Family Fun

Best places to escape the crowds at MNSSHP in 2019

Escaping the crowds at Mickey’s Not so Scary Halloween Party isn’t as tricky as it seems.


Creating Disney Inspired Costumes for CHEAP! | The Aristocats

Looking for cheap and easy family Halloween Costumes? I’ve got some great ideas for keeping it under budget!


3 Things I wish I knew before flying to Malaysia

Heading to Malaysia? Here are three things that surprised me during my first trip!


Gold Coast Railroad Museum

Just before you read the entrance to the zoo, you will see a couple of signs for the Gold Coast Railroad Museum. This cute little non-profit organization is packed with charm and history. It opened in the summer of 1956 and continues to be a unique location for rail enthusiasts of all ages to explore. […]


Chattanooga Zoo

Should I Visit the Chattanooga Zoo? When planning a visit to the Chattanooga area, you won’t see many advertisements for the Zoo. In fact, upon my research for things to do I had to look to see if there was a Zoo. So one might question, if the zoo worth it, or should I plan […]


Oconauftee Visitor Center | Great Smoky Mountains

The Oconauftee Visitor Center If you are traveling through The Great Smoky Mountains, do yourself a favor and stop by the Oconauftee Visitor Center. This cute little visitor center is full service, and “green”. (Read all about the “green” features here!) The beautiful visitor center, and clean restrooms aren’t the only perks of stopping here […]


Travel The Road to Nowhere, Bryson City N.C.

Travel The Road to Nowhere Just beyond Swain County high school in Bryson City, North Carolina, you will find “The Road to Nowhere”. To locals, it is a memory of broken promises dating back to World War II. To my family, it has become a must-do on each trip to Western North Carolina. Shortly after […]


Visiting Savannah on a Budget

Savannah Georgia Savannah was established in 1733 and is the oldest city in Georgia. Back in the 1700’s downtown Savannah had 4 squares with communities surrounding them. Today, there are 22-squares. Each square is named in memory of a person or historical event. Just walk the cobbled streets and you can’t help but want to […]


Visiting National Parks – Big Cypress National Preserve

National Parks I believe that one of the greatest gifts we can give to our children in the years before they begin school is a solid foundation of experiences. It is those experiences that help them to make meaningful connections in the classroom. National Parks are an amazing place to create those experiences. Big Cypress […]


Fall Activities for your Preschooler

Preschoolers Preschool is the most magical age, I’m convinced. I always knew deep down in my heart that I loved this age. It’s primarily the reason I studied Early Childhood Education in college. Now that I am the mom three girls ages 2, 3 and 4 – I am convinced there is something magical about […]


5 Thanksgiving Books to Read with your Preschooler

The Importance of Reading Around the age of 5 years old, children will begin to read. It’s an exciting time in the life of a child. One of pride and accomplishment, another step in the direction of independence. The road to reading begins LONG before your child reads or even says their first words. Research even […]


Cycle through Zoo Miami

Zoo Miami Zoo Miami is the oldest and largest zoo in Florida. It spans over 750 acres and has many different opportunities to have up-close experiences with the animals. In the brand-new Everglades exhibit, guests can crawl through a passageway leading directly through an alligator tank, slide through an otter slide and explore an exhibit […]