The Plan Over an 8-year period, I schlepped my kids through all 50 U.S. states. I started working on that year’s summer adventure in January creating a 6–8-week itinerary of fun and adventure. This is the story of our “Mission” on a Great Lakes road trip. This particular summer we had a plan to see… Continue reading Great Lakes Road Trip: We Were on a Mission
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How to Take a Better Selfie
Ever wondered why you look so different in pictures? This article explores the reasons why and provides tips on how to take a better selfie.
Find Things to Do on Vacation
Researching things to do on vacation can be overwhelming and time consuming. Here are a bunch of tried-and-true resources to get you started.
Channel Baltimore’s Famous
Baltimore is home to many famous people. If you need inspiration Baltimore has many places where you can channel the famous.
Car Cooking: Meals from Under the Hood
Learn how to cook delicious meals on your cars engine. This is a great way to get a home cooked meal while on vacation or a road trip.
Beer and Baltimore: Besties Forever
6 little known facts about beer and Baltimore, including: the bottle cap, the national anthem, the Baltimore clipper, and more.
Maebh and Moose Love to Explore
This is my partner in crime Maebh (pronounced Maive). Maebh’s partner is her big old moose. Maebh is a Saint Bernufie, which is a Newfoundland/St. Bernard Mix. Moose is a large stuffy that Maebh insists on dragging everywhere. Maebh and Moose love to explore and are hard to miss when they are out and about. Maebh’s… Continue reading Maebh and Moose Love to Explore
Baltimore City’s Top Tourist Attractions
Not your basic top 10 list but 15 of Baltimore City’s top tourist attractions along with small venues nearby that are just as fabulous.
Emergency Spider-Man Situations
Long ago, we dubbed mishaps needing a band-aid “Emergency Spider-Man Situations” or “Emergency Princess Situations” or “Emergency Sponge Bob Situations” or whatever character happened to be on the band-aids we had available. Eventually, these Emergency Spider-Man situations, came to reference anything that demanded a first aid response. A kid yelling that they are having an… Continue reading Emergency Spider-Man Situations
Road Trips through All 50 States
My husband called our summer road trips through all 50 states “Camp Mom.” For eight years, our three girls and I left as soon as school let out. We did not return until sometime in August. It was a blast, a pain in the ass, and the absolute best thing I ever did. I always… Continue reading Road Trips through All 50 States