Olean, NY and two first place awards!

Recently we traveled through the windy roads of the Allegheny National Forest, just across the border of New York to Olean, New York for a gymnastics meet.        There were 3 moms and 5 daughters in one Toyota Sequoia that another mom drove. It was a fun trip with lots of giggles from …

York, Pa-Mite Hockey Tournament

Heritage Hills Outdoor Classic Hockey Tournament in York, Pa   The Heritage Hills Country Club hosts one of the best mite hockey tournaments we've attended. Everything is on site and included in the price, even the snow tubing. A free hot breakfast in Knickers Pub is also included Saturday and Sunday morning. View from our …

Winter 2016-2017 Ohio hockey tournaments

Ohio Hockey Tournaments Winter 2016-2017 (Cleveland and Columbus with a group of 12 year old boys) So far this winter, we have attended to out of town hockey tournaments with our son's Peewee/U12 hockey team in Ohio. Ohio is just a few hours from Pittsburgh. Columbus was a little less than 4 hours for us, …

Fall Fun 2016 in Western Pennsylvania

Fall Fun 2016 in Western PAAs fall winds its way down and we start thinking of Christmas and snow, I wanted to share some interesting things we’ve done in western Pennsylvania this October! (I may possibly just be trying to get the focus of Election 2016 as well) The boys are into full swing with …

Stop searching for a great beach destination that your whole family will love and head to the Charleston area!

Stop searching for a great beach destination that your whole family will love and head to the Charleston area!   We were so excited to head back to the Lowcountry for the second time. One major setback was a week prior to our beach vacation, our youngest son broke his three middle toes in the growth …

Hershey Chocolate World-Hershey, Pa

 State Gymnastics Championship and Tour of Hershey Chocolate World After our daughter's successful PA State Gymnastics meet in Quakertown, PA, we decided to make a detour on our way home to Hershey. We didn't have enough time to go to Hershey Park, but it looked like it would be a great time. We plan to go to …

Omni Bedford Springs Resort Anniversary Trip

   Anniversary Trip to Omni Bedford Springs Resort Bedford, Pa   View from our balcony This July was our 15 year anniversary. We decided to stay at Omni Bedford Springs resort for two days without the kids to enjoy some peace and quiet time in the mountains. We had visited Bedford Springs last summer and …

5 reasons why you should visit the Charleston area now!

5 reasons why you should visit the  Charleston area now!   Ravenal Bridge Last week Travel and Leisure voted Charleston, SC the #1 Best City in North America.  We couldn't have been more excited! We visited the area last summer and absolutely loved it. We are headed back this summer.   1. The Historic Homes and Streets …