My Blog is 5 Years Old – Win 2 FREE Tickets to Dollywood


My blog is 5 this month! Wow, what a journey it’s been so far! I’ve been blessed to meet so many new people and see so many new places all because of this website. I’m excited to be celebrating with you this week and next with a couple of pretty great giveaways. Today through March […]

Facebook Party Alert: Wilderness at the Smokies


It’s no secret one of our favorite places to visit is Wilderness at the Smokies located in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. With two lodging buildings, the largest indoor watermark in Tennessee, and two outdoor watermarks (seasonal), as well as a HUGE indoor family adventure center, there is something to do at this resort […]

A Smoky Mountain Christmas at Dollywood


  Guests love the four million dazzling lights, award-winning entertainment and delicious food for which Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas presented by Humana is known. We’re excited to get back to the Smokies this Christmas season and be at Dollywood during this special time. New this year is the groundbreaking production of Dollywood’s A Christmas Carol, […]

Wilderness at the Smokies Giveaway


It’s that time of year when people are starting to get back into a school routine and summer is coming to a close. However, there is still time to make a weekend trip to the Smoky Mountains. There are lots of places to stay in the Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg area. Wilderness of the Smokies […]

Titanic Museum: Pigeon Forge


Everytime we pass by the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge, my boys always beg for us to stop. Our schedule has never allowed it, but next week, we’re headed to Pigeon Forge and we’re going to stop this time! They are so excited! They love ships and have just begun to understand what the Titanic […]

Homeschool Day at Dollywood

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Calling all homeschool families! We LOVE Dollywood. It’s one of our favorite places to visit. When we heard they have a Homeschool Day coming up, we knew we had to make plans to be there. This special event at Dollywood will be on August 3rd, 2013. Some of the special educational programs include: 11:00 a.m. at […]

Ultimate List of Mom Resources – Dollywood Giveaway


Dollywood is one of our favorite places to visit in the Smoky Mountains. I’m not a huge theme park kind of gal, but Dollywood is much different than other parks. Dollywood has two parks. The actual theme park and then Dollywood’s Splash Country. We’ve never visited Splash Country but it looks like a lot of […]

The Great Outdoors {#OneBeautifulThing}


This past week, we took our kids camping in our pop-up camper for the first time. I grew up with a pop-up camper and we went camping to the Smokies all the time during the summer and fall. So, this was obviously something I wanted to share with my kids. I’m so glad my husband […]

Ripleys Aquarium of the Smokies {giveaway}


This past weekend we went camping in the Smokies. We had lots of time for tubing down the Little Pigeon River, games of Uno, eating hotdogs over a campfire, and listening to the birds chirp in the morning. I love camping and think it’s a great family activity/vacation. You’re forced to be together and great […]