Huddleston Farmhouse and the National Road Museum

Indiana Landmark near Cambridge City The Huddleston Farmhouse was built in 1841 by John Huddleston. Mr. Huddleston built his home knowing that it would become an Inn for people traveling along the newly created National Road. Thirty-five years earlier, in 1806, Congress authorized the construction of the National Road. However, this wasn’t without some controversy! In a country as new as the United States, legislators (and their constituents) weren’t sure that the government should be allowed to fund roads! The …

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My favorite travel decor from Amazon

Amazon home furnishings that will inspire your wanderlust Amazon opens a world of shopping options that didn’t exist 10 years ago! No longer do I need to peruse the aisles of T.J. Maxx or Hobby Lobby (I still like to), when I can stay in my jammies and shop from home! Here are my favorite travel decor items, found on Amazon, for every room in the house. *This post contains affiliate links.* How cute are these throw pillow covers? Adding …

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Our family of five hasn’t paid for a flight in three years – Here’s how you can, too!

Yes, you read that right! We’ve flown to New Orleans, Florida, Ireland, and Texas and paid only a few dollars in taxes. And that’s only the tip of the iceberg, we’ve also saved thousands on flights to Australia & Canada. I’m hoping that by the end of this article you, too, will understand how to use credit card points to get free flights. So, how do you fly for free? By racking up credit card miles in the most calculated …

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Beat cabin fever! 10 indoor attractions in Ohio for families

It’s that time of winter when I begin to wonder if we’ll ever get outside in the sunshine again. Cabin fever has reached a peak in our home and I’m sure it has yours, too! Here’s a list of 10 indoor Ohio attractions that are good for kids…and their parents. The Cleveland Museum of Art While you may think of art museums as only for adults, the Cleveland Museum of Art is inspiring for all ages. The Armor Room allows …

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You’ll dig it! Columbian Mammoths and the Waco Mammoth National Monument

 When travelers think of Waco, Texas they usually find the name synonymous with the popular TV show, “Fixer Upper.”  But there is much more to Waco than just Silos and the Magnolia brand.  Waco is the site of a fossil dig containing the nation’s only evidence of a nursery herd of Columbian Mammoths.  This discovery is now home to the Waco Mammoth National Monument, and it should be high on your list of things to do in Waco! Columbian Mammoths, …

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The lowdown on LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Columbus, Ohio

The LEGOLAND Discovery Center opened in Columbus, Ohio in fall 2018.  Our family took a very cold Friday to enjoy this completely indoor attraction!  Here’s my LEGOLAND Columbus review. What to know before visiting the LEGOLAND Discovery Center The LEGOLAND Discovery Center is located inside Easton Town Center.  The closest parking garage is the West Covered Parking Garage.  The entrance to LEGOLAND is located on the ground floor, although once inside, this is a two-story attraction with both stairs and …

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Oh, Chip & Jo! Visiting Magnolia Market in Waco, Texas

Like most red-blooded Americans, I’ve been a fan of the show Fixer Upper for a long time!  So when our friends moved to Fort Worth, Texas, a mere 90-minutes from Waco, it seemed like an easy way to combine two favorites in one trip!  Visiting Magnolia Market and the Silos is a family-friendly affair!  Here’s more about our time in Waco. Magnolia Market and the Silos The most well-known feature of Chip and Joanna’s empire is Magnolia Market at the …

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Make a Trip to Tipp- The Best of County Tipperary, Ireland for Families

Before traveling to Ireland, everyone was quick to tell us about the Cliffs of Moher and Killarney National Park, but there was little said about County Tipperary.  What we found in Tipperary, Ireland was historical attractions, breathtaking vistas, and so many friendly locals!  County Tipperary is a great destination for families.  When it comes to things to do, we only hit the tip of the iceberg.  Here’s a rundown of the best things to do in County Tipperary with kids.  …

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