Category: Travel & Auto Tips

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...

Vehicle 101 for Women

By Guest Blogger Sandy Harper Technology has drastically helped female drivers in moments of vehicle needs. Usually a husband, dad, friend or a mechanic is only a cell...

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...

Linville Caverns – To Be or Not to Be Entertained

By Guest Blogger Dennette Bailey I was eager to find a place to visit with my family that we could zip by for the day before school started back. We have visited...

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...