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Buttonwood Park Zoo: A Small, Scenic Zoo in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Buttonwood Park Zoo is a tiny (about 10 acres) New England zoo located in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Mike and I decided to check it out for the morning. We checked out a free pass at the library – If you are a resident of New Bedford or the surrounding areas, then you can check your […]

Valentine’s Day Dinner @ Spirito’s Restaurant in Providence

Last night, Mike and I dined at Spirito’s Restaurant in Providence for our Valentine’s Day Dinner. We frequently purchase Groupon deals for restaurants in the area and we both like Italian food so we decided to check this place out. Our Groupon deal consisted of $30 worth of food (we paid $15). Sprito’s is located […]

Towns that got 30+ inches of snow in Blizzard Nemo

Wow check out these cities (mostly in Connecticut) that got 30+ inches of snow! Be sure to check for closings before traveling to any of these towns. Today, I went to go grocery shopping at Trader Joe’s in Warwick, Rhode Island. The town’s power was still out everywhere! Calling ahead would have saved me an […]

Nemo: Record Breaking New England Blizzard!

When it came to calculating snowfall totals – who got the most snow? Which areas broke previous snowfall records? Do you live in any of the areas that received 2-3 feet of snow? Some areas in Connecticut received more than 3 inches of snow – one city even received 40 inches! How did the snow […]

Winter Storm Nemo

The historic February blizzard is over and it has brought a ton of snow to the New England area. We got a lot of snow around the Boston area – almost 2 feet! When I got up in the morning I couldn’t even get out of my door because the snow was piled so high! […]

Providence Place Mall: Rhode Island’s Largest Mall

Providence Place Mall is a large shopping center located in the downtown area of Providence Rhode Island. This mall is the largest in Rhode Island and one of the largest in Southern New England. Regular hours are Monday-Saturday from 10:00am – 9:00 pm and Sunday from 12:00 noon – 6:00pm. Providence Place Mall is probably […]

The Benefits of the Infrared Sauna: Whitinsville Wellness Center and Spa

The Whitinsville Wellness Center and Spa in Whitinsville Massachusetts is a wellness center and spa which offers many different services including: massage, yoga classes, infrared sauna sessions and more. I was looking for an infrared sauna in the area and surprisingly could not find many options. Most of the spas and holistic centers which offered […]

Wrentham Premium Outlets: Great Deals in Massachusetts

This afternoon I spent the day at Wrentham Premium Outlets in Wrentham Massachusetts. Despite extremely cold temperatures, there were plenty of people out taking advantage of the deals. There are plenty of great outlet stores including: Restoration Hardware, Nike, Banana Republic, Juicy, Burberry, Guess, Barney New York, Calvin Klein, Waterford, Coach, and more. Restaurants options […]

The World’s Largest Bingo Hall at Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut

I had the opportunity to play Bingo tonight at Foxwoods, home to the one of the largest Bingo halls in the world. I was impressed with how huge the seating area was – it was nice to have plenty of personal space during the games. Games aren’t too expensive ($10 for the morning matinee games […]

Delicious Italian Lunch Buffet at the Mohegan Sun: Todd English’s Tuscany

This afternoon I had lunch at Todd English’s Tuscany, located inside the Mohegan Sun. This Italian restaurant owned by celebrity chef Todd English serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I highly recommend ordering the “Tuscan Table” lunch buffet. Every Monday-Friday from 11:00AM until 3:30PM the buffet is offered. The price normally runs $23 a person but […]