A Stay at Laurel Run Farm: Hocking Hills Luxury Lodges

The Great Room at the Laurel Run Farm in Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills is a nature lover’s playground, virtually any season or time of year. You’ll find hiking trails of varying degrees of difficulty, waterfalls, limestone cliffs, lakes, state parks, nature preserves and a national forest in the Hocking Hills region of southeastern Ohio. Hocking Hills also has some of the best roads for road tripping […]

The Penguins and PJ’s Event allows Visitors to Spend the Night at the Newport Aquarium

Penguins and PJ's Overnight Adventure at Newport Aquarium on January 31st

You know what I think would be really cool? A night at the Newport Aquarium. I’m not talking about spending an hour or two in the evening then driving home. No, when I say “night”,  I mean “overnight”, as in a big ole fun sleepover! Well, guess what? I have some exciting news to share. In January, […]

Join Me for the #Ohio365 Instagram Meme

Join the #Ohio365 Instagram Meme

Instagram is my new favorite social network. Well, maybe that’s a lie. It’s not my new favorite. It’s actually been my favorite ever since I began to use it and interact. Instagram is a great tool to use to connect with people that have similar interests and I’ve found it’s a wonderful source for travel inspiration. […]

Show you Care with M&M’s® Milk Chocolate and M&M’s® Red Velvet Candies #RedVelvetLove

Spread some cheer. #RedVelvetLove

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RedVelvetLove #CollectiveBias Last week I was reading through my Facebook feed. So many people that I know and love are hurting. Just this week, a friend of mine posted that the only family car quite running. One mentioned […]

2015 Homeschool Days at Newport Aquarium

2015 Homeschool Days at the Newport Aquarium in Ohio

Mark your calendars now for the March 9th and March 10th 2015 Homeschool Days at Newport Aquarium.  Located on the banks of the Ohio River in Newport, Kentucky, this fun, family-friendly, educational attraction has been named the No. 1 aquarium in the Midwest and Best Rainy Day Outing in Cincinnati. The aquarium boasts hundreds of […]

Protecting Your Computer and Mobile Devices While You Travel

Protecting your Computer and Mobile Devices while you Travel

In today’s internet-obsessed culture, it’s almost impossible to find someone who does not have some kind of mobile internet device. Whether you are skiing in the mountains, or water-skiing at the beach, chances are you will have a smartphone, a tablet, or a laptop, and you are going to want to get online at least […]

Three Fun & Quirky Roadside Attractions in Hocking Hills

The ruins of Stewart's Folly roadside attraction in Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills in southeastern Ohio is an outdoor lover’s playground. With miles of trails that lead to water falls, limestone formations, cliffs and gorgeous scenic views, it’s easily one of my favorite places to explore in my home state. But on my recent trip to the region to check out the Lodge at Laurel Run, […]

Planning your Family’s Move

Planning your Family's Move

Moving your family can be a stressful process, particularly for children. Family members may experience anxiety when they move away from other family and friends. The logistics of packing, moving and unpacking valuable possessions can be difficult. To minimize the anxiety of a move, consider these points. Emotional impact on kids Children may experience fear […]

Roadside Attraction: Wind Turbine Blade in Weatherford, Oklahoma

Giant Wind Turbine Blade on Route 66 Roadside Attraction

Traversing Route 66 offers road trippers their fill of fun, quirky and educational displays as my family discovered on our road trip to California a year ago. Driving near Weatherford, Oklahoma, we spotted a sign along Highway I-40 advertising Heritage Park, a small city park whose focal point was a giant wind turbine blade. Since […]

Top 14 Posts of 2014

Breakfast at the Grand Deck at Glenlaurel

It’s always fun to look back at the past year and see what posts had the highest page views for the year. It didn’t surprise me that the Ultimate Bucket List for those that want to Explore Ohio has been the most popular post for two years in a row. Curious to know what else […]