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Visiting Aiken, South Carolina

Aiken, South Carolina, is a hidden gem among Southern towns, featuring equestrian events, walking trails, a charming downtown, and The Willcox Hotel. Don’t you love coming across hidden gems? Aiken, South Carolina is one of those! We visited there recently while traveling from our daughter’s home in Augusta, about half an hour away. Aiken has …

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Best Places to Eat in Atlanta: Smyrna, Marietta, Vinings Edition

Atlanta Food Guide featuring some of the best places to eat in Atlanta and the metro area. We also feature our favorite cocktail bars. This list of the best places to eat in Atlanta is featuring Smyrna, Marietta, and Vinings because that’s where I live so it’s where we eat out the most. In future posts, …

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Things to Do in Amelia Island

There are so many fun things to do in Amelia Island, a family favorite vacation destination that’s small enough to feel intimate but large enough to provide tons of entertainment! We’ve always loved Amelia Island, Florida, as it’s such a quick drive from Atlanta and a beautiful, peaceful place to stay without all the spring …

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Pigeon Forge Attractions

Pigeon Forge attractions are legendary and fun for all ages, from dinner shows to magic shows, excellent restaurants and bars, educational museums, and much more. Whether traveling with children or without, you will find lots to do and see in this beautiful, mountain town. If you’re wondering what to do in Pigeon Forge, you’ve come …

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Kentucky Travel Guide – From Lexington to Louisville

This Kentucky Travel Guide initially covers travel from Lexington to Louisville only. As we meander back through Kentucky in the future, I’ll add to this post with additional points of interest and places to stay. In the cold Kentucky rainShowed your photographTo some old gray-bearded menSitting on a bench outside a gen’ral storeThey said “yes, she’s been …

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Chicago Travel Guide | Things to do in Chicago

Chicago Travel Guide with fun things to do, places to eat, and where to stay. Plan a trip soon to this fabulous and beautiful city—you’ll love it! Note: There are lists with links to all the places we visited at the bottom of this post. We’ve visited Chicago a twice in the last couple of years, …

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Good Friends, Good Times and a Cabin Getaway

Here’s a fact about getting older and having older children: they will make their own plans for significant, important days and those plans will most likely not include their parents. We used to look forward to New Year’s Eve because we would spend the evening playing games and hanging out with our kids, but now …

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