The Flowering Yellow and Pink Trees at Walt Disney World

At Walt Disney World and all throughout Orlando and central Florida, gorgeous flowering trees are springing to life. The yellow and pink trumpet shaped flowers are so colorful and gorgeous that everyone stops to stare and take a picture. And then the inevitable happens. Someone asks, “What kind of tree is that?” And no one […]

Was Abraham Lincoln Born in North Carolina?

Could President Abraham Lincoln have been born in a small town in North Carolina – and not Kentucky? Though the revelation would dramatically alter American presidential history, convincing evidence does seem to exist at the Bostic Lincoln Center in Bostic, North Carolina. Abraham Lincoln: Born in North Carolina? Honest Abe’s past might be more checkered […]

Fun Ways to Celebrate the Winter Games

When the Winter Games start on February 9 until February 25 in PyeongChang, South Korea, it’s a reason for the whole family to celebrate! With the games only held every four years, it’s a unique opportunity to learn about new cultures, see what life is like in a different country, and teach kids about sportsmanship […]

Craters of the Moon National Monument Travel Tips

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve sign in Idaho

Let’s be honest. We had never heard much about Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve in Idaho. That is, until we found out it was on the potential chopping block in the National Park Service. So during our year of traveling the United States in an RV, we made sure to try to […]

Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort in Orlando, Florida – Our Review

There’s nothing like escaping winter in the north and spending a week in Florida. That is, unless you happen to pick the insanely cold week of Winter Storm Grayson and the weird bombogenesis to stay at a beach resort in Orlando. Even with below freezing temps, we had an amazing time at Universal’s Cabana Bay […]

Where Did Walt Disney Live? Marceline, Missouri: Real Main Street USA

What does the REAL Main Street USA look like? A photo tour of Walt Disney's inspiration for his theme parks, Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Marceline, Missouri is the town where Walt Disney lived. These are the sites and locations that inspired him and fostered his creativity.

Ever wondered where did Walt Disney live? Or ask yourself where the real Main Street USA is located? If you want to know what inspired Walt Disney’s creativity, where his Dreaming Tree is or where the Disney farm is located, the answers are all the same. For every true Disney fan wanting to explore early […]

How to Save on Travel with Ibotta Travel Week

We love to travel. (Who doesn’t?) When you can save more money, though, you can travel longer, farther and do more. So that’s why we’re thrilled to tell you how to save on travel with the limited time Ibotta Travel Week. Ibotta Travel Week is January 15 – January 21, 2018. Here’s just a few […]

Happy New Year; Happy Little Trees

It’s officially a New Year! As our days seem to get crazier and feel more stressful, I think starting 2018 with a relaxed state of mind is a great idea! As I look out over my backyard, I notice the happy trees and think… how about starting 2018 with a little more Bob Ross inspiration […]

Christmas Events in Hendersonville, NC

The Christmas events in Hendersonville, NC are full of small town charm and down home holiday fun. We love enjoying all of the Christmas activities in our hometown. Many of them are traditions that have been going on for years and years. Others are brand new. All of them create a memorable holiday experience in […]

Inside Kathe Wohlfahrt Christmas Store and German Christmas Museum

World famous Kathe Wohlfahrt Christmas stores are like a holiday wonderland! Step inside this handmade German wooden toy wonderland. Plus, the German Christmas museum! You've got to see it to believe it!

When I went to Germany to see the Christmas markets, I was excited to buy handmade wooden toys and gifts made in Germany. We traveled to several cities in Germany, but I was most excited about going to Rothenburg, to see inside the Kathe Wohlfahrt Christmas Store and the German Christmas Museum. If you’re not […]