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 […]

Thirty-One Travel Products: A Review {Plus Giveaway}

Retro Metro Weekender Bag from Thirty-One Gifts

Last weekend, I had the opportunity to review three new travel products from Thirty-One Gifts on my trip to Gatlinburg. They couldn’t have come at a better time since the zipper on my current luggage had bit the dust. I received the Metro Weekender Bag, Handle-It Cosmetic Bag and Baubles & Bracelets Case in the […]

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 […]