Take a Weekend to Explore Sandusky, Ohio

Sawmill Creek Resort_Lake Erie Islands and Shores_Passports with Purpose_Sandusky_Ohio

Sandusky, Ohio is known for big thrills at Cedar Point Amusement Park, Great Wolf Lodge and The Kalahari Indoor Waterpark. What visitor’s to the area may not realize, is that Sandusky has many small museums and attractions that also leave a lasting impression and deserve a second glance. I recently had the opportunity to spend […]

Set Sail on Hurtigruten Cruises and Check Norway off your Bucket List

Hurtigruten Cruise in Norway

Thank you to Hurtigruten Voyages for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring me to try check something off my bucket list! #hurtigruten Norway has been on my bucket list since I was in the fourth grade and saw a picture of the beautiful fjords and natural beauty that the Scandinavian country offers. Watching Disney’s blockbuster of […]

How to Choose the Perfect Luggage for Your Next Trip

How to Choose the Right Luggage for your Next Trip

You have planned your next trip down to the smallest detail. You thought of everything. You chose the perfect hotel with all the amenities you desire. You landed the perfect rental car. You even booked all the right activities to ensure that this vacation will be one to remember. But did you consider your luggage? […]

Christmas at the Reformatory Planned at OSR

Christmas at the Reformatory- Historic Ohio State Reformatory

When I’m asked for recommendations of where to visit in my hometown of Mansfield, Ohio, nine times out of ten, I’ll mention the Ohio State Reformatory. This local icon has been seen on big screens everywhere for movies like Tango & Cash, Air Force One and perhaps most popular, The Shawshank Redemption. What many people […]

Celebrating Nature in Niagara

Celebrating Nature in Niagara Canada

If activities revolving around nature are something that you enjoy during your vacations, then Niagara County is a fantastic place to stay. I’ve visited in the past and enjoyed a stay in a wonderful four star Niagara Falls hotel which was ideally positioned for making the most of nature in this beautiful area. My husband and […]

Enjoying Fall Travel with Teavana Fall Favorites #MC

Teavana Seasonal Teas #TeavanaFallFlavors

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Teavana. I received samples for this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. #MC Fall is my favorite season of the year. I love the changing leaves on the trees here in Ohio. I love the cooler temperatures and crisp autumn air. […]

Visiting Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

The lighthouse and museum at Marblehead Lighthouse State Park may have closed to visitors a couple weekends ago, but that didn’t keep my husband and I from planning a stop to enjoy the grounds. As a young child, the lighthouse was the extent of my knowledge of Lake Erie. To this day, when someone mentions that they are “heading […]

Cabin Fever Vacations: A Review of Bella Yani Cabin

Mountain Views at Bella Yani Cabin Cabin Fever Vacations

What could be more perfect than visiting the Smoky Mountains and staying in a luxury cabin with incredible mountain views on vacation? Cabin Fever Vacations is a property management company that manages cabins that are privately owned, making them available for vacationing guests. They also claim to be the most affordable cabin rental company in […]

A Fall Walk Through Sheldon Marsh State Nature Preserve

Sheldon's Marsh Nature Preserve near Sandusky Ohio

  Once part of the roadway leading to Cedar Point Amusement Park, visitors can walk along what was one of the first hard surfaced roads east of the Mississippi.  The easy paved trail now leads visitors to one of the last undeveloped stretches of shoreline in the Sandusky Bay area. The nature preserve has four miles of easy […]

The Joys of Geocaching

Geocache- The Joys of Geocaching by Jessica Lippe

Thanks to Jessica Lippe for writing this guest post.  Jessica is a writer who has lived across the United States and currently resides in her birth state of Oregon. Read more about her everyday adventures at her new website, JessicaLippe.com.  I once had a severe allergic reaction to an unknown plant at the beginning of […]