Family Money Adventure

Kevin is a professional writer and the family travel and budget expert behind Family Money Adventure. Both Kevin and his wife, Barb, work full-time locally and live in Middleburg Heights with their four kids and one evil cat. Kevin and his family love traveling around the country, but especially love their adventures around Northeast Ohio. When they aren’t working and traveling, they spend most of their time in a minivan running kids around to various sports practices and games.

Family Travel During Peak Times

If you’ve ever tried to book a family vacation during spring break or other popular vacation times, you know that generally, you are going to end up paying more than you would at other times of the ... Read more

How to Do More (and Less) in 2019

It’s a new year. Have you spent some time recently reflecting on the past year and dreaming of what is in store for you and your family in 2019? Maybe you’ve made resolutions or set goals you want... Read more

Enjoy the Seas’N of Play at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium

Our family recently visited the Greater Cleveland Aquarium. If you’ve never visited, it’s a great local attraction for families. The aquarium is packed with interesting aquatic creatures as well a... Read more

The Importance of Holiday Traditions for Families

The holiday season is upon us and with that comes anticipated traditions for our family. Like many families, there are certain events and activities we love to include in our celebration of Christmas.... Read more

Olmsted Performing Arts & Other Local Programs Provide Affordable Options for Learning, Entertainment

One of our family’s favorite activities is attending plays and musicals. Whether we take all of the kids or it’s just my wife and me on a date night, we always love our time at the theater. Clevel... Read more

How to Create a Travel Fund for Your Next Family Vacation

My family spent time this past summer exploring Washington D.C. and Ocean City, Maryland. A few days into our trip, I was already thinking about and planning trips for next summer. My wife thought I w... Read more

Back to School for Your Family Finances

Another summer is quickly coming to an end with the start of the new school year upon us. New #2 pencils freshly sharpened. First day of school outfits purchased. For some, it’s the introduction to ... Read more

The Blossom Music Festival with The Cleveland Orchestra

This past Saturday night, our family got the opportunity to check out The Cleveland Orchestra as they opened their latest summer season at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls. This year marks the 5... Read more

Summer Reading List: Money & Travel Edition

Summer is a time for all of us to slow down, catch our breath, and enjoy a good book. Whether at home, on the back patio or sitting poolside on vacation, summer reading is one of the best parts of sum... Read more

Save Money through Reciprocal Zoo and Museum Memberships

Does your family like to visit zoos? How about museums or science centers? Our family loves going to the zoo, but for a family of 6, the costs add up quickly. That's why we have had a membership at th... Read more

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