Midwest Getaways

6 Things That Will Happen on the Showboat Branson Belle Dinner Cruise

6 Things That Will Happen on the Showboat Branson Belle Dinner Cruise

As a Blogging Branson Ambassador, I was provided with a complimentary experience aboard the Showboat Branson Belle Dinner Cruise. Any opinions are 100% my own.   Have you ever been on a dinner cruise? This was my first time doing something on a boat other than fishing […]

Awaken All Five Senses with An Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City

Awaken All Five Senses with An Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City

As Blogging Branson Ambassador I was invited to awaken all five senses at An Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City during an Ozark Mountain Christmas press trip. Any opinions are 100% my own.  If I could live somewhere for the entire holiday season it […]

Have Yourself A Merry Little Ozark Mountain Christmas

Have Yourself A Merry Little Ozark Mountain Christmas

I spent a few days last week in Branson, Missouri to enjoy a merry little Ozark Mountain Christmas. I’m pretty sure Mrs. Claus stopped by and sprinkled cheer all around before I got there because let me tell ya. Christmas, Christmas, and more Christmas everywhere I […]

Best Tips for Taking Kids to Minnehaha Falls

Best Tips for Taking Kids to Minnehaha Falls

While on a couples getaway to Minneapolis in July, my husband and I made a stop at Minnehaha Falls. The weather was perfect for hiking the creek and taking in the beautiful waterfall. The second we arrived we knew we had to bring the kids […]

7 Reasons to Get Into Grinnell Iowa

7 Reasons to Get Into Grinnell Iowa

I recently told you about our stay at Hotel Grinnell in Grinnell, Iowa. It was the first time I had been to the town in almost 25 years and I’m glad we made the trip! Grinnell is named one of the Top Ten Coolest Small […]

Hotel Grinnell: Old School Turned Awesome Hotel

Hotel Grinnell: Old School Turned Awesome Hotel

A few weeks ago my oldest daughter and I spent the weekend in Grinnell, Iowa. I’ll be telling you all about very soon and giving you lots of reasons to get into Grinnell for your next getaway. Today, I wanted to tell you all about […]

Things To Do On A Branson Missouri Vacation with Kids + Giveaway

Things To Do On A Branson Missouri Vacation with Kids + Giveaway

I’ve been sharing all about our sponsored #BloggingBranson trip over the last two weeks. Now you have all sorts of ideas on things to do on a Branson Missouri vacation with kids, or even with your spouse. I’ve rounded them all up below to help you […]

Taste of Italy at Florentina’s in Branson

Taste of Italy at Florentina’s in Branson

If spirit animals were food, mine would be pasta. All the pastas. Spaghetti, pasta salad, fettuccine, and even macaroni. The only pasta I don’t like is Lasagna and that’s because of icky ricotta cheese. While on our sponsored #BloggingBranson trip my belly wasn’t just greeted with […]

The Stone Castle Hotel & Conference Center

The Stone Castle Hotel & Conference Center

When planning a trip to Branson, Missouri a place to stay is probably on the list. A place that is close to shows and attractions, offers a nice variety of amenities, a rate that doesn’t break the bank, and plenty of space for couples, families, […]

Silver Dollar City Rides, Food, and Fun

Silver Dollar City Rides, Food, and Fun

This was a sponsored trip to Silver Dollar City in Branson. Any opinions are 100% my own. My first experience at Silver Dollar City was back in the early 90’s. I’m not sure exactly what year and neither does my mom who didn’t snap any […]