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Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC

A Walk to Remember: National Mall, Memorials and Arlington National Cemetery - Washington, DC

11/23/2019 - 12:59pm

It's been years since I went site-seeing in Washington D.C. Does a seventh grade field trip really count if I don't remember where I went? Since it was only 1 hour away from Columbia, MD, the...

chicken and salad from Cravin Food Done Right in Columbia Maryland

Columbia Maryland food - Cravin Food, Victoria Gastro Pub, RegionAle plus G & M

11/05/2019 - 6:56pm

Traveling cross country is tiring, especially when your flight leaves bright and early at 6:30am! Work happened to bring me to the small town of Columbia Maryland. Of course, I was pondering when...

apple closeup at Volcan Valley Apple Farm

Volcan Valley Apple Farm - Julian, CA

09/20/2019 - 7:01pm

Did you know it's apple picking season? The family visited Volcan Valley Apple Farm in Julian, California last weekend. On the website and signs, the official start date was Friday Sept 13th but...

Aloha Roll at Umi Sushi and Oyster Bar at Pechanga Resort and Casino Temecula

Umi Sushi & Oyster Bar at Pechanga Resort & Casino - Temecula, CA

11/02/2018 - 5:10pm

Umi Sushi & Oyster Bar was recently rated the #2 casino restaurant in the U.S. We're already fans of everything Pechanga so accepting an invitation to dine at this highly ranked establishment...

The Goat and Vine in Old Town Temecula

The Goat and Vine - Temecula, CA

07/27/2018 - 1:48pm

Our Old Town Temecula eats continues! This latest spot was The Goat and Vine, interestingly enough, on the same street block as our two other visits to Havana Kitchen and Blackbird Tavern. This...

Eats at Blackbird Tavern in Old Town Temecula

Blackbird Tavern - Temecula, CA

07/13/2018 - 11:01am

After attending a cousin's wedding in Temecula, we decided to explore a little more of Old Town Temecula. We had noticed Blackbird Tavern when we ate across the street at the...

Craving sampler with chicken cilantro, beef, and veggie empanadas at Havana Kitchen in Temecula old town

Eats at Havana Kitchen + stroll through Old Town - Temecula, CA

07/06/2018 - 4:47pm

Dennis and I took a Friday off to explore the quaint Old Town Temecula. We've never been to this area before and it gave us a wild wild west yet touristy impression. Restaurants lined the main...

pechanga buffet samples at the 10th annual wine festival at pechanga

10th Annual Wine Festival at Pechanga recap - Temecula, CA

03/23/2018 - 7:36pm

We were delighted to attend the Pechanga Wine Festival on Saturday March 10th, 2018. The 10th annual Wine Festival kicked off at noon for VIP admission and opened to the rest (including us) at 1pm...

10th Annual Chocolate Decadence at Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula

Highlights of the Chocolate Decadence Event at Pechanga - Temecula, CA

03/15/2018 - 2:04pm

Last weekend, we had the opportunity to check out the Chocolate Decadence at Pechanga Resort and Casino. The festival offered chocolates and pastries as well as a sampling of wines, domestic...

English Breakfast at Blackbird in London UK

Delightful London eats during our first Europe trip

01/26/2018 - 8:46pm

Last year's tour of London could have used a few extra days. Besides all the engaging activities available, there were also diverse dishes to captivate our dining curiosity. Dennis and I selected...

famous telephone booths in London UK

Europe trip with stop in London - travel tips + the London Pass

11/17/2017 - 10:35pm

After a whirlwind of fun in Paris, we were off to our next destination of London in the United Kingdom. Despite some rain, I was really loving our visit to this beautiful little city full of...

The Louvre Museum in Paris France

Europe trip with 3 Days in Paris - Itinerary and Sightseeing Tips

09/02/2017 - 4:35pm

Dennis and I traveled to Europe for the first time in May for our 5 year anniversary. Our trip was right before the summer tourist season began (which begins after Memorial Day) so the flights and...