Flat out, I have to disclose that I'm totally biased with this post.  I live in the 'burbs of Philadelphia and have for the last 14 years so I pretty much think it's the coolest city around.  I just love it here.  I love it for a variety of reasons that aren't all related to tourism but I'll stick on topic with today's post.  But I did want to tell … [Read more...]

Last week, I was in Center City Philadelphia for some work-related meetings.I've lived here in Philadelphia for almost 14 years now and I'm constantly struck by the beauty of the city when I visit.  The city is so rich in American history and as a family, we take any opportunity we can to visit with them.There's of course the Liberty Bell and … [Read more...]

Jon and I took the kids to an advance screening of the new movie, Mars Needs Moms on Saturday in downtown Philadelphia. It was kind of neat as they held it in an old theater at the Franklin Institute, our local science and technology museum. There were some tear-jerky scenes in which you weren't sure what was going to happen to the Mom. Cole … [Read more...]

This weekend, I'll be headed over to Valley Forge here in the Philadelphia area to check out the Philadelphia Food & Wine Festival October 29-31. They had me at food and wine!  I may not be a foodie blogger but I definitely enjoy both food and wine and am looking forward to tasting the gourmet samples from culinary experts... and of course … [Read more...]