Family Travel

The Loveless Cafe – Our Favorite Lunch Spot in Nashville

OK, so who am I trying to kid with that headline? The Loveless Cafe is more than our favorite lunch spot in Nashville, it's one of our favorite breakfast, lunch, and dinner places anywhere in North America. From the very first time I visited there with my girls (on the suggestion of a friend) I… Continue reading The Loveless Cafe – Our Favorite Lunch Spot in Nashville

Family Travel, Homeschool

Road Trip Through Alberta’s History {My First Blog Hop}

As my readers will know, I've participated in various blog events such as the 12 Days of Blogmas, but this is the first time I'm taking the plunge and doing a blog hop. As a member of the Homeschool Review Crew, I've begun to write a lot more regularly on my blog so I decided… Continue reading Road Trip Through Alberta’s History {My First Blog Hop}

Family Travel, Homeschool

A Pre-Christmas Family Visit to Las Vegas – Part One

I can't tell you how many times I've had friends comment to me that they had never thought of Las Vegas as a family-friendly vacation spot. One, in particular, was amazed to see our vacation photos from Death Valley National Park and Red Rock Canyon. She is an avid hiker and had never thought of… Continue reading A Pre-Christmas Family Visit to Las Vegas – Part One

Family Travel

Traveling Trails and Back Roads

With gas prices continuing to stay relatively low and the cost of air travel continuing to climb (think baggage fees etc. plus the hassle of airport security with children) many families are turning to road travel for their annual vacations.Beyond the typical visits to amusement parks and well-known landmarks like the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone,… Continue reading Traveling Trails and Back Roads

Family Travel

Beignets and Brown Feathers – An Afternoon in New Orleans

Pelicans swoop in and scoop up brackish water with their sagging beaks. A lone seagull snatches up a sardine from the sand. A quiet spot except for the cawing of ocean birds and the occasional blaring horn of a passing barge. I love this time of day. I watch as runners sprint along the sea… Continue reading Beignets and Brown Feathers – An Afternoon in New Orleans

Disney, Family Travel

Thirty Days at Disney World on a Budget

Our family is crazy for Disney so when we decided to take a nice long vacation this year, Walt Disney World was a natural choice. Spending this much time at the Parks allows us to be flexible with our days. We can do our schoolwork in the morning and spend the remainder of the day… Continue reading Thirty Days at Disney World on a Budget