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13 Alternative Ways to Celebrate Halloween

I don’t let my daughter celebrate Halloween… …at least in the traditional sense; meaning – at night, in the dark, in a largely uncontrolled environment where the costumes are scary enough to give you nightmares, and she could slip away from me in an instant! Yes, it’s true! No trick or treating in this family! When you have a child with a disability, every activity is evaluated not just for the fun factor but also how safe it will be for them. For Kendall, who has a tendency to bolt unexpectedly, being out in…

Kick Trick or Treating to the Curb – How to Have a Better Kind of Halloween

Tired of the same old Halloween routine? The dreaded costume dilemma… The indecisiveness… Kids, make a choice already! The feelings of inadequacy as you realize you can neither afford or create your child’s dream costume… Ready for something new? A little friendlier? With a dash of history thrown in but with all the same fun? (More, I would argue. :)) Look no further than your local Renaissance Festival!!! Located about an hour south of Central Columbus, in rural Harveysburg, the Ohio Renaissance Festival has been held every fall for close to 3 decades! Over the years…

11 Tips to Guarantee a Successful First Trip to Punta Cana, DR

Punta Cana Series – Post 2 In post one of our Punta Cana series, we shared with you some fab pics from our trip earlier this year. Hopefully, that was enough to convince you to book your trip (I mean it is paradise…), but whether it was or wasn’t, there are some things you should know before you go! Trust me – learning these ahead of time will definitely save you some headaches once you get there! Before You Go If you value your time, book your trip through a travel agent. We used Beach Bum Vacations (ask…

50 Epic Pumpkin Patches

Pumpkin Spice haters have no fear! You’ll find none of that here.  🙂 What you will find is a round-up of the most epic pumpkin patches in each state! Honorable mention to those highlighted in orange. If there’s one I missed or that you in particular love, shoot me a note! I’d love to include it next year! Alabama – Down on the Farm Pumpkin Patch, Rainesville Highlight – Slide into a giant pile of corn kernels! Alaska – Pyrah’s Pioneer Peak Farm, Palmer Highlight – Alaska’s largest U-pick…

12 Pics That Will Have You Booking Your Next Vacation to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

This past June, we found paradise! And you can too! If you’re wondering where your next vacation should be, look no further. Visiting the Dominican Republic should be on the travel bucket list for every warm weather loving, palm tree waving, ocean breeze blowing, pure white sand between your toes traveler! Destination – Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Resort – Royalton Punta Cana Booked with – Beach Bum Vacation (Shout out to Sue, our personal Beach Bum Coordinator! She’s amazing!!! And she’s already booked our return trip for 2018…so exciting!)   Thanks for…