Day Trip Idea: Gem Mining

Day Trip Idea: Gem Mining

By Guest Blogger Sandy Harper If you are looking for a day trip that is exciting, rewarding and educational for the whole family, then gem mining is for you! Emerald Hollow Mine, in Hiddenite, NC, is just an hour’s drive west from the Triad, and as it turns out, is a...
Screen-Free Week Ideas

Screen-Free Week Ideas

By Guest Blogger Sandy Harper Screen-Free Week kicks off next week (April 29 – May 5). This is the week where we all pledge to keep our televisions, video game systems, tablets, etc. off, and today’s blog will help you get ready (although any week can be a...
Hidden Surprise String Easter Eggs

Hidden Surprise String Easter Eggs

By Guest Blogger Sandy Harper Experts say that crafting can help with anxiety and depression while also easing stress, and increasing happiness. Give yourself a few hours to decompress and try your hands at something new by creating one or more of these beautiful...
A Month Without TV

A Month Without TV

By Guest Blogger Sandy Harper, author of the blog Plaid, Peals and Toddler Stains I’d like to say this was my idea and I was strong enough to enforce it on my family, and myself, but this happened more on accident. Well, when I say by accident, I really meant forced....
Favorite Local Watering Holes

Favorite Local Watering Holes

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing Summer 2020 – the season where we want to go-go-go, but are limited in what we can do, where we can go, and who we can see! It’s been a tough few months, but TMoM has been working hard to supply you with fun ideas for your...