Newport, Rhode Island – Marble House Tour

Hi friends, welcome back to my Newport, Rhode Island series. After viewing The Breakers, we then went to The Marble House owned by William Vanderbilt. William was the  grandson of railroad tycoon Cornelius Vanderbilt and brother to Cornelius II who owned The Breakers. William was one of the benefactors of the Metropolitan Museum of Art…

Newport, Rhode Island – The Breakers

Hi friends, welcome back to my Newport, Rhode Island series! On our second full day we had another leisurely morning and grabbed coffee from Drift Café. We picked up our car and drove about ten minutes to The Breakers mansion for our first tour of the famous Gilded Age mansions. You can purchase tickets for…

Foodie Friday: December 2022 & January 2023

Hi friends, welcome back to another edition of my monthly series showcasing all my delicious eats during the month. As you know, one of my favorite parts of living in NYC is the abundance of incredible food, and I’ve been on a mission to try all the best places and share my finds along the…

Newport, Rhode Island – Inn, Eats, & Goat Island

Hi friends, welcome back! Third time’s a charm for Jon and I to visit Newport, Rhode Island and we had the best, most relaxing weekend. Originally we were going to go in May 2020, then Labor Day 2020, and we finally made it for Fourth of July 2022. We stayed at the Marshall Slocum Inn…

Montreal, Canada – Montreal Botanical Garden

Hi friends, welcome back to the conclusion of our long weekend in Montreal! I saved the best for last, especially if you are reading this on a drab winter day. The following morning was a Monday, so Jon headed into his office and I grabbed coffee from La Finca and headed to the Montreal Botanical…