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Visiting the Great Smoky Mountains with Your Family: Part 3, Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

In March, our family had the opportunity to visit the Great Smoky Mountains for six days.  If you caught either of the first two parts of the ‘Visiting the Great Smoky Mountains’ series, you know we enjoyed our adventures in the National Park, as well as our day visiting Dollywood’s Theme Park. For the final part […]

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Summer Reading: Great Book Series

Summer is quickly approaching, but many school-age kids are already dreading the “summer reading” concept.  Why not introduce some great book series to get them hooked on reading for the entire summer break?  My kids (ages 13 and 10) helped me compile this list of our favorite book series, for your child to read independently or for your whole family to […]

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A Family Day at Harrison Hills Park

Scouting out new places is one of my favorite things to do, and Harrison Hills Park did not disappoint! Although the recent weather made it a little challenging to find a day to visit, we made the best of a rainy, “Pittsburgh gray” day playing with friends and exploring part of this gem bordering the […]

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A Perfect Family Outing at South Park

Spring is here! Warmer weather signals that my kiddos are out of hibernation mode and ready for outdoor exploration and activities. Tired and bored with the confines of indoor games, they are eager to get outside and play– but they want to play somewhere other than home– as they love going to different parks and […]

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