How Gaylord National ICE! Will Make You Create New Holiday Traditions

The Nativity Scene at Gaylord National ICE! from 2016 #ChristmasonThePotomac

While my family had holiday traditions and my husband's family had traditions, we hadn't fully created a tradition for our family together. Until this year and our holiday getaway to jump into the holiday spirit at the Christmas on the Potomac at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. Our lifestyle is busy like most families and we spend a lot of time on the go. It seems counterproductive but for us being away home is the easiest way to make sure we carve out dedicated quality … [Read more...]

Five Atlanta Cyber Monday Deals on Annual Passes

Looking for experiences and not things, be sure to check out these Atlanta family friendly attractions that are offering Cyber Monday deals you'll want to check out.

These are Atlanta Cyber Monday deals on annual passes that I just had to share with you. I know many of us are looking to do more around experiences and not things as gifts, so why not have purchase an annual pass instead of another gift? My family loves to go and these are all honestly places we’ve had season passes to for at least one year. To help you in figuring out if they’re the right fit for you, I made a note of my families experience and the age of my children when we had the passes. … [Read more...]

Mandarin Oriental Atlanta : A Multi-Sensory Luxury Experience

Welcome to the Mandarin Oriental Atlanta Hotel

  When one of your friends is marking her fortieth birthday, you want to have an experience that marks the full significance of the occasion. Having visited the Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta recently, I knew that this was going to be an absolutely perfect place for a Spa Day and Girlfriends Getaway in Atlanta and was thrilled when they agreed to host myself and two friends. I had a partner to plan for the perfect event and can honestly say there is nothing that we would change; our stay … [Read more...]

Spelman College Glee Club & Dance Theatre of Harlem in Atlanta


The Spelman College Glee Club is joining the Dance Theatre of Harlem for two incredibly special live performances at the Cobb Energy Centre on October 22 and 23. As a Spelman alumna, please imagine how excited I was to hear about this performance. I’ve been a huge fan of the Dance Theatre of Harlem since seeing them for the first time as a college student and having them backed by the Spelman College Glee Club is going to be a truly remarkable performance. This will mark the first time that I … [Read more...]

Why You Need to Buy a Six Flags Over Georgia Season Pass Now!

Six Flags Flash Sale

If you’ve ever considered getting season passes to Six Flags Over Georgia, this is the weekend to do it. The passes are only $51.99 per person when you buy 4 or more and they are so worth it. My family purchased them this year and they’ve been amazing! Come along and join us. I’ve already bought my family’s passes for next year. I didn’t receive a special discount or any other promotional gift for sharing this with you; I just think it’s valuable information to save families money and want our … [Read more...]

Crayola Experience Minneapolis: What to Know Before You Visit

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During our summer visit to Minnesota, my sons and two nephews were thrilled to be among the first visitors to the new Crayola Experience Minneapolis located in the Mall of America. My son declared that it was the favorite part of his six-day visit and with all the things we did there, I’m pretty sure you can guess why. Crayola Experience is a perfectly named attraction. It is an experience built around all things Crayola that we love at home from the traditional Crayola crayons to Crayola … [Read more...]

Five Tips for a Road Trip with Extended Family

Road Trip with Extended Family - Relish the Experience

My boys and I recently took a road trip with extended family; in this case my father. It was an awesome experience that I’m sure my sons will never forget but along the way, there were a few things that I anticipated happening and a few I didn’t. Here are my tips to make sure that your trip runs a little smoother than mine. Know who you’re traveling with. #Latergram On the road again, this time we're on a #roadtrip with #Grandpa. It's an #adventure filled with #familyhistory. Be sure to … [Read more...]