2019 Pittsburgh Whiskey Festival: A Photo Recap

2019 Pittsburgh Whiskey Festival: 1792 Bourbon

If you attended the 2019 Pittsburgh Whiskey Festival, you undoubtedly had a a great time, just like we did. If you didn’t, and are looking for a recap, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s the scoop on the festival fun including photos and video. Cheers! Disclosure: We were graciously hosted by the folks at Pittsburgh Magazine for the 2019 Pittsburgh Whiskey Festival. All opinions (and photos!) are our own! When you have a husband that loves whiskey and bourbon, there’s no way to not attend one of the biggest…

Best Adult Events At Pittsburgh Zoo

Pittsburgh Zoo Adult events - Gala

We love taking our teen daughter with us no matter what day or time of year for family-friendly fun, but there are times when it’s date night. When I’m not traveling, we try to have date night at least one night a week, and both of us really look forward to it.  It’s those nights that I adore looking for Pittsburgh events that are fun. And many of them involve crossing the Highland Park Bridge and heading to Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. Happily, they have plenty of adults-only parties…

Wahlburgers Pittsburgh Review: The Mall at Robinson

Wahlburgers Pittsburgh Robinson: Menu

Wahlburgers just opened its second restaurant in the Pittsburgh area and we couldn’t wait to test it out. From menu, to staff, to location, here’s a full review of Wahlburgers Pittsburgh: The Mall at Robinson. Disclosure: I was graciously hosted by the folks at Wahlburgers Pittsburgh. All opinions and photos are my own. I can’t believe I’m writing this, but I’ve never been to a Wahlburgers. And while I know all about the family behind it, (I was a huge NKOTB fan and Mark Wahlburg is one of my favorite…

Boston Market Summer Lunch Menu: Delicious to the Last Bite!

Boston Market Summer Lunch Menu: Chicken Salad

This post featuring the Boston Market summer lunch menu is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Boston Market. All opinions are my own!   This summer, Boston Market has officially upped its game with a new, flavorful lunch menu. Filled with all the quality protein that’s become its standard, the items are a combination of classic dishes with fun spins. Here’s the scoop on the Boston Market summer lunch menu. Many years ago, I started checking out a new restaurant in Cranberry Twp., Butler County, PA.  Well, at least it…

Must-Try Summer Essentials for 2019

Must-try summer essentials for 2019: healthy items

Looking for must-try summer essentials for 2019? This year, I’m all about swapping in healthy items for not-so-nice things. So, it’s a no-brainer to test-drive new products before summer begins, right? From super foods in a tablet form to water bottles that are safe for me and the environment, here are my top picks. Disclosure: Post contains Amazon affiliate links. If you click on the link and choose to purchase, I’ll make a small commission with no additional cost to you.  Glasstic Shatterproof Water Bottles If I use a metal…

A Passport to Hoppiness with Butler County Beer Circuit

Butler County Beer Circuit Passport to Hoppiness

What happens when you have a designated driver and want to check out the Butler County Beer Circuit in Butler, PA? You hit as many as you can – in 24 hours, of course. Here’s my take on why you need to check out the BCBC including brew standouts and what sets each brew pub apart from the others.  When you head out on a beer circuit or brew trail, it’s always fun to let someone else choose the brews. So, keeping that in mind, I asked both the barkeeps…

Can You Really Save Money with SodaStream One Touch? A Full Review

Can you save money with SodaStream? Make it yourself lemon water

Thinking about purchasing a SodaStream but still on the fence? Are you wondering if it’s actually cost-effective enough to purchase? But, most importantly, can you really save money with SodaStream Fizzi One Touch? Here’s answers to your important questions.  My family loves drinking carbonated water. And, in our kitchen cupboards and pantry, we don’t really have a ton of space to store bottles of it. Plus, there’s the fact that I’m a recycling fool and don’t like to purchase plastic bottles if I don’t have to. It’s actually spared my…

Disney Recipe Tutorial: How to Make Mickey Cinnamon Rolls

Disney recipes: How to Make Mickey Cinnamon Rolls

Love walking down Main Street USA in Magic Kingdom and smelling the massive cinnamon rolls at Starbucks? Or maybe you visited during Halloween and saw those cute, Mickey-shaped Cinnamon rolls? I’ve got a super easy tutorial on how to make Mickey Cinnamon Rolls that’s super affordable and uses only two ingredients!  When I’m a Walt Disney World and visiting Magic Kingdom (especially at rope drop), my family and I generally make a beeline for the cinnamon rolls. And, whether it’s at Starbucks or at Gaston’s Tavern, they’ve become a breakfast…

8 Must-Try Restaurants in Butler County, Ohio

Best restaurants in Butler County, Ohio

So, you’re in Butler County, Ohio and are looking for some amazingly-delicious restaurants, right? Where do you go? What do you eat? I mean, where are the spots the locals go for really great food? From ice cream to donuts and everything in between, here are our eight must-try restaurants in Butler County, Ohio! Sometimes having the pleasure of exploring my own state is the business. Ohio is filled with that cool, Midwest feel, fun cities and, of course, amazing restaurants. With gastro-travel being huge right now, it was an…

Don’t Miss These Seven Stops on the Adams County Pour Tour in PA

Red grapes at Halbrendt Winery.

When you visit Gettysburg & Adams County, PA, do you think about its craft beer, cider, wine, and spirits? Maybe it’s time you did. A newly-created Adams County Pour Tour offers the best and brightest in all four liquor styles and it’s definitely worthy of a trip. From breweries to distilleries, and a little bit of everything in between, here are seven must-visit stops on the Adams County Pour Tour. Sure, I used to think about Gettysburg, PA, as a place to get my Civil War history on. But a…