Sherry Boswell, Melodious TravelingMom

Sherry Boswell, Melodious TravelingMom

Sherry is a South Carolina born and bred mom who is the “conductor” of her family orchestra, including a teenage daughter, a tween son, and her Prince Charming of 20 years. From the moment she picked up her violin in the fifth grade, a lifelong musician was born. What helps this attorney “whistle while she works” are chai tea lattes, Walt Disney World, and macarons. Travel “high notes” include getting married on a beach in the Virgin Islands, playing an electric blue violin in European cathedrals, and watching her kids take their first steps in Paris and London. You can get "in tune" with her on her blog at SherryBoswell.com.


Disney Packing List

Heading to Walt Disney World? Happy dance time! Getting ready for a Disney trip is more than making dining reservations and deciding where to stay. The trick comes when packing for the Disney vacation. I go on autopilot when packing for a Disney trip, so I thought I’d share my Disney packing list. Here are my essential items for traveling to the House of Mouse. My Labor of Love: A Disney Packing List “M-I-C. See that you’re packing. K-E-Y. Why? Because you’re going to Disney! M-O-U-S-E.” Yippee! That open suitcase is waiting to be filled with goodies for your...

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8 Reasons to Stay at Disney’s Beach Club Resort

Here’s a riddle: Where can you travel to a lakeside resort that features the stormiest pool, the biggest dessert, and be in close proximity to 13 countries? Any guesses? Hint: it’s located in Orlando, will that help? Time’s up…it’s Disney’s Beach Club Resort. Here are 8 reasons why Melodious TravelingMom and her family placed this nautical stunner on the top of their Disney resort list. Why You Should Book Disney’s Beach Club Resort When it comes to location, pool, and dining options, Disney’s Beach Club Resort is one of the most outstanding and popular Disney deluxe resorts. It’s on...

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5 Insider Tips for Beaches Negril

Ready to vacation in Jamaica? Yeah, mon! Whether seeking fun in the sun or something to get in my belly, I found Beaches Negril provided my family with teen and tween plenty more than we could do in the four days we had allotted. So we’re sharing 5 insider tips to make the most of this delightful Beaches Resorts property. Beaches Negril: Sun, Sand, Reggae, and Good Times Jamaica is known for all of these. And Beaches Resorts, one of the preeminent resort chains, has upped the ante on luxury-inclusive vacations for families. One thing I’ve learned about traveling...

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Boston for Families: Where to Eat, Stay and Play

Boston for families is the perfect merger of history, culture, and vibrant atmosphere. Family fun can be found around every corner. But let’s talk the three essentials: where to eat, sleep and play! From fun things to do in Boston like whale watching and Duck tours, lobster and cupcakes, and a historic boutique hotel, our family’s Beantown vacation is one we’re still talking about. Boston for Families: Where to Eat, Stay and Play Boston MA for families is an amazing destination to soak up history, try new experiences, and eat some fab food. Our family, which includes a teen...

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Teen and Tween Picks: The 5 Best Things About Diagon Alley at Universal Orlando

Muggles and wizards, rejoice! Diagon Alley, part of the The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Florida has cast a spell of enchantment over Universal Orlando parkgoers. Melodious TravelingMom and her teen and a tween picked their top 5 experiences, so before you go, “Stupefy” (freeze) and read these! 5 Best Things about Diagon Alley at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Orlando Universal Studios Florida has many amazing attractions, none more so than the immersive offerings located in Diagon Alley at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. My teen and tween were in awe of the details...

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Insider Tips for a Caribbean Catamaran Vacation with iYachtClub

I found my family’s new favorite vacation: a Caribbean catamaran charter. We love swimming, snorkeling, and eating divine food, so the yacht experience was just the ticket! Let me be the first to recommend iYachtClub, a family-owned company in St. Thomas that matched our family with the right boat, captain, and itinerary. Sailing was the most thrilling, memorable vacation that still has my husband, teen and tween raving. Although I say that it is a once in a lifetime experience,  I hope it’s not our last! I’d love to share what I learned in the planning process and a...

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Disney Decision: 4 Reasons Why Walt Disney World’s Haunted Mansion Wins

Disney fans, have I got a question for you. So, if you’ve been to Walt Disney World AND Disneyland, you may have noticed some differences to popular attractions, specifically The Haunted Mansion. You know where I’m going with this: which Disney park has the better Haunted Mansion attraction? I’m firmly on Team Walt Disney World on this one, but to be fair, we’re taking sides here at TravelingMom to choose which one wins the popular vote! Ahh, Fall. My favorite time of year to plan a Disney trip. Hello, who doesn’t love Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party? And the premiere attraction...

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Get the 411 on Myrtle Beach Fun

Myrtle Beach could stand for Mega Busy. There’s TONS to do and see here. Visitors flock year round to this South Carolina mecca for the superb stretch of beaches, bustling atmosphere, and diverse activities. A Myrtle Beach trip is certain to be one of your most memorable vacations. Here are 4 of our most fun experiences that kept our family with teen and tween bustling at Myrtle Beach. Myrtle Beach is one of the most diverse beach locales in the United States. This area was dubbed “The Grand Strand” by a local reporter in 1949 to describe the string...

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Go Try Go Ape Treetop Adventures (Despite the Recent Tragedy)

You probably heard the news of a tragic death at a Go Ape Treetop Adventures in Delaware yesterday. While I do not know the particulars of what caused the accident, I can tell you about my experience at the Go Ape location in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. In July, my family of four had an exciting afternoon as we navigated the ropes course and zip line adventures at Go Ape. Getting to be Tarzan or Jane can be a thrilling experience, which is exactly what happened for us at Go Ape Treetop Adventures in Myrtle Beach. But it is inherently...

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Mexican Royalty at the Royal Suites Punta de Mita and Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort and Spa

Looking for a vacation spot in Mexico with amazing amenities, top notch service, and stunning location? You’re in luck! The Royal Suites Punta de Mita in Riviera Nayarit near Puerto Vallarta offers such world class service, you’ll feel like royalty! See how the combination of this adults only resort and its sister family resort, the Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa will spoil you so much, you’ll swear you were a king or a queen! Remember the song “Royals” by Lorde? The singer wants to be a queen, but can’t seem to get there. You may not attain official...

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