Glass beads! Frames! Sculptures! Cups! Ornaments! Your crafty little hands can create a glass masterpiece of your own if you pop on over to the Corning Museum of Glass in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. Though I admit to having been terrified of the roaring fire and molten glass before starting, the… [Read More]
Travel and Life With Kids:
As a mother of two little kids, I know that travel with Little Ones can be hilarious, exhausting, enlightening, and insane! Use these articles for ideas about where to adventure with your children -- both close to home and far away -- and tips on juggling life as a parent.
“Why aren’t you kissing the penguin?” asked the trainer. “Go on, put your lips on the penguin’s head!” I drew closer, puckering my lips, but hovering a centimeter from the downy feathers. “Are you scared?” asked the trainer. “I’m pregnant!” I replied. “I know pregnant women aren’t supposed to eat raw fish, and smooching a… [Read More]
A dreamy New England getaway with family is possible just an hour west of Boston! For my birthday weekend, I had the opportunity to explore the area around Southbridge, Massachusetts, and I officially declare it a hidden gem. Here are tips on where to stay, eat, and play in the area. Where to Stay in… [Read More]
A Living History Museum and Working Farm in MA! This week, our family finally made it to Old Sturbridge Village in central Massachusetts after years of saying we would go. What we encountered took me by surprise… Largest Living Museum in New England I admit — I had low expectations for the “largest living museum… [Read More]
Did I get your attention with that title? Other contenders included “Falconry in County Mayo” and “My Favorite Activity During Ireland Travel,” but both lack the heart-thumping drama necessary. The simple truth is that one of the top things I’d recommend you do on a visit to Ireland is have a terrifying bird of prey… [Read More]
Looking for Travel Ideas for Your Next Trip? As a travel blogger, it is joy to encounter a destination that I can recommend wholeheartedly. I call a place like this an “Easy Win Destination” because it’s not only easy to get to, but guarantees awesome sights, food, and happiness. This year I traveled near and… [Read More]