Tag Archives: Travel

Beal’s Pickles N Pints

Do  you like pickles?  Do you like beer?  Beal’s Pickles N Pints in Willoughby is where the two collide, in the best possible way!  You can read my review of Beal’s in my post for the Lake County Visitors Bureau … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras in July – Fairport Harbor Mardi Gras Parade

On July 3, Andy and I got to participate in the annual Mardi Gras parade in Fairport Harbor, Ohio.  Fairport Harbor is generally a sleepy little town on Lake Erie.  It comes alive in summer thanks to it’s very lovely … Continue reading

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Spring Break in Lake County

Spring can’t come fast enough for me!  I  have definitely had enough snow, wind and ice.  Slush covers every street and parking lot, salt is encrusted on my car.  I no sooner get it washed than the cycle starts again. … Continue reading

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February Lake Erie East Coastal Gazette

Wondering what to do in Lake County in February?  The February issue of the Lake Erie Coastal Gazette has the scoop on art shows, restaurants and Valentine’s day ideas.  Oh yeah, my review of Bistro 70 is in there too!

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Frozen Water and Jeni’s Sorbet

After seeing all the hype in the media about Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams seasonal flavor, Influenza Sorbet, Dana and I decided to take a Sunday drive to Chagrin Falls, Ohio.  This quaint town in Northeastern Ohio has the closest Jeni’s … Continue reading

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Guest Blog at the Lake County Visitors Bureau – Bistro 70 Review

This week I am guest blogging over on the Lake County Visitors Bureau web site.  You can read my review of Painesville’s Bistro 70 here. I will be writing about Lake County’s food scene each month.  Restaurants, food trucks, seasonal … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: My 2012 in Photos

This photo challenge was, well, challenging!   My family had a lot of fun this year.  We only left Ohio twice, and even then we just went over the border into Pennsylvania.  We went to a lot of beautiful and … Continue reading

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SALT Market Place and Cook Show – and a BIG Surprise!

Have you ever watched The Chew on TV?  I have always wanted to go to the show and be one of the lucky few who get to sit at the “special” table and sample the chefs’ creations.  Last week, I … Continue reading

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Portsmouth Floodwall Murals

When we left our cozy cottage in the Hocking Hills we had to go to Georgetown, Ohio, to pick up our son, Andy.   He had spent his relaxing vacation week with his Grandma Kennedy.  Instead of heading cross-country through … Continue reading

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Hocking County – More than caves and trails

Hiking on trails and through caves is not the only thing to do in the Hocking Hills.  You can zip-line through the trees, canoe, kayak, horseback ride, rent an ATV or a bicycle.  We didn’t do any of those things. … Continue reading

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