2022, Christmas in July

Christmas in July: The Inn at Christmas Place Pigeon Forge, TN

The Inn at Christmas Place, Pigeon Forge, TN Recently, my family and I went to Sevierville and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee for my daughters’ dance competition. While the rest of the team stayed at a different hotel, we have always wanted to stay at Inn at Christmas Place. I’m really glad we did- not only was… Continue reading Christmas in July: The Inn at Christmas Place Pigeon Forge, TN

family, kids, planning ahead, summer, traveling, vacation, vacations

What to pack in your toddler’s pool bag

Summer is quickly approaching, and for most of us, summer means pool and beach trips. Those of us with more than one child have a pretty good idea about what your tiny tot will need for a trip to the pool, but if you aren't sure, I decided to share what's in our pool bag.… Continue reading What to pack in your toddler’s pool bag

2018, NC Mountains, North Carolina, travel, Tryon, vacation, vacations

What can you do in Tryon, NC?

Last month, my husband and I visited the towns of Landrum, South Carolina; Saluda, NC, and Tryon, NC. I've already briefly written about our trip once, but wanted to write a little more detailed post for you about our experience. Tryon is a small town, but there is a lot you can do. There are… Continue reading What can you do in Tryon, NC?

2018, travel, vacations

Red Horse Inn: a vacation recap

Last weekend, the hubs and I took a little anniversary trip sans kids...our first anniversary get away since our first anniversary eight years ago. We stayed at a gorgeous bed and breakfast in upstate South Carolina. It was called The Red Horse Inn. It's very secluded, peaceful and the views are to die for. It's… Continue reading Red Horse Inn: a vacation recap

organizing, simplifying life

Simplify Saturday: vacationing with kids

Vacationing can be relaxing and fun, but it can be stressful as well. The trick to vacationing with your little children is to be as organized as possible. With the following tips, your family vacation will run much more smoothly. 1. Plan ahead as much as possible. Where will you be going? How long will… Continue reading Simplify Saturday: vacationing with kids