15 Things to Do in Westerly, Rhode Island This Summer

It’s that time of year again!  It’s beach-time baby!   If sandcastles are on your kids’ minds, then it’s time to load up the car — and I know just where to go.  Plug Westerly, Rhode Island into Waze and hit the road.     Westerly is a southern Rhode Island coastal town that offers plenty…

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Romantic Vermont Getaway to Twin Farms

Romantic Vermont Getaway Twin Farms

He surprised me with a card on a Friday night.     Inside were cutesy vague instructions: I had 24 hours to pack, and 48 hours of a romantic Vermont getaway to look forward to.    Hotel not yet disclosed.    After 20 minutes of me begging for a hint (delaying “vacation-gratification” is not my forté),…

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Rosewood Mayakoba: An Unforgettable Luxury Family Resort

Rosewood Mayakoba An Unforgettable Luxury Family Resort

If Disney is “Where Dreams Come True” for kids, then Rosewood Mayakoba, a luxury family resort, is where that happens for moms and dads.    That’s right parents – that utopian escape exists!  Your dream of having a recharging and relaxing vacation while with those crazy kiddos IS going to happen.  The Rosewood royal treatment…

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Watch Hill Inn: Luxury Hotel Review

Watch Hill Inn Luxury Hotel Review

I love a hotel with history.  If you’re staying at Watch Hill Inn in Westerly, Rhode Island, then you’ll experience the comforts of modern accommodations that definitely doesn’t feel cookie cutter.  This is an historic property smack dab in the middle of a quaint seaside village, and it’s the perfect place to call home for…

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Family Travel Guide: Watch Hill, RI

Family Travel Guide Watch Hill RI

I will begin this post with a travel confession.    In the era of time we now all refer to as “Pre-Covid,” I had never spent quality time in Rhode Island.  Shame on this New Englander.     As a Connecticut resident, I took my adorable neighbor – my stateside sister known for charming coastal towns…

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An Epic Kauai Travel Guide

Nepali Coast view from helicopter

Sorry Kauaians — I’m going to let the secret out: Kauai is a can’t miss destination in the Hawaiian island experience.  Before traveling to the “Garden Isle,” I had previously visited Maui (one of the more popular picks), and could not have imagined a more mesmerizing island escape.  While Maui’s fame is well deserved, Kauai’s…

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The Ultimate Guide to Sedona and Scottsdale

Sedona Scottsdale

We’ve visited Arizona more than other destination -– 4 times so far!  Why do we keep returning?  Simply because we just really love it.  It has dependable weather, incredible hiking, delicious food, and all around relaxing vibes.  If it wasn’t unbearably hot in the summers, my husband might convince me to move there.  If you’re searching…

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Florence & Tuscany Travel Guide with a Baby

Florence

It’s hard to find the words to properly convey how special Italy is.  The cities and towns are picture-postcard perfect, especially in Tuscany where you can let your imagination run wild exploring Medieval towers, stare for hours at the rolling hilltops, and walk through the colorful historical streets of Florence, Lucca, and Siena.  And if…

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Tanzania Safari Honeymoon Guide

Tanzania

During the midst of wedding planning, my husband pitched the idea of a safari for our honeymoon.  I will admit — I was a little apprehensive, but I quickly got on board after doing some research.  Everyone says you have to conquer your fears, right?  Well, an open air, window-less, door-less jeep — sitting adjacent…

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