Vacation Souvenir Buying Tips

If you are planning a vacation on a budget, you are always looking for ways to cut expenses. Luckily, it is easy to find good deals for airline tickets and hotels. For some, especially those with children, the problem comes with souvenirs. They are nice, but often quite costly. Let’s not forget that they take up […]

Jul, 20

Make Sure Your Home is Safe While You’re Away

It would be nice to have someone guard your house while you’re away. But for most of us, we leave our house vacant when we go on vacation. Keeping your home safe is important during vacation season. Here are some tips. Make Sure Your Home is Safe While You’re Away 1. Get a House-Sitter: This is […]

Jul, 19

Family Camping Fun

While getting away from the hustle and bustle of city life is one of the reasons families choose to go camping, for kids – it’s the ultimate adventure. If you are planning a family camping trip this summer, here are some tips that will ensure your vacation is both a safe and fun experience. Family […]

Jul, 13

Packing Tips for Summer Travel

One of the potential summer vacation headaches is packing. If it’s a family vacation, trying to coordinate everyone’s luggage can be challenging, and it’s often hard to find things you need on the road and once you get to your destination. To help make packing a little easier, here are some tips that may help. […]

Jul, 12

Hit the Road with Your Family this Summer

Deciding on a family road trip can be a daunting challenge, not to mention an exercise in patience. However if you prepare ahead of time, the trip can be one of the most memorable experiences of your family’s life. Here are some quick and easy tips for making your family road trip a fun and […]

Jul, 11

5 Tips for Easy Air Travel

There’s no denying that it has become more and more difficult to fly without running into snags or problems with the airport or the airlines. Enduring the line at the security check point in some airports is enough to put some passengers in a bad mood. However, despite all of the inconveniences that come with […]

Jun, 22

Fun Family Destinations to Visit This Summer

When you hear the words “family” and “destination” together, what places come to mind? Often we think of the most popular or heavily advertised places, like the beach or an amusement park. And while these can certainly be fun, they can get be crowded and expensive. So where does a family go when they are looking […]

Jun, 15

Organizing and Planning a Successful Family Vacation

Planning a successful family vacation can be tricky when you’re trying to work around your family member’s busy schedules. Coordinating requested time off from work with school vacations and summertime activities can be a daunting task. Get your family actively involved in the vacation planning process. Everyone wants a trip to remember, and by obtaining […]

May, 31

Travel ePlanner is Newly Updated!

Another member of ListPlanIt‘s interactive ePlanners has been updated with a fresh look and new pages! So far, Finance ePlanner, Home ePlanner, and Homemaking ePlanner have all gotten makeovers.  Now, just in time for the summer travel season, Travel ePlanner is ready to guide you in preparing for your next trip or vacation! Planning a vacation requires […]

Jun, 08

Spring Break: Tips for a Family Road Trip

Here in New England, we get both a winter break (the week of Presidents’ Day in February) and a Spring Break (the week of Patriots’ Day in April).  My family just returned from a winter break road trip, in which we drove from Maine to Orlando and then back home again at the end of […]

Feb, 25

List Spotlight: Holiday Travel Overview

You don’t have to be a member of ListPlanIt to browse our lists.  You might just find some inspiration to create a list of your own or to get started on a new, positive habit.  Not yet a member but think you’d like to try it out?  Start your 30-day free trial when you sign up today! […]

Oct, 21

Tips for Being a Good Guest

My family just finished a 4-week road trip in which we were guests in the homes of no less than 7 friends and family members.  It is a wonderfully comfortable and cost-effective way to pass the night or spend some time.  While friends and family members are usually grateful to have the pleasure of company, […]

Jul, 15

Steps for Preparing for a Roadtrip

A family vacation is something to dream about, to look forward to, and to spend many hours preparing for.  When the whole family is involved, it is not wise and not affordable to just “wing it”.  There are so many details that add or contribute to one’s comfort, safety, and fun.  Lists are the key […]

