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Free Opryland Christmas Lights Ceremony


The time has come once again for the free Opryland Christmas Lights Ceremony – the unofficial kickoff to the Christmas season here in Nashville! Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville will flip the switch on their millions of Christmas lights on Friday, November 10, 2017. The free Opryland Christmas lighting ceremony will begin at 5:45 pm and the public is welcome. The …

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Gaylord Opryland Country Christmas Deal!

Gaylord Country Christmas Deal

We just got to experience the most “Christmassy” hotel in the country for their Country Christmas and as always, it was the perfect kick off to our holiday season. And now you can do the same with this Gaylord Opryland Country Christmas Groupon deal! With this Groupon you can save you up to 37% off ICE! featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas at …

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Check Out What’s Hot in Kissimmee

Experience Kissimmee

Sure, Orlando gets all the family vacation buzz in Florida, but did you know that Kissimmee is right next door and provides an incredible value, not to mention that it’s a fun destination on its own? As I understandably get a ton of questions about how to make Florida family travel more affordable and accessible, I turned to the folks …

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Dollywood Ticket Sale: Harvest Festival

Dollywood Ticket Deal

It’s a Dollywood ticket sale! By now you should all know that I’m a part of the fabulous Dollywood Insiders group, which means that I often will receive Dollywood news and Dollywood ticket discounts before anyone else, and that’s exactly what I have for you today: I can get you discount Dollywood tickets just in time for the new Harvest …

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Themed Fall Break Road Trips
{Driving from Nashville}


This fall break, my husband and I are each taking one of our kids for some individual travel time together, so today I want to share some themed fall break road trip ideas to destinations within just a few hours drive from Nashville that would be fun with (or without!) kids or grandkids. The key to these fall break road …

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Disney & Pixar’s COCO Free Activity Sheets

Disney & Pixar's COCO Free Activity Sheets

  With Disney•Pixar’s COCO opening in theaters this Thanksgiving (November 22nd), I wanted to get you all this fun activity packet to help get everyone excited to see the movie!  Just click on the activity sheets below and print them off! “Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his …

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Nashville Pumpkin Patches and Fall Festivals

For those of you looking for a Nashville Pumpkin Patch, I wanted to share this list with you that I found in an email from Nashville Parent magazine. Check them out for lots of other great family events around town too! Bottom View Farm 185 Wilkerson Lane, Portland 325-7017 • bottomviewfarm.com Sat 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sun 1 – …

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CUJO Smart Firewall Review


Disclosure: This CUJO Smart Firewall Review was created in partnership with Best Buy for CUJO after I learned of the potential dangers of having so many unprotected wireless devices in my home. I received this product for free in exchange for my honest review. As much as I love technology, it scares me to think of how vulnerable our home …

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Cavalia Odysseo Nashville Review & Video Tour

Last night, my family & I were invited to Cavalia Odyseeo Nashville for a VIP social media influencer experience and we gladly accepted. This Odysseo review is based upon that first-hand experience. One reason I attend events like this is not only to make new memories with my own family, but to share my honest experiences with your family so …

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