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  Ah, Pittsburgh…the beautiful city full of bridges… Wait, I went to Pittsburgh? I almost forgot! Actually, I did forget until I stumbled across these photos on my computer. I was there in June for a work-related meeting and it … Continued

Poesie Perfume

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I have something wonderful and magical to share with you. It comes in a small bottle but it has a powerful effect. It can change your day in a moment, evoke memories, and lift your spirit. For a very long … Continued

Scenes from England

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It’s been just over a month since we returned from our Iceland and England trip, and as I wrap up the end of this summer travel series, I wanted to include a few more photos that didn’t quite fit in … Continued

Dover Castle

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  I wasn’t feeling well the day we went to Dover Castle. I had a headache, I was tired, my throat was scratchy, and deep down I was probably sad that our vacation was coming to an end. I was … Continued

Beamish Colliery & School

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  I didn’t expect “the pit” to be my favorite place in Beamish, but I think it might have been. We were running out of time but wanted to see inside the mine (they also call it a colliery), and … Continued

Beamish Printer & Confectioner

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Two of my favorite places in Beamish were the printing/publishing house and the confectioner. Paper and chocolate: right up my alley!     The printing press still works! The newspaper branch office is full of fun souvenirs to take home. … Continued


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  I have to dedicate three blog posts to Beamish because it’s so cool (and because I took way too many photos in Beamish). What is Beamish, you ask? It’s an open air museum that transports you back in time. … Continued


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There are two places I really, really wish we could have spent more time in when we were abroad in England. One is York; we passed through on a rainy, dreary day and walked around for about an hour before … Continued

Hadrian’s Wall & Housesteads Fort

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I’m more than a little embarrassed to admit this, but I didn’t learn much about the history of Hadrian’s Wall when we went to visit. Sure, I’d heard of it before, and I was thrilled to visit something so old, … Continued

Saltburn Pier & Cliff Lift

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Just like the sunsets in Saltburn, the pier and the cliff lift do not disappoint. I’m really going to let the pictures do the talking in this one. Looking back at the whimsical animals on the pier still makes me … Continued

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