Our Day at the Tennessee Aquarium

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During a weekend visit with a friend Sweet T and I had the opportunity to visit the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The aquarium is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and I can remember enjoying days in the River Journey building as a child. However, the Ocean Journey building opened in 2005 and this […]

A Day in Downtown Franklin Tennessee

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Most small town downtowns I’ve visited have a charming, quiet feel. Downtown Franklin is quite charming but it’s anything but quiet! Known as “America’s Favorite Main Street,” the 15-block Downtown Franklin area was bustling with families, couples, and free spirits when my mother and I visited for a girl’s day out. We probably only visit […]

Portofino Dolphin Cruise, Pensacola, Florida

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The fabulous ladies of Circle PR weren’t actually on the boat, but they were with us in spirit on the morning of our Portofino Dolphin Cruise thanks to their generous sponsorship. The relaxing cruise was the perfect way to wrap up our jam-packed weekend. Yes, we saw lots of dolphins as promised! Even a couple […]

Adventures Unlimited, Pensacola Florida

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For someone who is terrified of heights, I had a serious adventure this weekend. Adventures Unlimited provided Brandcation bloggers with a zip line experience that we will never forget! Our amazing guides Desiree and David kept us safe and made sure we had a blast. Fun fact: Desiree zips seven days per week at Adventures […]

The Birmingham Zoo

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The Birmingham Zoo has been around since the 1950’s but has undergone major renovations in the last few years. It’s a whole different zoo than when I was a kid! Sweet T and I had the opportunity to meet some of our MOPS friends for a playdate this week at The Birmingham Zoo, and we […]

Alabama Getaway: Lookout Mountain

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Hubs and I were desperate for a childless weekend getaway and our Mentone cabin rental on Lookout Mountain wound up being just what we needed! Before checking into Amy’s Cozy Cabin we stopped at Desoto Falls which is about three minutes away. Since winter in the South tends to be very wet, the falls were […]

Via Napoli Restaurant at Disney’s Epcot

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Since our last visit to Walt Disney World nearly two years ago, a new restaurant has opened in Epcot’s Italy pavilion. Of course we had to check out one of the few Disney restaurants in which we haven’t had the pleasure of dining, and we were pleasantly surprised at the delicious fare. Since Hubs is […]

Wordless Wednesday: Our Disney Trip in 5 minutes

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I’m really new to Vegas Movie Studio so this took me several hours to make. Humor me and watch it! You’ll learn Sweet T’s name in the process.

The Freight House Restaurant: Hartselle, AL

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The Freight House is located adjacent to the railroad track in our tiny town’s historical district. The building was once the hub of Hartselle back in the railroad days, but now serves as a trendy restaurant and event hosting venue enjoyed by locals. The Freight House is on the National Historic Resister and dining there […]

Down on the Farm 2011

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Last Saturday we spent the day at Gullion Farms for “Down on the Farm” 2011. Gullion Farms is located in Somerville, Alabama and opens it’s “doors” to the public each year on Saturdays during the month of October. There are enough activities, food, and fun to keep the kids entertained all day long…if you can […]