Two Museum in New Market filled with history on the Civil War

New Market is full of history that shaped this country and the people within.  We visited New Market, Virginia where one would think not much happen in the past.  To our amazement, we watched a movie that told how many young brave soldiers lost their shoes and their lives.  New Market is dripping with history, of a battle between Union and Confederate soldiers in the Civil War.   New Market Battlefield and Virginia Museum of Continue reading

Gloups learned a little history at Kingsley Plantation

Gloups day started like the last couple with cereal and milk for breakfast and then off to ride in some really cool antique cars.  Today Gloups got to meet some of the girls second cousins, have lunch at McDonalds and ride on a faire boat. They finished  the day with a dinner cruise and a nap  at the symphony, shhhh…… don’t tell anyone we feel asleep. The Horseless carriage tour drove to Kingsley Plantation where they learned Continue reading

Best spots to explore in St. Louis if you only have one day

Put on your running shoes and explore St. Louis with us.  Lets say you only have one day to visit the “The Gateway to the West” and you want your kids to remember the city.  Where would you go? How can I save some money and make it fun for the whole family? The St. Louis Arch is the symbol that stands out in everyone mind when you think of St. Louis and it is a Continue reading