A Long Weekend in Philly – Eastern State Penitentiary & Pizza

Hi friends, welcome back to part three of our Philly adventures! In case you missed the first two parts, you can read part one here and part two here. After stopping at the Rocky Statue, Jon and I walked to one of my favorite parts of the trip, the Eastern State Penitentiary. This National Historic…

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…

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 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…

Rockefeller Christmas Tree & Saks Fifth Avenue 2021

Hi friends, welcome back to my NYC Christmas Tour! I’m picking up where I left off after the Bryant Park tour. As you know, I previously shared our experience at the Rockefeller Tree lighting ceremony, but I had to go back for more and also watch the Saks Fifth Avenue light show. Rockefeller Center is my…

Pinnacle Peak Hike – Scottsdale, AZ

Hi friends, welcome back! Two months ago I headed to Scottsdale, Arizona to attend my best friend Beth’s bachelorette party. I had never been to Arizona before so I was excited that the agenda included a hike. As you can imagine, we were all nervous about the heat waves out west this summer, so we…