Best Kept Secrets Tour in Chester County Pennsylvania

Beautiful multi colored flower arrangement in earn in country store setting.

Do you love shopping, especially off the grid?  Then this shopping in the Brandywine Valley tour is for you. The next tour is December 1 through December 10, just in time to find that unusual gift for  the hard to … Continue reading

Old Fashioned Colonial Christmas at Colonial Plantation in Pennsylvania

Wearing a white gown topped by a red velvet cape trimmed in gold white, Father Christmas stands on the porch of the farm house.

Christmas at the Colonial Plantation in Media, Pennsylvania   December 5, 2016 from 11 AM – 4 PM Longing for an old fashion Christmas this year.  On December 5, 2016 be sure to visit the Colonial Plantation in Media, Pennsylvania. … Continue reading

Colonial Pennsylvania Planatation Fall Events

View life in the Middle Ages at Pennsylvania's Colonial Plantation

While summer may be winding down, events in and near the Brandywine Valley in southeast Pennsylvania are ramping up.  Its time to start planning for fall and winter getaways.   Between now and the New Year there are museums, gardens, … Continue reading

Godiva and Frappuccino Summer Time Drink

A cool and delicous summer drink with Godiva chocolate liquer.

So happy that Epicurious Community liked our summer drink so much they posted our recipe on their site.  Amounts are easily adjusted for your particular tastes.  Recipe below.   Godiva Mochatini 1 ounce vodka 1 ounce Godiva Chocolate Liquer 4-6 … Continue reading

Chanticleer Garden Biggest Little Garden You’ll Ever See

Find out what is in bloom throughout the season at Chanticleer Garden.

As I’ve bragged here before, Philadelphia and the surrounding area is known as the Garden Capitol of the United States.  And one of the most over looked gardens is Chanticleer.  Located just 25 minutes from Hamanassett and 30 minutes west … Continue reading

Nightscape A Light and Sound Experience Returns to Longwood

Imagine a kaleidoscope of colors bursting across the night sky accompanied by musicl

This is your last chance to view this amazing light and sound show by Klip Collective at Longwood Gardens.  Even if you attended last year you’ll enjoy new music and some new experiences.  The show runs from August 3 – … Continue reading

Delaware Art Museum Pre-Raphaelite Howard Pyle John Sloan

Pre-Raphaelite Art

You don’t have to go into Philadelphia to find a museum filled with wonderful art.  This small art museum in the Brandywine Valley has several  permanent collections and hosts major special exhibitions throughout the year.   In their permanent collection: … Continue reading