Everything Else! Random Shots on Cedar Key Beach Album Four – Cedar Key, Florida – 05/07/2021

Along the natural beaches of Cedar Key, Florida, you can experience an abundance of marine animals in their natural Gulf…

Sisters! Cedar Key Beach Album Three – Cedar Key, Florida – 05/07/2021

The setting sun casts its magical warmth over Cedar Key Beach as my girls and I explore all that we…

Shells! Cedar Key Beach Album Two – Cedar Key, Florida – 05/07/2021

Cedar Key is a quaint, but spirited, old fishing village nestled in a series of islands of the northwestern Gulf…

Starfish! Cedar Key Beach Album One – Cedar Key, Florida – 05/07/2021

We spent a lovely evening exploring Cedar Key, Florida. Cedar Key is a quaint, but spirited, old fishing village nestled…

Showcase of Citrus Album Six: Giant Monster Truck Super Swamp Safari! – Clermont, Florida – 05/06/2021

Climb aboard a behemoth open-air monster truck for a birds-eye view of orange groves, blueberry bushes, farms, fields, swamplands, and…

Showcase of Citrus Album Five: Orange Picking in the Citrus Groves! – Clermont, Florida – 05/06/2021

High atop the list of our favorite things to do throughout the course of our homeschooling experience has always been…

Showcase of Citrus Album Four: Farm Animal Feeding Fun! – Clermont, Florida – 05/06/2021

Showcase of Citrus boasts a farm full of fun faces! On your way to the orange groves, or when you…

Showcase of Citrus Album Three: Shopping in the Old Country Store! Local Honey, Toys, Gifts, Soaps, Drinks, All Things Citrus, and MORE! – Clermont, Florida – 05/06/2021

Be sure to spend some time checking out the wares in the Showcase of Citrus Old Country Store! They offer…

Showcase of Citrus Album One: Fun Abounds All Around! – Clermont, Florida – 05/06/2021

When in Central Florida, we all think of the theme parks. But, honestly, I HIGHLY recommend getting off the beaten…

Animal Tracks of Florida’s Wildlife Exhibit at the I-75 Welcome Center – Jennings, Florida – 05/05/2021

Sometimes you can find educational things in the most unlikely of places! Make a pit stop to use the facilities…

All the Southern Flavor at Merritt Pecan Co & General Store – Weston, Georgia – 05/05/2021

Heading out of Columbus, Georgia, towards Interstate 75, in the tiny town of Weston, Georgia, you’ll find ALL the big…

Old Sign Collection at Merritt Pecan Co & General Store – Weston, Georgia – 05/05/2021

This is one of those moments that makes our learning style loads of fun. We just left Columbus, Georgia, the…

A Little Something for Everyone at Banks Food Hall – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

Today, for our lunch, we decided to check out the food vendors at Banks Food Hall, just steps away from…

Other Random Shots Throughout Uptown Columbus – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

For everything we’ve experienced in Columbus, Georgia, be sure to CLICK HERE! These are just some random shots that don’t…

Broadway Uptown Columbus – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

All along Broadway in Uptown Columbus, Georgia, you will find loads of fun family dining and shopping options, as well…

Eagle & Phenix Mills – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

Prior to the Civil War, the Eagle Mill was the second largest textile mill in the state of Georgia. At…

Eagle & Phenix Mills Water Tower – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

One prominent feature of the Columbus, Georgia skyline is the Eagle & Phenix Mills Water Tower. It can be seen…

Chattahoochee Whitewater Park – Waveshaper Island – Chattahoochee Riverwalk – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

If kayaking or river rafting is your thing, check out the Chattahoochee Whitewater Park in Columbus, Georgia! You can walk…

Sweet Southern Magnolias – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

Not too far from Kadie the Cow, in Columbus, Georgia, we stopped to smell the flowers! Giant magnolia trees can…

Kadie the Cow – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

In the late 1960’s Kinnett Dairy of Columbus, Georgia, constructed Kadie the Cow as their behemothly bovine mascot! She has…

Historic Hotels: Columbus Marriott – Columbus, Georgia – 05/04/2021

One of our “new” favorite things to do is check out Historic Hotels. For my birthday, we spent an evening…

Outside Exhibits at the Museum of Aviation – Warner Robins Air Force Base – Warner Robins, Georgia – 05/04/2021

There are SO many outside exhibits at the Museum of Aviation at Warner Robins Air Force Base, but we ran…

Museum of Aviation – United States Air Force Order of Medals – Warner Robins Air Force Base – Warner Robins, Georgia – 05/04/2021

