Discover NC: The Greensboro Science Center

shark reef

Now that the kids are getting older, I’ve been wanting to take more day trips and do more around our awesome state. There is so much to do and see in North Carolina and even though I’ve lived here since 1989, there’s so much I haven’t seen. This past weekend, we had the chance to… [Read More]

How to Pack for Great Wolf Lodge

Life vest display at Great Wolf Lodge

This year, we took our 5th trip to Great Wolf Lodge, and I finally feel like I’m starting to get the hang of it. Especially if you’ve never been there, figuring out what to pack can be a nightmare! The good news is, Great Wolf veterans are always there to share some tips. You MIGHT… [Read More]

NYC Dessert Tour: Bright Lights & Broadway Bites

Ben's Deli

This past weekend, my best friend and I took a girl’s trip to New York. No kids. Lots of shopping, Broadway and FOOD.  Friday night, we saw Book of Mormon (so FUNNY!)  which put us into the theater mood. Then on Saturday, we took part in a tour of awesome dessert places in the theater… [Read More]

Discover NC: Mt. Airy


My house no longer has diapers and my littlest one no longer requires naps. This means that vacations can be much more pleasant. It means that we can take a day trip or a weekend excursion without hauling an extra bag or two of stuff. I, for one, am ready. First on my agenda is… [Read More]

Pop Century: An Affordable Disney World Resort

Pool at Pop Century

Planning a Disney trip and looking for an affordable option for lodging?  You should definitely check out the Pop Century Resort, a Disney value property. Designed with fads from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, this property has lots of fun visuals for the family to enjoy.  Rooms are pretty basic and don’t have… [Read More]

My children grow when I travel

A Parenting Production/my big girl

I’ve been out of town a lot lately.  Hallelujah for the creators of Skype and Facetime.  I’m not really sure how people did it back in the day.  Leaving my kids is hard enough, but to not be able to see or talk to them?  I simply can’t imagine. Our kids have a way of toying… [Read More]