Category: Excursions

Color Run : The Happiest 5k on Earth

Color Run

  In the Spring, when my daughter asked (in her sweetest voice with pleading eyes) if I’d do the Color Run 5k with her, I think I nearly fell over. My first thought was YES! Yes, I will go out and […] Read more…

The Latest in 34 Years of Bon Jovi

34 years. I’ve had this thing with Bon Jovi for 34 years. Outside of family, that’s the longest relationship I’ve ever had with any man. I have to credit my brother for the initial discovery, but thank goodness he shared […] Read more…

Tips for Creating the Perfect Picnic

Picnic Tips

Maybe it’s just us, but take any meal outside and it instantly becomes more vibrant, engaging and delicious. Picnics can take all shapes — a quick but peaceful break from work by a lake, a romantic sunset dinner for two […] Read more…

Road Trip! National Parks Trip – 2016 National Parks Free Admission Days

2016 National Parks Free Admission Days

Looking for a a great hiking trip or a just a national parks trip for your family?  How about some help keeping a low budget for your trip?  How does free admission to a national park sound?  Hint…the first one […] Read more…

10 Museums with Special Programs for Special Needs Children

Here is a great list of 10 children’s museums across the country and some of the ways they are accommodating families who have children with special needs. Whether on vacation or near home, children’s museums are a wonderful place for families […] Read more…

The Time the Pioneer Woman Was My Best Friend

I don’t know about you, but I think Ree Drummond is one of the neatest people ever. (No, not clean neat…cool neat.) Does anyone say “neat” anymore? Anyone? No? Just me? Well, it doesn’t matter. I’ve declared her “neat”. I’ve […] Read more…

Country Living Fair (Atlanta) is This Weekend! (10/23-25)

If you’re in the Atlanta area, or can get here this weekend, don’t miss this awesome fair at Stone Mountain Park. The weather is going to be beautiful! I’ll be there…you’ll find me in line to see Ree with my new […] Read more…

Driving in the Rain a.k.a. Keeping All the JoJos From Hitting Me

Driving in the Rain

When I drive to New Orleans to visit my parents, the running joke is that no matter the day I arrive or the day I drive back to Atlanta, it’s gonna rain.  I seem to have the worst luck when […] Read more…

Hunger Games: The Exhibition is Now Open in New York

Hunger Games: The Exhibition kicked off a 6-month run on July 1 at Discovery Times Square in New York City Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: The Exhibition kicked off its global tour this week with a six-month run at Discovery Times Square in […] Read more…

See the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca Cola and 15 More Things to Do on Your Atlanta Vacation

In Atlanta, you’ll find that fine dining, shopping and rich history combine with inspiration-inducing attractions to create a city with Southern charm and world-class sophistication. It’s easy to see why Atlanta, Georgia is one of the most popular destinations in the Southeast to live and to visit. One of […] Read more…

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