Articles by Cara


Worth the Drive: Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

A short drive from New Orleans, a block off the beaches of Gulfport, is Lynn Meadows Discovery Center. Nestled inside this old school building is a world of imagination waiting to be discovered by children of all ages.  I was given tickets to visit Lynn Meadows a few weeks ago…


Destin on a Dime

For the first time ever I convinced my husband to take his vacation in the summer. He works for an AC/Heating company and this is the first year he hasn’t worked in the field and was able to do so. We had originally planned a staycation but as it got…


Lessons from Katrina

This picture was taken in 2011 just steps away from where our house once stood. I can’t believe it’s been 8 years since that fateful day in August of 2005.  It’s still heartbreaking to think about and August brings back a flood of memories and pain. So many lessons have…


Not Back To School

Yes we do school in our PJ’s!  With July coming to a close, most of us are getting ready to send our kids back to school. Or not back to school in our house. We are homeschoolers, we homeschool for a variety of reasons: academic, medical, it’s what’s best for…