Taking a Second Honeymoon Locally Rocky Gap Casino and Resort

In May, Steve and I celebrated our 15 year wedding anniversary. It was at that point that we realized, while we've done some vacationing as a family, we haven't had a vacation alone since we got married. There was one night we went away when Rachael … [Read more...]

Kings Dominion BBQ & Beer Fest Family Friendly?

While Kings Dominion is extremely family friendly, I wasn't sure if BBQ & Beer Fest would be. When you combine alcohol and summer heats it can go sideways quickly. I was, however, excited to explore the festival and see how it all worked and if … [Read more...]

Staying in Ocean City Maryland

With summer in full swing, its the time that everyone thinks about the best way to stay at the beach. For us, we love being on the Western Shore of Maryland. We live less than a quarter of a mile from the beach and can go at a drop of a hat. The kids … [Read more...]

Traveling with a Tween: Mazda 6 Takes On DC

Traveling with a Tween isn't always fun. The kids need more space than they used to. They want to stay connected but they still want to go to new places and visit new sights. This past week we got to test drive a Mazda 6. First of all it was a … [Read more...]

July 4th Goes Roof Top at The Embassy Row Hotel

July 4th is just days away and its the perfect time to see part of DC. The one thing I would recommend is seeing the fireworks from a different view. Everyone will be rushing the parks and open areas to see the fireworks from the ground but The … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Every Family Needs to Visit KidsFest Kings Dominion

When you first think of KidsFest at Kings Dominion, you may immediately jump to younger kids and it's not a great idea for your 10- 11 year old. I'm happy to say that's not the case for our family. This past weekend we were invited to participate in … [Read more...]

Five Great Stops to Make A Day in DC

While we live close to DC, its not often that we go there and just play tourist. This is something we're actually going to do a bit this summer since Rae will be with my parents. Charlie and I will have to keep busy and I know he will love to see … [Read more...]

Cars 3 Road to The Races Tour DOLE Pineapple PitStop Smoothie

I'm sure you've seen by now that there is a Cars 3 Road to the Races tour. Its a magical event that is open to the public. The tour is going around nationwide. It does have several sponsors that have dedicated spaces inside the tour space. Each space … [Read more...]

Why You Should See Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus One Last Time

Last night we were able to see the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Out of this World one last time. Its unfortunate that the show that has been thrilling all ages for 146 years is suddenly coming to an end. The kids and I enjoyed … [Read more...]

Spring Break at Medieval Times

Spring break is coming up for so many families and it can be hard to fill the days and evenings.Spring Break at Medieval Times is more than fun its an adventure including Knight Training. Steve and I fell in love with Medieval Times back in … [Read more...]