Touring the Missouri State Capitol Building
January 2, 2015 – 2:39 pm | No Comment

Whenever our family passes through a state’s capital city, we like to stop and tour the capitol building. Free and open to the general public, most state capitol buildings offer guided tours (if you have …

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Secrets of Happy Road Trips: 7 Road Trip Tips for Families
July 22, 2009 – 8:14 am | No Comment
Secrets of Happy Road Trips: 7 Road Trip Tips for Families

Let’s face it. There’s not a parent on the planet that doesn’t get a little panicked at the thought of 20 hours in the car with their offspring. So, how do you plan for a more successful road trip? I talked to Dr. Scott Haltzman, author of “Secrets of Happy Families” for some expert advice.

Best Road Trip Cars From Ford
July 15, 2009 – 8:42 am | One Comment
Best Road Trip Cars From Ford

Back in they day, parents just took the car they had. Now, there are lots of options, so I talked to Ford executive and mom, Amy Marentic, about the 2010 line of cars from Ford, and their great features for road trippers.

Pit Stops: Best Ice Cream 2009
July 6, 2009 – 4:34 pm | 2 Comments
Pit Stops: Best Ice Cream 2009

As if you needed an excuse, July is National Ice Cream Month. There’s something beyond sweet about the combination of ice cream, summer and a road trip. Nostalgia. Indulgence. No one crying or whining about sitting in the car. Chocolate. You get the idea.

Official Sponsor of the Aha Moment (trademark)
June 5, 2009 – 9:10 am | No Comment
Official Sponsor of the Aha Moment (trademark)

Apparently Mutual of Omaha is the “official sponsor of the aha moment” and they have it trademarked. I got an email about it this morning and I admit, I was intrigued. What do four crew members, a pretty sweet Airstream and traveling around the country have to do with Mutual of Omaha? I thought we were in a recession?

Best Road Trip Story Contest
June 4, 2009 – 7:36 pm | No Comment
Best Road Trip Story Contest

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASTHO) is asking for your best ever road trip stories.