We visited the Monterey Bay Aquarium on our recent trip to California and were introduced to the Sea Food Watch program there. The program seeks to educate little and grown folks alike about the environmental impacts of our fish choices through their interactive exhibit and website. Sea Food Watch also offers a well-researched and regularly […]
On our trip to Pennsylvania way back in October, we caught the 2008 Franklin Applefest. This was the biggest arts & crafts fair I have experienced since the Midwestern holiday bazaars my mother participated in back in the 1980s, and now that I have holidays on the brain I really wish I had had the […]
Just rounding out my blog updates with a little nepotism… You can support my favorite photographer by purchasing one of his custom 2009 calendars as a gift for someone on your list this holiday season. Adam specializes in landscape photography and has captured The Rockies, The Pacific Northwest, Yosemite, and even some flowers for us […]
We kicked off October with a trip to explore my Pennsylvania roots. In addition to quality family time with my really cool aunts, the kids experienced their first touristy weekend in Venango County. Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad & Caboose Motel may not be worth the 6 hour drive from Northern Virginia on its own […]
We think we discovered paradise in Crested Butte, Colorado. Can you imagine taking your children to this playground every day? Despite the allure of this seemingly utopian mountain resort town, we are happy to be home in Northern Virginia, and are almost ready to start inundating you with a series of posts about local places to […]
Like many others out there, we are trying to do the impossible: minimize the price and fuel usage and maximize the passenger capacity and durability or the vehicle.