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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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Chattanooga Summer Fun

chattanooga summer fun

Before one of my closest friends (who currently lives in Atlanta) moved back to Florida this month we wanted to get together for some Chattanooga Summer fun! Chattanooga has always been the perfect family-friendly meet up location for us since it is just about two hours from both Nashville and Atlanta. Of course, it doesn’t hurt that they have great …

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The Daily Dash: May 30 2014 {Day at TN Aquarium}

daily dash may 30, 2014

Today’s episode of The Daily Dash: May 30 2014: A day at the TN Aquarium… The Daily Dash: May 30, 2014 IN THE NEWS: *$2 Billion buyout of LA Clippers *2 Americans into 3rd round of French Open *Maleficent debuts! (Read my Disney Maleficent Movie review) IN MY LIFE: *Spending the day at the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga *Surprise fun at High Point …

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High Point Climbing Chattanooga Review: First Time Family Experience

high point climbing chattanooga kids

We love coming to Chattanooga for family fun…not to mention it’s a great place to meet friends in between Nashville and Atlanta. We’re already fans of the Chattanooga Aquarium and the Children’s Discovery Museum, but when a colleague from the aquarium suggested we try the new High Point Climbing center, I was a bit hesitant. While my obsession with American Ninja …

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Chattanooga Art District in Pictures

This past weekend, my husband whisked me away for a surprise Chattanooga weekend (well, more like 24 hours). Since we always celebrate holidays on our own schedule, he wanted to jump the rush and celebrate Valentine’s Day a little early. I also had the pleasure of having dinner with my friend Crystal on Friday night, who was visiting Nashville for …

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Porters Steakhouse Review

The history, the flavor and the convenience…just a few reasons we chose to visit Porter’s Steakhouse while in Chattanooga. Having just re-opened on July 1, Porter’s is Chattanooga’s only Chicago-style steakhouse. Known for their Pepperloin, Porter’s has brought back their classic favorites, like their Asiago Macaroni & Cheese, while introducing seasonal new creations, like fresh watermelon dressing on their arugula …

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Girls Chattanooga Getaway Weekend

In all my years of marriage, I’ve never managed a girls’ getaway Weekend. But by now you all know how fond I’ve become of Chattanooga as a vacation destination, both for it’s proximity to so many major cities (including Nashville and Atlanta!) as well as it’s fabulous activities. So when I was presented with the opportunity to return to the …

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My Chattanooga Travel Review: the Sheraton Read House Hotel

Over Father’s Day we traveled to Chattanooga and were invited to stay at one of the greatest downtown Chattanooga hotels, The Sheraton Read House. The Read House Hotel (which originally opened in July 1926 and was promoted as “Fire Proof, Modern & Comfortable”!) has recently undergone a magnificent renovation that embraces both the history of the original hotel while offering …

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TN Aquarium celebrates Dr. Seuss with discount

The Tennessee Aquarium will celebrate World Oceans Day on Saturday, June 5th by tipping their hats to Dr. Seuss, marking the 50th Anniversary of  One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish. In honor of the day, kids can also save big on a visit to the Aquarium! Just visit the Tennessee Aquarium’s website to download a Seuss-Styled scavenger hunt …

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TN Aquarium “Staycation” & Giveaway!

UPDATE: Congratulations to Stephanie Ritter! Spring Break brings about great images of family vacations and rejuvenation. But with the economy being what it is today, more and more people are finding themselves forsaking their annual retreat in order to save their budget. But who says you have to give up your vacation just because you can’t leave your state? I’d …

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