40 Plus Activities For Kids During the Storm

It's storm season and that means chances are you'll find yourself stuck inside with the ones you love for a few more hours than might be comfortable. To avoid cabin fever try some of these great ideas to keep the kids busy.   1.Prepare the House Kids are part of the family. Encourage them to join in the prep work.…


Black Raven Pirate Ship Family Adventure with Dramamine(R) Non-Drowsy Naturals

There is nothing that inspires me quite like an adventure at sea. The romance, the sea mist, and the sunset all seduce me while setting the scene for memorable moments I'll never forget. I've found however, that as I've gotten older, motion sickness has become a major set-back for me. As a mom and blogger, I'm constantly behind the camera…


Cool Weather Layering with Sunuva Kids UV Swimwear & Beachwear

It's winter in Florida, but let's face the sunny facts, we still get 70 to 80 degree weather on a pretty regular basis. I'll tell the truth, I don't hate it. We love being able to ride our bikes, hike, and visit the beach on a regular basis while the rest of the country bundles up. There are, however, a…


12 Holiday Traditions to Share with Your Family

We all have our Holiday traditions. You know, those never fail "To Dos" we check off our list between Thanksgiving and New Years Eve. As a young family we are still determining what our traditions will be. A mix of my family favs, his family favs, and our own individual family favorites. Here's a round up of our current never…


Horse Stamp Inn | A Holiday Retreat

The Holidays can be stressful. Rushing to and fro trying to finish everything on your to do list, wrapping up the first half of the school year, and trying to do your normal work on top of it all. I find it difficult sometimes to relax and take in the magic of the season. That's why we were thrilled to…


A Few of My Favorite Things 2016

2016 has been a full year between travel, keeping up with my two spirited girls, and a crazy election cycle. I'm celebrating by featuring a few things that brought a smile to my face this year. There are plenty of Holiday Gift Guides out on the world wide web to give you inspiration. However, if you are still seeking that perfect…


Happy WineAversary to Us with Trinchero Napa Valley

This November my husband and I celebrate our 12 year wedding anniversary. Time flies when you're having fun and building a life together. My husband David and I were practically kids when we married. He was 23 and I had just turned 21. Like any relationship our journey has had twists and turns we never expected. We've traveled literally around…


The Bearded Pig BBQ | Where I’m Eating

Situated in an unassuming corner of Jacksonville's historic San Marco neighborhood, The Bearded Pig BBQ has charmed it's way into the hearts (and stomachs) of First Coast foodies. Recently voted one of Jacksonville's most family friendly restaurants, The Bearded Pig just might be serving up the best BBQ in town. Our family recently ventured out from our home in Jacksonville…


Puppies in Paradise | Featuring Anthropologie

This summer I proved you can go home again. The girls and I flew up to my family home in Kentucky where my dad is a cattle farmer. Clean fresh air, space to run around, and plenty of time in the pool was mom's prescription for summer time boredom. Add a litter of puppies to the mix and it was…


Capture Your Travels With PicTrip | Trend Report

Long ago before I was a professional travel writer and blogger, I was a teenager working at a spa. I spent many days opening and closing that spa, daydreaming about the travels I wanted to take. I would muse over different business ideas that would allow me to travel for a living. One of the outrageous ideas I thought up…