About Mandy Carter

I want to inspire you to spend authentic time with your family! From playtime to travel. Whether you explore your city, state or the world, just get out and see, do and eat new things! And I strive to encourage women to pursue their dreams. In addition to my favorite job of being the mother to two crazy little kids, I am the Marketing & Events Director for Housewives In The City South Florida,  a freelance travel writer, and manage digital marketing for small businesses. Let's connect!

How to have a successful photo shoot with kids + a SWFL Photographer spotlight

By | February 7th, 2018|Our Blog, Parenting|

Having high quality lifestyle type photos of me with the kids is important to me. I take a lot of photos of my children but [...]

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5 Beautiful Weekend Breaks For Families in Southwest Florida

By | January 23rd, 2018|Florida, Kid Places, Our Blog, Travel|

This year I am all about weekend breaks from the normal daily routine. So I love day trips full of fun at [...]

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LEGOLAND Florida NINJAGO Days 2018

By | January 13th, 2018|Florida Theme Parks, Legoland, Our Blog|

I am excited to go to LEGOLAND Florida Resort next weekend to celebrate the LEGO® NINJAGO® [NIN-JAH-GO] phenomenon during their brand-new weekend event at the place [...]

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The Perfect Family Weekend Getaway on IDRIVE in Orlando

By | January 10th, 2018|Florida, Travel|

Living in Southwest Florida, we have the opportunity to take a lot of fun weekend trips around Florida. There are [...]

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Spending a day at Golisano’s Children’s Museum of Naples!

By | December 21st, 2017|Florida, Florida Family Travel, Kid Places, Travel|

Whether you live in Southwest Florida or are planning to vacation here, if you have young kids and have not visited Golisano’s Children’s [...]

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Giveback with b+b OTC medicine – DIY Care Package for Homeless

By | November 13th, 2017|Our Blog|

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #bebetterbygiving #CollectiveBias b+b® is an [...]

The YES that changed my life

By | October 11th, 2017|Motherhood, Our Blog|

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WellYesMoment #CollectiveBias The YES that changed my [...]

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You have a license to chill at Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort – Florida

By | September 2nd, 2017|Florida, Florida Hotels, Our Blog, Travel|

There is no denying that it is always 5 O'Clock in Hollywood Beach Florida.  Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort is [...]

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The Edgewater Beach Hotel in Naples, Fl review + photos

By | August 27th, 2017|Florida Hotels, Our Blog, Travel|

The Edgewater Beach Hotel is an all-suite hotel located on seven miles of the quiet Gulf Coast beach of Southwest Florida in [...]

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Dinner Alongside Sharks at SeaWorld Orlando – for a limited time park admission is not required

By | August 26th, 2017|Orlando, Our Blog|

Each fall, Visit Orlando collaborates with over 100 local restaurants to offer three-course-dinners for a fantastic value of $35 per person. Unlike the [...]

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