So Many Things to Do in Branson – And a Giveaway!

One of the most exciting vacation destinations in the Midwest is Branson, MO, which is nestled in the heart of scenic Ozark Mountain country. If you’re looking for a wholesome family vacation destination, Branson certainly fits the bill, but one of the other great things about a Branson vacation is that it’s relatively affordable for […]

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Off to Pigeon Forge #PFTitanicFAM

I’ve been keeping a little secret from you all – I’m leaving you! Calm down, calm down. It’s only temporary. In fact, I’ll probably be back before you know it. We’re headed to Pigeon Forge, TN! My family and I were invited by Titanic Attractions and US Family Guide to come down and visit Pigeon […]

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5 Tips for a Thrifty Camping Trip This Summer

The best and usually cost effective family activity is camping. The outdoor adventure gives families the opportunity to travel and spend less money.  Parents constantly seek new ways to save cash.  Whether they scan the grocery store ads for the cheapest food prices or cut back on days spent at the beach during the summer.  […]

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Family Vacation Ideas on the Cheap

Vacation Season is Right Around the Corner! Spring break is just around the corner and just after that is the summer. This is when most families decide to take a vacation. The kids are out of school and it is the best time of the year to travel. However, the cost of going on a […]

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What Went Right: Reflections on a Great Family Vacation

The last week in July, my family and I joined my extended family on a trip to Colorado. Those present were: my mom, my dad, my two sisters and their husbands, my baby niece, and two family pets. I know this style of vacation is not for everybody, but for us, it was a dream […]

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Traveling with Children: Ideas for a Frustration-Free Vacation

A family vacation should be a fun time.  The prospect of traveling with children, however, can send chills of fear and nervous anxiety through even the most experienced of parents.  The thought of hours sitting in  car, plane or train with bored children constantly asking “are we there yet” isn’t something to look forward to, […]

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