Category: Travel & Auto Tips

Favorite Family Beaches

By Rachel Hoeing Hooray for long days and warm weather! Many of you may be in the midst of planning summer vacations. Why not try something different this year? Take the...

It’s Not a Vacation…It’s An Adventure

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon Four weeks before I delivered my first child, my husband and I booked a vacation at a hotel in south Florida…a vacation we figured we’d...

An Unlikely Love Story

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon It wasn’t exactly love at first sight, I’ll tell you that. I didn’t stay awake at night dreaming about this incredible love affair. In...

Weekend Trip Idea: Pigeon Forge, TN

By Rachel Hoeing Pigeon Forge can be a great family trip at any time of year. We traveled to the area in July 2016 and had a blast! I previously wrote a blog...

Hooray for Dollywood

By Rachel Hoeing When looking for fun family excursions, I came across the idea of visiting Dollywood. My children (ages 13 and 11) and I met up with another friend of...

Get Out and Explore: Tips for Hiking with Kids!

By Katie Moosbrugger Cabin fever is one thing we don’t handle well as a family. As much as we love to explore around our own town, we are always seeking an adventure...

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...

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...

Goodbye Holidays, Hello Beach!

By Heather Keenan Done. The holidays are officially over. Now what?  Beach trip planning, that’s what. Nothing gets you through the cold winter months better than...

Busy Bags for Traveling with Toddlers and Young Kids

By Guest Blogger Sandy Harper There is about nothing worse than a “bored” child on a car trip. Movies can be helpful but can get old and not necessarily our first...