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4 Ways to Enjoy Hammocks Beach State Park

Hammocks Beach State Park showcases some of the most beautiful coastal terrain that North Carolina has to offer.  At the heart of this gorgeous landscape is Bear Island, a remote, non-inhabited beach accessible only by boat where you can spend the day, or overnight in one of their primitive campsites.



Where to Stay in Swansboro, NC: Hook, Wine and Sinker [video]

Our trip to Onslow County in North Carolina was my most memorable adventures this year! You might know it for Jacksonville (home of Camp Lejeune) or North Topsail Beach…but Swansboro was my favorite town in the area, and it is where we recommend you stay.


3 Tips for Exploring the St. Augustine Historic District

You can’t go to the oldest continuously inhabited city in the continental United States without spending a day or three in its historic district. This history-rich, architecturally fascinating section of town is packed with things to do for visitors of all ages.


Castillo de San Marcos: 7 Things to Know Before You Go

Castillo de San Marcos sits in the Historic District of St Augustine, on the water and within reach of all the Ancient City offers. It sits on the Western shore of the Matanzas Bay, and is lauded as the city’s most popular attraction. We highly recommend you spend a few hours here, and this is what you need to know before you go!






5 Tips to Enjoy Ranger Open House at Camp Merrill, Dahlonega, GA [VIDEO]

Our family recently had the privilege to attend the 5th Ranger Battalion Open House at Camp Merrill in Dahlonega, GA. The Ranger open house is a community outreach event open to the public where the soldiers of Camp Merrill expertly demonstrate the skills and capabilities required to accomplish their mission. Here are 5 tips you can use to maximize the fun at this event.


Carson Kitchen Alpharetta City Center

A Little Las Vegas Coming to Alpharetta

Carson Kitchen – the downtown Las Vegas restaurant that was named Best New Restaurant 2014, Best Neighborhood Restaurant, and a Top 10 Restaurant in Vegas…





Brinno Empower TLC 2000 Time Lapse Camera Review

The Brinno Empower TLC 2000 won us over in day to day use. While we’re not always successful, our goal as a family is to be centered and in the moment as we enjoy being with each other.  Life is too short to do otherwise.  The TLC is a major step forward in that direction.  And if you’re like us, you’ll have a blast a few days later when you sit down together to watch and reminisce around the crazy family antics.