Headed South? Make Sure to Check Out the Top 10 Things to do in Atlanta

It may seem hard to believe, but spring break and vacation season will be here before you know it. For us, that usually means a road-trip! I absolutely love traveling and one of my favorite places to visit is Atlanta, Georgia. Maybe it's the atmosphere, maybe it's simply that … [Read more...]

How to Save Time & Money When You Stay at a Hotel

As a traveling family, I discovered long ago that if I don't look for ways to save time and money when traveling, that I not only over shoot my budget but that I also end up going half mad from stress. This means that over the years, I have gotten quite good at both. Frankly, … [Read more...]

Why Every Child Should Go Camping on the Beach

Have you ever been camping on the beach? I don't mean renting a cabin near the beach either. I mean taking your tent and parking that bad boy right near the water, in the sand, with no one but you and God's creation around. If not, you should. Recently, Emma and I, together with … [Read more...]

Get Outside! 10 Frugal Activities You Can Do This Weekend That Won’t Break the Bank!

When the weather turns cooler, our family loves to get out of the house and find new ways to spend time with each other. Unfortunately, sometimes our budget doesn't always allow for that. Luckily, I've gotten quite good over the years of having fun on a budget and usually pretty … [Read more...]

Planning the Perfect Hiking Trip if You’re Hiking with Kids

Wanna go for a hike? Hiking is one of our favorite past times to do as a family. There's just something about being together in nature, by ourselves as a family that creates a bonding time like no other. My daughter learns while we're on a hike. My hubby gets away from the … [Read more...]

7 Budget Friendly Things to Do in Austin

  Moving from a small town in South Central Ohio to Austin was huge for me. On one hand, I loved living there and truly miss it. Trust me. There is nothing that you can't find in Austin and I mean that. If you didn't know?  Keep Austin Weird is the city slogan, and believe … [Read more...]