2015 Fall Homeschool Days at Newport Aquarium in Newport, Kentucky

Mark your calendars now for the October 27th and October 28th 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 species […]

Restaurant.com Review: The Pie Factory & Bakery in Sandusky, Ohio

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I am a Restaurant.com sponsored blogger and am writing this post as part of the Restaurant.com Review Crew program. However, all statements and opinions are 100% my own. I first attempted to visit The Pie Factory & Bakery in Sandusky, Ohio on a day when I was exploring the area with my parent’s, sister-in-law and young nephew. […]

Lyn-Way Restaurant: Don’t Skip the Pie

Lyn-Way Restaurant in Ashland, Ohio is known for their delicious melt-in-your-mouth homemade pies featuring 25 different types.

I am a Restaurant.com sponsored blogger and am writing this post as part of the Restaurant.com Review Crew program. However, all statements and opinions are 100% my own.  I began planning my second visit to Lyn-Way Restaurant in Ashland, Ohio before I’d left the restaurant on my first visit. Was it because the food was that good? […]

A Mystery Surrounds Sulphur Springs Graveyard

Union Cemetery in Sulphur Springs near Bucyrus, Ohio is shrouded in mystery.

Cemeteries are often the birthplace of ghost tales and unexplained phenomena. While I personally don’t pay much attention to stories of apparitions, I do enjoy a good mystery. I guess I have all the Nancy Drew books that I read as a tween to thank.   Union Cemetery, situated outside Bucyrus, Ohio near Sulphur Springs […]

Newport Aquarium Anticipates Shark Week with Big News

The shark touch tank at Newport Aquarium.

Shark Week is just around the corner and Newport Aquarium has some fun activities and events planned for guests July 5th – 12th. The week will kick off with the introduction of two female zebra sharks, increasing the number of exhibited sharks to 56, including 15 species, the highest number in any Midwest aquarium. The […]

Packing for a Day at the Beach with Banana Boat #BestSummerEver

Packing your bags for a beach vacation.

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Banana Boat®. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. #BestSummerEver When I travel, I love to spend time out of doors. And if I wind up at a destination that has a beach- or […]

Roadside Attraction: the Giant Orange of Melbourne, Florida

The Giant Orange of Melbourne, Florida is located just off the Dixie Highway, or Rt. 1.

What’s a vacation without a roadside attraction sighting or two? My family has become accustomed to me seeking out these fun and quirky attractions when we travel. Sadly, I’m the one who seems to derive the most amount of pleasure from these stops. My kids compare the experience as something more akin to torture. I […]

Zion Canyon Park – One of the Lesser Known Great Canyons of America

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Photo used with permission. Photo Credit: Leshaines123 Some Rights Reserved.  When people say “canyon”, they automatically think of the Grand Canyon. However, the USA is home to a number of other fantastic canyon parks, one of them being Zion National Park. Hidden in the heart of southwestern Utah, what is often described as the most […]