We’ve driven the popular Cades Cove 11 mile loop many times during visits to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The scenic curvy road that leads to Cades Cove is filled with gorgeous imagery of mountains and streams during the 13.1 mile drive. Depending on the time of year, traffic to the park, and how […]
Cincinnati offers incredible museums throughout the city, but there is one museum in the city that tends to be known more by tourists than locals. That underrated museum is the American Sign Museum. The American Sign Museum provides education and celebrates the art of sign making. As a local, I was immediately mad at myself […]
THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY™ provides non stop entertainment and continual moments of “how did they do that?!!!” Seriously, you are watching it live, get up close camera angles, and still can’t comprehend how they do it.
Our family LOVES to visit COSI (Center of Science and Industry) in Columbus, Ohio. There is always something new to do and explore there.
A big part of the travel experience when you visit a city is the food. I’m sharing several restaurants that you will want to add to your list the next time that you are in Louisville, Kentucky.
During my visit to Daytona Beach, we stayed at the Plaza Resort & Spa. This was my 1st visit to Daytona Beach and the area exceeded my expectations.
I met Karen several years ago as the sponsor of a program that I’m a part of that helps encourage middle and high school students to make good choices. Over the years we have become friends, and I’ve observed her passion for health through CrossFit continue to grow. As someone who prided themselves on never […]
When you’re planning a vacation during Spring Break there are a lot of factors to consider. I’m going to ask some of the tough questions that you need to think about to help you make the most out of your adventures…. and your budget.
It’s always a good time for a road trip in my world. I’ve found several products from Thirty-One Gifts that make travel even easier.
I met Jessica Ekstrom at the “Bloggy Con” Conference in Cincinnati. She shared her story of why she founded Headbands of Hope and I don’t think there was a dry eye in the room.
We were invited to check out the new Cincinnati style vegetarian chili at Gold Star Chili. I knew there was only one way to approach it with my kids….deception. I know that sounds really bad, right? I wanted them to try the 1st Cincinnati style vegetarian chili on the Cincinnati Chili Trail with an open […]
I was invited to a dinner at Favorites Steak & Pasta at Belterra Park Gaming & Entertainment Center. A casino doesn’t typically come to mind when I’m thinking about dining options but I discovered that Favorites Steak & Pasta was determined to change that.
I met Tirzah and her husband Troy in college and thanks to Facebook, I’ve been able to keep up with their adventures since then. I love their passion for adventure and connecting with nature. Troy is a photographer and his incredible images create instant wanderlust. Tirzah has an adventurous spirit and a heart of gold. […]
I discovered Oldenburg, Indiana on a whim. My boys and I were traveling back from Indy and my curiosity won. Known as the Village of the Spires, Oldenburg’s German heritage and charm makes it a great daytrip getaway located about an hour from Cincinnati.
When I discovered a few images of the Underground Mega Bike Park in Louisville, Kentucky on social media, I knew that I had to try it for myself.
I didn’t know much about Something Rotten prior to the watching the Broadway play and I actually preferred it that way because every moment was such a treat. The laughs are non-stop from beginning to end with subtle pop culture references throughout. You don’t need a lot of Shakespeare knowledge prior to the show to […]
Cincinnati has several locations around the city that honor previous Presidents. You can try to visit most of them in one day or make it your quest to find them over time.
If you are looking for winter fun, Shanty Creek Resorts has a lot to offer! This Northern Michigan resort has everything you need for a great snowcation.
Are you ready for spring? I know that I am! I’m looking forward to warmer weather and spring flowers. I’m not really good at personally tending to the flowers, but I’m glad that other people do a great job so that I can enjoy viewing them! It’s also fun to find new inspiration that might […]
On our way to Washington, D.C. on a family vacation, we took the longer, scenic route through the mountains. We discovered a beautiful resort along the way that had both history and mystery nestled in the hills of West Virginia. The Greenbrier Hotel, located in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, started from the popularity of […]