Family Hiking at Patapsco Valley State Park Halethorpe, Maryland 52HikeChallenge Hike 3

This weekend for the 52 Hike Challenge hike 3, we spent the afternoon hiking at Patapsco Valley State Park. It’s a great place for hiking with kids. There are a few trails that are perfect for beginner and experienced hikers both big and small. We chose the Cascade Falls trail. It’s 2.2 miles, with moderate […]

Free Things to Do in Maryland – Oregon Ridge Nature Center Cockeysville

A couple of weeks ago I started the 52 Hike Challenge and spent the morning hiking at Oregon Ridge Park. After the hike I spent the afternoon visiting the Oregon Ridge Nature Center. It’s a small center but big on information regarding the environment and local wildlife. There is an abundance of displays of animals […]

Turning Your Kids Onto Natural Products

Getting your kids to eat their vegetables is hard; getting your kids to make the best choices for their bodies and overall health is even harder. As adults, we understand that the more natural a product is, the better it tends to be for our bodies. Inspiring our children to use more organic and natural […]

How Working Out Can Make You a Better Parent

Why do we work out? We choose to go to the gym and push ourselves to the limits in order to become stronger, more resistant, and, eventually, calmer. In the beginning, focus of your workout can be on getting in shape, looking better, and losing that stubborn fat which annoys you; but as the time […]

Free Things to do in Pittsburgh, PA – Randyland Art Gallery for Art Lovers of All Ages

If you are looking for free things to do in Pittsburgh, PA on your next road trip that your whole family can enjoy check out Randyland. Located in the North Side of Pittsburgh not too far from downtown, Randyland is the home of local artist Randy Gilson. He transformed the courtyard of his home into […]

Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site Atlanta, Georgia

If you are looking for free things to do in Atlanta, Georgia on your next family road trip, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is a must see. My girlfriend and I took our children there this summer and we had a great time filled with learning and sharing special moments with them. […]

Hiking With Kids at Cunningham Falls in Frederick, Maryland – 52HikeChallenge Hike 2

Cunningham Falls State Park is the perfect place for hiking with kids. We’ve just begun to take our family hiking adventures to a higher level and this park was the perfect one to step up our hikes. Located in Frederick, Maryland, situated in the Catoctin Mountains, the park features two unique areas, each with its […]

7 Benefits of Hiking Vs Going to the Gym

7 Ways Why Hiking is Better Than Going to the Gym Gyms definitely have their place. Let’s face it, without health & fitness clubs, many people would never work out. There are certain people, and you may be one of this group, who simply need a gym-like environment full of people, machines & weights to […]

Beginning My Hiking Journey at Oregon Ridge Park in Cockeysville, Maryland – 52HikeChallenge Hike 1

Are you on Instagram? I am and I love it. I am a visual person and love all of the nature filled inspiration I find there daily. While Instagramming one day I came across the 52HikeChallenge. It challenges nature lovers who enjoy hiking to hike once per week for a year. There’s no real requirement […]

Things to Do In Savannah – Girl Scouts Founder Juliette Gordon Low’s Birthplace

On our road trip this summer we had the pleasure of visiting Savannah, Georgia. It’s a charming city filled with history which provided an abundance of opportunities for me to educate our children on the history of the south. While looking for things to do in Savannah we came across Girl Scouts founder Juliette Gordon […]