Top Places to Shop in the Smokies

When planning your Smoky Mountain vacation, a good rule of thumb is to allocate a certain amount of your budget to a “treat yourself” fund. Whether it’s $20 or $1,000, what matters most is that you are setting the intention to be kind to yourself and your loved ones. After all, a gift is a […]

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Budget-Friendly Pigeon Forge Vacation

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There’s no more refreshing way to start the new year than with a taste of the outdoors and a breath of fresh air! Families, couples and individuals looking for a change of scene should consider escaping to the Great Smoky Mountains this season. If you’re wondering how to pull off a vacation without an impressive […]

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Fall Festivities in the Smoky Mountains in 2018

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It’s Fall Y’all! What better way is there to break into the crisp autumn air and the sprinkling of falls leaves than with a festival? The Smokies have so much to do during these beautiful, golden months—there are plenty of festivities that are perfect for those young and old. Here are some of our favorites: […]

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Buds Gun Shop & Range Adventures

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Join Erika at Buds Gun Shop & Range. Enjoy their handcrafted, custom range that features private 9′ x 8′ stalls, beveled sound absorbing and deflecting material, state of the art retrieval systems and so much more!! Check out their large selection of firearms. They offer classes, too!

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Ober Gatlinburg Skiing Adventures

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Hit the slopes with Erika at Ober Gatlinburg. Ober is Tennessee’s only ski resort! They offer many fun winter activities – skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing and ice skating!! They also have shopping, dining and more!

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Buds Gun Shop & Range Retail Shop Adventures

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Buds Gun Shop and Range has all your firearm needs. They have ammunition, firearms & accessories! They have incredible service and top of the line products. They’re open 7 days a week, be sure to stop by and see everything they have to offer!

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Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community Adventures

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Check out the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community with Erika. It’s the largest group of independent artisans in North America. There many one-of-a-kind gifts you can’t find anywhere else. They have a unique 8-mile loop with a variety of artists including woodworking, painting, pottery, jewelry and so much more!!

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5 Antique Shops in Knoxville, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, and Asheville

In addition to the mouth-watering food, authentic people, and wonderful music, you’ll find the Smoky Mountains filled with awesome antique shops full of a variety of items you can only get here. We’ve highlighted five shops you should visit if you’re in the area.   Knoxville Bearden Antique Mall If you’re on the hunt for […]

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Visiting Gatlinburg for Three Days

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For the second year in a row, we took a trip to Gatlinburg just prior to the Easter holiday. Even though we’ve been to Gatlinburg more than 10 times now, we are giddy with excitement every time we make the trip here from Ohio. Every year brings new surprises and also some old favorites are […]

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