Total Solar Eclipse: What You Need To See It

The total solar eclipse is August 21, 2017. See the moon completely hide the sun with these fun gadgets and specialty glasses. Be sure to protect your eyes with these sun viewing items, otherwise it could be dangerous! Don't miss out, order today!

Living in western North Carolina, we’re lucky because we’re in the path of the total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. (Florida is NOT in the path.) The total solar eclipse will be when the moon completely covers the sun. It’s a RARE event, and not all of the United States will get to enjoy […]

Have A Unique Adventure In Your City!

This summer your family can turn a city near you into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. I’m looking forward to joining my family on a hunt around Asheville, NC! Urban Adventure Quest combines the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams […]

Cape Point Campground at Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Camp near the beach at Cape Point Campground in Cape Hatteras National Seashore. A National Park Service campground near the ocean in the Outerbanks.

While RVing across America this year, we stayed at Cape Point Campground at Cape Hatteras National Seashore. The Outerbanks have been on my bucket list for two decades, so we were thrilled to be able to come and stay on the coast of North Carolina. However, we had some trouble finding out any information about […]

Hendersonville Quilt Trail in North Carolina

Quilt block trail in the mountain town of Hendersonville, NC. Like a scavenger hunt for adults! See the cute quilt artwork to be found throughout western North Carolina near Asheville.

The Hendersonville Quilt Trail is a new addition to the mountain town that we love and live in. It’s a beautiful and fun way to learn more about Henderson County and see attractions and businesses that you might otherwise pass by. The Henderson County Quilt Block Trail, in conjunction with the Western North Carolina Quilters […]

BRICK FEST LIVE!! Is Coming to Charlotte,NC!

Photos courtesy of USFamilyGuide.com LEGO’S!!!! Do you and your family love lego’s as much as we do??  If you’re in my neck of the woods, next weekend in Charlotte, NC it’s time for Brick Fest Live! Lego’s will be everywhere to admire the amazing structures that can be built and for everyone to play with! […]

HenDough Brings Delicious Doughnuts To Hendersonville, NC

I get super excited to try new places to eat, especially in my home town of Hendersonville, NC. The same restaurant chains are everywhere, so it’s fun to try something different! As a stay at home mom, sometimes getting out somewhere new for a snack or a bite to eat is a major treat!! As a result, […]

Clothes That Keep Mosquitoes From Biting You

Clothing to protect yourself from mosquito bites and other biting insects that spread disease. Fashion alternatives for women, men and children. Casual clothing that dresses up or down, whether on the trail or enjoying an evening out!

With the Zika virus now spreading through Florida, it’s more important than ever to protect yourself from mosquitoes. One step to take is to wear clothes that keep mosquitoes from biting you, whether at home, in the outdoors, or when you travel. Long sleeved pants and shirts certainly can help protect you from biting insects. […]

3 Day Weekend in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

3 Day Weekend in Chapel Hill, NC. Be sure to visit the 36 murals downtown.

The city of Chapel Hill, North Carolina is – and always will be – synonymous with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (anyone in the know just calls it UNC). However, a getaway to this charming destination just 25 miles from Raleigh can surprise and delight you with way more than academic interests. […]

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 […]

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 […]