June 13, 2015

Good Morning from Pittsburgh!

Yes, we’re traveling again. My husband went to college in western Pennsylvania, and his parents grew up in the Pittsburgh area, so he’s been wanting to bring us out here to show us around for years. Recently he got it in his head that he wanted to take our son to a Pirates-Phillies game, so...
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July 21, 2014

Summer Vacation in Cape May #FamilyTravelDiary

It’s been a few weeks since we went to Cape May, and we’re already onto our next family vacation, but I don’t want to forget to tell you about it! We had a great time and truly got to relax. This trip was 100% unsponsored family time, and we had a blast. In fact, I...
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August 10, 2013

Baltimore Restaurant Review: Talara

We are spending a few days in Baltimore as guests of the Four Seasons (more about that later!!) but last night we were on our own for dinner, and after consulting the concierge we made reservations at Talara — “a Latin Fusion restaurant featuring Baltimore’s only Seviche Bar and a full menu of dinner offerings,...
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October 27, 2011

Dinner at John J. Jeffries, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

During our visit to Lancaster County last weekend, we found this little gem in the heart of downtown Lancaster — John J. Jeffries Restaurant. John J. Jeffries is a restaurant I would drive an hour to patron. Located inside the The Lancaster Arts Hotel, the ambience is lovely. It’s an old building that they renovated, and...
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June 13, 2011

A Weekend with Cape Resorts Group

When my dear friends, Emily and Cooper of The Motherhood, invited me to visit Cape May for a Mom Blogger Retreat, I knew it was a trip I didn’t want to miss, but I had no idea what a gift it would turn out to be. I grew up going to the beach often — Virginia...
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October 5, 2010

Weekend in Williamsburg & A Wedding

Evidently, the Traverse brought the rain, and took it back with it.  This gloomy weather seems to be letting up, now that my fun car is gone.  At least I got a real sense for how it operates on slick surfaces.  I even got to test out the heated seats this morning, once I figured...
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November 19, 2009

Dining at California Grill in Walt Disney World

Alternatively titled, A Tale of Forsaken Chocolate Lava Cake. Two years ago I had the privilege of attending the very first Mom Blogger Mixer, compliments of Maria Bailey and Walt Disney World. It was a whirlwind of a weekend, and the last night we were treated to dinner at the California Grill — an acclaimed...
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August 9, 2008

You Know It’s Good When They Have To Roll You To Your Car

In honor of our 13th wedding anniversary, my parents babysat on Thursday night so Hub and I could have a date.  Always the info junkie, I perused the internet until I came up with the perfect place for our celebratory dinner — Maggie’s Restaurant in Bar Harbor.  Two of every three reviews I read mentioned...
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August 23, 2007

Maine Vacation: Jordan Pond House

This is probably the last installment in my Maine Vacation posts for this year.  We will be leaving for home before daylight on Saturday morning, so tomorrow is our designated packing/cleaning/resting day. Today we went to my very favorite of all favorite Maine daytrip destinations, the Jordan Pond House. This excerpt from the Jordan Pond...
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