Backyard Stay-Cation 

We, like many others, put some of our travel plans on hold this summer, and like most of us, we’ve been needing an escape! So why not escape to our backyard?    {The following photos include affiliate links} Click each photo to be taken to my Decocrated page where you get $10 off your first…

Gulf Specimen Aquarium in Panacea, Florida

In the current time of COVID we try to find fun outdoor adventures for our family to enjoy and we have found the perfect spot! My family and I drove forty five minutes south of Tallahassee to a small city on the coast. Panacea is one of those tiny fishing villages with so much charm…

Christmas Town: Warm Springs, GA

{It’s beginning to look a lot like...Hallmark}⠀⠀Have you ever watched a Hallmark Channel Christmas movie and ever thought how unrealistically perfect the little towns are? Everyone is strolling along so happily, the brick lined streets are so charming, every store is decorated for Christmas, Bing Crosby serenades, and Christmas garland is on every surface. Does this place…

Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch at Spring Hill Tree Farm

It's that time of year when the weather get's cooler, the leaves start to change, and pumpkins are all the craze. We traveled to Bainbridge, Georgia recently and visited the Spring Hill Farm and their month long October Fest. Every year the Spring Hill Farm opens its doors for the month of October for an…

Backyard Road Trip: Southern Craft Creamery

All roads should lead to Ice Cream.⁣⁣One of my favorite things to do while traveling is to checkout historical neighborhoods and to scope out local gems.⁣ As we traveled along the historical downtown of Mariana, FL the Southern Craft Creamery caught my eye and I can’t say no to ice cream. ⁣⁣ Their ice cream…

Living History: Mission San Luis

The year is 1703 and Mission San Luis is a thriving Apalachee Indian Village and the western capital of Spanish Florida. A central plaza is surrounded by the Apalachee Council House, Indian dwellings, Spanish village, a blacksmith, a Catholic Church, and a Friary. Overlooking the central plaza is the protective log walls of the fort…

The Anatomy of a Family Road Trip

When planning a Family Road trip there are a few things to keep in mind. I have broken it down to five key things. Follow these easy steps and you'll be ready to get on the road! What's the Length of your Family Road Trip? One of the biggest things when planning a family road…

Family Friendly Glamping at Twin Lakes Camp Resort

Have you ever wanted to go camping but you're not ready to rough it in the woods? Do you prefer the luxuries of a hotel to that of a tent? Do you love the thought of being outdoors but prefer air conditioning? Well, if you answered yes to any or all of these, then Glamping…

A Date Night in Thomasville, Georgia

When the stars align and we are granted the opportunity to have a date night, we do it in a big fashion (especially when grandma is in town and we don’t have to pay a babysitter). The opportunity only comes around every so often and when it does I love getting dressed up and making…

Backyard Road Trip: 3 Things to do in Panacea, Florida

All family travel does not require hotel stays, a packed luggage, or a full tank of gas. Some family road trips can be less than an hour away and right in your back yard. On this Saturday morning, my family and I drove forty five minutes south of Tallahassee to a small city on the…