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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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Summer reading: Devouring ‘The Cake Therapist’

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Like millions of others, I love to have a few books to indulge in during the lazy days of Summer. The first one that I devoured in a matter of days, is the delicious treat titled ‘The Cake Therapist’. What draws me to decide if I want to continue reading a book, is if it grabs me in the […]

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Celebrating with Quintessa Wines at Paragon Restaurant, Foxwoods Resorts Casino

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Last week I had the honor of attending a delicious dinner at the Paragon Restaurant at the Foxwoods Resorts Casino. What made the evening even more spectacular was that the entire meal was built around the wines from Quintessa winery. The evening began with a lively selection of Hordueves paired with the Flowers Chardonnay. Every single […]

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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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