Places & Spaces: Perdido Key, Florida

It surely has been a whirlwind week for the That One Mom household.  I don’t mean that in a we-were-so-busy-we-couldn’t-see-straight way.  I mean it in the-week-went-by-too-fast sort of way!  Part of the family got to spend a week in beautiful Perdido Key, Florida…and man, was it glorious!   I know it seems an odd time of year to take a beach vacation (school has already started back most everywhere), but we just weren’t able to fit one in during the {Read More}

That One Mom’s Weekly Wrap Up–Beach Week

Welcome to the first ever That One Mom Weekly Wrap Up!  This is where we catch up on what we’ve all been doing and have a chance to recommend new things!  I know, I know…I’ve been horribly absent and inconsistent lately.  Trying to get ready for vacation has been time consuming and I’m also having some physical problems that make it hard to sit at the computer and type for long.  I’ve lost a lot of my grip strength too, so {Read More}

Beach On a Budget: Fun and Entertainment!

There are some things that continue to surprise me over and over.  Did you know that there are people who don’t enjoy going to the beach just for the sake of going to the beach?  I never realized this until I was an adult and I was speaking with other adults about vacation.  More than one said, “The beach is boring.  There’s nothing to do.”  Whaaaaaaat?????  Obviously, their idea of fun and entertainment is different from mine! To me, the {Read More}

Beach on a Budget: Travel and Accommodations

My short trip to the beach with my sister earlier this year only added to the craving for a long family vacation.  It doesn’t really matter when and I’m negotiable on the where.  I do prefer an ocean view if at all possible.  Basically, I just want to go back to the beach! I don’t know about you all, but when I travel with my family, we have to predetermine where most of our money will go.  In the spirit of that, {Read More}