Art Prize is one of my favorite annual events that takes place in Grand Rapids, Michigan. For 19 days each fall, Art Prize draws artists from around the world, working in any type of medium, to compete in an independently organized international art competition. When you visit Art Prize, you are faced with lots of […]
Mackinac Island is one of my favorite places to visit in Northern Michigan. The island is extremely popular in the summer but there are some advantages to visiting in the fall.
I really enjoy Stand Up Paddleboarding everytime that I try it. It’s such a great way to exercise and connect with nature. I’m sharing reasons why an iSUP (inflatable stand up paddleboard) is a great option for travelers to consider if you are debating between the pros and cons of real stand up paddleboard vs. an […]
My family has visited the Smoky Mountains region around and near Gatlinburg, Tennessee, many times over the years. Each time we visit, we run out of time before we run out of fun. There is ALWAYS something new to discover there…along with many family favorites that we try to visit each time we are in […]
If you are visiting Kings Island for the day, you are most likely going to grab a bite to eat while you are there. I’m sharing tips and menu items so that you can plan ahead and make the most out of your dining experience.
A visit to see the Biltmore Estate was on my list for years and I was really excited when we were invited to experience what the Biltmore offered for families during a weekend stay. The Biltmore also happened to be the last destination that my mom was able to visit before she died. She absolutely […]
I’m pretty sure that any kid who has ever seen the movie “Swiss Family Robinson” has dreamed of sleeping in a treehouse. EarthJoy Tree Adventures can turn that dream into a reality.
I’m a BIG fan of spicy food. The spicier the better. I’m not a good person to ask if something is spicy because more times than not, it’s not spicy enough in my book. In fact, most times when someone has a product that they claim is spicy, I’m still left disappointed…my husband is convinced […]
Northwest New Mexico has a lot to offer when it comes to outdoor adventure. I’m sharing a few of my favorite discoveries that are bucket list worthy to add to your adventure list.
For many of us, Back to School means back to routine. I’m sharing tips to help reduce your stress and get your laundry under control.
It’s that time of year again. Back to School shopping can be stressful and expensive. Use these 12 tips to save your sanity and your budget.
I LOVE to experience unique overnights. Overnight in a Treehouse. Check. Museum. Check. Submarine. Check. Aquarium. Check. Tepee. Check. Kings Island Amusement Park. Check…..so when I found out that the Cincinnati Zoo offered family overnights where you can sleep in African Safari style tents near the giraffe area, I had to check it out!
If you are looking for great dining experience with friends or family, Hofbrauhaus Newport has you covered. Located directly across the Ohio River from Cincinnati, Ohio, you will find a large selection of German beers and Bavarian-style cuisine.
If you live in the Cincinnati Metro, you don’t have to travel far for your own Water Wipeout experience. Land of Illusion has been making people scream for years during their Haunt Season but at their newest summer attraction, Aqua Adventures, the only screams you’ll hear are pure JOY!
There is a such an excitement around Cincinnati when it comes FC Cincinnati. If you have never been to a professional soccer game, I highly recommend that you go! FC Cincinnati matches are played with a packed house of fans who bring an energy that’s contagious…my dad who is in his 70’s, even wanted to check […]
I enjoy the nature side of camping but over the years, I’ve decided that I’m not a huge fan of the work that can come along with traditional camping…which is why I really enjoy glamping. Glamping still allows you to connect with nature but it also provides you with a unique overnight with modern conveniences. Our […]
El Paso, Texas is ones of those cities that I instantly fell in love with. The landscape is so different from what I see in the Midwest and yet it had a few similarities. I live in a Tri-State area where it is common to cross state borders daily and El Paso’s location is a […]
Have you ever thought about adding a hiking adventure to your list? Find out what you need to know when planning an epic hike on the Appalachian Trail.
You don’t have to be a fan of thrill rides to enjoy a visit to Kings Island Amusement Park. There are still plenty of entertainment options for non-riders of all ages.
Without fail, I’m always down to the wire when it comes to annual sports physicals. They need to be turned in annually so you would think I would have a better handle on them by now but they seem to sneak up on me EVERY SINGLE YEAR. This typically stresses me out because then I’m […]