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The Cog Railway: Adventures on Mt. Washington with Tweens {Giveaway & Lego news}

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Welcome to my final in a series about traveling with tweens, covers our adventures on The Cog Railway up Mt. Washington.   As I have shared earlier, we wanted to add a bit more adventure and out-of-the-box activity into this year’s trip. Part of this included, not driving, but taking the world’s first mountain climbing train […]

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Touring Mystic Connecticut with Cousins {A new pickle obsession found}

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A few weeks ago, our cousins came for a 24-hour visit and we packed in the activity. We began the time with some splashes in the pool and some old-fashioned playtime. The next morning we headed for Mystic, Connecticut. Lucky for us, the Mystic Seaport was holding some Civil War encampments which offered some additional learning opportunities. Naturally, […]

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Traveling around Rhode Island & Dining at Red 36 in Mystic, CT

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For five days, my Aunt was visiting. Luckily, I had July 3rd off so we had a few full days to spend together. On Friday, we drove around Mystic, CT, visited the Denison Peqoutsepos Nature Center and had lunch at Red 36. Besides the spectacular outside seating and view, the restaurant was gorgeous, the food was […]

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Attitash: Outdoor Adventures in New Hampshire & Traveling with Tweens

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One of our goals when we traveled to New Hampshire this year was to incorporate a bit of adventure into the vacation. We accomplished that at Attitash. Since we went just before summer officially began in these parts, Attitash was only open on the weekends so we headed there on Saturday and enjoyed it the […]

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StoryLand 2015: Tweens Love It Too!

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This was the 10th year that we have headed to the Mt. Washington Valley in mid-June. This is also the 7th time that we have taken the kids to StoryLand in Glen, NH. Our children are now 9 and 11 and insisted that StoryLand, along with some other adventures that I will share in the […]

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Shaved Brussel Sprout Pizza Recipe

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I know you are going to agree with this statement: Some, if not most days, you need a short-cut for some tasks right? One area that most of us need help with is getting dinner on the table but not throwing all nutritional value out the window. The pizza that I am sharing with you today is made with all Non-GMO items, […]

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