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Weekend Getaway: Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Weekend Getaway: Jackson Hole, Wyoming

If you’re looking for a low-key vacation and a quick weekend getaway,  Jackson Hole should cure your wanderlust and give you a nice glimpse of a potentially longer summer trip. With all the perks of a foodie vacation,

Road Trip: Key West, Florida Spring Break

Road Trip: Key West, Florida Spring Break

If you haven’t taken a trip down to the Keys lately get ready for a cute vintage vacation. Back in the day when families vacationed they sorta just loaded up the car, took to the road and discovered stuff.The road you take to get to Key West, […]

Travel Adventures: Paris, France

Travel Adventures: Paris, France

We love Paris, or rather the idea of Paris. Having not yet been we can do little more than daydream, buy Paris related items, try to learn French, watch French movies, listen to French music and daydream some more.

What’s the allure? (more…)

The Best Family Road Trip Survival Guide

The Best Family Road Trip Survival Guide

Perhaps it was that one trip you took with your kids that helped you decide NEVER to take a family vacation again. Or someone’s bright idea to let your mother ride shotgun; being subjected to a rundown of everything wrong with your life choices is […]

Small Town Love: Corning, NY

Small Town Love: Corning, NY

I love small towns. Something about their charm, uniqueness and generally being devoid of crowds just gets me every time. We visited Corning during our recent 4-day weekend in western New York and were pleasantly surprised. Honestly, although I had heard of Corning before, I […]

‘Tis the Season: Glow at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens

‘Tis the Season: Glow at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens

If you’re in the Cleveland area during the holiday season, its important to note that there are a few pretty spectacular displays and experiences to be had while here. The botanical gardens are no exception. If you’ve never been the the Cleveland Botanical Gardens in University Circle, it should be on your Cleveland bucket list. Its beautifully maintained throughout the year and has many gorgeous gardens and exhibits both inside and out. During the holiday season though, they put on the beautifully appointed Glow, and the gardens are lit up, uniquely decorated trees line the corridors and the sounds of season fill the air. (more…)

‘Tis the Season:Christmas in Cleveland

‘Tis the Season:Christmas in Cleveland

If you’re anything like most people, the holidays always come and go too quickly. We come from a pretty large family and enjoy spending the holidays with the them, so generally, we don’t do much traveling this time of year but I still feel like there […]

‘Tis the Season: Wildlights at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

‘Tis the Season: Wildlights at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

While I can’t really say I’m a fan of the cold that comes along with winter in Ohio, I love all things Christmas and am willing to deal with whatever Mother Nature gives us when the holiday season rolls around. Since so many holiday themed […]

Winter daydreaming about Bali

Winter daydreaming about Bali

Every winter most Ohioans do two things.

  1. We get super excited about the first snow. After what feels like weeks of cold weather, gray skies, and sporadic rain, snow is always a welcome sight mainly because it means ice skating in Cleveland’s Public Square, that the CMP Chalet will open complete with tobogganing, and that Boston Mills and Brandywine will soon have hills full of skiers.

Unfortunately our love of the snow is fleeting.  (more…)