Archive: April 2013


Welcome to Middle-of-Somewhere Alabama! I’ll be honest, I was ready to throw in the towel about an hour away from our destination. The first thing we realized is that if our GPS indicates it’s going to be a 5 hour trip, it will most definitely take 7. The second thing we learned, is that if […]


This park is beautifully maintained…and huge! It’s true that the subject matter isn’t everyone’s cup-of-tea, but we made it a point to visit, as the kids have been studying the Civil War, and there is a lot of history here. In a really, really, really small nutshell, President Abraham Lincoln referred to the post at […]


Fourth state in a week! Yes, we are really spreading our wings now that we are out of Florida :) We are here to visit the National Military Park because we’ve been studying the Civil War in American history and this year marks 150 years. Vicksburg was the last hold out and was crucial to […]


Happy birthday to my first baby boy! He woke up to 15 balloons with a dollar bill in each one hung in the living room. Mr. T got to choose his meals today and a treat for tonight – our tradition :) He also got the day off of school to use however he wanted. […]


We’ve made it to our 3rd state! Technically, we passed through Mississippi but since we didn’t stop we don’t count it…yet. We are staying in the French Quarter at the French Quarter RV Resort and to be honest, this is the first park that has actually lived up to its name. Its small, only 50 […]