Monday, October 20, 2014

Atlantic Luggage Travel Sweepstakes - San Diego or New York

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Atlantic Luggage for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.
The High Line

Over the summer, B and I took a trip to New York. I was halfway through my pregnancy and feeling pretty good (except for the crazy ankle swelling that came with air travel-- but thankfully, it only lasted a day). We did some things we've done on previous trips (wander around Central Park, visit the American Museum of Natural History) and some things that were new (Watch a taping of the Daily Show! Walk the High Line!
On the set of The Daily Show
Ceiling of the American Museum of Natural History

We've traveled enough to know how to pack pretty efficiently at this point, but it made me wonder what packing for and traveling with a baby will be like. Will we be able to do carry-on only? Probably not. Do we need new luggage? Probably.

We'll need something affordable, durable, and lightweight.

Enter Atlantic Luggage.


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You will be amazed how much you can fit into each piece, ridding you of the hassle of multiple pieces of luggage to carry or to worry about in the airport. Atlantic Luggage has innovative features such as the Link2Go™ system, which allows you to connect multiple pieces of luggage for easy one handed rolling. Or, their 360-degree 4-Wheel Spinners allows for easy guiding and steering through busy terminals. Atlantic Luggage has thought of it all, taking the struggle out of traveling for the whole family.

Currently, Atlantic Luggage is running an amazing sweepstakes where you have the opportunity to win a family trip for four to your choice of New York or San Diego! Because life is a trip®, Atlantic Luggage is sending you on the trip of a lifetime! So, register for your chance to win a trip for the whole family today!

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Sweepstakes runs October 15 through November 15 Winner will be chosen within 7-10 days following the close of the sweepstakes. Grand Prize trip must be booked by 9/30/15 and travel must be completed by 10/31/15. Prizes: Win a family trip for four to New York or San Diego, courtesy of Atlantic Luggage and Delta Vacations! Grand Prize package trip certificate is valid for: (a) round-trip economy air transportation valued at up to $450 per ticket for the Grand Prize winner and three (3) guests from a major U.S. airport serviced by Delta Air Lines near to the Grand Prize winner’s home (as determined by Sponsor), to a major U.S. airport serviced by Delta Air Lines near New York City or San Diego, CA (as chosen by winner and determined by Sponsor); (b) hotel accommodations at a participating Delta Vacations hotel in New York City or San Diego, C; (c) four (4) Atlantic® carry-on sized suitcases; and (d) $300 allowance to spend on their choice of Delta Vacations Tour or Activity packages. Trip is to last three days and two nights Total prize value of $3,700.

And, in case you're wondering, I have already entered to win this trip too! I can't wait to plan my first family trip with our little guy.

 So, which destination will you pick if you win the Atlantic Luggage Sweepstakes?
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Monday, August 25, 2014

Big News


On Mother's Day, I wanted to share the news, but it was too soon.

On Father's Day, I thought it would be cute to announce, but B was uncomfortable.

On basically every day since, there just hasn't seemed to be a right way to say it.

So today, on a random Monday of no particular importance (wait, not true! Happy birthday, Jeff Tweedy!), I'm sharing with you all that we're expecting a little boy in December! I'm just shy of 25 weeks pregnant, and so far things are going pretty smoothly.

The big unknown right now is whether we'll "make it work" in our tiny house or move into something a bit larger. I'll be sharing some of the ways we might address this soon. Either way, we can't wait to bring our son home with us, wherever that may be!