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Summer Adventures: (Mini Vacation 2017) Seneca Caverns in Bellevue, Ohio (Part 2, Gem Mining)

This is part 2 of my Seneca Caverns post. To start at the beginning and read about the caverns, check out my Seneca Caverns Part 1 post. It was pretty cool to check out! This part of my post is about the Caveman Mining activity our two boys tried out. If you want to . . . → Read More: Summer Adventures: (Mini Vacation 2017) Seneca Caverns in Bellevue, Ohio (Part 2, Gem Mining)

Summer Adventures: (Mini Vacation 2017) Seneca Caverns in Bellevue, Ohio

This past Wednesday, we decided to try to find something to do for a couple days since my husband was finally able to take a few extra vacation days off work. And since he took them right before his regular weekend days off, he ended up having a 4 day weekend. If you are . . . → Read More: Summer Adventures: (Mini Vacation 2017) Seneca Caverns in Bellevue, Ohio

Why We Prefer Drive-In Movies With Our Kids

There are a few reasons why we choose to take our kids to the Drive-In movies instead of a regular movie cinema. Our kids are well behaved in public but at the same time I am not afraid of admitting my kids can be super annoying. Especially in places like a movie theater. We . . . → Read More: Why We Prefer Drive-In Movies With Our Kids

Weekend Review: Bowling, Pizza and The Drive-In Movies

We don’t always to much but every once in a while we go out and do a few things on the weekend. A couple weekends ago we went canoeing which I had written up a whole blog post on our trip instead of doing a weekend review post. We went to get groceries on . . . → Read More: Weekend Review: Bowling, Pizza and The Drive-In Movies

Do Fidget Spinners Help With Autism? #parenting

All three of my kids have a few of these Fidget Spinners. Our oldest (our daughter) as most of you who follow my blog know was diagnosed with Autism when she was small. She’s now 16 and she still has a few things that help her cope and concentrate. It’s a tool for her . . . → Read More: Do Fidget Spinners Help With Autism? #parenting

Putting Together A Family Household Budget

When my husband and I was first starting out (almost 18 years ago), we never had any money. Payday came and by the next day we were broke and another bill would come up and we would have to wait until the following payday to pay it. When our first daughter came, things got . . . → Read More: Putting Together A Family Household Budget

Summer Adventures: Our Family Canoe Trip on the Hocking River

One of the things we really enjoy doing in the summer is taking a canoe trip with the kids. We are in Ohio and the best place for us to go is to head down to the Hocking River. There are a couple canoe liveries down there and they both have great canoe rental . . . → Read More: Summer Adventures: Our Family Canoe Trip on the Hocking River

Summer Adventures: Hocking Hills, Rock House #Ohio

Rock House is another hiking trail park in the Hocking Hills area in Ohio. We visited Rock House the summer before last. It is the only true enclosed cave in the Hocking Hills region. It’s a tunnel like cave and it is situated about halfway up a 150 foot cliff face. It has a . . . → Read More: Summer Adventures: Hocking Hills, Rock House #Ohio

Summer Adventures: Hocking Hills, Old Man’s Cave

“Old Man’s Cave derives its name from the hermit Richard Rowe who lived in the large recess cave of the gorge. His family moved to the Ohio River Valley around 1796 from the Cumberland Mountains of Tennessee to establish a trading post. He and his two dogs traveled through Ohio along the Scioto River . . . → Read More: Summer Adventures: Hocking Hills, Old Man’s Cave

Tips For Balancing Family, Life and Blogging #blogging #family

How do you balance it all? How do you have time for everything?

These are the kinds of questions that I receive from people I personally know and sometimes even get asked those questions by other bloggers who are just starting out. It took a long time before anyone I personally knew realized that . . . → Read More: Tips For Balancing Family, Life and Blogging #blogging #family