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This past weekend we took a quick day trip to the Imagine Nation Children’s Museum in Bristol, CT.  I had been wanting to check out this place for a while so when a Groupon became available at half the price of regular admission I snatched it up.  Unfortunately due to the bad weather in Connecticut […]

Kylemore Abbey review

In the last few days of our 2-week jaunt around Ireland Brandon and I visited the Connemara region in the western part of the country.  One of those days was spent exploring Kylemore Abbey and Connemara National Park.  That day was one of the highlights of our trip and for good reason. The abbey, walled […]

Connecticut Kids Fair

2015 was the 11th Annual Connecticut Kids Fair, although I heard that in prior years it was called the Big Y Kids Fair.  It’s held at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford.  I had never heard of this even before but an ad on Facebook said that Daniel Tiger would be there so we decided […]

Georgetown Cupcakes

During our recent trip to Washington D.C. I was so looking forward to some shopping around historic Georgetown but I knew that the highlight of our trip there would be a stop by the popular Georgetown Cupcakes.  Having to narrow it down to just one flavor of cupcake would be a difficult task for me […]

Killarney National Park

Killarney National Park is an expansive 26,000 acre wooded area in County Kerry that ended up being one of the major highlights of our trip to Ireland.  Complete with mountains, lakes, castles and even 15th century abbeys the park has something for everyone to enjoy and we found ourselves wishing we had spent more time […]

Awana Kancha

During my very first international journey I was making plans to spend a month volunteering abroad in Cusco, Peru.  Not wanting to miss out on other cultural experiences and attractions in the area we decided to arrive a week before we were scheduled to start our volunteer work.  Some of the time was spent in […]