2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival – New Foods You MUST Try

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Preview of New Food and Drink for 2016

What is new for Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival in 2016? During an exclusive preview of the 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival, we indulged in the newest flavors and tastes that will be tempting guests during the wildly popular festival at Walt Disney World Resort. This year, the event is even longer. Dates are […]

Have 5 Minutes? Take A Break With Café Breaks!!!


Here it is… the sum of what taunts me almost every day of my life. The TO DO pile. How to find any time to relax amidst laundry, cleaning, bills, grocery lists, tending to 4 dogs, picking up toys, chasing my little man around the house AND keeping a 7-year-old entertained proves to be a daily […]

What to Carry With You When You Fly on a Plane

What To Carry on a Plane in a Bag Luggge Carry-On Essentials

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GIVEEXTRAGETEXTRA #CollectiveBias #Walgreens As a travel writer, I have a routine of what I always carry in my bag on a plane, and what I’ve found to be the most important things to carry in my luggage over the […]

How to Protect Yourself from Alligators in Florida

How to Protect Yourself from an Alligator Attack in Florida

How do you protect yourself from an alligator attack in Florida? It’s a question most are wondering after the tragic attack of a toddler by an alligator at Disney World. Are the waterways in Florida safe? What should Orlando and Florida area vacationers know? The Gator Facts Alligators live in fresh and brackish (mix of […]

Finding Dory Snack Recipe Using Rice Krispies Treats

Finding Dory Rice Krispies Treats Ingredients

We’ve already seen the first 30 minutes of Finding Dory during a media preview at Disney Social Media Moms Celebration, and we LOVED IT!!! After Speak Like a Whale Day recently, too, we’re more than ready to hit the movie theaters and see Finding Dory when it is released June 17! Want to build the […]

Southern Season Food Emporium is a Foodie Destination in the South

Southern Season Store Gourmet Specialties North Carolina Georgia

A playground for your taste buds. An emporium for foodies. A showcase of all that’s best to eat in the South. A visit to Southern Season fits all of these descriptions and more. Much more. If you haven’t ever been to a Southern Season store or cooking school, you truly do NOT know what you are […]

Speak Like a Whale Day Festivities & Goodies at Disney – June 11

Speak Like A Whale Day Disney Parks Dory

Speak Like a Whale Day is June 11, did you know? Probably not 😉 For you and your children, though, this Disney inspired holiday is a great time to visit the theme parks and movie theaters for some underwater goodies and fun! In honor of Dory, the forget blue tang fish that claims to know how to speak whale, Pixar Animation, […]

North Carolina Wildflower of the Year + Free Seeds

2016 North Carolina Wildflower of the Year Northern Rattlesnake Master

The Garden Club of North Carolina, in conjunction with the North Carolina Botanical Garden, picks a native perennial each year to showcase and give away free seeds. In 2016, the chosen native wildflower is the Northern rattlesnake-master (Eryngium yuccifolium). We found out about this excellent native gardening program during a weekend visit to Chapel Hill, […]

Free Fly Fishing Classes from Orvis

Orvis Free Fly Fishing Class 2016

Ever wanted to learn how to fly fish? Wondering what fly fishing is like? Here’s your chance to learn more about the sport of fly fishing for FREE. Orvis is offering free Fly Fishing 101 classes at locations across the country, with many in the Southeast.  Already know the basics? Join them on a Fly […]