Clifton Heritage National Park, New Providence, Bahamas

It's become a tradition that the kids spend the first four weeks of summer with my parents and brother in Nassau. It's a win all around. Stinky and Blinky get extra special bonding time with my family, it's a fully immersive experience in my culture, and the DH and I get to reconnect as a… Continue reading Clifton Heritage National Park, New Providence, Bahamas

Life Lately and The Great American Solar Eclipse 2017

I can hardly believe how long its been since my last post. Time has just been flying by and any system of organization I had has been completely obliterated. So what's been going on? The kids went back to school in early August. How is it possible that I have a third and fourth grader… Continue reading Life Lately and The Great American Solar Eclipse 2017

Great Smoky Mountains Fun – Scenic Drive and Chattanooga

This post is a day late and a dollar short, but time escapes me during the summer months when we're constantly on the go. Tell me I'm not the only one. So where did I leave off... Great Smoky Mountains National Park A good night's sleep enabled us to get up bright and early on… Continue reading Great Smoky Mountains Fun – Scenic Drive and Chattanooga

Great Smoky Mountains Fun – Laurel Falls and Dixie Stampede

On the morning of Day Three, we headed out for a 2.6 mile hike (round trip) to see Laurel Falls in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. On the scenic drive over, we had to stop at several viewing stations to take in the grandeur of the Great Smoky Mountains. Isn't it stunning?!? In case you've… Continue reading Great Smoky Mountains Fun – Laurel Falls and Dixie Stampede

Great Smoky Mountains Fun – Dollywood and Christmas Place

My Mom is in town visiting, so the five of us decided to indulge in a mini getaway last weekend. We enjoyed our 2014 Chattanooga trip so much (I just realized I never blogged about this!!!), we decided to head back to Tennessee, this time to the Pigeon Forge / Gatlinburg area. We drove in… Continue reading Great Smoky Mountains Fun – Dollywood and Christmas Place