Travel Log

Oh Baby, We’re Hitting the Road!

You know what terrifies me?  The idea of being screamed at.  Continuously.  For hours.  This nightmare very well could become my reality in just a few short days.  My husband, our 11-month-old, and myself are packing up and heading to the Smoky Mountains for a short family getaway.  Oh my! While the idea of a(…)

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

by Lisa Mills, Travel Blogger for Fall is almost here and so is one of my absolute favorite Disney events-Mickey’s Not so Scary Halloween Party. This special ticket event takes place on select nights through September and October. The party runs from 7pm till midnight and requires a separate ticket to get in. Best(…)

Family Weekend in Chicago

Family Weekend in Chicago

 Guest Blog post by Liz Knecht  Money is tight but I wanted to take my kids to a place they had never been before.  My 14-yr old son loves skyscrapers and his 9-yr old sister loves anything he loves.  Chicago seemed like a good option since it’s only a 5 hour drive from Dayton and(…)

Venturing Away From The Ranch

Today, we had a great day at the ranch with another trail ride in the sun!  Afterwards, we enjoyed a stagecoach ride and a visit to the puppies to visit Tasha, Maggie and Collin.  After a morning of fun and sun, we decided to venture off the ranch and check out a Market and Petting(…)

Getting to Know the Ranch

After a seven hour drive in everything from light rain to absolute downpour, we arrived at the ranch.  When we left Dayton, the thermostat on the van read 79 degrees, upon arriving in Rothbury, Michigan, we were at 61 degrees.  Amazing difference. Check in went smooth with Matthew being an amazing help.  All of the(…)

On the Road Again

Our regularly scheduled blog will be taking a vacation this week to Michigan.  Hannah and I are leaving warm and toasty Ohio, and heading to the Double JJ Ranch in New Era, Michigan to be City Slickers for a week. When asked about vacation this summer, Hannah replied, “Mom, I want to go somewhere with(…)