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Summer Celebration Ice Cream Creations

This Summer Celebration Ice Cream Creations shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias , Inc. and its advertiser #SunsOutSpoonsOut . All opinions are mine alone. I can't believe that two weeks from now the kids will head back to school. The summer has flown by once again, but we have enjoyed it. Our albums are overflowing pictures of vacations, family visits, and new experiences. We didn't waste a minute. With the end of summer comes a fresh excitement. Excitement for the things ahead. There will be new classmates, new class trips, … [Read More...]



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Diana Wortham Theater 2015-2016 Mainstage Season

The Diana Wortham Theatre in downtown Asheville, North Carolina has announced the schedule of performances for the 2015/2016 Mainstage Series. The Mainstage Series presents a wide range of top touring artists in music, theater, dance, comedy, and other performing arts in an intimate, 500-seat hall. To start the season off, talented vocalist and one … [Read More...]

How Much Does A Disney Vacation Really Cost?

 By: Kelly Soderlund, Hipmunk StaffMaybe it’s our penchant for animated furry mascots, but we Hipmunkers love us some Disney theme parks. As Disneyland continues to make headlines this summer with its 60th anniversary celebration and the announcement of a $1 billion facelift, we couldn’t help but wonder: How much does it actually … [Read More...]


Camping At Cheatham Annex In Williamsburg, VA

   After shopping at Walmart, our “SNACKCATION” destination, we loaded back into the truck and headed to our campsite. It doesn’t usually take us very long to unpack because we all work together. Once we finished up, we decided to use the empty RV lot beside us to play a game of four-square. If you haven’t played this … [Read More...]


Our Final Snackcation

  As a mom who always eats six small meals a day, I have managed to train my children well in the art of snacking! It never fails, every day at 10 am and 3 pm my kids will gather for snack time. They look forward to snacking more than they look forward to mealtime, and that’s fine with me.Since snacking is just a treat for … [Read More...]


Back-To-School For The Military Child

This school year just started yesterday for us and already I find it to be bittersweet. I know that there is a very real possibility that we will be leaving Elizabeth City next year. My children are in 7th, 6th, 2nd, and Kindergarten and for the first time since we joined the military I am worried about my kids. They have moved over ten times in … [Read More...]