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MUSIC RECAP VIDEO: The 2014 Ruiz Family Summer Road Trip to Utah and Colorado Thumbnail

Four states, four breathtaking national parks and 2,195 miles in 9 days later the 2014 PapiBlogger Summer Family Road Trip sponsored by State Farm concluded.  Here's a fun little video we compiled with many of […] Read More >>

PapiBlogger marks Fourth Anniversary with New Web site, Renewed Focus Thumbnail

Four years ago this month, in a move that was truly spur of the moment but timed to coincide with my first annual Hispanicize event in Dallas, I launched PapiBlogger.com in order to document my own family's […] Read More >>

Road Trip Diary: Summertime Adventures at Yosemite National Park Thumbnail

When it comes to national parks, our kids have seemingly seen it all.  We've been to the Niagara Falls, Mount Rushmore. Yellowstone, The Grand Tetons, the Grand Canyon, Mount St. Helens, Big Bend National Park, […] Read More >>

Road Trip Diary: Mt. Shasta and Lassen Volcanic National Park Thumbnail

At the halfway point of our road trip we made hurried pitstops at Mt. Shasta, site of California's tallest mountain and Lassen Volcanic National Park, one of the Golden State's coolest places you've probably never […] Read More >>

Ready to Hit the Road with the Family Infographic (Courtesy of PapiBlogger & State Farm) Thumbnail

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PapiBlogger Rides Again: This Summer we’re going for the ultimate Northern California adventure courtesy of State Farm Thumbnail

PapiBlogger will ride again! My wife, four kids and I will be heading to Northern California courtesy of State Farm and Chevy for a 1,300 mile road trip that will take us through Yosemite National […] Read More >>

Wordless Wednesday: Unique Reading Habits Kids Get from their Fathers Thumbnail

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5 Crucial Hurricane Tips for Families

5 Crucial Hurricane Tips for Families Thumbnail

As I write this post Hurricane Irene is about to barrel into New York and other parts of New England so as a former reporter who's covered hurricanes and a father who's been through six […] Read More >>

PapiBlogger and Buick Announce Winners of Final Mileage Contest Thumbnail

The grandprize winner of the PapiBlogger and Buick "Guess the Final Mileage" Contest is Kimberly Cuevas of San Antonio, Texas who guessed 9,875.   The actual total miles the PapiMobile (aka the 2011 Buick Enclave) drove […] Read More >>

Day 35 of Miami to Alaska Family Road Trip: Arizona’s Petrified Forest and a Strange Hotel Thumbnail

The Grand Canyon is truly of the most beautiful places on Earth but unfortunately it also overshadows many surrounding natural treasures that are worth your visit.  One of those very special, must see places in […] Read More >>