Christmas 2014: ICE! Extravaganza at Gaylord Opryland

Gaylord Opryland Resort’s 31st annual “A Country Christmas” is officially underway for the 2014 season. A festive ceremony ushered in the hotel’s two million sparkling lights for the Christmas season. With acres of decorations, dazzling shows and family-friendly activities, A Country Christmas has become a holiday destination for more than one million visitors. From the […]

Gaylord Hotels holds Christmas 2014 ICE! Extravaganza

There’s not much that will get this beach girl to willingly walk into a room full of ice with temperatures in the single digits. The one thing that will is when the location is a Gaylord hotel and the event is ICE! Plus, it gives me the chance to actually wear the cute, fur-trimmed boots […]

American Eagle Outfitters launches American Beagle for Holiday 2014

    What started as an April Fool’s Day joke is now a real thing. And a doggone cute one at that. Due to consumer response, American Eagle Outfitters has just launched American Beagle Outfitters, a limited-edition holiday apparel line for the best-dressed dog. Created as an April Fool’s Day joke to raise money and […]

Busch Gardens’ Christmas Town 2013: Blogger/Media Preview

From pine-scented pathways and colorful conifers to whimsical wreaths, sparkly garlands, and more than six million lights, it’s all in the details at the fifth annual Christmas Town event at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. An all-new decorating tour, animal encounters, joyful musical shows, and the park’s always delicious food and beverage choices enhance the thrills of […]

Happy Wholidays from Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Seuss Landing is easily the most festively decorated spot in all of the Universe (Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Florida, that is).  Sure, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is always snow-covered and stocked with snowmen and steam engines, but all of the greenery and red-trimmed wreaths just add a special sparkle […]

Very Vintage, Virginia: Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Miles of twisty, crinkly sparkly garland, vintage Coca-Cola signs, retro reindeer and more blow molds than you can shake a candlestick at, Christmas Town has gone retro with the all new Holiday Hills area.  If you’ve ever wanted to step back in time, Busch Gardens Williamsburg is the place to do it. The Festa Italia […]

Going ogre at the Gaylord National with ‘Shrek the Halls’ in ICE!

It takes a lot to get this girl to leave the house when the temperature dips much below forty-five degrees, let alone to don a big, blue parka, fuzzy gloves and fur-lined boots and walking willingly into a nine-degree dome of ice.  Though, you have to admit, I do kinda rock the fur-lined boots. If […]

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