Lily Dale Assembly: A First Timer’s Guide to the Spiritualist Community

lily dale assembly first timer's guide

Lily Dale Assembly has been a spiritualist community for well over a century and had become a peaceful respite for guests that want to connect with nature in a spiritual way. But, what’s it really like to visit Lily Dale and what do you need to know? Here’s my honest take on a recent visit.  Disclosure: Lily Dale Assembly is a spiritualist community and offers daily services. In no way am I trying to sway your religious opinions or trying to convert you to spiritualism.    If you’ve never heard…

Fun & Free Things to Do in Niagara Falls USA

Niagara Falls State Park - free things to do in Niagara Falls USA

Who says that visiting Niagara Falls has to be super expensive? This girl certainly doesn’t! Niagara Falls, NY, is one of my favorite destinations to tour and for good reason: there are plenty of free things to do. In partnership with Hotels.com, I’m happy to share my must-dos. From scenic walks to gorgeous places to picnic, here are the best fun & free things to do in Niagara Falls USA!   Illuminating Views Each night, Niagara Falls is lit up with colored lights, showcasing the beauty of the rushing water.…

13 Incredibly Fun Things to Do in Buffalo, NY for Couples

Things to Do in Buffalo, NY for Couples

Have you ever driven through Buffalo, NY and never stopped? Trust me, you’re not alone. But a city wide revitalization, dining hot spots, and fun attractions are only three reasons of why you’ll want to get off I-190 and explore. Here are 13 incredibly fun things to do in Buffalo, NY for couples. Disclosure: We were graciously hosted by the folks at Visit Buffalo Niagara to give you the scoop on the city. All opinions and photos are our own! So, Buffalo, NY had always been a “go between” city…

Five Spectacular Reasons I Fell in Love with The Finger Lakes

Five ways to fall for The Finger Lakes

Living only two states away from New York, of course I’d heard happy chatter about the Finger Lakes, New York. I listened to stories about how folks fell in love with the area at first sight and how if you can’t find a new favorite winery there you’re not going to find one at all. But, until I visited for myself, I didn’t get it. Did I fall in love at first sight? Most definitely. And, while there’s plenty of additional reasons why, I’m happy to share with you my…