Pompeii: The Exhibition at Carnegie Science Center: Kid-Friendly?

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Pompeii: The Exhibition at Carnegie Science Center is downright fascinating. Showcasing actual pieces from the city that was covered by volcanic ash, it’s not only historically wonderful, it’s history that highlights a bustling city and its people. But is it kid-friendly? Here’s the scoop.  Disclosure: We attended media day for Pompeii: The Exhibition to give you the scoop. All opinions are my own! I’m one of the lucky ones. My daughter has always been fascinated in world history. Of course, having passionate world history teachers didn’t hurt. So, when asked…

Liberty Magic Is Back and Sensational Like Before!

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Last weekend, my family and I had the pleasure of checking out Liberty Magic and its first month back since, well, you know what. This season promises to be as magnificently magical as previous ones with a few fun added events thrown in. Here’s the scoop on the 2021-2022 Liberty Magic Season with Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.  We love covering Pittsburgh Cultural Trust events. This year, it’s doing a great job of easing into the swing of things including live shows and events, and we were lucky enough to receive media…

8 Best Museums in Salem, MA for Adults and Teens

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When it comes to Salem, MA, there’s definitely no shortage of museums. And, when there are so many to choose from, it can be difficult to narrow down especially when you have a time crunch. To help you plan, here’s my list of the 8 best museums in Salem! Disclosure: Destination Salem gave me a media pass to experience many of the museums listed in this article. All opinions are my own!   Salem was on my bucket list since so was a little girl. I’ve always been fascinated with…

The 10 Coolest Things to Do in Provincetown, MA

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If you think you know Provincetown, Massachusetts, think again! The gorgeous town is filled with rich history, fun museums, great dining and plenty of cool places to hang out. Here are the 10 best things to do in Provincetown Massachusetts.  Last month, my teen daughter and I hit the road to  Cape Cod. It was the first time for both of us and I was utterly excited at the list of things to do in the area. Most importantly, we really wanted to dig into the history of Provincetown, Massachusetts,…

Shawnee Lodge in Ohio: An Honest Review with Photos

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This summer, I, along with my teen daughter, hit the road to visit Shawnee Lodge, a Great Ohio Lodges property. Offering both indoor and outdoor activities, dining, and plenty of freebies, I was all about checking out the property from the moment we checked in. Here’s my honest Shawnee Lodge review! Disclosure: I was hosted by the fine folks at Shawnee State Park Lodge to give you the scoop on what makes it so fun for guests. All opinions are my own!   When we get the opportunity to visit…

Burr Oak Lodge Review: Important Things to Know for Your Next Visit

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Our last major Ohio road trip of the summer, Burr Oak Lodge, was the ideal way to round out the season. A Great Ohio Lodge, its beauty and amenities are definitely worth writing about. Here’s my full take and honest Burr Oak Lodge review. Disclosure: I was hosted by the fine folks at Burr Oak State Park Lodge to give you the scoop on what makes it so fun for guests. All opinions are my own!   It’s seems like it’s been a couple of years, but it’s only been…

Deer Creek Lodge Review: An Ohio State Park Lover’s Dream

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Last month, I took my teen daughter to Deer Creek Lodge & Conference Center for the weekend to check out what it has to offer its guests. Offering both indoor and outdoor activities, dining, and lake activities, I couldn’t wait to dip my proverbial toe into the fun. Here’s my full Deer Creek Lodge review! Disclosure: I was hosted by the fine folks at Deer Creek Lodge to give you the scoop on what makes it so fun for guests. All opinions are my own!   Staying in Great Ohio…

Lily Dale Assembly: A First Timer’s Guide to the Spiritualist Community

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Lily Dale Assembly has been a spiritualist community for well over a century and had become a peaceful respite for guests that want to connect with nature in a spiritual way. But, what’s it really like to visit Lily Dale and what do you need to know? Here’s my honest take on a recent visit.  Disclosure: Lily Dale Assembly is a spiritualist community and offers daily services. In no way am I trying to sway your religious opinions or trying to convert you to spiritualism.    If you’ve never heard…

Purchasing Power for Retired Military: The Power to Purchase with Zero Interest 

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  This post was sponsored by Purchasing Power as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. All opinions expressed in my post are my own.   When you have family members that are retired from the military, wouldn’t it be awesome if there was a way that they could afford major purchases without having to break the bank? Recently, I learned about Purchasing Power, a special benefit for military retirees and civilian federal government employees/retirees that helps with emergencies and large purchases, and there was no way I wasn’t…

FareUpThere: A Free Way to Customize Your Next Flight

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FareUpThere, a new, free app created to help you find exactly what you want for your next flight, is well worth a download. With the ability to truly customize your flight search, it’s ideal for folks that don’t like to be surprised with what they’ve paid for. Here’s the scoop on FareUpThere and why you need to use it for your next flight purchase.      This is a sponsored post – all opinions are my own!   Let’s think about it for a minute. When you use third-party booking…