October 1, 2018

Taking Kids To The Motown Museum

Motown music was on heavy rotation during our Great Michigan Road Trip in preparation for our final stop: Detroit. With a great variety of museums to choose from in the city, I felt it was essential to visit the Motown Museum. But, there are a few things to keep in mind before taking your family … [More...]

September 28, 2018

The Elms: Perfect Couples Getaway Near Kansas City

Excelsior Springs, Mo., is home to the historic Elms Hotel & Spa, a charming hotel that was like a beacon to couples. My husband and I were there this fall for our anniversary, and while the goal was just to relax and reconnect, we may have fallen in love with the hotel, too. I think you might … [More...]

September 26, 2018

Omaha Annual Holiday Traditions

Omaha’s annual holiday season lasts longer than a month, with a ton of family-friendly celebrations and Christmas traditions you can count on each year. The events usually kick off on Thanksgiving night and run through the first week of January each year. Here are some of my favorite Omaha annual … [More...]

September 21, 2018

Where To Stay Near Detroit

Lobby of Fairfield Inn, a hotel in Troy, Michigan near Detroit

Detroit was the final stop on our epic Michigan road trip this summer. While most of the trip was dedicated to outdoor pursuits, Detroit was going to be our chance to explore museums like The Henry Ford and historic sites like the Motown Museum. So, the question was: Where do we stay in … [More...]

September 18, 2018

Where To Eat & Where To Stay In Decorah

Woodfire pizza at Luna Valley Farm

Decorah is a town tucked into northeastern Iowa. Found in the Driftless Area, its terrain is rockier than you'd expect for the Midwest. I visited this summer on a girlfriends getaway with the goal of enjoying outdoor pursuits like bike riding, kayaking and climbing a waterfall (not a big one, but … [More...]

September 12, 2018

Exploring Grand Rapids Public Museum With Kids

The surprise hit of our Grand Rapids weekend was the Grand Rapids Public Museum. A surprise because we almost didn’t go. If you’re in the city, with or without kids, this is a must-visit. A streetcar, a sperm whale skeleton, and more at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. Not knowing what to expect … [More...]