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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...]


MilPrenuer Highlight: Stacie Watts, Realtor

Military spouses often face the challenge of finding employment every few years after a PCS move. For some spouses, extra income or “fun … [Read More...]

George Washington Parkway

Living Along George Washington Parkway in Alexandria

Some things are just so hard to capture if you haven’t experienced them.  Like the commute North on the George Washington Parkway in the … [Read More...]

birthday party ideas in Norfolk, Virginia Beach

Birthday Party Ideas in Hampton Roads

BIRTHDAY PARTY IDEAS in Hampton Roads I have a 3.5 year old and a 1 year old and every year I struggle when it comes time for planning … [Read More...]

Birthday Ideas Monterey

Birthday Ideas | Monterey | Pacific Grove

Many families choose to celebrate their children’s birthdays right in their own backyards or at one of the many local picturesque parks … [Read More...]

Tiger Typhoon Ft. Leonard Wood

Outdoor Activities for Kids near Ft. Leonard Wood

Everyone always refers to Fort Leonard Wood as Fort Lost in the Woods, and rightfully so. Until we actually got here, I really didn’t … [Read More...]