Oktoberfest And Pierogipalooza In Bethlehem Pennyslvania

Advertisements Autumn brings with it pumpkin spice, chilly evenings, apple picking, farmers markets, and of course Oktoberfest. It is held every year in Bavaria Germany as a folk festival running from late September to early October. It is such a huge part of the culture, and has actually been held since 1810. An enormous amountContinue reading “Oktoberfest And Pierogipalooza In Bethlehem Pennyslvania”

Northeast Allie Restaurant Review-Brick & Brew

Advertisements The Brick & Brew Restaurants are one of our absolute favorite spots to go in the Philadelphia area. We have been frequenting there for several years, and every time that we do visit, we are always amazed. We have also recommended this restaurant to our family and friends because we know that they willContinue reading “Northeast Allie Restaurant Review-Brick & Brew”

Wissahickon Valley Park

Advertisements One of our absolute favorite parks in the Philadelphia area is the Wissahickon Valley Park. My husband and I really enjoy a good hike, and with ample trails (the park is over 18,000 acres) you can really enjoy this natural landscape. In total this very large space also has 50 miles of trails, whichContinue reading “Wissahickon Valley Park”

Spruce Street Harbor Park A Fun Philly Destination

Advertisements About a week ago, one of my close friends from Lancaster was interested in a visit to the Philadelphia area. I was really excited to see her, and the first place that I thought of that she would really enjoy is the Spruce Street Harbor Park which is located on Penn’s Landing on theContinue reading “Spruce Street Harbor Park A Fun Philly Destination”

Lacawac Sanctuary In The Pennsylvania Poconos

Advertisements The Lacawac Sanctuary is located in the Pennsylvania Poconos and has over nine miles of trails to hike. It is also a major influence in the scientific community through initiatives of research, education, and preservation with the conservation of the land located in this upstate Pennsylvania region. The Sanctuary has some of the absoluteContinue reading “Lacawac Sanctuary In The Pennsylvania Poconos”

Why It Is So Important To Spend Time In Nature

Advertisements I think one of the most profound things that I have found and took note of from an early age was nature. One of my first memories is stepping out to the porch on a rainy day, talking to a kitten and taking note of a magnificent rainbow drifting in the sky. As weContinue reading “Why It Is So Important To Spend Time In Nature”

Boathouse Row The Iconic Philadelphia Landmark

Advertisements Boathouse Row is one of the most identifiable spots in Philadelphia. When you take the Schuylkill Expressway, you will drive past Boathouse Row right before you get into Center City. It is right by the Art Museum and the historical Fairmount Water Works. The weather was absolutely gorgeous this weekend, so we made aContinue reading “Boathouse Row The Iconic Philadelphia Landmark”

Ricketts Glen State Park

Advertisements Ricketts Glen State Park (located in Benton Pennsylvania) was highly recommended to us by a lot of locals when we stayed in the Poconos. This majestic park is known in upstate Pennsylvania for having amazing immersive nature trails with 22 named waterfalls. Within it are 13,193 acres of land located in Sullivan, Luzerne, andContinue reading “Ricketts Glen State Park”

Shuman Point The Pennsylvania Poconos

Advertisements When my husband and I travel, we always look for amazing hiking locations. Luckily, when we went to the Pennsylvania Poconos, we had ample opportunities. One of my favorite spots was Shuman Point because of its expansive forest resting right by Lake Wallenpaupack. The trail that we took was about three miles long, andContinue reading “Shuman Point The Pennsylvania Poconos”

Canoeing In Lake Wallenpaupack

Advertisements When we traveled up to the Poconos to explore Lake Wallenpaupack, we were immediately fascinated by everyone boating or in a canoe. My husband is pretty avid when it comes to the outdoors, so he was definitely for the idea of taking a canoe out on the calm lake waters. After checking into it,Continue reading “Canoeing In Lake Wallenpaupack”

Adventures In Hibernia County Park

Advertisements Around a month or so ago, one of my best friends told me that she was scouting a location with nature perspectives. She is a photographer based out of Lancaster Pennsylvania, and was searching for something somewhat local, and also a place that provided gorgeous backdrops. Then, she had a really great idea andContinue reading “Adventures In Hibernia County Park”

Perkiomen Trail Pennsylvania

Advertisements There is something about early spring that gets the local crowds in Pennsylvania excited. We love the longer days after a winter cooped up inside, especially since our winters here can be very dark in addition to the bitter coldness. I mean, we absolutely love our snow days (when we do not have toContinue reading “Perkiomen Trail Pennsylvania”

Lake Wallenpaupack

Advertisements If you are in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, or New York area, you most likely have at least heard about the Poconos. The Poconos are a gorgeous rural area that are a very popular place to retreat into a more woodsy type atmosphere. There are a lot of lakes, mountain areas, and amazing hikingContinue reading “Lake Wallenpaupack”

Bethlehem Steel Stacks

Advertisements One of our favorite things to do when searching for an amazing place to travel is going to a location that has the combination of scenery, history, and walking areas. We found all of that and more in Bethlehem Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania, and especially Bethlehem, was a very booming center of trade and industry duringContinue reading “Bethlehem Steel Stacks”

The Ultimate Holiday Activity Guide

Advertisements We are officially into the holidays, and this guide should help you navigate them with fun activities and lots of cheer! Personally, for me, this time of year means spending time with family, and practicing gratitude for all the good things that have happened. Of course, some years are more hectic then others, butContinue reading “The Ultimate Holiday Activity Guide”

Elmwood Zoo Wild Lights Norristown Pennsylvania

Advertisements This year, we have super ramped up all of our outdoor activities, and the holidays are no exception! I do have to say it is pretty cool that a lot of really festive events are actually outside. We always like to research various places in the area before going out, and the Elmwood ZooContinue reading “Elmwood Zoo Wild Lights Norristown Pennsylvania”

A Very Philly Christmas Village!

Advertisements The Philadelphia Christmas Village holds a very special place in my heart. Several years ago, my husband actually proposed by it, and it is one of those landmarks that are near and dear to me. There is something unique about it that is very Philadelphia, while wrapping in a traditional German market feel. ItContinue reading “A Very Philly Christmas Village!”

Bethlehem Christmas Market

Advertisements Every year, we always eagerly await the holidays. The changing of the seasons always invigorates me, and I know winter is close once the first days of December arrive. There is something magical about the change to crisp weather, and snow dusting the yard in the morning. Christmas is the perfect time to doContinue reading “Bethlehem Christmas Market”

Photoshoot In Lancaster Pennsylvania

Advertisements I have known my friend Marisa for over ten years. She is one of those people that see life in amazing perspectives, and that shines through in her photography. A couple weeks ago, we decided to have a get together at the Lancaster County Park, and she offered to do an anniversary photoshoot forContinue reading “Photoshoot In Lancaster Pennsylvania”

Unique British Restaurants To Visit In The Philadelphia Area

Advertisements I have always enjoyed learning about British culture. Any place that was home to The Beatles, Jane Austen, and J.R.R. Tolkien is esteemed in my book. Honestly though, besides the historical contributions of England, they actually have pretty decent food! This is my personal review of two wonderful British restaurants that you can enjoyContinue reading “Unique British Restaurants To Visit In The Philadelphia Area”

Local Living In The Northeast

Advertisements Hello Everyone! My name is Allie and I am from the Philadelphia area in the Northeast part of the United States. This blog has been in my mind for some time, and it is truly amazing to finally put my thoughts into words on here. On this blog, you can expect perspectives on life,Continue reading “Local Living In The Northeast”

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