Beech Mountain, N.C.: Where Family Fun Reigns

When the invitation to snow ski at Beech Mountain arrived, I couldn’t wait to share it with my 6-year-old daughter. I was thrilled to have an opportunity to expose her to snow skiing. Living in the North Georgia mountains, we have the occasional snow, sometimes even enough for some sledding. But you won’t find anyone […]

Family Fun at Snow Mountain

I wanted to take my kids to Stone Mountain Park so they could snow tube at Snow Mountain from the moment Stone Mountain Park introduced this new winter attraction. Unfortunately, I had to wait until they met the height requirements (36 inches tall for family tubing; 42 inches tall for individual tubing). This year, they […]

Touring Manhattan with Gray Line New York

During the recent BlogHer ’12 conference in New York, I received an invitation to join the “Pay It Forward Express,” which was sponsored by Gray Line New York. Powered by Madame Deals Media and organized by Mommy Needs Her Coffee, I earned this invitation by doing, sharing and promoting good deeds for others. As a result, […]

What to Do in Atlanta With Kids

Atlanta offers so much for visitors of all ages: fabulous cultural attractions, top-notch eateries and, of course, a wealth of exciting sporting events. But for its youngest guests, Atlanta really rolls out the red carpet with a number of entertaining yet educational sites and attractions. When I head to Atlanta with kids, here are my […]

Historical Attractions in Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, Mo., may be a small metropolis, but this city is big on history. In fact, this area is home to three outstanding historical attractions covering politics, sports and music–a perfect mix for travelers of all ages and interests. 1. Harry S. Truman Library and Museum: Located in nearby Independence, the Harry S. Truman […]

Brennan’s Does Breakfast Right

Although I’d heard of Brennan’s Restaurant on numerous visits to New Orleans, I’d never had the opportunity to experience this time-honored tradition. However, during a recent trip to the Crescent City, I was able to partake in this historic restaurant’s famous “Breakfast at Brennan’s,” which is more of an event than a meal. Situated in […]