10 Budget Friendly Things to do in Boston

Have you ever visited Boston? I haven't, but it's on my list of places to see in the next year or so! I am a huge history buff and Boston is one of the best places I know of to see our country's history in action. I am a firm believer that we should all learn as much history as … [Read more...]

Destinations You Should Visit At Least Once In Your Life

We all know that traveling plays a huge role in educating, relaxing, and entertaining us. For these and more reasons, its is imperative for any individual to visit at least a few notable destinations during his or her lifetime. In case you happen to be an adventure enthusiast, … [Read more...]

How to Save Money on Camping Gear

My family loves to camp and be outdoors. So much so that my husband and I honeymooned at the lake we frequently have date nights at and we are planning our first family vacation/camping trip for later this year.  It will be our first family camping trip and we are super excited! … [Read more...]

48 Best Camping Products for Families

I have always been an outdoorsy woman. I caught my first fish at four years old with my Dad and grandpa on the banks of a tiny little creek in Southern Ohio. That little sunfish stands out in my memory as something the size of a shark in my tiny four year old hands. It is almost … [Read more...]

10 Budget Friendly Things to Do in Dallas, Texas

I grew up in a small town of around 11,000 people at the time. Moving to Texas was a bit of culture shock for me. The cities here are so much larger than anything Ohio has so I was more than a bit out of my element. Over the years, I have learned to love living in a larger area. … [Read more...]

Things to do in Texas – Visit Rudy’s BBQ in Austin

Ya'll? I love BBQ. Seriously. And it isn't because I'm Texan. Sure, good BBQ is a Texas right of passage, but for me? Good BBQ is like a holy experience that soothes my soul. Six years ago when I moved to Texas, I thought I knew what good BBQ was. I was sadly, sadly mistaken. If … [Read more...]

Top 30 Best Road Trip Stops in the US That Won’t Break the Bank

Road trip season is here and you know what that means; lots of families looking for the best road trip stops in the US! I absolutely love a good road trip and so do Steve and the girls. We spend a lot of time on the road on the days Steve is off work and when the girls don't have … [Read more...]

Free Things to Do in San Antonio – Mission San José

I have always been a student of History. I feel like there is so much to learn from what our ancestors did, how they lived and what their culture was like. My daughter will tell you that I can spend hours reading a historical biography or other historical books and one the rare … [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...]

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...]