Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood: Movie Moments in Pittsburgh

Tom Hanks is making a movie about Mr. Rogers set to come out later this year! Mr. Rogers truly inspired us all. He taught us all that we’re all worthwhile, and we all have good inside us. He told us that when things go wrong, we should “look for the helpers.” So on your next trip to Pittsburgh, be sure to add these sites to your list!

What to Know Before You Visit Pittsburgh

Heading to Pittsburgh soon? It’s no longer just a steel-gray city with rough winters. Pittsburgh has been experiencing a rebirth in recent years, and its enjoyed a major tourism boom to match it! So if the Steel City is on your list, here is a quick run-down of things to know before you go!

10 Things to Do in Pittsburgh

This week, we’re not going too far–just over to Pittsburgh, where my sweet husband grew up. We go out there two to three times each year, but I realized I have very little on the blog about Pittsburgh! So to make up for that deficit, here are 10 things you should do if every you find yourself in the ‘Burgh!

Philadelphia: First Time in the City of Firsts

Originally published in June 2012. It’s Throwback Thursday! On the road again! Only this time I took a train. I liked it a lot! I didn’t think it was much different than the ones in Europe–except it was running a little late! But surprisingly we made it to Philly sooner than anticipated. And when IContinue reading “Philadelphia: First Time in the City of Firsts”

Hershey Hill Climb and Fancy Cars

Originally published in June 2012. I experienced something over the weekend that I never knew existed. It was part soapbox race, part antique car show, part blast from the past. It’s the Hershey Hill Climb, and apparently it’s been happening for years–but I only just found out about it! Older gentlemen who own antique raceContinue reading “Hershey Hill Climb and Fancy Cars”

History and Chocolate: a Winning Combination

This week’s What I Ate Wednesday is a little different–it’s all about America’s Cholocate Destination: Hershey, PA! This was originally published in June 2012. I had an amazing job with a marketing firm that summer, and they sent me to Pennsylvania for several events. My first trip that summer was to Herskey, PA, and letContinue reading “History and Chocolate: a Winning Combination”

What to Eat in Philadelphia

It’s What I Ate Wednesday! And I can hear the cheesesteaks calling my name. A few years ago I had an awesome job that took me to Philly many times over the summer. I worked with a marketing company at a concert venue, so my days were spent exploring historic Philly! Be looking for someContinue reading “What to Eat in Philadelphia”

Gettysburg Explorations

Originally published on 19 August 2014. Today Lydia and I are rounding out our Gettysburg stay by exploring the sights and scenes of this small town’s big history! First up today: Exploring the Fairfield Inn B&B: Since it is so historic, they have a self-guided walking tour you can take and get to know the place. SinceContinue reading “Gettysburg Explorations”

Taking on Gettysburg

Originally published on 17 August 2014. And we’re off again! This time it’s with my newly-engaged friend, Lydia! We decided we needed a little girlfriend getaway, and after weighing some options, we decided on Gettysburg. Reasons: 1. We’ve never been before; 2. It’s only 80 miles away, much shorter than we thought! First stop: checking intoContinue reading “Taking on Gettysburg”