Staying at Williamsburg’s Brick House Tavern

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!

FREE Things to Do in Colonial Williamsburg

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! Here is my list of the best FREE things to do in Colonial 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 allContinue reading “Christmas in Colonial Williamsburg”

What to Know Before You Visit Williamsburg

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 things you will want to know before your trip to Colonial Williamsburg, VA!

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 washingContinue reading “What to Eat in Williamsburg”

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”

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 againstContinue reading “Time to Colonize!”