Southampton, U.K.

Prior to crossing the Atlantic on the Queen Mary 2 we spent a few days exploring Southampton, U.K. Upon our arrival on the same ship three years earlier, we bypassed the city, heading directly to London. This time we took the opportunity to enjoy a few lazy days in Southampton. The main purpose of staying […]

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Peppa Pig World // Southampton, UK

Peppa Pig World is part of Paultons Park which is located just outside of Southampton in the U.K. We had passed it up when we arrived in Europe on the Queen Mary 2. We didn’t want to miss it again, three years later, when we left Europe, by boat once again. We scheduled a few […]

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

One of the things we love most about the United States is the preservation of natural spaces. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the largest protected areas in the eastern United States. In addition to stunning natural landscapes the parks tell the history of the United States from its origin as Cherokee […]

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Our Backyard Play Space

Playing outside is so important to my family. We love having structured and unstructured time outside. When we move into a new house we set to work getting the kids’ indoor playroom and outdoor play space set up. Each house is a new challenge, but we always come up with something fun that both adults […]

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The Best Beach Gear for Kids

This post contains affiliate links. Now that we live just blocks from the beach we go a lot, in case you had not noticed from my Instagram! The Gulf Coast of Florida has beautiful white sand beaches that almost make me forget how much I hate sand! Regardless of my feelings, the Littles love heading […]

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Spend the Night at Zoo Atlanta

As we travel we like to look for experiences that indulge our children’s curiosities. Currently, that means animal encounters. Our Easter visit to Atlanta perfectly coincided with one of Zoo Atlanta’s Night Crawler family programs, so we signed up to spend the night at the zoo. Zoo Atlanta’s Night Crawler program accepts children five and […]

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The Baths of Sliema, Malta

This is yet another story of me seeing something on Instagram during trip planning, knowing nothing about it and deciding that we had to go visit. The Baths of Sliema in Malta called to me. These pools, carved from the rocks on the coast of the town of Sliema in Malta are still perfect for […]

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Family Fun in Pigeon Forge

Everything you need to know for an incredible family friendly vacation in the Great Smoky Mountains. If you’re looking for a family friendly mountain getaway, look no further than Pigeon Forge. This will not be the type of trip where you have to search for things the kids want to do amongst your adult wish […]

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The Blue Lagoon with Kids, Malta

The Blue Lagoon in Malta is one of those places that seems almost too incredible to be real. Crystal clear water, white sand and nothing to be seen for miles. Our high season visit to the Blue Lagoon in Malta lived up to expectations. We avoided the crowds, sunburn and high costs with a few […]

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