Tips For Visiting Aruba

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We recently had the pleasure of visiting our first Caribbean island as a family. We packed up all three kids and said adieu to the cold miserable winter weather and hello to the beautiful warm weather and waters of Aruba. I have been dreaming of this trip for months and really it was quite perfect. The girls enjoyed running back …

Disney World Castle

Real Tips for Visiting Disney World For Your First Time

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Ok, so just before you start to judge me, please know that I have been to Disneyland many, many, many times. Like more times than I can figure out in my head right now. I am from California (born and raised) so Disneyland was a given (a freaking awesome given). That I did not take for granted. But the truth …

Navitat Canopy Adventures in Knoxville

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I’ll admit it, its been more than a few years since I’ve climbed a tree. When the opportunity came to explore the treetops near home in Knoxville, Tennessee, I jumped on it. Navitat Canopy Adventure Knoxville is part of the Ijams Nature Center which is conveniently located just a few minutes from downtown. Although it is just minutes from civilization, Ijams …

Mini Land LegoLand Atlanta

More Fun Things To Do In Atlanta With Kids

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Legoland Discovery Center We love visiting Atlanta. It’s a quick drive for us from Knoxville and it has so many amenities that we don’t have here in a medium sized city. Plus we always find something to do there that we haven’t done before. This past trip my girls were very excited to visit Legoland Discovery Center. My oldest is …

Wilderness at the smokies

Guide To Wilderness At the Smokies Hotel and Indoor Waterpark

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There are few things this family loves more than swimming and waterparks. So when we found out about Wilderness at the Smokies located in Sevierville Tennessee we knew it was just the right thing for our family to enjoy during the cold winter months. My girls were itching to get out and play in the sun but it’s been fairly …

Gulf shores state park

Highlights from Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Alabama

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We just got back from an amazing trip to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Alabama. This trip was a dream and everything we could have hoped for in a beach trip. Definitely in our top 5 U.S. Beach destinations. There was something for everyone in the family, the girls had so much fun at the Gulf Shores Zoo playing with …

Cheekwood Botanical in Nashville

Things to do in Nashville with Kids | Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Art Museum

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On our recent visit to Nashville, Tennessee with kids we were looking for something fun and educational to do with them that was a little outside of the box. While researching places, Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Art Museum kept coming up as a fun and unique place to visit. The idea of a large open space with scupltures and things …