A Long Weekend in Philly – Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, and Rocky

Hi friends, welcome back to part two of our Philly adventures! In case you missed part one, you can check it out here. Part two picks up after our walking tour and inside Independence Hall. To see inside Independence Hall, you need tickets for a National Park Service guided tour. The tickets cost a $1…

A Long Weekend in Philly – Historic Walking Tour

Hi friends, welcome back! Every year, Jon and I go on a fall getaway, and this year we decided to spend a long weekend (October 8th - 11th) in Philadelphia. We chose Philadelphia because it’s less than a two-hour drive from NYC, we love learning about history, checking out museums, and surprisingly neither of us…

Maison Pickle NYC – Love at First Bite?

Hi friends, welcome back! I alluded to quite a few future restaurant posts in my Foodie Friday posts, and now that the holidays are over, I’m finally getting back to them. First on the list, and one of my top three favorite restaurants of 2021, Maison Pickle. This restaurant has been on my radar for…

New York Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show 2021

Hi friends, welcome back to the final New York Christmas post. Hard to believe that Christmas is just two days away!! I so hope you’ve enjoyed all my festive posts and that they've made your day a little more jolly 🙂 This year Jon and I made it out to the New York Botanical Garden…

Dyker Heights Christmas Lights 2021

Hi friends, welcome back! Every year since the 1980s, homes in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn are decked in over the top Christmas decor like nothing I’ve ever seen before. The lights have become so popular that an estimated 100,000 people make the trek to Brooklyn each year to see the displays. I’ve been wanting to see…

The Ultimate NYC Christmas Decor List 2021 – Part 2

Hi friends, welcome back to part two of my NYC Christmas Decor must-see list! In case you missed it, I shared part one of all the decor below 34th Street here. Today I’m sharing everything I saw above 34th Street all the way up to 76th Street. I had the best time checking out all…

The Ultimate NYC Christmas Decor List 2021 – Part 1

Hi friends, welcome back! It seems like there’s a Christmas Tree on every block in NYC and I made it my mission to see them all. The city goes all out for Christmas and it’s absolutely magical this time of the year. I made a list of every tree and Christmas display I wanted to…