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Top 10 Best Beaches on the Gulf Coast USA

Top 10 Best Beaches on the Gulf Coast USA

July 27, 2012 No Comments Sun, sand and sea: the beach. There is nothing like a beach to provide endless diversion for families with children. With sand ranging from a powdery-white, to a golden sugar-brown, to an exotic volcanic black, beaches come in all sorts of colors and consistencies. There are those with crashing waves, to the ones that lay ...

 

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Exploring and Eating in Birmingham, Alabama

Exploring and Eating in Birmingham, Alabama

November 25, 2011 No Comments A recent trip to Birmingham, Alabama showed us art, history, and a great city view. But one of the most enjoyable past times in this interesting Southern city is – dining. We indulged in some wonderful meals in town, consoling ourselves with the caloric input as we walked almost everywhere in the heart of the ...

 

Sweet Visit Alabama: Mardi Gras in Mobile

Sweet Visit Alabama: Mardi Gras in Mobile

November 24, 2011 No Comments Of any state we’ve traveled through, Alabama is probably the state where my children and I consumed the most sugar. We were constantly trying sweet iced tea, sweet mint tea, fresh limeade, lemonade, and sweet fruit ices. And it wasn’t even summer when we were there. In fact, we visited at Mardi Gras time. Mari ...

 

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Exploring History in Birmingham, Alabama

Exploring History in Birmingham, Alabama

November 23, 2011 No Comments Here’s the thing: how do you tear your children away from a wonderful first-time visit to New York City, exploring Central Park, the grand museums, and eating their way through Little Italy and Chinatown and tell them, next stop, Birmingham? Well, no matter what you say, there’s going to be a little momentary disappointment. In ...

 

Foley, Alabama: A Picturesque Small Town

Foley, Alabama: A Picturesque Small Town

March 16, 2011 No Comments Dad and I recently found ourselves in Summerdale, Alabama. We’re members of the Escapees RV club, and the Escapees campground in Summerdale was on our way from Florida to Louisiana. We didn’t expect much from small-town Alabama, but were pleasantly surprised at how much there was to do in the area. We spent most of ...

 

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Museum of Mobile: Documenting the History of Mobile, Alabama

Museum of Mobile: Documenting the History of Mobile, Alabama

March 4, 2011 No Comments Mobile, Alabama was always one of those places we just drove through on Interstate 10, on the way between our former home in Central Florida and the new life we had created in New Orleans. What we saw of Mobile out the car windows looked interesting but we always had a schedule to keep, so ...

 

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Mobile Carnival Museum Alabama: Where Mardi Gras Was Born

Mobile Carnival Museum Alabama: Where Mardi Gras Was Born

March 4, 2011 1 Comment New Orleans, Louisiana has become synonymous with Mardi Gras. People from around the world make the annual pilgrimage for beads, parades, musical performances and king cake. But Mardi Gras actually got its New World start 150 miles down the road in Mobile, Alabama. As long-time New Orleans residents, Dad and I were eager to find ...

 

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USS Alabama: World War II Hero Turned Museum Battleship

USS Alabama: World War II Hero Turned Museum Battleship

March 4, 2011 No Comments The USS Alabama, a World War II battleship docked in Mobile, Alabama, has been on my bucket list for some time now. Dad saw it several years ago with my then-husband, but as the day was snowy and icy, my mom and I elected not to go. When Dad and I found ourselves in Mobile ...

 

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