A picture of us as a family at the outdoor concert with the words "our free military family weekend at Westgate."

Every year Westgate Resorts offers a free weekend stay for all Military Families! That’s right, FREE!! This is how you can take up this amazing opportunity and what Westgate offers for an amazing weekend!

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36 Easter Eggs of varying colors, patterns, and textures

I decided to do a “Pin it and Try it” science experiment with Easter Eggs. I found a few pins and we all voted on some that we would like to try. Each year, we try out different dying techniques and this year-we picked six techniques to try and vote on which eggs we liked the best. This year we tried
Dying Eggs with Colored Rice
Glitter Bomb Eggs
Kwik Stik Eggs
Tissue Paper Eggs
Tie-Dye Eggs
Shaving Cream Eggs

Smokey Mountains behind Cades Cove Valley with Title

Cades Cove is wonderful place to visit for anyone. There is so much to do and you can use these activities to enrich your children’s learning. Follow the tips and etiquette to ensure a fun and safe trip for everyone.

Spring has Sprung! The weather is warming up and brighter colors are starting to bloom everywhere. If someone asks me what my favorite season is, I will tell them “EVERY SEASON!” There are so many adventures to be had with each change of the season and this list is 25 of our favorite things to

Tennessee is full of so many charming cities and places to enjoy the weekend. For Brother’s birthday, we wanted to have an adventure in a city that we knew he would love.  This is about our weekend in Chattanooga with our kids (7, 4, and 10 months.) We had just come back from Memphis so

As we stood in the stairway of the National Civil Rights Museum, just the two of us, completely alone, I told Big Sister “We have a responsibility. You are lucky. You were born to a good family with privileges that some children don’t have. It is highly unlikely that you will be confused of being up to no good or dangerous just because you are walking down the sidewalk. We have a responsibility to speak up when we see injustice. We have a responsibility to speak out against it. Things will never change if we stay silent when others are hurting.”

After spending a week learning about Martin Luther King, Jr. and touching upon the Civil Rights Movement, we decided to take a vacation and spend a few days in Memphis to explore the historic city. We are a family of five with Big Sister (7), Brother (4), and Baby Sister (10 months) so we needed to find activities that was friendly for all ages. These are the things we did while in the city as a family.

It’s almost February!  It is my birthday month! Whoop Whoop!  The month of Love-not just romance but love for everyone in your life that you appreciate.  So spend time with your family this month.  Here is a list of fun activities that you can do this month in the Knoxville Area. If I have missed

The What, How, and Other Questions

Now, I am sure you are thinking “How is Financial Fasting connected to education and adventure?”  But honestly, you can make anything about Education and Adventure.  For Big Sister and Brother, this is a great lesson on not taking everything for granted and getting creative.  It also is a wonderful lesson on preparing what  you

Free adventures

Adventures do not have to be expensive.  In fact, some of the BEST adventures and our most enjoyable ones have been completely free.  And there are SO MANY adventures to be had where you can spend ZERO, ZILCH, NO MONEY WHATSOEVER!  Not only are these free adventures just fantastically fun for the family BUT they

EDUCATION IS FUN!!   Or at least it can be!  I think it is very important to instill a love and passion for learning at a very early age. And to do that you make learning FUN as soon as possible!  But it doesn’t have to get boring as the kiddos get older either.  

A list of 22 tips to make any trip to Disney World Amazing

These 22 tips to make your trip to Disney World Amazing are to help make the most out of your trip to Disney World!

I don’t know about you but for me it is a STRUGGLE to get my kiddos to eat healthy food.  Seriously, I’m pretty sure that Brother has a sugar problem.  I don’t understand it.  I very rarely have food with little to no nutritional value in my home.  In fact, when my mother or sister