Category Archives: Quirky Travel

Irving Berlin’s A White Christmas in Boston [Review]

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Guest post by Carrie Edwards of Colorful Spark. Exactly one week before Christmas Eve, I was able to treat my 6-year-old daughter to a special event, attending Irving Berlin’s White Christmas on stage at the Citi Wang Theatre in Boston. I’ve watched the movie every Christmas season for as long as I can remember and…

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical [Review]

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Last night, my dad and I slogged through rain and flooded streets to get my kids to see Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical in Boston. We could have used a sleigh with some reindeer assistance because the traffic was awful and we ended up a few minutes late. Luckily, we zipped into the theater…

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer the Musical in Boston [Giveaway]

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Did you know that it’s the 50th anniversary of the Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer television special? There will be a lot of celebrating this year for the famous reindeer and his buddies (I’m particularly excited about the set of U.S. Postal Service stamps), but what better way than to catch the whole gang live at…

Annie the Musical in Boston [Review]

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  We had the great pleasure of attending the opening night of Annie in Boston this past week. It started with the arrival of Isse Swickle as Annie and Gilgamesh Tagget as Oliver Warbucks via 1937 Packard. The two strolled the red carpet, posing for pictures and signing autographs before heading off to get ready…

Annie Comes to Boston [Giveaway]

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I love musicals. I grew up in the kind of family that burst into song at the slightest provocation. It’s what we do. As a young girl, Annie was one of my favorites. Not only is the story and music age appropriate, but the idea that your fate could suddenly shift on a dime and…

Join Me For #FallFitness at the Microsoft Store

I am being compensated to help support and promote the Microsoft Store #FallFitness event. All opinions are my own. Just in time for the most candy-laden day of the year and, for all intents and purposes, the kickoff to the holiday season, Microsoft is inviting us to start (or continue) getting fit. On October 30,…

A Howliday Visit to Great Wolf Lodge New England

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We recently made our first visit to Great Wolf Lodge New England via a media trip that highlighted some of their fall and winter in-house celebrations. I’m going to review Great Wolf Lodge separately, because there’s just too much I want to talk about, but the Halloween Howliday celebrations start today, so there’s no time…

Margaritas Mexican Restaurant–Fall Menu, Taco Gigante, and Mexican Artwork

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I love Mexican food, but Bug’s nut allergy has limited our options. When I realized I had a Margaritas nearby, I brought him to try it out. Honestly, the outside looked like a dive bar. I almost didn’t bring him inside. But once we stepped through the doors, we fell in love. Margaritas is colorful…

Moon Palace Golf Resort and Spa, Cancun, Mexico – Review

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Last summer, I had the chance to visit the Moon Palace Golf Resort and Spa in Cancun as part of a press trip. I shared the story of swimming with whale sharks, but my post about the resort ended up on Family Travel Magazine. I think about this trip often, partially because it was such…

#TravelDreams–Sacred Mayan Journey, Cozumel, Mexico

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Every so often, I get travel pitches or see articles about really cool or interesting travel experiences. Obviously, I can’t experience all of these first hand, but I still want to be able to share them with you. Last year, I had the chance to visit the Moon Palace Resort in Cancun as part of…