Rum Boogie Cafe { Memphis, TN }

We recently stopped in Memphis, TN for some lunch on our way back from vacation. We ended up spending 4 hours on two roads in this beautiful place and can’t wait to head back for a “real” vacation. We stopped here in search of BBQ on Beale Streat.  We perused many restaurant menus and ended up at the Rum Boogie […]

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USS Alabama travel review

Hello! If you’re going to be in the Southern Alabama/ Mississippi area- you might find it worthwhile to stop in Mobile, AL at the USS Alabama battleship park. There are MANY wonderful pieces of history to see here.  This is a great opportunity for kids as well. First up is the battleship itself. You’re able to tour the whole deck, […]

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Gilmore Car Museum- Michigan

This little gem in SW Michigan is definitely worth the trip. My kids LOVED this place and weren’t bored AT ALL. The museum is set up in a series of large barns. One only holds motorcycles and head ornaments. Several buildings are set up like car dealerships. They have an entire barn dedicated to old pedal cars and even a […]

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Father’s Day Gift wrap up

It’s time to start thinking about Dad… here are a few relatively quick and inexpensive gift ideas… that look like tons of fun! Here’s a “stashe” for dad – click here to go to a page with a free printable. Click here to see how this gift basket was put together:  there are free printables for this one too. And here […]

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American Museum of Magic

Where we went:  American Museum of Magic  (as of May 2015 rates were $5 adults and $3.50 kids) Where is it located:  Marshall, MI How much time do you need:  We spent about an hour in the museum.  It’s not huge, but it was worth the visit. Their claim to fame is holding the second largest collection of Magic paraphernalia […]

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Gulf Shores Vacation

If you’re looking for a GREAT vacation with kids, that includes all the fun of a beach vacation and some history lessons thrown in- a trip to Gulf Shores Alabama is a great place to start!  We traveled here in early April for Spring Break. Where we stayed:  Gulf Shores Plantation. How long we stayed:  5 nights Our experience at […]

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