Travel Surprises

This post is the first in a new series. Our destination goals for our summer trip this year included: Lancaster County and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; plus Washington D.C. Yes, our goals were ambitious for a ten-day vacation. A well-planned trip often makes for a more enjoyable trip, but it’s wise to allow room for surprises and … More Travel Surprises

Lincoln’s Rise

For Presidents’ Day I’ve chosen to honor our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln since he was the closest thing I had to a childhood hero. His wisdom and courage in the face of extremely difficult times has always impressed me. One of the many reasons I have admired Lincoln are for his wisdom as evidenced when … More Lincoln’s Rise

Journey to a Dream

Sometimes parents embark on special travel commitments to support the dreams of their children. The following guest post details the pursuit of one such dream. You’re welcome to ride along. _______________________________ A Nutcracker Journey Guest Post by Sarah Yasutake The Nutcracker ballet is an annual holiday tradition for many, but I didn’t attend a performance … More Journey to a Dream

Day Trip to D.C.

GUEST POSTDay Trip to Washington D.C. by Heidi Casper Washington D.C. is one location you should definitely plan to visit. Surprisingly, I’d never had a desire to do so before—that is until my husband finally convinced me. It’s an easy day trip from our home. Following are some great tips for you if you live … More Day Trip to D.C.