Top Romantic Things to Do in Pittsburgh for Valentine’s Day

Omni Bedford Springs Balcony

Romance is alive and well this Valentine’s Day, I’m happy to announce! Mr. Locke and I love celebrating the holiday together and adore the love-filled day just as much when The Kid is involved. There are occasions, however,  when the two of us celebrate together or The Kid spends the night at a family member’s house leaving us to our romantic revelry. Yes, I used the word revelry. Don’t judge. If you’re anywhere in the Pittsburgh area on the top romantic holiday of the year, here’s our recommendations for top…

Buhl Mansion and Tara – A Country Inn: Valentine’s Day Romance

Buhl Mansion and Guesthouse

When it comes to romantic destinations outside of Pittsburgh proper, there’s two locations that have always been on my radar: Buhl Mansion Guesthouse & Spa and Tara- A Country Inn. Each property gives the ultimate romantic vibe and, whether it’s a Valentine’s Day weekend getaway or simply a place to relax and unwind, each property provides for your every need. Each is also a member of Select Registry (have you checked out its properties? So amazing!) and it’s very easy to see why- each offers the elegance of yesterday and…

Tea for Two?

  Growing up with a mother whose heritage was Western European and one that truly embraced it, enjoying afternoon tea was part of her everyday routine. She’d have a cuppa and a sandwich, take a few moments to herself, and simply enjoy the ritual. She drank her tea out of Royal Doulton teacups and she relished every sip. This weekend Mr. Locke and I enjoyed afternoon tea at Buhl Mansion Guesthouse & Spa and I couldn’t help but think of my mother and her Royal Doulton cups with the blue…