June 8, 2018

My Colorado Springs Bucket List

I've been daydreaming about taking the family to Colorado Springs lately. I'm thinking of an unforgettable summer vacation with a little adventure mixed in with breath-taking scenery. Lucky for me, Colorado Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau has asked me to share my Colorado Springs bucket … [More...]

June 7, 2018

Best Family Getaway To Des Moines

A weekend in Des Moines, Iowa, was the perfect way to start summer for my family this year. Over the course of three days, our getaway to Des Moines included thrill rides, feeding giraffes, and visiting a few downtown attractions. Here’s how you can have an affordable and fun weekend in Des … [More...]

June 5, 2018

My Detroit Bucket List

The more I read about Detroit, the more I realize a weekend isn't long enough to see everything I'd like to see. Metro Detroit is huge! It spans 1,967.1 square miles. I've got a big Detroit bucket list of things to do, places to see, and a lot of food to eat. Why? My family will be there for three … [More...]

June 4, 2018

Everything To Know About Railroad Days 2018 {Giveaway}

guide to Railroad Days Omaha

Railroad Days 2018 celebrates trains and the railroad history of Omaha and Council Bluffs. Held on July 14 and 15, you have two days to explore each of the five venues participating in the event. I’ve taken the kids to Railroad Days in the past, so I can vouch for it being it being an affordable … [More...]

May 31, 2018

Things To Do In Orange City

Orange City, Iowa landed on my radar after its annual Tulip Festival was mentioned in a conversation earlier this year. The more I looked into the festival -- tulip gardens, the Dutch letters, the volksparade -- I made up my mind to go see it this spring. So I did (and it was fun). But, there's more … [More...]

May 30, 2018

My Traverse City Bucket List

beach near Traverse City

This summer, my family is visiting Michigan for the first time for an amazing road trip. I've already started my epic Michigan bucket list. We'll stay a few nights in the beautiful coastal community, Traverse City, exploring the area, and of course, getting some beach time in. Some people know … [More...]