Where Does Maple Syrup Come From

If you have ever wondered “Where does maple syrup come from?”, read on. For me, there is only one place that maple syrup comes from and that’s maple trees. For as long back as I can remember, we have had a jug of real maple syrup in the refrigerator for pancakes and waffles. There is […]

Help Fight Climate Change with a Global Initiative

I know that climate change is a topic that’s on a lot of people’s minds. When I was asked to be part of a campaign with The Motherhood to learn more about a global initiative on climate change, I knew it was something I needed to do. Did you know that 90 million tons of […]

Boloco Restaurant and Food Transparency

Thank you to Boloco Restaurant and Nasoya for sponsoring our meal.  All opinions are mine and mine alone. When I go grocery shopping, I pay attention to what I put in our cart.  I look at the ingredients of the foods I buy.  I’m careful about the companies I support and their environmental practices. I […]

Church Street Marketplace in Burlington, Vermont for Vacation

Have you ever been to Church Street Marketplace? I snapped this picture on a recent trip to Burlington, Vermont with my Mother.  This area is loaded with gorgeous examples of architecture and lots of shops and restaurants.  The Marketplace is blocked off for traffic and has been turned into an open-air mall.  When the weather […]

Shelburne Museum in Vermont

Thank you to the Shelburne Museum in Vermont for sponsoring our day at the museum and providing media tickets.  All opinions are mine and mine alone. The Shelburne Museum in Vermont is a museum of art and Americana containing over 150,000 works displayed in 39 buildings, 25 of which are historic and were re-located to […]

Hat and Fragrance Garden at Shelburne Museum

I spent a day at the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont this past weekend. Shelburne Museum is one of my favorite museums. It contains both art and Americana. There are over 150,000 works that are exhibited in 39 exhibition buildings, 25 of which are historic and were relocated to the Museum grounds from other places […]

Magellan eXplorist GC Geocaching

This Magellan eXplorist GC post has been made possible by an item provided for review.  This post may contain affiliate links.  All opinions are mine and mine alone. When I grew up, I spent a lot of time daydreaming.  Most of the time I was a princess.  But, every now and then, I would imagine […]

Vermont Family Attractions – Wright Choice Alpacas of Vermont

Living in rural Vermont has many benefits and one of them is the many natural Vermont family attractions available.  I stopped by a real alpaca farm in Hubbardton, Vermont and spent the afternoon learning all about alpacas.  The Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association (AOBA) invites you to visit their member farms and ranches on National […]

Quechee Gorge Vermont Attraction in Central Vermont

If you’re looking for a gorgeous ride this summer, you have got to visit Quechee Gorge Vermont. You won’t believe the amazing views you’ll see as you look over the railing. Plan to spend the afternoon just taking in the views but do wear a good sturdy pair of shoes if you plan on doing […]

Fat Toms Motorcycle Swap Meet

After church, my son and I decided to head over to Fat Tom’s Motorcycle Swap Meet held in Rutland Vermont.   I haven’t been on a motorcycle since my before children days but I still love looking at them. My son was suitably impressed with the bikes and had to tell me all about the […]