Where to Camp in Massachusetts

Where to Camp in MA

The good thing about Massachusetts is that it is close to some amazing camping spots. (And super close to Connecticut!) When you are ready to walk out of the office and sit next to a campfire making s'mores, Massachusetts’ outdoor playground doesn't disappoint. Whether you want to camp near the dunes on the Cape or ...

On the go first aid #PuracynFirst

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On the go first aid is not always something we stop to consider. Honestly, if it wasn't for my husband being safety man, I'd probably not be prepared often on the go.  He's always been insistent that each of our vehicles have a well-stocked first aid kit. Which we do.  But I usually leave it ...

Fun Things to Do Without TV

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Fun Things to Do Without TV Summer is here, and it's time to unplug! While it might be tempting to let the kids veg out on electronics or in front of the television, summer will fly by and I promise you'll wish you spent more time doing non-TV stuff! Get creative. Do something awesome and fun, like ...

Best Places to See Nature Outside NYC

Best Places to See Nature Outside NYC

Best Places to See Nature Outside NYC     New York City is filled with the sounds of the city from the honking of taxis, to people talking on their phones, and sirens at all hours of the night. Sometimes though, you just want to escape out into nature and hear the sounds of a stream running or ...

Where to Pitch a Tent in New York

Where to Pitch a Tent in New York

New York State is filled with amazing places to pitch a tent. Whether you like to hike up mountains, fish in a crystal blue lake, or just read a book in a good camp chair, New York has you covered. There are many federal and state run campgrounds throughout New York ranging from $15-55 per ...

Enjoying Hot Coffee when Camping

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Whether you are camping in a tent or a camper, a great way to start the day is will a hot cup of coffee.  Some may say that hot coffee when camping is a luxury, I might argue that it's a necessity.  Enjoying a cup of coffee outdoors surrounded by nature is a pretty amazing ...

Family vacations in Maine

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Maine Travel- Discover the Serenity of Family Vacations in Maine The state of Maine offers lots of fun things to see and do for those looking for a down east family vacation. Summer vacation in this state means lots of fresh lobster, rowboat rides, wild blueberries, and pristine sandy beaches. The southernmost part of Maine is extremely ...

Mother’s Day at Hammonasset Beach State Park #SiennaDiaries

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After a delicious breakfast made by my family on Mother's Day, I realized we had no plans for the day, and decided since it was due to be absolutely gorgeous out, we needed to head down to the Connecticut shore and spend a day unplugged together.  AWESOME choice, I have to tell you.   If only ...

Things to do in Puerto Rico

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This post brought to you by Puerto Rico, The All-Star Island. All opinions are 100% mine. It's been a really, really long winter for most of the country.  We had little bits of snow in our yard in shady areas until earlier this week.  We had a snow and ice storm just 2 weeks ago! ...

Top New Jersey things to see and do #NJStrong

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This post brought to you by New Jersey’s Division of Travel & Tourism. All opinions are 100% mine. Throughout history New Jersey has set a precedent for the other states. The location alone has put New Jersey in a unique position as it pertains to history. The people who live there have continued the tradition of ...