Williamsburg

Staying at Williamsburg’s Brick House Tavern

It’s Museum Monday in the best kind of way! A while back I had the pleasure of staying at the Brick House Tavern in Colonial Williamsburg–I literally stayed inside a living museum! It’s one of Colonial Williamsburg’s “Colonial Houses” properties, and I have to say, I was pleasantly surprised! There were some unexpected perks of… Continue reading Staying at Williamsburg’s Brick House Tavern

Williamsburg

FREE Things to Do in Colonial Williamsburg

This Faraway Friday is also… Freebie Friday! All travelers have to make sacrifices–time, sleep, and most notably money. On my most recent trip to Williamsburg, Virginia, I didn’t have time to really make the full admission price worthwhile. I did, however, have enough time to enjoy Colonial Williamsburg and have some fun in this historic city!… Continue reading FREE Things to Do in Colonial Williamsburg

Williamsburg

Where to Shop in Colonial Williamsburg

Hello, my readers! It’s the Christmas season, and for many that means it is shopping season! On a recent trip to Williamsburg, VA, I took the opportunity to marvel at their Christmas decorations and stop into all their Colonial-era shops! Shops are open daily 10:00am-5:00pm, except Tarpley, Thompson, and Company, which is open from 10:00am-7:00pm.… Continue reading Where to Shop in Colonial Williamsburg

Williamsburg

Christmas in Colonial Williamsburg

It’s Faraway Friday! This week it’s all about Christmas in Williamsburg. Their decorations are up now in preparation for Sunday night’s Grand Illumination (the first Sunday in December), and on my recent trip down that way, I couldn’t help but marvel at the artistry and talent it takes to make all those decorations, and all… Continue reading Christmas in Colonial Williamsburg

Williamsburg

What to Know Before You Visit Williamsburg

It’s Throwback Thursday, and this week we are throwing it way back to Colonial America! You may have already figured out I love history, but I know some people aren’t so sure about history. So in an effort to help you feel more prepared and comfortable about your journey into the past, here are a few… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Williamsburg

Williamsburg

1 Day in Williamsburg

It’s a very special Throwback Thursday–all the way back to the 18th century! Recently I had just one day to spend in Colonial Williamsburg, VA, and though I’d been before, I wanted to make the most of my time there. Here is a quick itinerary for your own visit if you want to make the… Continue reading 1 Day in Williamsburg

Williamsburg

10 Reasons to Visit Williamsburg

It’s Faraway Friday! This week we are not only going some place incredible, we’re sort of going back in time! Here are 10 reasons you should put a visit to Colonial Williamsburg on your list! 10. Shop Like a Colonist Clothes, food, housewares, you can get it all in Colonial Williamsburg! While you won’t be… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Williamsburg

Eat North America · Williamsburg

What to Eat in Williamsburg

It’s everyone’s favorite… What I Ate Wednesday! Today we’re traveling back in time to beautiful Colonial Williamsburg, VA. Plan you visit now and YOU could eat the same food Thomas Jefferson ate a a young lad at William & Mary! But first, let’s get dressed: Colonists only had so many sets of clothes, and washing… Continue reading What to Eat in Williamsburg

Uncategorized

Playin’ in the Pillory; Sittin’ in the Stocks

Originally published on 18 August 2012. And now we’re on day two! First up: FREE fancy breakfast! The deal I got on the hotel included two food vouchers, so that took care of both Alexis and me, both mornings. We are lucky ladies! So, fuel intake: check! Comfy shoes and tank tops (it was HOT!):… Continue reading Playin’ in the Pillory; Sittin’ in the Stocks

Uncategorized

Time to Colonize!

Originally published on 18 August 2012. After lunch at Kings Arms Tavern, Alexis and I went to the Capitol building for their tour. The building is a reconstruction, but it’s sitting on the original foundation. In this very building, Patrick Henry denounced the Stamp Act, which was a huge source of scandal, since going against… Continue reading Time to Colonize!