A Glimpse Inside Thirty-One Gifts Home Office & Distribution Center

The Thirty-One Logo in the Distribution Center in Columbus Ohio

Thirty-One Gifts, founded in 2003, is one of the fastest growing direct sales companies in the world. This business, founded in the basement of CEO Cindy Monroe’s home in Chattanooga, Tennessee has flourished in ten short years, producing nearly one billion dollars in sales in 2013. Despite the popularity of Thirty-One Gifts, my knowledge of […]

Seeking Thrills on a Great Smoky Mountains Vacation

Zip lining in the Smokies at Foxfire Mountain- a 2 hour scenic canopy tour in the Smokies #MBSmokies

Millions of people visit the area known as ‘the Smokies’ each year. My own family has visited the area that borders the Smoky Mountain National Park more than a handful of times. Yet, we are still drawn to Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg time and again. When Mobile Brochure invited my family to visit for […]

Road Trip Snacks Made Easy with Jif To Go Dippers #sponsored #GetGoing #MC

Jif To Go Dippers #MC #sponsored #GetGoing

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence-Central for Jif To Go Dippers. I received a sample to facilitate my review and a thank you item for participating. I’ve learned that when it comes to budgeting for a road trip, our money goes further if I take the time to pack snacks from home. I used […]

Coshocton County, Ohio in Pictures

Visit the Annin Flagmakers Factory in Coshocton, Ohio and learn what goes into making a quality flag

It’s not unusual for me to visit somewhere I’ve never been and want to return to that location at another time. Trust me, that happens all the time! I guess that must mean that I visit some pretty amazing places, right? It’s not as common for me to visit a new town or area and desire to move […]

Daytona Beach Offers Kid-Friendly Fall Festivals

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Daytona Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I love my home state of Ohio, but let’s face it, with the onset of fall and cooler temperatures looming, I’m eager to plan one more escape before the snow […]

Celebrate 15 Years with Restaurant.com

Celebrate 15 years with Restaurant.com

I am a member of the Restaurant.com Review Crew. This post is brought to you by Restaurant.com. Are you looking for a new restaurant to try with your family? Or want to learn how you can save a bit of money on your next date night with your spouse? Have you taken a look at […]

Viewing Fall Foliage at Pleasant Hill Dam

Fall Foliage at the Pleasant Hill Dam in North Central Ohio near Mohican State Park and Forest

When it comes to viewing the vibrant fall foliage in North Central Ohio, there are several places that I love to visit but one especially draws me over and over again, the Pleasant Hill Dam outside Perrysville on County Road 917. The location of the dam is perfect. On one side of the road, visitors […]

Uncovering Secrets at the Clinton County Courthouse

The records at the Clerk of Courts in the Clinton County Courthouse in Wilmington Ohio

It’s hard to miss the Clinton County Courthouse located at 46 South Street in Downtown Wilmington, Ohio. The gorgeous Second Renaissance Revival structure takes up an entire city block. The courthouse was modeled after the US Capital before the Civil War additions. The building caught my eye in January when my husband and I visited […]

Ohio State Park Lodges- Why you Should Plan a State Park Getaway

Ohio State Park Lodges- Mohican

Ohio has some amazing state parks and those state parks offer free admission which is a huge value to families eager to explore the outdoors. My family is no stranger to the state park system. Living minutes from both Malabar Farm and Mohican State Parks, my kids have learned to think of both as an […]

Because No One Wants Their House or Hotel Room to Smell

Air Care Aisle Products to make your house smell good

I am an ambassador for the #SmellsClean campaign with Acorn Influence and their advertiser. I have received product and or compensation in exchange for sharing my thoughts and opinions on the products found in the air care aisle at Walmart.   Who LOVES a stinky house? Well, don’t everyone raise their hands at once! I’ll […]