Travel Product Review: Busy Baby Mat

Our weekend adventures always have us on move and we try to pack our gear accordingly. The less stuff we take, the less hassle, and the more time we spend having fun!⠀I look for products that are multi-functional, that are healthy for my kids, easy to clean and to pack, and that make our lives…

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…

Backyard Road Trip: 5 Things to do at Wakulla Springs State Park

A Parents Dream Vacation: Chicago without Kids

Every once in a while Paul and I leave the kids behind to enjoy a grown-up adventure of our own. This time around we headed to Chicago for a few day [working] getaway. I had the opportunity to travel to Chicago for a work conference and I have never been known to say no to…

Packing a Carry-On Bag for an Infant

Traveling with kids can be a challenge and even more challenging with an infant on a plane. What if they have a blow-out...will I have enough diapers...how many changes of clothes do I need? What if they cry on the plane...how do I entertain them? Can I bring snacks with me...how many snacks should I…