A Day at the Biltmore House in Asheville, NC with Kids

We recently spent a day exploring the Biltmore House in Asheville, North Carolina.  I had visited as a young girl and was eager to take my family. Home to one of the most famous and wealthy families in the world, the Vanderbilts, it's truly a glimpse into how they lived in the early 1900s. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to take photos inside, but I can tell you that my kids were just as impressed by the architecture and art as we were.  I was worried that the tour would bore them, but I was wrong. The Biltmore Estate is the realization of George Read More


Blogging My Way to Asheville

I am throwing my hat into the ring (very last minute, as a matter of fact) to win a ticket to the Type-A-Mom conference. I started my blog in late January of this year.  I had been dreaming about starting a blog for several years, but I could never get my head around doing much else.  At the time, I had two children born nineteen months apart and was working three days a week.  Had I known then what I know now about blogging, I would have found the time.  Blogging has served as a type of therapy for me, without having to lie on a couch in a doctor's Read More