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Cirque Éloize at the Foxwoods Resort Casino

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To describe Cirque Éloize as a high-energy urban West Side Story is accurate in some ways but an underestimate in other ways. The boundless energy of acrobats, break dancers, and contortionists, kept me on the edge of my seat, and in times, covering and peeking through my eyes! They perform against a kaleidoscope of eye-popping video projections, and […]

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Fine Dining at Red Lantern in the Foxwoods Resort Casino

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This past Friday, I took my friend out for her birthday to dinner at the Red Lantern Restaurant in the Foxwoods Resort Casino (followed by the show Cirque Éloize which was amazing – more coming soon). We began with two appetizers and a pair of drinks. My friend choose the Duck Buns and the Chicken Lettuce […]

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Close To My Heart – Scrapbook Hostess of the Month

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Happy Weekend Everyone! I know I have mentioned that I am crazy for Scrapbooking and even shared some crop girls’ weekends. With that said, I am the hostess in this month’s ‘Close To My Heart club’. You can by end of the day, Wednesday, August 12th and with each order, I get credit towards products that I […]

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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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Summer Reading: Summer Secrets by Jane Green

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Last week, I shared that I has read ‘Cake Therapist’ but what I didn’t tell you is that the second I finished that book, I started on the newest novel by Jane Green. I have been a Jane Green fan since I read ‘Mr. Maybe’ back around 2000, so I was excited for ‘Summer Secrets’ to be released. […]

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