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One Day Guide to the San Diego Zoo

Last week during all of the crazy weather on the east coast, we were in warm and sunny San Diego. As a bonus, Grandma and Grandpa were able to come spend the weekend in San Diego with us. When we found out Jared…


Free Holiday Activities for Families in Frederick Maryland

The holidays are almost here, which means holiday activities are in full swing.  Since this is our first Holiday Season in Frederick I have been doing some research about what holiday activities are in the area. Since I’m sure someone else is looking…


New Tradition – Cutting Down our Christmas Tree

New Tradition - Cutting Down our Christmas Tree. #christmas #christmastreeideas #christmastreefarm #dreamlandchristmastreefarm #maryland #christmasactivities #traditions

This past Saturday was so warm, it was the perfect day to get our Christmas tree. We decided we wanted to visit a cut your own tree farm. We ended up deciding to visit Dreamland Christmas Tree Farm to cut down our Christmas…


The Must Try Sandwich on Your Next Disney Trip: The Earl of Sandwich

If you ever see the sign for an Earl of Sandwich and you haven’t tried it Stop! Order the holiday turkey! You will be in love. My first experience eating at the Earl of Sandwich was at the Disney Springs location in Orlando,…


Apple Picking

A couple weeks ago I took the kids apple picking at Larriland Farms in Woodbine, Maryland. We were originally planning to visit Gardenhour Orchards, but they ended apple picking early this year. This post may contain affiliate links We got to Larriland Farms…


Hiking Cunningham Falls

Cunningham Falls Tall with kids. Cunningham Falls State Park is located in Frederick County Maryland. It's a great day trip from Washington DC and Baltimore. Fun family hiking trails and a lake. #maryland #travel #daytrips

A couple of weekends ago we decided to take the kids on a hike to Cunningham falls. Cunningham Falls State Park is located in Frederick county, Maryland. The state park has 9 hiking trails totaling over 30 miles of trail, as well as…


Tillamook Cheese Factory

Tillamook Cheese Factory - Exploring the Oregon Coast.Visiting the Tillamook Cheese Factory - Tillamook Oregon #oregoncoast #travel

The Tillamook Cheese Factory visitor center is closed until 2018, but don’t worry. If you have trip planned before the new visitor center opens, there is a temporary visitor center in the big red barn on the property. This post may contain affiliate…


Biking Around Seaside, Oregon

While on our trip to Rockaway Beach we spent a morning biking around Seaside. Seaside has a typical beach town feel, with a lot of tourists. With 12 people, we rented a 9-seater bike and a 3-seater bike. There was no way we…


Tips for Finding Sand Dollars

Growing up I remember seeing a couple sand dollars some of my older cousins found. I remember thinking they were hard to find and very rare. I had never found a sand dollar until our trip to Oregon a couple of weeks ago.…


Rockaway Beach, Oregon

Rockaway Beach Oregon is located 2 hours from Portland. The small town of Rockaway Beach has only a few small stores and restaurants.

We recently spent some time in Rockaway Beach, Oregon for a family reunion. The beach town along the Oregon Coast is a 2-hour drive from Portland. The small town of Rockaway Beach has only a few small stores and restaurants. Other than a…

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