Silver Sparkles 2018


I am so excited!! Silver Sparkles (named because my friends thought grey ribbons were too plain for me) has become such a fun event, and I love meeting you all!! This year, we’ve done things a little differently, since it’s my 5th year since my initial diagnosis. Get your family ticket (yes, just one for […]

Review: Disney on Ice Presents Frozen


Disney on Ice’s Frozen is my favorite show! I went once before when they came through, and it’s just an amazing show.  I love that they tell the whole story, and that you still get to see your favorite characters (Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Nemo, and the Princesses/Princes all open the show and close the show). […]

Presidents’ Day in DC


Join all the past US Heads of State for a truly Presidential Experience this Monday! Celebrate President’s Day with Madame Tussauds Washington DC. Throughout this interactive experience in the President’s Gallery, visitors can meet and learn exciting new facts about every former Commanders-in-Chief as well as important American historical events. Don’t forget to step into […]

Guest Post: The Best Time of Year to Get Huge Deals on Your Big Purchases

big ways to save all year round

When you’re in your twenties spending money on those big-ticket items can be a really tough decision. I mean, how many of us wait until our refrigerator completely dies before forking out for a new one? The trouble with shopping this way is you’ll probably end up spending quite a bit more on purchases like […]

Softball Camp with the Nationals


The Nationals are excited to announce Softball Camps for Girls this summer! While the Nationals have been hosting youth baseball summer programming for both boys and girls for years, the team listened to feedback from parents and created a softball camp for girls ages 5-8! Please note, girls may still sign up for Nationals Baseball […]

The Hollywood Special Effects Show: HPAC

Hylton Performing Arts Center Hylton Family Series The Hollywood Special FX Show Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Ever wonder how they did that? Get the inside scoop and discover the science and secrets to making movie magic in this interactive and explosive show. Live on stage, join special effects professionals […]

Disney on Ice Presents Frozen 2018!


Enter a fantastical winter wonderland beyond all imagination at Disney On Ice presents Frozen!  The heartwarming, Academy Award®-winning tale you love is now LIVE and skating into your town. You’ll be magically whisked away into the wintery world of Arendelle, where you will be dazzled by amazing special effects and astonishing skating. Sing and dance along to inspiring […]

iCan Bike 2018


Bicycle camp for INDIVIDUALS with disabilities NOW ACCEPTING applications   iCan Shine is a non-profit organization that teaches individuals with disabilities to ride a conventional two-wheel bicycle using adapted bike equipment through it’s iCan Bike program. This five-day camp, requiring riders to attend only one 75-minute session per day, is taking place March 26-March 30th […]

Review: Bonefish Grill


My boys don’t really complain that most of the blogger events I’ve gone to the last year have been more for their sister than for them, but they’ve definitely noticed.  At 14 and 11, they’re not really interested in things like Disney on Ice anymore, but they are definitely interested in food. So, when Bonefish […]

ICE at Gaylord National 2017


As always, Gaylord National has put on an amazing display with their Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer ICE! 2017! If you have never visited ICE! before, the amazing ice sculptures are definitely something to be seen! Artisans carve more than two million pounds of colored ice into the year’s theme, with this year being all about […]