Lisa O'Driscoll, Do It All TravelingMom

Lisa O'Driscoll, Do It All TravelingMom

Lisa O’Driscoll is a former kindergarten teacher turned blogger living in Sarasota, Florida with her hubby and two daughters. She’s backpacked several times through Europe (well, she had a carry-on but that doesn’t have quite the same ring to it), studied Portuguese in Brazil, and loves vacationing in the Caribbean. When it comes to travel, she wants to do it all and her ultimate travel dream is to be on The Amazing Race! You’ll find Lisa writing about parenting, food, travel and more at Fun Money Mom.


Where To Eat In Orlando: Teak Neighborhood Grill

Trying to figure out where to eat in Orlando, Florida? Known for their award winning burgers, Teak Neighborhood Grill has become a popular dining spot for both locals as well as vacationing families. From burgers sandwiched between waffles to some that are so tall you won’t even be sure how to eat them, you’ll have your choice of decadent burgers to splurge on. Don’t forget to ask for the secret menu…just don’t tell them you heard it from us. Recently my husband and I enjoyed a kid free Orlando vacation and we had a blast. There’s so much to...

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Hotel Review: Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach, Florida

Are you planning a Clearwater Beach vacation? If so, why not do it in style? With a perfect location just across the street from the beach, a great selection of restaurants and attractions within walking distance, and a spectacular view that can’t be beat, the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach in Florida is definitely worth checking out. When even the alarm clocks have their own special features, you know it’s going to be good. I love a beach getaway! When my husband and I found ourselves kid-free while the girls were at my parent’s house, we decided to take a...

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Hotel Review: Lake Buena Vista Resort Village And Spa in Orlando

Planning an Orlando vacation? You’ll need a place to stay. Whether you’re taking a kid-free vacation or bringing the entire family, the Lake Buena Vista Resort Village And Spa makes a great option. With condo style suites, a convenient central location and plenty of amenities make your life easier, this hotel has a lot to offer. In fact, you’ll find that just the pool area alone makes this a place worth checking out. When we handed off the kids to grandma and grandpa for a summer vacation, my husband and I immediately started planning some getaways. We don’t get many kid-free...

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The Best Date Night Ideas For A Kid-Free Orlando Escape

Planning a kid-free Orlando vacation? Why not enjoy a much needed date night? There’s so much more to Orlando, Florida than just the theme parks. You’ll find everything from circus performances and Latin dancing to a speakeasy type bar where you need a “secret” code to get in. The date night possibilities are endless and who knows, you may even run into Carrot Top somewhere along the way!   My hubby and I don’t get much alone time so when our girls went on vacation to my parents’ house, we wanted to make the most of it. After a quick getaway...

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5 Of The Best Places To Eat In Clearwater, Florida

What do you do when the kids go to grandma’s? You plan a kid-free getaway to the beach! Florida is famous for its beautiful beaches and Clearwater Beach is no exception. While there, you’ll need to eat and you’ll discover plenty of fantastic places to choose from. From shrimp and beer at an old bait house to fine dining with white tableclothes, these are some of the best places to eat in Clearwater, Florida. When my girls went to visit my parents recently, my husband and I wanted to take full advantage of it. Since we rarely get alone time, we thought it would...

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5 Things That’ll Make You Flip When Visiting Sea World

If you’ve ever thought about visiting Sea World Orlando but weren’t sure exactly what it had to offer, you might just find yourself pleasantly surprised. This 200 acre theme park has a lot more than you may expect, from exhilarating rides to a variety of animal exhibitions. There’s a reason why it’s the 10th most visited theme park in the United States. In fact, Sea World has something for everyone in the family to flip over. After living in Florida for over two years, my family and I finally got around to visiting Sea World Orlando. We’d wanted to check it out for awhile but...

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5 Disney Splurges That Are Totally Worth The Money

Planning a trip to Walt Disney World? Chances are you’ve read plenty of articles on how to save money on your Disney vacation. However, a trip like this is the experience of a lifetime and sometimes it’s worth it to spend a few extra dollars. These five Disney splurges are popular for good reason and will make your special trip even more magical and memorable. It’s well known that a trip to Disney can get expensive. While there are plenty of ways to save money on your vacation, sometimes it’s more fun to give in and make it memorable with a special experience. From...

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The Complete Guide To Disney Character Dining

Planning a Walt Disney World vacation? Character dining is one experience you don’t want to miss! But the choices can be overwhelming. Do It All TravelingMom breaks it all down with prices, locations, availability and character choices to help you decide which Disney character dining experience is best for your family. When we planned our first Walt Disney World vacation, character dining was at the top of our list. At four years old, my oldest daughter’s world revolved around the Disney princesses. I knew she’d be excited to eat breakfast with them at Cinderella’s Royal Table so I hopped on the phone to book...

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Hotel Review: Stay In A LEGO House At The New LEGOLAND Beach Retreat

Ever wonder what it would be like to stay in a LEGO house? Now when you visit the new LEGOLAND Beach Retreat, you can do just that. With colorful decor, hideaway rooms, and plenty of places to play, find out why this is the place you’ll want to stay when you take your next LEGOLAND vacation (and why you may need to bring a penny for a coin toss). Hotel Review: Stay In A LEGO House At The New LEGOLAND Beach Retreat My girls and I were very excited to visit the new LEGOLAND Beach Retreat in Orlando, Florida. We’d seen...

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How To Have The Best Family Vacation In Pasco County Florida

Are you looking for a Florida vacation destination where you can avoid the crowds but still have plenty of fun activities to enjoy? Pasco County, Florida may not be the first place that comes to mind, but with great waterfront dining, plenty of fun, family activities and great places to stay, this destination just north of Tampa is one of Florida’s best kept secrets. When we were planning a last minute spring break getaway, we wanted a spot that had lots to do but wouldn’t be overrun with the spring break crowds. I’d met someone from Pasco County, Florida, a few months earlier who...

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