This beautiful exhibit showcases the collection of Military Medals that have been awarded to Members of the Air Force throughout…

Museum of Aviation – Military Vehicles, Transport Equipment, and the Luftwaffe – Warner Robins Air Force Base – Warner Robins, Georgia – 05/04/2021

In the final room to the left, you can learn a little about The Luftwaffe, or the German Nazi Air…

Museum of Aviation – Flying the Hump WWII / Brigadier General Robert Lee Scott, Jr. / The Flying Tigers of the 14th Air Force – Warner Robins Air Force Base – Warner Robins, Georgia – 05/04/2021

This album highlights the first room of exhibits, focusing on the China / Burma / India Theater of War during…

Museum of Aviation – Main Indoor Exhibits – Warner Robins Air Force Base – Warner Robins, Georgia – 05/04/2021

If you find yourself in the Macon / Warner Robins area of South Central Georgia, the Museum of Aviation at…

Hiking the Ivy Creek Greenway from The Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center to the Woodward Mill Historic Site and Beyond – Buford, Georgia – 03/14/2021

Gwinnett County boasts an extensive park system with lots of hiking and trails. In the Buford area, The Gwinnett Environmental…

A Stroll Through Downtown Helen – Helen, Georgia – 02/12/2021

It was a little cold… And a lot wet… But, that didn’t stop us from grabbing a hot drink, and…

A Walk Around Hillsboro Village – Nashville, Tennessee – 01/26/2021

On our trips to Nashville now, we are trying to spend more time exploring the individual neighborhoods of the city….

Virginia is for Lovers – Virginia Welcome Center – Bristol, Virginia – 11/23/2020

Virginia is for Lovers! Welcome to Virginia! Virginia Welcome Center and Rest Area along Interstate 81 Northbound

Anna Ruby Falls Trail Hike – Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests – Helen, Georgia – 06/13/2020

When visiting North Georgia, make sure you take in some gorgeous forest scenery on your way to a beautiful waterfall!…

Blueberry Pickin’ at Damn Good Dawg Farms (DGD Farms) – Watkinsville, Georgia – 06/11/2020

It’s Blueberry Season in our neck of the woods! If you are looking for some AWESOME hands-on summer fun for…

Walking Through New Orleans – New Orleans, Louisiana – 12/17/2019

From contemporary urban amenities, through the historic districts, and into quaint neighborhoods, New Orleans is an easily walkable city, loaded…

Destination: Pacific Ocean! – Santa Monica, California – 12/07/2019

Mountains are gorgeous, and cities are fun… But there will always be something alluringly surreal about the call of the…

A Joshua Tree Adventure Along the Hagen Canyon Nature Trail at Red Rock Canyon State Park – Cantil, California – 12/07/2019

I guess I’m a bit of a U2 Fan Girl, and that tends to show itself when I’m in the…

Desert Vegetation at Hagen Canyon Nature Trail at Red Rock Canyon State Park – Cantil, California – 12/07/2019

It’s amazing how much you can learn just by exploring one certain trail, or area, or habitat. Geology, Earth Science,…

Creek Walking at Hagen Canyon Nature Trail at Red Rock Canyon State Park – Cantil, California – 12/07/2019

Geological Formations are greatly impacted by the process of erosion, and exploring the creek beds in and around Hagen Canyon…

Exploring the Geology of Hagen Canyon Nature Trail at Red Rock Canyon State Park – Cantil, California – 12/07/2019

Nothing makes me happier than time spent exploring red sandstone formations! Buttes, cliffs, curtains, spires, and more! We definitely want…

Hiking the Hagen Canyon Nature Trail at Red Rock Canyon State Park – Cantil, California – 12/07/2019

My favorite landscapes on the entire planet! Red Rocks! I absolutely live for traversing the red sandstone trails and formations!…

A Late Night in Rhyolite Historic Site: A Nevada Ghost Town – Rhyolite, Nevada – 12/06/2019

A friend of mine told us about the Death Valley Ghost Town of Rhyolite. The Rhyolite Historic Townsite was a…

Area 51 Alien Center – Amargosa Valley, Nevada – 12/06/2019

When you don’t always know where you’re going, you never know exactly what you’re going to find! We’re in the…

Sights and Sounds of Hoover Dam – Hover Dam, Nevada – 12/06/2019

The walk across the dam, and the sights of Lake Mead and the Mike O’Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, are the…

Walking Across Hoover Dam – Hoover Dam, Nevada – 12/06/2019

Hoover Dam makes a great Day Trip from Las Vegas! Walk across the dam itself, or take a tour all…

