Forts Ticonderoga & William Henry

During our summertime visit to the Lake George area of New York, we made time to get a few history lessons. We started with the epic Fort Ticonderoga, which played a part in many important events in the area’s history starting over three centuries ago. We began our visit, however, not with the fort but…

Adirondack Extreme

What’s a weekend of relaxation without a little adventure? That was our thinking when we made a reservation at Adirondack Extreme, an aerial treetop adventure course just a short drive from our cabin on Lake George. My parents happily stayed on the ground with my baby niece while my sisters, brother-in-law, husband, and I embarked…

Snapshots of NYC

My husband’s work-related travel often takes him far and wide, but lately he has been in Queens, NY, a bit closer to home. I had one day off that would expire at the end of the year, so I decided to use it to extend a cold December weekend and make a little mini-break out…

We Escaped the Room!

This is actually a difficult post to write. See, I can’t tell you much about the Escape the Room adventure we did for Christine’s bachelorette weekend because that would ruin the game. But what I can tell you is that it is AWESOME! Here are some basic details. There are a lot of companies that do interactive…

A Very Sweet Bachelorette Party

If there is anything I am known for throughout my circle of friends, it is my sweet tooth. My college friends remember me eating things like Frosted Flakes cereal with French Vanilla Coffee Mate poured on top for breakfast, and cake batter ice cream drizzled with caramel sauce and topped with mini m&ms for dessert.…