Saw an excellent performance of The Nutcracker last weekend at Red Bank’s Count Basie Theater (now renamed the Hackensack Meridian Health Theater).
When staying in Kennett Square, my place for breakfast every morning is Hank’s in nearby Chadds Ford. They are more for the locals than tourists, but they make everyone feel at home. Pictured above is a genius idea for a sandwich: a scrapple sub! Two large slices of grilled scrapple slapped across a toasted long…
A cat hiding out in the heated mansion at Longwood Gardens. This little guy was friendly, walking up to visitors and even sitting on some lady’s lap when she sat down on a nearby bench.
“A Longwood Christmas”, Kennett Square, PA.
Inside the music room of Longwood Garden’s conservatory. “Music Room” is almost a misnomer as you could fit a small house inside of it.
The next few pictures will be featuring Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. This is the third time I have made it out there for their Christmas extravaganza, and it is well worth it.
Justin’s homemade chicken pot pie. There aren’t many better meals for a cold December night.
The Christmas Tree in our bedroom. No filter has been used.
The Clinton Station Diner is one of New Jersey’s best. The coffee is always fresh, orange juice squeezed to order, hand-cut fries, and homemade bread/rolls for their sandwiches. Justin had an excellent burger while I went with the chicken cordon bleu sandwich on this most recent visit.
The historic and iconic Red Mill in Clinton, NJ. Though the prices of items at their Christmas market were too expensive ($35 for a hand-carved wooden spoon?), it did do a lot to get us into the Christmas spirit early on. No matter how many times I visit this town, I cannot help but take…
A whiskey-ginger and an image of a time gone by.
Red Bank’s Dublin House all done up for Christmas (taken last December).