Category Archives: Travel

Our Family’s End of the Year Adventure: Snow-tubing!

Even during the winter, New England offers a variety of activities for families to enjoy. You just have to have thick skin or very warm clothes.  This last weekend in 2016, our family decided to head out to the ski slopes in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, not to ski ~ oh, no…that’s just too dangerous for this crazy family right now.  Instead, hubby had a bucket list item of going snow-tubing with the boys while we still lived here in the Northeast, so that’s exactly what we did.  We went snow-tubing on New Year’s Eve! Continue reading Our Family’s End of the Year Adventure: Snow-tubing!

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival: Taking It One Bite (and Sip) at a Time

The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is one of the most anticipated events at Walt Disney World Resort every year.  From the middle of September to just after the beginning of November, Guests from all over the world come to taste test dishes from a multitude of countries and regions, “drink around the world,” attend culinary demonstrations taught by world-renown chefs and enjoy the Disney touch to a delicious vacation. Continue reading Epcot International Food & Wine Festival: Taking It One Bite (and Sip) at a Time

A Centennial Celebration in New England: Happy Birthday to the Big E!

For 100 years, New England has been blessed to have a celebration like no other.   It’s an annual exhibition of New England’s finest in agriculture, crafts, music and more that draws crowds from all over to compete in various activities, participate in parades, feast on some of the best fair foods around and dance the night away to the music of some well known artists.   This year, we honor its 100th celebration here in Springfield, Massachusetts, and, already, it is breaking record attendance. Continue reading A Centennial Celebration in New England: Happy Birthday to the Big E!

Cape Cod: What One Traveling Family Accomplished in 24 Hours!

Cape Cod is one of many perfect little getaways here in New England.   From late spring to early fall, the peninsula comes alive to locals and tourists alike.  From the beaches on the Cape Cod National Seashore to unique restaurants and eclectic shops, people take full advantage of the beauty, culture and ocean breeze before the winter snow and frigid temperatures bring everything to a screeching halt up here. Continue reading Cape Cod: What One Traveling Family Accomplished in 24 Hours!

Fathoms Bar & Grille: One Traveling Family’s Review

A jaunt out to the New England coastline means hearing water crashing against the sand, dipping toes in the great Atlantic and eating delicious authentic seafood!  Oh, my goodness!  People, I have seriously been craving some fried clams!  Hmmm ~ I wonder where we could find some… Continue reading Fathoms Bar & Grille: One Traveling Family’s Review