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Adventure Aquarium – A Day Trip to Philadelphia

My family has been having quite the busy summer. This was the first time since 2009 that I didn’t create a summer to do list – because we didn’t need one. We’ve been going, going, going, not even making it to Hersheypark as much as we’d like. We’re too busy. One of the things we’re busy spending our time on is traveling. I love the quote above; it reminds me of the value of experiences with my kids. Because we’re going on day trips, I am going to share some central Pennsylvania and Maryland day trips with you. You may … Read more

Visit Philadelphia in 2014

Quiz time. I promise that you know this guy. Who is he? He is often called “the only President of the United States who was never President of the United States” and “the first American.” He may be the most influential American in the history of America. He quit school at age ten (because of family finances) but read voraciously throughout his life, educating himself on a very wide variety of subjects. He established the Library Company of Philadelphia, now home to over half a million rare books and pamphlets, the first volunteer firefighting company, and the first hospital in … Read more