Jun, 12

Lists for Planning a Family Vacation

A family vacation is something to dream about, to look forward to, and to spend many hours preparing for.  When the whole family is involved, it is not wise and not affordable to just “wing it”.  There are so many details that add or contribute to one’s comfort, safety, and fun.  Lists are the key […]

Jun, 06

list of steps to planning for international travel with kids

* This post was written by guest blogger, Carolyn Anderson-Fermann Traveling internationally with kids may seem like a luxury, but for many with families or jobs overseas it is unavoidable. As a professional organizer, mother of two and wife of a German national; my family has traveled to Europe twice with children aged 3 and under. […]

Aug, 14

list of steps to preparing for a family road trip

With spring break upon us and the high cost of flying with a family, you may be considering a road trip in the near future.  Planning a road trip can be more time-intensive than you think. Whether the plan is to embark on a cross country adventure, a coastal tour,  or a journey to Grandma’s […]

Mar, 12

list of things to remember before leaving home for a vacation

When I am getting ready for a big trip, my mind is full of things to remember like packing my daughter’s blanket, buying fun snacks for the plane, putting wet wipes in the glove compartment, checking with my husband so see if he packed what he needs (on our last trip he packed his own […]

Jun, 22

list of things to entertain kids on an airplane

As my husband, three children and I get ready to fly down south to visit grandparents, I again begin racking my brain to think of things to prepare us for the time we will be in the airports and in flight. I tend to plan for the worst and assume that all of our flights […]

Jun, 20

list of steps to packing a suitcase for travel

I have become quite an expert at packing a suitcase after moving myself, my 3 children, and all of our homeschool books around Great Britain for 3 months.  We started that journey with 3 large suitcases and 4 backpacks.  We ended the trip with just 1 suitcase plus a rolling grocery cart and our backpacks. […]

Jun, 15

list of considerations when planning your travel itinerary

Being away from home and out of your comfort zone can be adventuresome, but can turn quickly into confusion and chaos when you have left the details to chance.  Do yourself a favor.  Plot as many details of your trip as you can.  Use the internet, make phone calls, and do the legwork now.  While […]

Jun, 09

list of steps to preparing for an upcoming conference or trip

I had the lovely privilege of attending Mom 2.0 Summit last year when it was in Houston. This year’s conference is being held in the Crescent City. My husband and I lived right on the bank of the Mississippi in New Orleans for 3 years while he was attending Tulane Law School. We were poor, […]

Mar, 29

list of online tools that make traveling abroad easier

For those of you who may not know, my family packed up our clothing and my laptop (and a few other supplies) and flew to Naples, Italy at the beginning of November.  We spent 3 months in a house by the Mediterranean Sea, eating pizza and visiting the ruins of ancient Rome.  Then, my children […]

Feb, 23

list of ways to stay in touch with friends during travel or a move

Whether traveling for a week or a few weeks or longer, children and adults alike might find that they miss their friends back home.  Technology today has provided so many opportunities for staying in touch for little or no cost (not including the cost of equipment).  Of course, there is something magical about the old-fashioned […]

Nov, 15

list of preparations when leaving children behind

My husband and I are preparing for a weekend getaway to Asheville, NC.  ListPlanIt is sponsoring the Type-A Mom Conference and during the day, I will be attending some of the wonderful sessions and meeting some lovely people.  My parents are willing volunteers to care for our 3 children while we are away.  While they […]

Sep, 22

list of steps to getting a u.s. passport

If you think you might be going abroad, then having your passport ready to go is the first step. Maybe you already have one. That’s great! Just be sure to check the issue date. Passports expire after 10 years for adults and 5 years for children. If you are purchasing passports for your entire family, […]

Sep, 14


So you can get your list on.

Reset Password

Register Today

Sign up for a free account to give ListPlanit a try.

Or click here to sign up for unlimited access to all of our lists for just $5 / month.


No problemo.

Enter your email and we'll send along password reset instructions.