Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

The Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is located in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and is one of the prettiest botanical gardens in the entire world. It's a place of natural beauty that's educational and fun to visit. Lucky for all of us, they're open year-round to visitors. When planning a … [Read more...]

Family Fun at Lake Tobias Wildlife Park

Twice a year my family likes to get together and take the kids up to Lake Tobias Wildlife Park and Zoo in Halifax Pennsylvania. We typically plan our visits to the park for mid-Spring and again in mid-to-late Summer. Luckily for us, we only live one hour away, so it's feasible for us to visit twice … [Read more...]

Portable Ice-Drip Coffee Maker by DRIPO

Cold brew has become a popular coffee beverage, but unless you are willing to spend a fortune at a gourmet coffee shop or grocery store for ready-to-drink cold brew, you have to remember to prepare your own at home at least 24 hours in advance. Making cold brew used to be a messy and frustrating … [Read more...]

Seneca-Iroquois National Museum in Salamanca

The Seneca-Iroquois National Museum in Salamanca New York is a must-see if you want to learn about the Native Americans that call western New York home. You'll find it located in the southwest region of New York state and about 20 minutes from the norther border in Pennsylvania. Coming from south … [Read more...]

Amish Farms and Barns in Lancaster County

Pennsylvania is home to some of the oldest farms and barns in the country. We're a big agricultural state and I have to admit...we have some of the best barns, silos and farmlands in the world. While most are owned & operated by traditional farmers, hundreds are also owned & operated by … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Find a Cheap Ride in the City

Anyone who does not possess his or her own vehicle knows the hassle of getting a ride in the city, especially during rush hours. Some people opt to just walk from one place to another, but while walking is a form of exercise, there are times when and situations when it would be impossible to … [Read more...]

White Sandy Beaches in Virginia Beach

Late last Summer we had the opportunity to spend a few days down in Virginia Beach. We're pretty fortunate that my brother-in-law and his family live about 15 minutes from the coast, so when we go down for family visits, we get to spend some time over on the beach & boardwalk. Virginia Beach … [Read more...]

Let’s Talk Baseball! Family Fun at a Phillies Game

Every year we obtain a family pack of tickets to go down to Philadelphia to take in a professional MLB game featuring our beloved Phillies. When we typically go, we try to plan our visit on the weekend and spend a night in Philly, so that we can visit the Philadelphia Zoo too. The Phillies play … [Read more...]