Carowinds Taste of the Season

Let’s be honest, 2020 has been a CRAZY year. Each time I think it is getting back to normal or leveling off it is as if I can hear the calendar scream “plot twist!!!”. No doubt the many mandates and guidelines have altered so many things. While I love the part about us being home more as a family, I miss going places for entertainment purposes. When you have five people in a house with two teens sharing a room, sometimes everyone needs a break… especially mom and dad!

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Exciting NEW Rollercoaster and Attractions at Carowinds for 2019

Exciting NEW Rollercoaster at Carowinds for 2019

Carowinds is now the home of their 14th roller coaster, Copperhead Strike, a double launch coaster with more inversions than any other roller coaster in North America. The new rollercoaster is just one of the many new attractions at Carowinds for the 2019 season.

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Photo courtesy of “Carowinds Captured”

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Sweet Sixteen Celebration Was a Success!

Sweet Sixteen Celebration at Our Favorite Place

Oh, boy! I am not really sure how to feel right now. Excited yet sad at the same time. I now have a 16-year-old… oh, Sweet Sixteen! It makes me feel old to think that I have a 16-year-old but at the same time, I’m so proud of what he has become. 16 is a bit of a scary year for me. It is the year of independence far more than any of the years prior. It is when I realize that my boy is becoming a man. To think that he will graduate in just two years is exciting yet concerning.

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Great Pumpkin Fest at Carowinds

Don’t Miss the Great Pumpkin Fest This Month at Carowinds

Cool nights, college football, pumpkin everything and the changing of leaves all make Fall a special time! With three kids of our own (plus one foster child) one of our traditions as Halloween approaches is watching “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.” We enjoy watching Charlie Brown and Snoopy’s fun antics as they prepare for Halloween.

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A Guide to Carowinds Amusement Park, More Than Just a Day of Fun

Stay and Play at Carowinds Amusement Park

When you think of “amusement park”, you probably think of a day trip, right? Me, too. Until our recent trip to Carowinds Amusement Park. Carowinds can be a full family vacation complete with days of riding roller coaster rides, water park fun, time meeting Snoopy and the gang, food (lots of food), drinks, camping in a tent, RV or a staying in a cabin, and a ton of memories without ever leaving Carowinds!

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