Turkey Hill Experience in Lancaster County – All You Can Eat Ice Cream Fun

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When I heard about Turkey Hill Experience in Lancaster County, I knew it would be a must for our family to visit. Since we homeschool, we are naturally drawn to educational experiences for our kids. On top of that, we love to attend factory tours and watch how things are made. We knew we would be visiting Hershey Experience and …

Our Guide to Orange Beach and Gulf Shores AL For Families

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  This post contains affiliate links, thank you for your support! So we may be slightly obsessed with Orange Beach, AL. Your probably already know this from our post about it last year. But when I had an assignment in Chattanooga, TN and then had to continue on to teach an essential oils class in Birmingham, AL I couldn’t help …

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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 …

Luxury Hotel Spotlight | Ritz Carlton Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico

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There is nothing we love more than dreaming of a beautiful luxury beach resort. The Ritz Carlton on Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico is what you think of when you you close your eyes and day-dream about what you would like that perfect five-star beach vacation to be like. Imagine sparkling infinity pools, secluded hammocks, hotel doors that open to the …

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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 …

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Playschooling and a trip to the Creative Discovery Museum in Chattanooga

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  We’ve all heard the terms homeschooling, road schooling and unschooling but in light of the recent NPR article that talks about how play is important essential to brain development and the fact that many schools are cutting recess down even further I’m coining the new term play schooling and am making sure my children get as much hands off …