My Favorite Free Things to Do in Philly

Philadelphia was such a fun place to visit.  Similarly to Charleston, there is something historical everywhere you turn.  The great thing about historical places–besides the fact that they are fascinating–they are usually free.  This mostly held true in Philadelphia. 1.  Benjamin Franklin’s Grave:  Technically, you can see Benjamin Franklin’s grave through the fence for free.  However, if […]

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Independence Hall, Philadelphia

Fairhaven, Washington

While we were in Washington for Thanksgiving we got to visit the cutest little town called Fairhaven.  Fairhaven was founded in the late 1880’s and has earned its title of a charming small town.  The old architecture is fun to look at and placards on the ground tell you about some of the town’s history.  Fairhaven […]

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Fairhaven Village bus

Arenal Natura Ecological Park

While we were in La Fortuna, Costa Rica we visited Arenal Natura Ecological Park.  Our guide was really nice and funny, but the place wasn’t quite what I expected.  My preference is definitely to walk through the jungle and find animals in their natural habitat.  While we did see a couple of wild animals, most […]

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Red-Eyed Tree Frog

Pike Place Market

Please pardon my absence last week.  Jeremy and I were in Washington visiting family so I had pretty much checked out from the blogging realm.  We had a great time staying up nights and talking and playing cards.  We cooked, we ate way too much, and just generally soaked up our time with the people we […]

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Pike Place Market

Grateful

There are so many things in this world I’m thankful for: my faith, my husband, my family, my friends, my LouDog.  My life is overflowing with blessings and when I sit down to think about all that I already have I feel overwhelmed and even selfish for always wanting something more.  I feel that that […]

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