Realistic Cooking Ideas

for Busy People! And sharing our life adventures along the way!

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 …

Continue reading

Every year, a new area within Boldt’s Castle or outside is renovated. This year it was the Italians Gardens and a kitchen. We did not get a chance to see the kitchen but the Italian Gardens were just beautiful!! The new garden includes four marble statues, representing the four seasons, and a view of the …

Continue reading

We had a great time this summer at Thousands Island and our Uncle Sam’s boat tour to Boldt’s Castle. Over the past ten years a tremendous amount of money (collected from fees to tour the castle) to renovate it. Millionaire hotel magnate George C. Boldt built this castle as a tribute to his beloved wife …

Continue reading

While staying in Thousand Islands we always enjoy Uncle Sam’s 2 Nation 2 1/4 hour boat tour. It is the best way to appreciate the more than 1,000 Islands in this area. The Thousand Islands are both in the US and Canada. No passport is needed to enter Canadian waters as long as you do …

Continue reading

We recently returned from a wonderful vacation in the Thousands Islands. We went there last year and realized I never posted the pictures! It is a beautiful, relaxing area. We stayed in Alexandria Bay with beautiful views of the St. Lawrence River and Boldt Castle! Stay tuned to learn more about Boldt Castle and this …

Continue reading

Yep that is me on Mt. Washington Summit! And no, we did not hike the mountain! We took the Cog Rail. We do not climb it because it is a long hike and you need perfect weather to make it to the top in one day. A round trip hike is about 8 – 10 …

Continue reading

The top of Mt. Washington has earned the title “Home of the World’s Worst Weather”. I have been on top of that mountain when it was clear and you could see for miles. Then I have been on top of that mountain where visibility is about 50-feet and the winds are so strong you can …

Continue reading

Dodgysurfer's Blog

The babblings of a cracked old fossil

Susan Call Hutchison

Author Website

Love in Motion

Life inspires practice. Practice inspires life.

Scattered Thoughts

Welcome to my world, a tapestry of thoughts and forms conceived in my mind

plates to planes

vegan recipes + travel adventures

thesweetvegetarian

Hearty veggie meals and delicious desserts

Food Fellowship and Wine

A celebration of all things good

allaboutmanners

Just another WordPress.com site

KnowArtesia

Bringing organization to creative chaos!