Create your own summer bucket list

Create Your Own Summer Bucket List – Free Printables

Do you ever notice how easy it is to think of a list of things you want to do over the summer …….and then……. how quickly summer flies by before you’ve crossed everything off your list? It happens to us every summer. We usually get most, and add some along the way, but we’ve found […]

Share An Adventure- Practical Tips for Your 1st Visit to Cuba

Share An Adventure- Practical Tips for Your 1st Visit to Cuba

There is a lot of buzz about traveling to Cuba right now. It’s definitely a destination that I would love to visit for so many reasons. I was really excited to see pictures from my friend Joy on her recent vacation that included a visit to Cuba. Joy and I go back 20 years. We […]

7 Adventures to Try in West Michigan

7 Adventures to Try in West Michigan

West Michigan has a lot to offer when it comes to adventure. I’m sharing 7 adventures that you will want to add to your list to try during your next visit.

A Wafer Cookie Pop Recipe That's Fun and Easy to Make

A Wafer Cookie Pop Recipe That’s Fun and Easy to Make

One of the biggest complaints about making cake balls is that they are a bit time consuming. I decided to take a step out of the equation by making wafer balls instead. The taste is wonderful and you don’t have to bake a cake or wait for it to cool, just use wafers that are […]

Last Day of School Tailgate Party

Last Day of School Tailgate Party

My friend Lisa is EXTREMELY creative. She is a great photographer, artist, thrifter, repurposer and cook. She created an awesome end of school event and I asked her to share about it on the blog.

Learning From My Past to Become the Best Version of Myself

Learning From My Past to Become the Best Version of Myself

This post is sponsored by Vocalpoint and Life Reimagined®.. All opinions are my own. I was invited to check out Dr. Phil’s Become the Best Version of Yourself: A personal guided journey. I’ve watched Dr. Phil’s television show and I was curious to see what it would be like to have my own personal version of […]

5 Reasons to Discover the New Curb'd Parklets in Covington

5 Reasons to Discover the New Curb’d Parklets in Covington

My son and I were happy to discover the new Curb’d parklets while on an adventure in Covington. These mini parks temporarily take up one parking space and redefine what could exist in the dimensions of a single parking space with an incredible range of creativity.

A Mother's Day Gift that Will Inspire You to Live to the Fullest

A Mother’s Day Gift that Will Inspire You to Live to the Fullest

  One of the best parts about my crazy adventures and travels, are the people that I get to meet along the way. I had the privilege of riding Cedar Point’s newest thrill ride Valravn on opening night….. but I had the even greater privilege of meeting Violet while in line for the ride.

Missing Mom - For anyone who has lost their mom

Missing Mom-For Anyone Who Has Lost Their Mom

There is a piece of me that is missing. Anyone who has lost their mom can identify with the feeling. Mother’s Day is always a day that stirs up the emotions even more because of her absence. I do have a diversion because I am a mom. My kids and husband do sweet things for […]

Sky Zone Birthday Party Discount Offer

Sky Zone Birthday Party Discount Offer

Have you visited Sky Zone yet? Sky Zone is one of my kids’ all time FAVORITE places to visit! My boys love the multiple trampoline court options available for endless fun. Sky Zone’s wall-to-wall trampoline courts are designed as a fun and fit outing for all ages, shapes and sizes. The innovative trampoline park offers […]

Why you need to consider Travel Insurance in your vacation budget

Why You Need to Consider Travel Insurance in Your Vacation Budget

Thanks to UnitedHealthcare Global for sponsoring this very important topic. All thoughts and opinions are my own. There are a LOT of factors that go into planning a vacation, especially if your vacation is taking you overseas. I’ve been working on trying to fit together the puzzle pieces of flight times, public transportation, and meals […]

Something that we can all agree on- Vote for Travel

Something that we can all agree on- Vote for Travel

I’m really excited to be joining 29 other incredible travel bloggers on The Vote for Travel Series in the month of May. I think that everyone can agree on voting for more travel in our lives. Each day you will get ideas for how you can vote to add more travel in your life in […]

The solution when you are homesick for Cincinnati Chili

The Solution When You are Homesick for Cincinnati Chili

When I lived out of state, there were certain foods that reminded me of home. Cincinnati style chili is one of them. I would ask my parents to bring me cans of Skyline chili every time that they visited me. They were even nice enough to bring me cases of it! When we lived out […]