9 Amazing Family Getaways Near DC

We are all ready for a family road trip right about now. You don’t have to go far for your next adventure together. My family visited each of these places, and we’re ready to share our best-kept secrets. Keep scrolling for the best spots within a day’s drive of the DC area. Virginia’s Eastern Shore Usually thought of as a summer destination, the Eastern Shore … Continue reading 9 Amazing Family Getaways Near DC

Natural Play Space in Charles Town, West Virginia

Visit Potomac Valley Audubon Cool Spring Preserve to enjoy this cool play area full of tree stumps, rope spider webs and climbing rocks. After your little ones play for a while, your crew can hike the trails and splash in the creek. We enjoyed our half-day trip out to West Virginia to check out this fun play area. The natural play space is just behind … Continue reading Natural Play Space in Charles Town, West Virginia

Make Inexpensive Yogurt in Your Instant Pot

Healthy, high protein yogurt is expensive, very expensive. My grocery budget inspired me to try and make my own. I decided to tackle at-home yogurt in my Instant Pot. I mean, there’s a yogurt button. It can’t be that hard, right? Disclaimer: a food blogger I am not, and I’m going to give you all of my newbie tips, tricks and epic fail, so yours … Continue reading Make Inexpensive Yogurt in Your Instant Pot

FAQ: Big Bugs Exhibit – Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

We had such a great day at the Big Bugs exhibition, and I shared our fun photos with all of you. Since then, I’ve been getting lots of questions about this fun exhibit, so I thought I’d answer all of them now.  What is the exhibit all about? David Rogers’ Big Bugs features tiny creatures carved in wood on a colossal scale. The museum’s seven-acre gardens … Continue reading FAQ: Big Bugs Exhibit – Museum of the Shenandoah Valley