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Day Trippin’ :: Tupelo, MS

Tupelo, MS, the birthplace of Elvis Presley, shares the namesake of the honey tree famed by Van Morrison’s Tupelo Honey. This fun town is a fabulously easy 90 minute jaunt from Memphis, TN, perfect for a day trip to see how real folk live it up outside of our bustling city of Memphis.   Upon […]

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Tips for Flying with your Family

I’ll go ahead and put it out there, I do not like road trips. I’m not sure what exactly I don’t like: maybe it’s because I am more of a destination than a journey person. But I am working on it, as life is one long journey, right? With that being said, flying is my […]

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Day Tripping’ :: Jackson, TN

I know that when you hop on I-40 heading East, your first instinct is to head to Nashville. But Nashville is at least three hours away, way too far for a day trip. Plus, there’s a cool little town in between! Jackson, TN is only an hour or so from Memphis, perfect for a quick […]

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Day Trippin’ :: Safari Park

Memphis is full of culture and family-friendly things to do, which is one of the reasons that I love it so darn much. But every once in a blue moon, it’s nice to get the heck out of town to do something different… I’m talking about day trippin’, y’all. What’s better than a pseudo-vacay without […]

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Day Trippin’ :: Little Rock

It should be noted that I lived in Little Rock for six years while my husband was in residency and fellowship. My first two children were born there, and I have a lot of very fond memories. It’s a great little city: clean, easy to navigate, PLUS there is so much fun stuff to do […]

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Vacation :: Then and Now

Vacation – an extended period of recreation, especially one spent away from home, traveling Vacation with Kids – a trip to a different city, but with the same responsibilities as home Now that we are unpacked from our most recent beach vacation, I can honestly admit that this trip was the first with kids that […]

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