Month: April 2018

The Best Places To Go in May

From townandcountrymag.com: Experience a spring awakening in Amsterdam, a famed sailing race in Newport, and so much more. GETTY IMAGES by LINDSAY SILBERMAN MAR 22, 2018 Craving a getaway but not quite sure where to go? Here are 10 wanderlust-worthy vacation ideas to put on your radar for May. Lofoten Islands, Norway GETTY IMAGES If you’ve […]

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The Top 15 Beaches on the East Coast

From townandcountrymag.com: Here are America’s best pieces of sand along the Atlantic Ocean. GETTY IMAGES by SAM DANGREMOND APR 10, 2018 While California and Hawaii often take credit for their beaches, most of the country’s best sand is along the Atlantic Ocean. From coastal islands like Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard to the Art Deco playground of […]

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3 Reasons Why Taking a Vacation Beats Being a Workaholic Martyr

From stamfordadvocate.com: Photo: Colin Anderson | Getty Images Many entrepreneurs boast about the long hours they put in at work. They believe the more time you put towards your business, the more successful you will become. Many entrepreneurs put their business before everything else. They neglect other important things in their lives to work as much as […]

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The 10 Best Places To Go in June

From townandcountrymag.com: A postcard-perfect trip to the Amalfi Coast, a history-fueled adventure in Eastern Europe, and so much more. GETTY IMAGES by LINDSAY SILBERMAN APR 13, 2018 Craving a getaway but not quite sure where to go? Here are 10 wanderlust-worthy vacation ideas to put on your radar for June. Corsica GETTY IMAGES The idyllic Mediterranean […]

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Get Outta Town, Not Outta Cash: Affordable Summer Vacation Ideas

From themanual.com: Summer is the traditional vacation season, and for a number of good reasons. First, the kids are out of school, so you can actually leave your home without compromising Junior’s education or missing any plays/tournaments/recitals/PTA meetings/disciplinary conferences. Second, the warm weather means destinations from Alaska to Albuquerque to the Alleghenies are open for business. And finally, […]

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Five tips for planning the perfect wedding cake from Sweet Fix bakery’s Amanda Robinson

From richmond.com The creativity that resides in a true artist’s heart isn’t diminished simply because the medium and tools change from sculpting clay and acrylic paints to spatulas and lightly sweetened meringue-based Italian buttercream. Amanda Robinson stepped away from Richmond’s fine arts scene about a decade ago to pursue what she calls “domesticated art forms” […]

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Durable dream house is kid-friendly and glamorous

From democratandchronicle.com: Jen Schottland and Brendan O’Hara wanted kid-friendly and glamorous. A custom built-home that could accommodate Lego-creation displays near the paintings from ArtisanWorks and custom furniture illuminated by large chandeliers. The couple, whose two children are 3 and 6, were living in Mendon but wanted the convenience of the Brighton area. In 2014, they found a […]

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10 Books About Food to Add to Your Home Library

From eater.com: Conventional wisdom says that food writing should steer clear of politics and religion,” writes chef Edward Lee in his new book Buttermilk Graffiti. “But how do I do this in a place — Dearborn, Michigan — that is defined by its religion and cultural isolation?” Of course, Lee’s question refers to a specific city where […]

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Cape named best small town destination

From starfl.com: Others include Miramar Beach, Islamorada and Sanibel Island Within the general realm of understatement, most visitors and residents would surely agree with a list that puts Cape San Blas near the top among vacation destinations. FloridaRentals.com, a premiere tourism resource in Florida, did just that last month, naming Cape San Blas among the […]

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World’s best destination for train lovers? Switzerland

From USA Today: Amtrak fans claim several trains as scenic, most notably the Adirondack, California Zephyr and the Coast Starlight; and the Canadians tout their Canadian routes, at least the part between Edmonton and Vancouver. The European Rail timetable lists more than 100 routes as “scenic.” But those are ordinary trains, running along regular routes through mostly attractive […]

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