What to See in San Francisco in One Day

Did you know that San Francisco is almost 232 square miles in size? There are a lot of places I would have loved to see in San Francisco on my latest trip but since we only had a few hours free time, I had to pick just a few. If you’re wondering what to see […]

Saint Anthony’s Franciscan Monastery in Maine

Riverside walking paths, English-style gardens, woodlands, and outdoor chapels. It doesn’t get much more relaxing than that for me and I got to enjoy it while I was on a recent trip to Kennebunk, Maine. Saint Anthony’s Franciscan Monastery in Maine was built in the 1940s and is adjacent to the Franciscan Guest House. It […]

Haunted Places in Castleton Vermont

With Halloween only a week or so away, many people start to think about scary movies and stories. I love watching scary movies about haunted houses and, I just recently learned that there are several haunted places in Castleton Vermont. I’m not sure I actually believe in haunted places but they are fun to think about […]

Hathaway Farm Corn Maze in Rutland Vermont for Fall

I have always wanted to get lost in a corn maze but until this year, I had never been. Now that the kids are older, they’re off with their friends. Marty cannot manage all the walking involved in wandering through the corn maze. I decided that there was no reason I couldn’t enjoy the Hathaway […]

What to do Around Lake Champlain

The leaves have started to change here in Rutland County but we still have a few more weeks to go before we are at the peak of leaf season. Since the leaves change colors to the north of us first, now is the perfect time to head toward Lake Champlain, Vermont. If you’re wondering what […]

Easy Green Vacation Tips

I am a member of the Toms of Maine Goodness Circle and received an incredible trip as part of my relationship with them. All opinions are my own. When I go on vacation, it’s easy to get out of my routine. I’m in a different place, doing different things with different people. It takes extra […]

Vermont Fall Activities for Families to Enjoy Together

There are so many Vermont fall activities for families that I’m looking forward to this year. Both kids are out of school so I know we’ll have a bit more time to enjoy the occasional afternoon together. Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. I just love the beautiful colors of the […]

Best Vermont Foliage Drives

It’s almost one of my favorite times of the year – fall! Fall in Vermont is gorgeous because of the changing leaves. I’ve lived in the North East for most of my life, so the changing colors of the leaves are something I’m used to.  There are certain areas of Vermont that have a more […]

Summer Things to do in Vermont This Year

There are so many summer things to do in Vermont. I’m very lucky to live in such a beautiful state. Vermont has a little bit of everything for everyone. The area that I live in is located in Central Vermont and while we have a few small cities, most of the area is fairly rural. […]

Vermont Marble Museum

I love day trips. They’re easy to fit into my busy schedule but still give me a needed break from my daily routine. My Mom and I recently visited the Vermont Marble Museum because the local garden club was holding a flower show there.  We took an afternoon to enjoy the beautiful floral displays and […]