Hands-On Learning at Lake Mead National Recreation Area Visitor Center – Boulder City, Nevada – 12/06/2019

You’re never too old for hands-on learning! Toddlers, teens, and everyone in between! National Parks are some of the greatest…

Christmas Beyond Your Wildest Dreams Comes to Life in the Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens! – Bellagio Hotel and Casino – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/05/2019

Experiencing the larger-than-life, absolutely jaw-droppingly STUNNING sculptures made COMPLETELY out of FLOWERS in the heart of The Bellagio Conservatory and…

Lyft Art Park – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/05/2019

Nothing is more exciting than randomly finding something that makes you stop in your tracks and say, “HUH?” “What the…

Kà by Cirque du Soleil at the MGM Grand – Exhibit of Show Props – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/04/2019

Even the exhibits for Kà by Cirque du Soleil at the MGM Grand are fascinating! The costumes, props, and other…

Kà by Cirque du Soleil at the MGM Grand – PreShow Access and Meet ‘n Greet – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/04/2019

We absolutely LIVE for LIVE… We love live shows of any sort, from music to theatre, and everything in between….

Kà by Cirque du Soleil at the MGM Grand – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/04/2019

Next on the Birthday Agenda, Kà by Cirque du Soleil at the MGM Grand Stay tuned. The awesomeness. Is intense.

Brilliant! A Neon Museum Experience – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/04/2019

If you want the full flavor of The Neon Museum, you definitely HAVE to add Brilliant! to your itinerary. Strolling…

Tim Burton’s Lost Vegas Exhibit at The Neon Museum – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/04/2019

I knew I wanted to bring Alysia to The Neon Museum in Las Vegas for her 20th Birthday. It was…

The Neon Boneyard Aglow at The Neon Museum – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/04/2019

In this second album from the Neon Boneyard at The Neon Museum in Las Vegas, Nevada, we went back through…

Experiencing the Brilliance of Las Vegas History at The Neon Museum – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/04/2019

The crown jewel of Alysia’s 20th Birthday Experience was a visit to The Neon Museum in Las Vegas! She has…

The Flying Poemas at Circus Circus – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/04/2019

Circus Circus is a fabulously Family-Friendly Vegas Hotel for so many reasons! We love the non-stop schedule of Circus and…

Pretzels on the Midway – Circus Circus Hotel – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/04/2019

Part of what makes Circus Circus such an ideal hotel for families with kids, is the sheer amount of family…

It’s Time to Vegas, Baby! – Circus Circus Hotel – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/03/2019

Vegas, Baby! Vegas for kids? Absolutely! Stay tuned for some super cool ideas, because Life’s a Circus, Baby! And we’re…

Sisters for a Snowy Grand Canyon Sunset – Desert View Watchtower – Grand Canyon National Park – Grand Canyon Village, Arizona – 12/03/2019

Our final adventure for the day, a Grand Canyon Sunset. It was cold, it was quiet, it was surreal. But,…

South Rim of the Grand Canyon at the Desert View Watchtower – Grand Canyon National Park – Grand Canyon Village, Arizona – 12/03/2019

And we made it to the Grand Canyon National Park! I rarely have words to describe the Grand Canyon. The…

Wupatki National Monument – Flagstaff, Arizona – 12/03/2019

As the road out of Sunset Crater descends into the Painted Desert of Arizona, the snow gives way to the…

Throwing Snowballs on the Lava Flow Trail – Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument – Flagstaff, Arizona – 12/03/2019

Hiking the Lava Flow Trail at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument in Flagstaff, Arizona while it was covered in snow…

Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument – Flagstaff, Arizona – 12/03/2019

The next National Park Unit on our agenda for the day was Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument! Sunset Crater was…

Hiking the Island Trail – Walnut Canyon National Monument – Flagstaff, Arizona – 12/03/2019

After checking out the indoor museum of Interpretive Exhibits, we enjoyed the Island Trail hike at Walnut Canyon National Monument…

Walnut Canyon National Monument – Flagstaff, Arizona – 12/03/2019

Flagstaff, Arizona is one of my favorite locations for hitting National Parks, and getting to experience a multitude of geological…

Desert Snow – Santa Rosa into Moriarty, New Mexico – 12/02/2019

As a kid, I was always kind of “taught” that deserts are hot places. Part of the beauty of traveling…

Fort Smith National Historic Site – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019

Situated along the Arkansas River, the Fort Smith National Historic Site preserves an 80 year span of history in this…