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We just returned home from a wonderful trip to Newport, Rhode Island. It was our first time at this location, and we were overwhelmed by the splendor of the Gilded Age mansions and all that there is to do in Newport. Definitely an area that we could go back multiple times and still have new …

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Greg and I just got home from Franconia Notch, New Hampshire on a hiking and more trip. Today I am categorizing more than 500 pictures and videos so I can start a new blogging series on our vacation. We had a fabulous time with hiking a mountain, taking the Cog Rail to the top of …

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Our weekend is started off with a great dinner with friends on Friday night and a walk at Knox Farm Estate. Today is a beautiful Saturday that feels a bit more like fall – but a bright and sunny day. Before we head off for an afternoon of disc golf, I am getting a few …

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More pictures from our vacation. On our way home from Niagara-on-the-Lake we stopped at a wonderful restaurant, Queenston Heights, for a great lunch and spectacular view! The gardens were fabulous! Plus there was a monument that Greg enjoyed. Do not forget to check out the other postings from our Niagara on the Lake vacation! Abacot …

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As part of our B&B package from Abacot Hall we had a $100 gift certificate to The Old Winery Restaurant. We started with a couple of great cocktails. I had a Lychee Berry Martini that was fabulous. Recently I made two martinis: Pomegranate Martini and Pomegranate Sparkling Martini – both were delicious. Greg had a …

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