Family Fun

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 […]


The BEST time to Meet Characters in Toy Story Land

If you are heading to Toy Story Land for the first time, I encourage you to check out my round-up of tips from bloggers, vloggers, and Moms. Who can I Meet in Toy Story Land Inside Toy Story Land you can meet: Buzz Lightyear Woody Jessie Green Army Men We traveled to Toy Story Land […]


The Umbrella Sky Project, Coral Gables FL

About the Umbrella Sky Located in the heart of downtown Gables, Florida the Umbrella sky is certain to delight visitors of all ages. Created by the Sextafiera company in Portugal, the Umbrella Sky project began in 2012 and has been installed all over the world.  Coral Gables, Florida is one of only three cities in […]


The Meg – Movie Review (NO SPOILERS!)

The Meg The Meg releases to the public on Friday, August 10th, 2018. My husband and I were given the unique opportunity to watch the movie this evening before it is released to the public. Here are my (spoiler-free) thoughts on the new movie The Meg. (This is not a sponsored post, all opinions are my own). About […]


Preparing for your first visit to Toy Story Land

About Toy Story Land Today Story Land is the newest addition to the Walt Disney World Parks in Florida. It opened on Saturday, June 30th, 2018. With the opening of Toy Story Land, there are two NEW rides for guests to enjoy. Both of these rides have height requirements, so that is something to keep in mind if […]


Preparing to Tent-Camp at Walt Disney World

Let’s go Camping! Camping isn’t for everyone, but I can assure you camping at Disney just might one of the most fun experiences you can have. I grew up in girl scouts, and we would always camp at Walt Disney World at least one time a year. I have very fond memories of setting up […]