A Travel Inspired Valentine’s Day Activity

tea and tea sandwiches layout

How can we celebrate the love this year?  For me, love and tea go hand in hand. I grew up with afternoon tea time traditions with my mom.  Most kids came home to snack time, but my mom made sure I knew how to make a proper cup of tea from an early age.  Later…

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The Best Weekend Escapes from NYC

Brooklyn bridge

Last summer, in the era we now call “pre-COVID,” I took my daughter to a nearby park in Connecticut where I live, and met a very nice, but very lost Italian family of 5. We got to talking, and the father shared that their original plan was to visit NYC, but sadly didn’t find it…

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