Fort Lauderdale, Florida. I'm in the sunshine, inside a car. Very happy.

The Highlights and Lowlights of 2016

Hello, travel lovers! I hope 2016 has provided you with many wonderful travel opportunities. While we didn’t travel as much as I had hoped, 2016 provided me with much time to dream. First things first! I started this blog in April. Since then, we traveled to:

  • Tomahawk, Wisconsin
  • Newport, Kentucky
  • Vermilion, Ohio
  • Cincinnati, Ohio

Bigger plans had to be scrapped this year, due to some unforeseen circumstances. Those money suckers started four days after I started the blog. Talk about great timing (sarcasm).

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The Sweet Surprise of Hippo Sweat and Sunscreen

On Sunscreen

Sunscreen is a serious pain my ass. Why can’t humans make their own slimy sun protectant, like hippos? Yes, hippos really do make their own sunscreen! I learned this on Wild Kratts. People call it hippo sweat (or blood-sweat because of the deep red color), but it’s actually a secretion that also acts as an antibiotic! Hippos are seriously cool. Dangerous as hell, but cool! (Source). Continue reading

June is Busting Out All Over: Wrap Up

June is busting out all – wait! June is already over?

Welcome to the June Wrap Up! I considered skipping this post this month. Why? I didn’t do anything I thought was “big enough” for the travel blog, it was all mostly local. Everyone should explore their hometown and surrounding areas and that’s exactly what we did! Also, there were a few odds and ends I thought you should know, stats, and an announcement! Continue reading

First Big Roadtrip with Kids: April Wrap up

The statistics and month end wrap up for April 2016.

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The view from grandma's magical sleepy dust room. The pool. The glorious pool! The smaller one in the foreground is the hottub. It was perfect! I'm pretty certain the hottub was the reason I was so mellow.

The view from grandma’s magical sleepy dust room. The pool. The glorious pool! The smaller one in the foreground is the hottub. It was perfect! I’m pretty certain the hottub was the reason I was so mellow.

I believe pools are a must when traveling with littles! This one was a little chilly, but it still tired us out.

Cities visited: Tomahawk, WI

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