Travel Log

NEW SEA LION HABITAT COMING TO THE COLUMBUS ZOO IN 2019

NEW SEA LION HABITAT COMING TO THE COLUMBUS ZOO IN 2019

Thanks to the support of voters who passed the last levy and contributions from generous donors, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is building a brand new, state-of-the-art sea lion habitat. In preparation, seven California sea lions are settling into their custom-built interim home in Florida while they await the opening of the new habitat in(…)

100 Things To Do in America

100 Things To Do in America

Do you have a bucket list?  I sort of do – things that I would like to do, someday.  Recently, I was introduced to a series of books by Reedy Press with the mantra of 100 things to do before you die in various cities.  Well, the first book I decided to check out was,(…)

Grandparents Michigan Style

Grandparents Michigan Style

Summer means more time with the kids and more than likely a road trip or two.  Don’t forget to include the grandparents in your planning or better yet, let the kids head out on a trip with the grandparents.  This book is a great planning tool for parents and grandparents alike but it’s written with(…)

Boredom Busters:  Word Games from Educational Insights

Boredom Busters: Word Games from Educational Insights

Summer always seems to be a big time for games in our house. We typically have Family Game Night on Friday night. In the summer, we play games on the back deck, take games to the pool and also when we travel. Games are such a great way to enjoy the nice weather and to(…)

Wanderlust Books for Summer, Ages 9-12

Wanderlust Books for Summer, Ages 9-12

While we may think of far off places all year long, summer brings with it a certain air of adventure. Here are a few of our favorite Wanderlust Books for summer reading. Pyramid Hunters: The Iron Tomb Join Sam Force on a fast-paced adventure through Egypt that’s part National Treasure and part Indiana Jones with(…)

On the Go with Edushape Travel Brix

On the Go with Edushape Travel Brix

Summer for us means lots of playtime both inside and out, playdates and time spent traveling.  Traveling means time in either the car or a plane with hours of time to keep full with activities so that travel boredom doesn’t set it.  Thanks to Edushape for sending over a Travel Brix kit for us to(…)