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America’s Oldest Public Arboretum – The Arnold Arboretum in Boston

The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, located in the Jamaica Plain area of Boston Massachusetts, is the oldest public arboretum in the country. Inside the arboretum, you will find 281 scenic acres of trees and shrubs. There are hundreds of different varieties of trees, all which are conveniently labeled. My favorite collection was definitely the […]

Faneuil Hall Marketplace – Boston’s Famous Dining & Shopping Destination

Faneuil Hall is a historic shopping, dining and entertainment marketplace located near the waterfront in Boston, Massachusetts. There are 14 different restaurants and pubs, including the popular “Cheers” Restaurant/Pub from the TV show, Hard Rock Cafe Boston, and many other themed and/or seafood restaurants.  The Quincy Market Colonnade features over 36 international food vendors, making […]

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! […]

Great Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks

I love ice skating during the winter months. It is fun, cheap, and a great workout! I even own 2 pairs of my own skates! I always keep my skates in the car in case I find a rink while out. There are all different types of rinks – park district rinks, city rinks, or […]

My Top Winter Travel Destinations

I see winter travel as a great way to break up the monotony of winter. Winter can be a hard time of the year with the bleak skies, cold temperatures, and shorter daylight hours. It helps to have a trip or 2 planed to keep that “summer excitement” feeling all year. I like to mix […]

Winter Fun in Boston: Holiday Activities and more!

Boston may not come to mind immediately as your top spot for spending your winter vacation, however, there is plenty of fun to be found in and around the city. I recently headed downtown for the Boston Common Tree Lighting. Although it was an extremely cold night, the great musical performances (including one by former […]

I love DAVIDsTEA: High Quality Loose Leaf Tea in Boston

This weekend I went ice skating at The Boston Common Frog Pond Ice rink. It was a good time although a tad bit expensive over other rinks I have been to. Luckily, I had my own skates so I only had to pay for admission (normally $5, skate rentals are $9). After skating I decided […]