Boston History Sites and Fun Facts to Learn Before You Go

This post has been sponsored and I received an all expense trip to enjoy the sites of Boston. I love learning more about our country’s history. You may have read about my visit to the Shelburne Museum and Hildene here in Vermont.  Well, I recently had the opportunity to visit Boston and learn more about […]

Danforth Pewter in Middlebury Vermont

Danforth Pewter is free and open to the public. I was thrilled to receive a personal tour through the facility by the CEO. Thomas Danforth opened the first Danforth pewter workshop in 1755 in colonial Connecticut.  There is even colonial Danforth pewter in the Smithsonian!  For as long back as I can remember, we have had […]

NatureSweet Glorys Homegrown Tomato & Chef’s Challenge

I was asked to cover the NatureSweet Glorys Homegrown Tomato & Chef’s Challenge on my blog as a VIP. I received a gift to thank me for my time but the event was open to the public. The NatureSweet Glorys Homegrown Tomato & Chef’s Challenge was held at Price Chopper in South Burlington, Vermont. NatureSweet […]

Hildene in Manchester Vermont

My Mom and I took a day trip to Hildene in Manchester Vermont.  Hildene is the family home of Robert Lincoln. Robert Lincoln was the only child of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln to survive to adulthood.  As an adult, he returned to Vermont and purchased 500 acres of land to build what would become […]

Identity Theft Protection While Traveling

Identity theft protection while traveling isn’t something people usually think about as they get their suitcases packed.  I’m more concerned about whether my son has packed clean socks and underwear and whether I should bother packing my swimsuit or not.  Unfortunately, identity theft protection while traveling IS something we need to think about. Identity Theft Protection […]

New England Maple Museum

When my sister and her family came up to visit from Georgia, one of the places I recommended was the New England Maple Museum. I love visiting local attractions and if they are also educational, it’s an even better experience.  Both of my kids had visited the New England Maple Museum when they were in […]

Visit Wilson Castle Vermont in Central Vermont

We don’t really travel in the summer except locally. I love taking day trips to see everything that Vermont has to offer. It really is a state with a rich history and lots to see whether you prefer museums or nature attractions.  My latest day trip was with my Mom to Wilson Castle. Wilson Castle […]

Great App for Travelling

This post has been sponsored I plan on doing a lot of traveling throughout Vermont this summer.  There are a lot of local attractions that I’d like to visit but one of my favorite areas is our historic downtown.   I’m a huge fan of local travel so I decided I would hike historic Castleton on […]

Waterfalls in Vermont – North Breton Brook

Looking for waterfalls in Vermont? I’m a huge history fan so I will start you out with a bit of history.  Castleton is a small town in central Vermont (Rutland County) that was settled in 1770. In May of 1775, Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys met in Castleton, Vermont with Benedict Arnold to […]

Mom’s Day Out at Burlington Town Center

I was invited to attend this event but it was free and open to the public. It’s not often that I have a day out completely for me.  Sure, I go out. I go grocery shopping or to the drug store. I take the kids to school or work. I stop at the bank and […]