Night Shift Brewery in Everett, MA

Night Shift BreweryA few weekends ago, Dave and I decided to make it out to Night Shift Brewing in Everett, MA to visit their new taproom that recently opened. Night Shift was started by three friends who were passionate about craft beer and tended … Continue reading

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Tracy’s King Crab Shack in Juneau, Alaska

Tracys King Crab LegAlthough free food on the cruise is nice, our favorite way to travel is to visit the local restaurants and eat as much food as we can. Dave and I wanted to take advantage of our time off the boat to … Continue reading

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One new thing I learned about Dave…

SelfiesDave and I have been together now for 10 years and 11 months (holy cow!) and I learned something new about him when we went on our Alaskan vacation….HE CAN’T TAKE SELFIES! It’s okay…we have some time to work on … Continue reading

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Norwegian Cruise Line Fitness Center

NCL Fitness Center TreadmillsTypically when we go on vacation, Dave and I will either run on treadmills in the small hotel fitness center or run outside to explore wherever we are visiting.  Exercising while on vacation not only allows us to feel less … Continue reading

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Norwegian Cruise Line State Rooms

NCL BedI have never been on a cruise before and didn’t know what to expect in terms of the rooms.  I pictured a really small college dorm room.  Fortunately, the room ended up being larger and nicer than I thought it … Continue reading

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Cruise Bound from Boston to Alaska

Norwegian Sun Cruise LineDave’s family was going on a family vacation to Alaska with the Norwegian Cruise Line.  And since I am practically married to Dave already, I was also going along! I really can’t believe how fast time has gone since Christmas time … Continue reading

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The Beehive Jazz Brunch in the South End

Beehive Brunch Bloody MaryBrunch is one of my favorite meals but I try not to go unless it’s a special occasion or to meet up with friends.  So a few months ago when college friend was in town from NYC, it was the perfect … Continue reading

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Takeya Cold-Brew Coffee Maker

Tayeka Cold Brew Coffee MakerA while back, my friend Kristina made The Pioneer Woman’s Perfect Iced Coffee.  She had a pretty good experience with this method of cold-brewing coffee so I decided it was my turn to give it a try. Cold-brewed coffee is a method of … Continue reading

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Stainless Steel Tumbler

Stainless Steel TumblerUsing a reusable container is more sustainable because there is less paper being produced and manufacturing processes are reduced.  (Nature Conservancy-Use Reusable Coffee Mugs) I used to use one of the Starbucks cold cups.  The double-walled container worked to keep … Continue reading

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