Volunteer Training at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania


image via the RR Museum Facebook page Have you ever been to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg? It's worth the trip: s a visual feast for train lovers of all ages, with a world-class collection of more than 100 historic American locomotives and railroad cars plus a working restoration shop, changing exhibits, vast library and archive, immersive education center … [Read more...]

Philadelphia Travel & Adventure Show


It's been a long winter. Wouldn't you love to get away? Check out the Travel & Adventure Show in Philly this weekend to plan your next vacation— or if you're like me and a real vacay isn't in the cards right now, to fill up the dream board for "someday, hopefully soon." The Travel & Adventure Show is the U.S.'s  largest series of consumer travels show and it's at the … [Read more...]

Dinner and a Movie Done Right: AMC Dine-In Theatre Comes to Painters Crossing


20 years ago, I was friends with a ton of people who worked at the Painters Crossing movie theater. Apparently not a whole lot had changed there since then... until just a few months ago, when renovations began to make Painters Crossing 9 the first AMC Dine-In Theater in Pennsylvania. (Edited to add: there is a similar theater in Collegevill in Movie Tavern, but that's not an … [Read more...]

The Philadelphia Vendy Awards

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This Saturday, June 14th, Maverick and I are headed to cover the 4th Annual Philadelphia Vendy Awards at Penn Treaty Park as members of the press. The Vendys are a competition to be named best of the best of the local food truck scene, the winners driving away with the coveted Vendy Cup. I don't know if food trucks have always been a thing and I just never noticed, but to me … [Read more...]

Philadelphia Color Run!

  What: It's am untimed 5k! We've been thinking about doing a lot of these lately....You should come to this one....Oh and by the way at every kilometer they throw PAINT at you. Almost forgot. (It's cornstarch powder. Non toxic.) Where: Philly- Starts at the Rocky Statue. When: July 8th Mom and I have had some 5k fever lately, and this is one of the ones we are … [Read more...]

Pick Yo’ Own Strawberries!!! (or raspberries…)


Where: Linvilla Orchards When: 8 am-6 pm Sunday-Thursday and 8 am -7 pm Friday and Saturday (during picking season, it is recommended you call to see if there is picking that day What: Strawberry and raspberry picking! What else could you ask for in life?? Besides Neil Patrick Harris singing you a sweet melody...that would be pretty sick. But yeah! Go strawberry and … [Read more...]

Philly Farm & Food Fest: Eat Local, Philly!

philly farm and food fest

I'm wicked excited about this event! The Philly Farm & Food Fest promises to be an inspiration to buying local all year round, but I'm hoping to find local sources of flour so I can really take my summer eat local challenges one step further. I also love getting to know the people behind the local companies that I support. When: Sunday, April 1st from 11am -4pm (exclusive … [Read more...]

Upcoming Consignment Sales (March 2012)


3/16 - 3/18 9am - 2pm Harford/Cecil County Wee-cycle Mart Kids Consignment Sale Perryville Outlet Center, 85 Heather Lane, Perryville, MD Cash and Credit Cards accepted (no Amex or Debit cards) www.wee-cyclemart.com Facebook:  Wee-cycle Mart Children's Consignment Sales In Maryland 3/17 8am-noon Moms Club of Middletown's Fall Resale Fundraiser Alfred G Waters Middle … [Read more...]