Category: Excursions

Tips for Traveling With Your Pet [INFOGRAPHIC]

Tips for Traveling With Pets

When we moved from New Orleans to Atlanta, we brought along a sweet, giant cat named Jade. Things were going just fine until my daughter and I stopped at a rest area and thought Jade might like to take a […] Read more…

Visit Mardi Gras World in New Orleans– Where #MardiGras is Made!

With Mardi Gras just a few days away, Carnival season is really getting into full swing now! (That’s right – Mardi Gras is several weeks long…not just one day. It begins on the 12th night after Christmas – or the […] Read more…

17 Cool Things to Do in Atlanta While at the Type-A Parent Conference

 in Atlanta, Georgia September 19, 20 and 21, 2014   Do you have your pass for the Type-A Parent Conference, yet? What are you waiting for?  In its sixth year now, it’s the world’s largest conference for parent bloggers and I’m super […] Read more…

Ode to a New Orleans Sno-Ball

Snowball flavors

Chances are it’s still cold where you are. But way down in south Louisiana, where it’s 75 and (mostly) sunny at the end of February, sitting down with the season’s first cup of fluffy ice drenched in a diabetes-inducing sugary […] Read more…

Free Admission to National Parks in 2014

Free Admission Days

Hint…the first one is January 20!  Start making plans to take advantage of this amazing program when Uncle Sam throws open the gates to so many of our nation treasures. Arches National Park is a red rock wonderland with amazing […] Read more…

Ultimate Apple Picking Guide

Apple picking is a popular activity across the US, and a great way to get the family out for an outdoor activity that’s full of fun, and nutritiously sound. The science behind apple harvesting, and apple growing is more complex […] Read more…

Summertime = Berry Picking Time!

How amazing is fruit during the summer?! I always feel like I can prepare healthier and more delicious meals at this time of year, simply because I can go to a local farm or market and hand pick the most […] Read more…

Pick Your Own Fruit

My favorite site for everything about canning, preserving and picking is Pick Your Own.  I’ve gleaned the best picking tips and tricks from there and from my own experience.  You can also visit their website for links to local farms […] Read more…

SkyView Atlanta Ferris Wheel -Come Fly Over Atlanta

The SkyView Atlanta Ferris wheel is the latest attraction for those living in and traveling to Atlanta, the capital of Georgia and home to Coca Cola, Martin Luther King, Jr., Jimmy Carter, the world’s largest aquarium, 1996 Olympics, the Braves, […] Read more…

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