Category Archives: Travel

Lions, alligators, and turtles, oh my!

2012/02/15 Travel No comments

Often our annual Florida vacations are beach driven, attempting to soak up as much sun, sand, and surf as possible to get us through Pennsylvania winters.But after a few days of ocean overload, ......

Spirited Annapolis

2011/10/10 Travel No comments

When there’s a chill in the air and you’re looking for spooktacular getaway options, head to Maryland’s capital city to get your ghost on. It’s a great place to visit for haunted historical ente......

Glam-camping in the PA wilds

2011/09/25 Travel No comments

Just because you’re a nature lover doesn’t mean you enjoy spending a chilly night feeling every root and stone through your sleeping bag or waking up to stoke the fire before you can brew your c......

Wildwood Days

2011/08/08 Food, Travel No comments

Stuck in a shore rut? Discover new ways to enjoy your favorites at The Wildwoods, where the kitchy Do-Wop culture makes for a mash-up of retro memories and inspired playfulness on the New Jersey......

Life as a Tri Wife

2011/05/23 Fitness, Travel 2 comments

The sickness began with a big birthday that ended with a zero. For a mid-life crisis, it seemed harmless enough. After all, I knew he was the competitive sort when I married him. And spending a ......

Smiles for miles in Baltimore

2011/04/04 Travel One comment

When it comes to the king of quirky, Baltimore’s got the title all wrapped up. Visits to the Charm City never fail to amuse us, from the towering pink fluffy Fifi who reigns over the annua......

All aboard: Auto Train adventure

2011/01/27 Travel No comments

Sometimes getting there is half the fun. That’s why, for a recent family vacation to Orlando, we bypassed our usual flight south for a chance to ride Amtrak’s Auto Train. Friends and family memb......

Innkeepers Dish: Cozy Winter Breakfasts

2011/01/19 Food, Travel No comments

When the weather outside is frightful, cozy breakfasts are so delightful. Snow days are great excuses for creating menus to keep your family lingering at the table in celebration. And who bette......

Latvia’s Christmas gift to the world: first tree decorated 500 years ago

2010/12/08 Garden, Travel No comments

When sisters Mara Anderson and Ilze Berzins were growing up in Lancaster, their family’s Christmas tradition raised their neighbors’ eyebrows. On Christmas Eve, the family would light candles, ......

Good grapes

2010/11/01 Food, Travel No comments

A hot dry summer may have made for browned out lawns and lackluster landscaping. But it was a windfall for wine lovers as grapes spent the sizzling days concentrating their flavor into a taste t......