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The Mansion at Mount Vernon

Activities & Tours at Mount Vernon

No School? Need a fun activity?  Spend the day at Mount Vernon This time of year I feel like there is a copious amount of school-free days for our kids.  If you are within driving distance of Washington DC, I recommend skipping the overcrowded Smithsonians and enjoying a just as educational, … [Read More...]

best biscuits in Charleston

Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit | Biscuits in Charleston

Best Biscuit - Callie's Hot Little Biscuit Anyone with a PCS to the Charleston area in your future? Here is one more reason to be glad for those orders. Head downtown to one of the new additions on Upper King Street.  Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit is a biscuit boutique, if you will.  The … [Read More...]

Indoor Activities in Virginia Beach Norfolk

Indoor Activities in Hampton Roads | Rainy Day Ideas

Oh the dreaded cold rainy day and a house full of rambunctious kids! Yesterday this happened to me. It was 40 degrees and raining all day and we needed to find a place to play indoors. I put a list together of all the possibilities and thought I'd share it with you. Below is my list of indoor … [Read More...]


A Guide to Farmers Markets in San Diego

With weather like this, who isn’t in the mood for fresh veggies? I always am! And there are lots of Farmers Markets to visit in San … [Read More...]

Military Family Buying a Home with Realtor

Buying a Home ‘As Is’

Many real estate listings frequently contain language about the property being sold in “as-is” condition.  Sometimes it … [Read More...]


Balboa Park, San Diego

When I first visited San Diego with my husband and daughter, we spent a great deal of time at Balboa Park. This is one of my favorite parks. … [Read More...]

shopping near Jacksonville FL

Shopping at St. Augustine Outlets and Kid Activities at World Golf Village

The St. Augustine Premium Outlets & The World Golf Village were my saving grace on weekends when my husband was working.  We were … [Read More...]

Jacksonville Zoo

A Visit to the Jacksonville Zoo:Eat Lunch with a Jaguar!

On our second sea tour in Jacksonville I found myself alone with my two small children often.  If my husband wasn’t on one of his two … [Read More...]