Support the Travel Industry from Your Sofa

Support the Travel Industry from Your Sofa

The travel industry is suffering right now. We all know it. Borders are closed and countries can’t welcome the tourists that help support them. There is something we can do to help right now! Purchase products from local sellers online. Nigeria These candles and other scented products from Claire Marcus really caught my eye. Each product is handcrafted in Lagos, Nigeria. We need things to make us relax, now more then ever. Greece What do you think of when you…

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DIY: Sew a Pillow/Cushion and Envelope Cover

DIY: Sew a Pillow/Cushion and Envelope Cover

You know those pillow and cushion covers on interior design websites. Want to sew your own? Learn how to make a pillow insert and then also make your own cover for it. Supplies sewing machine sewing pins scissors fabric for pillow (two) 18 x 13″ (45.72 x 33.02 cm) rectangles fabric for pillow cover (two) 20 x 15″ (50.8 x 38.1 cm) rectangles fiber fill (8 oz. / 226 g bag) Sewing Machine Used Singer Heavy Duty 4423 The fabric…

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Fairfield County, Connecticut Fall Staycation Itinerary

Fairfield County, Connecticut Fall Staycation Itinerary

Fairfield County, Connecticut is located in the southwest part of the state. It borders the Long Island Sound. This means there are great beaches but Long Island shields the area from the rough Atlantic Ocean waters. It’s a great place to visit in the fall for so many reasons. Keep reading to see what to do and where to go in Fairfield County. Where to Stay in Fairfield County I live in Fairfield County, so I’m going of off recommendations…

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Staycation Postcards: Seaside Park in Connecticut

Staycation Postcards: Seaside Park in Connecticut

I visited Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Connecticut. We had one warm day before all the cold fall days came. I’m so glad I went. The weather was beautiful and I wasn’t the only one who thought so. Start to drive through Seaside Park and you’ll see the bandshell (below). The design resembles a fish in its shape and scale-like texture. It’s a very unique element. The park is on your right and the beach area continues on your left. The…

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A-Dong International Supermarket Tour

A-Dong International Supermarket Tour

2020 has been rough on everyone. We all just want to travel far away. International supermarket trips make great staycations even better. Feel like you’re in another country. Imagine the sights, sounds and tastes of a faraway land. International supermarkets truly transport you to another country. The A-Dong Supermarket is located in Hartford, Connecticut. It made me feel like I was traveling to Asia. It was a wonderful feeling. Keep reading for what I saw on that trip. There were…

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DIY: Kids Art Projects -Occupy and Educate Them

DIY: Kids Art Projects -Occupy and Educate Them

Kids Art Projects are key right now. Summer has basically ended. Some children are physically going back to school. Others are remote learning. Regardless of how they do school, keep your children occupied and educated when they’re home. I took an elective in college called Teaching Children Art. So I’m here to share some projects that you can do at home with your children. Block Printing Many traditional fabrics use block printing to achieve their designs. There are lots of…

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Staycation Postcards: Captain’s Cove Seaport in Connecticut

Staycation Postcards: Captain’s Cove Seaport in Connecticut

A staycation or road trip is the best ways to travel right now.  Last week I made my way over to a great local spot in Connecticut called Captain’s Cove Seaport. My dad used to take me there a lot when I was younger. I even went to school not far from there. It’s always the perfect “end of summer” place to go. Captain’s Cove Seaport is located in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Explore the little shops located in what look like…

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The New Face of Travel Has Arrived

The New Face of Travel Has Arrived

2020 showed us the new face of travel. There are restrictions, both for international and domestic travel. Some things that we love are going away forever. We took a lot for granted before 2020. Is there anything positive that can come out of this? Face Masks Face masks, face masks, face masks. The new face of travel. Get it? This is something that we’re going to have to get used to, especially as we start non-essential travel. This has already…

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Not Your Average Domestic Travel Bucket List

Not Your Average Domestic Travel Bucket List

Have you checked out out my 2020/2021 Dream Travel Bucket List? They were all international destinations. It might be a little while before I’m ready to travel outside of the country. So I decided to put together a domestic travel bucket list of some places in the U.S. that I would like to visit. There are so many places in the U.S. that I have yet to visit. Seattle, Washington So many online videos describe the art scene in Seattle….

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New York City Food Tour: The Foodie Paradise

New York City Food Tour: The Foodie Paradise

New York City Food Tour! We’ve visited many different foodie hot spots in New York City on the blog before. We’ve gone to Chinatown, Koreatown, Columbia Heights and so many other places. New York City is starting to look a lot different than it did in early March and April. Lots of restaurants really need our support. I’m going to share some of my favorite spots to eat in New York City. Tutt Heights Anyone who knows me, knows that…

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