July 2011

Day 9 of Family Road Trip from Miami to Alaska: Garden of the Gods and Pike’s Peak Thumbnail

On Day 9 of our family road trip the PapiMobile came to a virtual halt in Colorado as we paused from days of heavy driving and medical emergencies only to accidentally discover the majesty of […] Read More >>

Papiblogger Making Memories Family Road Trip Tracker-July 19th Thumbnail

Bellingham, Washington to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Total: 56 miles   DISCLOSURE: Disney Parks and Buick are sponsors of the PapiBlogger Making Memories Family Road Trip.  This year’s PapiMobile is a 2011 Buick Enclave […] Read More >>

Day 8 of Family Road Trip from Miami to Alaska: Doctors, Dentists and Diaper Rash Thumbnail

A day after the biggest crisis of our family road trip experiences, we arrived in the beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado, nervous and very worried for the health of Jonathan and Angela. Urgent Care After doing […] Read More >>

Day 7 of Family Road Trip from Miami to Alaska: Crisis and Chaos in the PapiMobile Thumbnail

  Day 7 of our family road trip from Miami to Alaska was a day straight out of vacation HELL.  Everything that could have gone wrong seemed to have gone wrong times two on our […] Read More >>

Papiblogger Making Memories Family Road Trip Tracker- July 18th Thumbnail

Ritzville, Washington to Bellingham, Washington Total 300 miles   DISCLOSURE: Disney Parks and Buick are sponsors of the PapiBlogger Making Memories Family Road Trip.  This year’s PapiMobile is a 2011 Buick Enclave […] Read More >>

Day 6 of Miami to Alaska Family Road Trip: Elvis Presley’s Graceland Mansion Thumbnail

I recall I was watching TV with my late grandparents Manolo and Margarita on that fateful August day in 1977 when a network news anchor interrupted regular programming to declare that Elvis was dead at […] Read More >>

Papiblogger Making Memories Family Road Trip Tracker-July 14th Thumbnail

Colorado Springs, Colorado to Manitou Springs, Colorado Total: 34 miles States Traveled so far: Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado   DISCLOSURE: Disney Parks and Buick are sponsors of the PapiBlogger Making Memories Family Road […] Read More >>

Day 5 of Miami to Alaska Family Road Trip: Tupelo, Mississippi, the Birthplace of Elvis Thumbnail

On Day 5 of our Making Memories Family Road Trip we were supposed to reach Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee but fatigue and bad weather forced us to instead improvise a trip toElvis’ Birthplace in Tupelo, […] Read More >>

Day 4 of Miami to Alaska Family Road Trip: Atlanta’s World of Coke and a Polar Plank Thumbnail

Day 4 of the Making Memories Family Road Trip took us for a pitstop visit to Atlanta's World of Coca-Cola where we met up with Latina bloggers Jennifer Hutcheson (Mami2Mommy) and Piera Jolly (Latina Mom […] Read More >>

Day 3 of Miami to Alaska Family Road Trip: A True Magic Kingdom Visit for the Ages Thumbnail

Surreal.  Unbelievable.  Magical. When my wife and I thought about a cool way to launch this summer’s epic family road trip from Miami to Alaska we didn’t dream of what Disney randomly selected us to […] Read More >>