hotel

This post brought to you by Sleep Inn® by Choice Hotels®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Taylor House.  Traveling is so much fun, there’s nothing…

Love My State

Thanks to the partnership I have with Discount Tire on this post, I am sharing my favorite road trip destinations in my state. As a homeschooling mom, I love being…

Rest is Best

This post brought to you by Sleep Inn® by Choice Hotels®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Taylor House. We all know that proper rest  is…

Adventure Awaits: Canada Vacation

What’s on your summer bucket list?  For us this summer it was fishing in Canada!  Arm & Hammer wants to know what’s on your list!  They’ve partnered with Scholastic Parent…

Traveling Iowa: Des Moines

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Greater Des Moines.  You guys know that I was in Minnesota up until this June when we moved back home to Iowa.  We’re thrilled…