Ever thought to yourself, in the midst of a family road trip, “maybe one day I will look back on this and laugh?” Sprint recently asked 8 BlogHers to share their unforgettable family road trip experiences. Check out each of their posts below to read the horrifyingly funny stories they shared.
Now is your chance to share a memorable road trip story. Read on to find out how you can win 1 of 9 $200 Visa gift cards!
See how chaos ensues during Meg, from Muses of Megret, childhood road trip from Louisiana to South Carolina when she coaxed her parents to let her bring a pet Betta fish along.”
Despite the family car being so packed there was, “no room for carry-ons or personal bags, barely any room for snacks, and shoulders squeezed together so hard I could barely move my arms,” Julia, from Sweet as Punkin Pie, scherishes the time her family spent together on long family road trips.
Read how Janet's, from Slice of Pink, impromptu travels plans and spontaneity left her standing in velvet loafers at the starting line of a 5K race on New Year’s Eve!
Busy Mom recounts how she and her family endured the worst of luck when they traveled to Christmas at her brother-in-law’s bachelor pad…needless to say Christmas is now celebrated at her house!
Recalling her first post-college attempt to make it home in time for Christmas, Michelle, from Honest & Truly learned to overcome her stubborn independent youth along with some valuable lessons in traveling.
Dara's, from CookinCanuck, family dog was able to provide a little comic relief during the annual 18 hour family road trip which included several treacherous mountain passes, a 1 1/2 hour ferry ride, and a pummeling snowstorm.
Barbara, from Long Hollow, made a family wedding in Mexico a perfect excuse to expose her children to a different culture allowing them to experience a different landscape, language, and cuisine.
Find out how the perfect cabin rental, close vicinity to a water park, and cheap price left Kristi, from Stepford Stories, husband asking, “did you know there was a train?!”
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Sprint is also sponsoring BlogHer's Family Connections Group, where you can join BlogHer's community journalism project on digital parenting by talking about how you and your family interact with technology. Check it out!
After entering each of the BlogHers’ sweepstakes above, tell us about that wild family road trip that makes you look back and laugh. By sharing in the comments area below, you will be entered for a chance to win $200!
Each sweepstakes runs from December 9, 2009 through December 31, 2009 and is only open to individuals who, at the time of entry deadline, are legal residents of the United States and are 18 years or older; one entry per person and per email address. For Official Sweepstakes rules click here>>