Christmas with the Pennsylvania Dutch

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When you think of Christmas lights and grand displays you don’t necessarily think of the Amish who practice a simple life of dedication to faith.  Yet, travel just three hours from midtown Manhattan to Lancaster County Pennsylvania and you will see the clash of Amish austerity with 21st Century Christmas regalia.  To the Amish Anabaptists, […]

Universal Studios Orlando on a Budget

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A frugal weekend escape to Universal Studios Orlando sounds like an oxymoron but you can travel on a budget depending on the season.  Whether staying at Universal Orlando 0r Disney World, the only way to roll is by staying at an onsite hotel, one that provides easy access to the theme parks and often comes […]

Mother’s Day Events & Getaways 2016

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Mother’s Day getaways in 2016 run the range from escaping for Sunday brunch to true weekend mother-daughter getaways to get reaquainted with the most important woman in your life.  We’ve gathered everything from spa indulgences to Mommy and Me dayscapes for every budget. Arizona:   Little ones will love the “Mommy and Me” day at Butterfly […]

Fallingwater – The Magic of Architecture

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My fascination with architecture began by watching my Dad turn a bunch of lines on a paper into a living breathing home.  Yes, buildings live and breathe and become a part of their surroundings as their surroundings envelop them.  It was an art form whose genesis blossomed under Frank Lloyd Wright, perhaps one of the […]

Top 10 Essentials for a Carry-On Bag

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Heightened airport security often makes it a guessing game as to what you can pack in your carry-on bag.  The best advice is to keep it simple but be prepared for anything.  We’ve all experienced anything from lengthy flight delays to lost luggage.  So, here are my top essentials for any girl’s carry-on bag: 1.  […]