Keep your Vehicle Safe on the Road with Cooper Tire’s Fall Reward Event

This post brought to you by Cooper Tire. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Southern Girl Ramblings. As we are rounding out 2014, the holiday season is near. For many, this means lots of traveling to visit family and for shopping. Have you made sure your vehicle is in tip-top shape to handle the wear and tear of so much driving? General maintenance on your car during … [Read more...]

LEGOLand Atlanta’s Brick-or-Treat Event

LEGOLand Pumpkins

Over the weekend, my family and I headed to LEGOLand Atlanta to check out the media preview for their festive Brick-or-Treat Weekend! Every Saturday and Sunday in October, you can celebrate Halloween with your favorite toys blocks! Also, from October 5 - December 14, there is Superhero Sundays! Any child that visits LEGOLand wearing a superhero costume will receive a Kids Go Free voucher for a … [Read more...]

TN Things to Do: Ruby Falls, Lookout Mountain

Natural Formations in Ruby Falls

Natural wonders always amaze me. With so many things man made these days, it's refreshing and intriguing to experience something that was found, rather than built, by humans. Just take Ruby Falls on Lookout Mountain, for example! My family and I were provided tickets for our visit last weekend, and I am still as amazed by it as on my first visit. Ruby Falls History Located 1120 feet beneath … [Read more...]

TN Places to Stay: Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Chattanooga

Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Chattanoga Review

Living not too far from Chattanooga, I rarely have the luxury to just leisurely walk downtown and take in all that the city has to offer.  We usually drive in, walk from a parking lot to our destination, then drive home. However, I recently received a complementary night at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Chattanooga, and my family and I were able to really see it like a visitor! By family, … [Read more...]

Pirates & Sunken Treasure: Family Travel Adventures on the East Coast

Pirates & Sunken Treasures 4 Family Adventures on the East Coast

Pirates and their treasure have been the stuff of legends, and those legends are the perfect way to introduce children to fun learning. The east coast is particularly filled with pirate history where you can put together a pirate adventure filled vacation that kids won’t be able to get enough of. Everything from maritime history, the study of astronomy for navigation, and the science of sailing … [Read more...]

I’m Ready to Experience Kissimmee {Sweepstakes}

Kissimmee Florida

Last week, I got the chance to learn more about Kissimmee, Florida, a hot travel destination for families and couples alike. Nestled in Central, Florida, the city is right in the middle of tons of theme parks, shopping, restaurants, golf courses and more! Though I have been to Disneyworld and Orlando twice with my family, I have yet to really enjoy all that Kissimmee offers. After learning … [Read more...]

Think “Outside the Box” with Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Outside the Box Exhibit at Childrens Museum of Atlanta

We were recently invited to check out the newest exhibit at the Children's Museum of Atlanta. We decided to make it a  "Mommy, Daddy, Sawyer" day. It's been a while since just the three of us went out (Baby D is usually present too), so it was fun to get out and let him be the main focus of our day. This was our first time to the Children's Museum of Atlanta, so we got to see their latest … [Read more...]

Georgia Things to Do: New & Improved Stone Mountain Lasershow

Our Stone Mountain Visit

Last week, my family and I were invited to check out Stone Mountain's new and improved Lasershow! It was everyone's (except for my mom's) first time visiting Stone Mountain so we had no idea what to expect really. Upon arrival, I realized there are a number of activities you can partake in until it gets dark enough for the lasershow to begin. There's a 4D ride, train, skylift, indoor play area … [Read more...]

6 Tips to Traveling with a Potty Training Child

Tips to Traveling with a Potty Training Child

Family travel can be difficult when one of the kids in the family is potty training. This adds another element to the journey, and it is one that should be taken into account when planning your trip. There are some ways to make traveling with a potty training child easier, and I've listed six of them below! How to Travel with a Potty Training Child 1. Don't be afraid to use diapers. Some … [Read more...]