A Visit to Both Hamilton, New Jersey & Lancaster, Pennsylvania in the 2017 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD #DriveMazda

Disclosure: Mazda provided the CX-5 exclusively for this review. No monetary compensation was received. All opinions are strictly my own. This past summer, we didn't do much of anything as in vacationing in a resort or visits at the beach. We pretty much hung around my hometown and did things nearby like visit the parks, visits to Rita's for some cold, creamy custards (yum!) and lots of backyard play.  My plans for next summer are to take plenty of road trips, one or a few vacations (at the … [Read more...]

My 3-Day Experience At Split Rock Resort in PA

A few months ago I won a giveaway from mommypoppins.com for a 2-night, 3-day stay in the Galleria at Split Rock Resort at Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania. I was so happy (Thank you Mommy Poppins!) that I finally won a much needed mini vacation being that we didn't do much all summer because of our busy schedule. During this past summer, I was trying to think which week would be perfect for our mini vacation. I opted to leave it for the last few days of August to say a nice farewell to Summer. … [Read more...]

Road Trip With The Family: Heading to Washington, D.C. VW Routan Style

Well folks, it's that time for families to start on their new ventures now that school is out! With that in mind, my family and I will be going on a small road trip to Pennsylvania and we're making two stops along the way: Lancaster & Philadelphia.  I have family in both cities (my Dad is also buried in Lancaster) so it's mainly to visit family and of course to get away for several days. Our last stop before heading back to New York will be Washington, D.C.  It will be the first time for … [Read more...]