Travel & Auto Tips

Making Family Vacations Fun Again

Making Family Vacations Fun Again

By Guest Blogger Brooke Orr I fell in love with travel when I was a little girl, long before I ever ventured out of the Carolinas. I taught myself languages and daydreamed of the beauty and adventure my young heart was convinced waited in the world. My first adventure...
The Plane Truth

The Plane Truth

By Kelly Hines We are not big travelers. Once a year to the beach, the occasional road trip, a quick jaunt to Blowing Rock. As someone who spent too much time pre-kids on airplanes, I’m not exactly jumping at the chance to get on one. So when we planned not one but...
Mini Me!

Mini Me!

By Heather Keenan Windows down, music cranked, rolling out. There I go, cruising around town, feeling good. Only wrinkle? I am definitely rocking a minivan. I think all of us have a love/hate relationship with our minis. There are pros to driving these mom mobiles,...
The Top 10 Day Trips for Fall

The Top 10 Day Trips for Fall

By Rachel Hoeing Even though it is tough to say goodbye to summer, the crisp air and colorful leaves of the autumn season always bring a smile to my face. It seems like fall weekends always fly by and before we know it, winter has unleashed itself on us again. So,...
Quick and Easy Packing for Vacation

Quick and Easy Packing for Vacation

By Rachel Hoeing I don’t know about your family, but when it comes to the fun chore of packing for vacation, the bulk of it has usually always landed on me. As my children have gotten older, I have tried to put more responsibility on them, but it has often...