Lofty Pursuits – Family (Tasty) Fun for the Entire Family #IHeartTally #BayouTravel

What to do in Tallahassee - Attractions and Museums in Tallahassee - Lofty Pursuits

I love to travel and showcase amusement parks, museums and resorts but sometimes, it feels good to be a kid again. During my recent visit to Tallahassee, I felt like a kid again at Lofty Pursuits. Lofty Pursuits is not your typical Tallahassee ice cream parlor. We're talking ice cream, Old Fashion Victorian candy and toys. The extensive menu at Lofty Pursuits includes your typical ice cream fountain favorites including 52 varieties of sundaes. Why? Because there are 52 Sunday in the year! Continue Reading

Tallahassee Family Friendly Attractions- The Tallahassee Museum #IHeartTally #BayouTravel

What to do in Tallahassee?   Attractions and Museums in Tallahassee - Tallahassee Museum

Over the course of a few days, It was evident that  Tallahassee is a lovely city. I was able to see some pretty amazing sights and to meet some great people. Families are able to soak up an abundance of rich history first-hand rather than sitting at home and watching it on the history channel and for that I'm so grateful. It's not every day you get to stand where some of the greatest historical figures in history stood before you and see with your own two eyes the legacy they build/left Continue Reading

Tallahassee Attractions – John G. Riley Center and Bradford Blues Club #IheartTally #BayouTravel

Historic Bradfordville Blues Club in Tallahassee Florida - What to do and see in Tallahassee Florida

On the third day of my visit Tallahassee, we made our way to Riley House. Located on Jefferson Street, Riley House was constructed in 1890 on the outside of a community called Smokey Hollow. John Riley, the buildings namesake, received formal education from both private and public institutions and later became known as an educator, and important civic leader. After receiving his first teaching job in 1877 at a school in Wakulla county, he moved on to become the principal of Lincoln Continue Reading

Mission San Luis de Apalachee – Tallahassee Museums and Attractions #IheartTally #BayouTravel

What to see and do in Tallahassee Florida - Tallahassee Atractions Mission San Luis de Apalachee

There were so many wonderful, history rich destinations of my recent trip to Tallahassee that I couldn't possibly add them all in to one post so I decided to dedicate this stand-alone piece to the stop we made to the Mission San Luis, Florida's Apalachee-Spanish Living History Museum. I just have to say how amazing it was to have been able to visit Mission San Luis and to soak up the history that it housed. Being there and getting a first-hand taste of Florida's Apalachee-Spanish background Continue Reading

How to Prepare your Teen for an Upcoming School (Parent-Free) Trip #BayouTravel

How to prepare your teen for an upcoming school trip without parents #BayouTravel

It's hard, I know but eventually the teens with travel without us. It's going to be okay! Getting your teen ready for an upcoming school trip is something that is often overlooked by parents. Although parents are hyper aware these days, it is not hard to assume that the school will have proper supervision in place. The truth is, kids still need to know what to do in certain situations. The violent world we live in demands that we talk about uncomfortable things, and particularly so when Continue Reading

Schlitterbahn New Braunfels: America’s Favorite Waterpark #BahnLove #BayouTravel

Schlitterbahn Family Fun - Waterpark Summer Resort

Disclosure: The following post is a sponsored post. All opinions and thoughts are my own. When I think of summer, I can't help but imagine water parks, a local pool or beach time with my family. I'm counting the days until my kids let out for summer break! A few days after summer break starts my mother, youngest sister and kids are headed for our Texas Road Trip. We plan on spending a few days in San Antonio and making our way to Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark and enjoy a Continue Reading

Traveling with MIU COLOR® Packable Handy Lightweight Backpack – Daypack #BayouTravel #ad

MIU COLOR® Packable Handy Lightweight Nylon Backpack Daypack - Foldable and Water Resistant

  With spring in full swing and summer well on it's way it's the perfect time to start gearing up for all of those activities that the weather has been too cold for. During the seemingly endless winter we've just endured I dreamed of such activities like swimming, taking long walks, indulging in sports and even taking hikes with my hubby.Each of these little dreams of mine that have taken root while I've been cooped up during the winter months are a great way to celebrate summer Continue Reading

Texas Travel: How to Experience Houston in 48 hours #BayouTravel

Texas Travel_ How to Experience Houston in 48 hours  #BayouTravel

Are you planning a quick visit to Houston, Texas? If you don't have a lot of time but still want to experience some of the great attractions Houston has to offer, check out this quick trip guide. Spend 48 hours in this Texas city and enjoy some sites that will make your quick trip unforgettable. The Houston Museum of Natural Science and Cockrell Butterfly Center One definite stop that you will need to take time for during your 48 hours in Houston is at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Continue Reading

How to Clean & Simplify w/ Palmolive® Multi Surface Dish Soap #PalmoliveMultiSurface #Ad

How to Clean and Simplify - Palmolive® Multi-Surface Dish Soap 25 oz. #PalmoliveMultiSurface #Ad-3

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PalmoliveMultiSurface #CollectiveBias My mother was always a hard worker. When she came to the U.S almost 40 years ago she worked sometimes up to three different jobs. For the most part she cleaned houses and on the weekends worked in a day care for special needs children. Being a single mother at the time, my mother spent every minute she could finding houses to clean and Continue Reading

My Wakeup Call – Teens, College Planning and the High Cost of Books #Sponsored

Teens & College - Saving Money on Books by using book rental programs

Disclosure: The following is a sponsored post for All opinions and thoughts are my own and is not influenced in any way. With the school year almost nearly completion, my daughter came home from school the other day with a booklet that can help plan her high school course schedule. I mean, I knew it was coming. Her high school days will come and go with a blink of an eye. She started to talk about college choices, moving out of state and the cost of tuition and Continue Reading

Travel Chat: Top Foodie Travel Destinations #BayouTravel

Top Foodie Travel Destinations #BayouTravel

Are you planning to do some traveling during 2015? If you consider yourself a foodie or at least a lover of fine foods and cuisines, then you may want to add a few great foodie destinations to your travel list for this year. What's on this list? While certainly not complete, this list offers a taste (pun intended) or some of the best hot spots for great food and the finest in dining. Check out these choices and enjoy your travels -- and the culinary delights these hot spots have to Continue Reading

Pros and Cons to Purchasing a CityPASS® on your Next Vacation #BayouTravel

Pros and Cons of Purchasing a CityPASS® on Your Next Family Vacation  #BayouTravel

Disclosure: I wrote post and scheduled this post prior to forming a relationship with them. I'm always looking for ways to save when I travel and knew my readers would enjoy learning more about the sponsor. It's no secret that visiting tourist attractions during a vacation can use up a large chunk of your travel budget. One way to save money if your vacation destination is a city is to purchase a CityPASS®. The CityPASS® can save you money on admission fees to attractions you plan to Continue Reading