Eating and Drinking Our Way Through Vermont

Here’s a tip: if you’re dieting or doing something like Whole 30 DO NOT GO TO VERMONT! There is just too much temptation. I mean it’s the land of beer, cheese and maple syrup for goodness sake! I tried so hard to stick to Whole 30 and by day two my resolve was gone. WORTH IT. […]

Our Week at Smugglers’ Notch

We spent most of the week of President’s Day up at Smugglers’ Notch Resort in Vermont for a ski/snowboard vacation! Dave is an avid skier and really wants Sadie to get into it. I also agreed to take private snowboarding lessons as a last ditch attempt to get me into winter sports. 🙂 {img} Of […]

A Pennsyltucky Weekend

In case you aren’t down on the lingo, Pennsyltucky is slang for: …the state names Pennsylvania and Kentucky. It is used to characterize—usually humorously, but sometimes deprecatingly—the rural part of the state of Pennsylvania outside the Pittsburgh and Philadelphia metropolitan areas, more specifically applied to the local people and culture of its mountainous central Appalachian […]

Summer Vacation in Numbers

Like I’ve mentioned we spent the last week in Narragansett, Rhode Island on summer vacation. We go away every summer with Dave’s family and when we first started going there were 10 of us and now we’re up to 13! We’ve been to Vermont, Virginia (2x), Cape Cod, the Poconos and this is the first […]

Four Days in Athens, Greece (Pt 4 – Philopappos Hill & The Roman Agora)

If you’re just catching up to our trip to Athens, Greece, you can read the recaps here: Four Days in Athens, Greece (Pt 1) The Acropolis (Pt 2) Hydra, Poros & Aegina (Pt 3) We’re winding down in our Greece posts – yay! I’m sure you’re happy. 🙂 On our last full day we headed away […]

Four Days in Athens, Greece (Pt 3 – Hydra, Poros & Aegina)

If you’re just catching up to our trip to Athens, Greece, you can read the recaps here: Four Days in Athens, Greece (Pt 1) The Acropolis (Pt 2) Before I left for Greece a client of mine had recommended this one-day cruise that takes you to three local islands – Hydra, Poros & Aegina. Because we […]