We just got back from a spring break vacation to Utah. It was a wonderful time to explore and adventure with our little family. While in Utah, we explored Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks. We also spent a few days in Salt Lake City. Our first stop was Zion National Park. We spent 3 nights in Zion. The first night we stayed at the Desert Pearl Inn, and the next two we camped at the Watchman Campground in the park…. Read more »

  Last week, we decided to take a little family adventure road trip before the end of Christmas break. I’ve written about our interest in having family micro adventures before HERE. And this getaway fits the bill. We love creating shared experiences with our kids. We all benefit and learn from being together. And now that they are a little older, we don’t dread extended time in the car with them anymore. Especially after the Christmas hustle and bustle, we… Read more »

In my last post I described the reasons why we enjoy getting away to St Augustine a couple of times per year. Today, I am just going to recap our top recommended things to do and  places to eat. Before I get started, I should address St George Street. It is basically the main pedestrian drag down the historic part of St Augustine. This little road is where all the tourists pour into. And because of this, it is probably… Read more »

Last week we spent a week at the beach near St Augustine. It was wonderful and just what the doctor ordered. Although we love traveling to new places very much, this is the other type of vacation that we love – a home away from home type vacation. For seven days, we were together with no work, no school, no scheduled activities and no chores. Talk about a needed refresh. We pretty much stay for a week at the same beach… Read more »

Brian has been telling me about the concept of microadventures. The idea is to not only wait for the big adventures in life that come every once in a while, but to find ways to incorporate smaller, more attainable adventures into your daily lives. This idea really resonates with us. So with that in mind, we decided to have a little family microadventure this past weekend. On Sunday, we went on a day trip to Orlando to attend the Maker… Read more »