portland dining

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

Our drive to Portland for our girls weekend included a stop at the Kittery Outlets (I made out with a cute dress and work pants) so by the time we arrived – we were starving. Our first stop was Bull Feeney’s on Fore Street. My hunger got the best of me when I didn’t even […]

portland: permission to blog

Monday, October 6th, 2008

On our usual girls weekend getaways, my friends and I try to get to a place where at least some of us have never been. After Providence and Portsmouth, we finally reached a destination that was new to me – Portland, Maine. On Saturday, we took a stroll around Old Port… Did you know that […]

gearing up for my girlfriend getaway

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

Happy Friday! This weekend is my long awaited trip to Portland, ME with my friends – it couldn’t have come at a better time, for all of us. I can’t wait to report back, but in the meantime, I found a great topic posted in this TripAdvisor forum: Girlfriend Getaway to Maine in October 2008. […]

travel plans

Saturday, September 6th, 2008

Every year for our anniversary Mike and I take a weekend in Gloucester, MA. Due to rain, we had to postpone this weekend, but today we have plans to sit in front of our google calendars, reschedule and also finally nail down a weekend to visit friends in York, Maine.  When I first opened my calendar, I realized […]

labor day weekend

Friday, August 29th, 2008

If you don’t have plans yet – check out Trip Advisor’s best picks guide for fun day trips and quick weekend escapes. I think it is the perfect way to keep summer going… All you have to do is enter your city and choose how much you are willing to fill your tank. I am going to […]

weekend in narragansett

Monday, July 21st, 2008

Last weekend Mike, my sister Jenny and I spent the weekend in the Ocean State. Known for their clam cakes, cold tomatoe pie and quahogs, we got to spend our time in one of their best beach towns – Narragansett, where water towers serve as points of reference when giving directions (see below) and many […]

it costs about $45 to fill the tank of my toyota corolla

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

As I have unfortunately, and until now subconsciously, begun to sacrifice lunch/coffee breaks and meeting up with friends to eliminate my time on the road, let alone get away for the weekend, the airlines are making pretty dramatic changes. Today the Globe  reported that Delta Air Lines Inc. will stop offering its daily flight between Boston and Los Angeles on […]