Bees Will Thank You At The Albany Pine Bush Preserve

Bees Will Thank You At The Albany Pine Bush Preserve

The Albany Pine Bush Preserve offers many recreational and educational opportunities, but did you know that it’s also a great place for kids (and adults) to help out the environment? Early this week, Albany Pine Bush Preserve put out a call on their Facebook page for help collecting native plant seeds for habitat restoration. I…

Celebrating with the Stars at Madame Tussaud’s in New York City

Celebrating with the Stars at Madame Tussaud’s in New York City

I usually avoid the tourist attractions in New York City, but when I heard that one of my favorite travel bloggers, Carol Cain of NYC Mama, was hosting a Celebrity Wax Party at Madame Tussauds, I didn’t waste any time sending in my RSVP. At first, I was a little (no, a lot) nervous about…

Let Down The Top On The Old Chevy at the Drive-In Theater
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Let Down The Top On The Old Chevy at the Drive-In Theater

Contrary to my kids’ belief, I’m not old enough to remember the heyday of drive-in movie theaters. I don’t remember ever going to one as a child, but somehow I have a memory, perhaps from a past life or from episodes of Happy Days, an almost visceral knowledge of what they’re supposed to be like….

Travel Tips for Harry Potter at Universal Studios Orlando

Travel Tips for Harry Potter at Universal Studios Orlando

The Harry Potter theme park sets a new standard for amusement park attractions, drawing record numbers to Universal Studios Florida. Visitors to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter will discover all the magical places they’ve come to know and love in the book and movie series, but they’ll also find packed crowds and wait times…