Summer in Savannah!

Summer visit to Savannah In June, we headed to Savannah, Georgia for the YMCA National Gymnastics Championships for our daughter. There is another blog post detailing this awesome event.    We stayed at the Homewood Suites in the Savannah Historic District on River Street.  This hotel features a full breakfast every morning for free and …

YMCA National Championships 2017 Savannah

    2017 YMCA National Gymnastics Championships   On May 4th, our daughter was at gymnastics practice when she was doing a roundoff back handspring (which she's been doing for almost 2 years!) and she landed incorrectly and broke her right wrist.    We didn't know if she would be able to compete in the National Championship that she …

A weekend in Toronto

Toronto hockey tournament weekend We headed to Toronto, Ontario this weekend for our last spring tournament of the season.   Our first day we spent at the Canlan Ice Sports Scarborough rink. This was a great facility that had 4 rinks and a bar/restaurant above where you could sit and watch the games while eating and drinking …

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 …