All Posts by Elizabeth

The Grottos Trail Outside Aspen, Colorado

I wasn’t sure that I would ever find a hike in the United States as family friendly as the Gnome Hike in Switzerland. So when a friend told us about the Grottos Trail outside of Aspen we knew we had to check it out. While this hike doesn’t have manmade play things scattered along the […]

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Mammoth Cave National Park with Kids

Mammoth Cave is the largest cave system in the world. We were all amazed to realize that they just keep discovering new parts of this cave system! That means that there is a lot to be explored here. We visited in the Spring of 2021 (during the time of Covid). Guided cave tours were on […]

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Cutty’s Resort on Hayden Creek, Colorado

We booked a ton of camping for our first summer in Colorado. Our dear friends raved about camping at Cutty’s Resort as being a fun weekend getaway with no planning required. An easy 2-hour drive from Colorado Springs, this sounded like a perfect summer weekend. Cutty’s is a very large and popular campground and RV […]

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Cloudland Canyon State Park, GA

Cloudland Canyon State Park has a reputation for being one of the most beautiful parks in Georgia. We booked two nights in one of the state park cabins for some hiking and relaxation before heading out on our cross country drive to Colorado. The Cabins at Cloudland Canyon are lovely. We were in cabin 11, […]

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Sloppy Floyd State Park, Georgia

The Marble Mines hike at Sloppy Floyd State Park has been on our must do list for a while. It is a relatively easy but uphill hike to the mouth of a cave, with a pond and waterfall. There are plenty more extensive trails in the area to explore as well.  Sloppy Floyd turned out […]

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See Rock City. A Georgia Must.

After miles of passing red barns painted with “See Rock City” and the littles yelling out “Let’s go to Rock City” we relented and drove up Lookout Mountain to Rock City Gardens.  Jeff and I had visited a decade earlier before having kids. Rock City Gardens had also been a staple of my all-girls spend […]

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Blue Heron Nature Preserve, Georgia

While the Littles still love a good playground, they are capable of larger adventures. That has led me to seek out some different outdoor areas when we are visiting my parents’ house in Atlanta. The Blue Heron Nature Preserve, off of Roswell Road, is the perfect in-town place to stretch your legs and give your […]

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Math for the Holidays

This post contains affiliate links. Each holiday season, I search for the perfect balance between maintaining our math skills and allowing the littles to set their math books aside. There are so many fun ways to hone your math skills through fun games and the holidays are a perfect time to encourage this playful learning. […]

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Fort Pulaski National Monument with Kids

Fort Pulaski National Monument is a must see if you are in the Savannah, GA area. It was high on our list of coastal forts to visit. Fort Pulaski was built to protect the USA from overseas invaders, but the Civil War demonstrated that new technology had overcome these mason fortresses. Fort Pulaski also became […]

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