Photo of the Day: December 7, 2017

I could go for this scene right now. A slice of Hummingbird Cake (kind of like carrot cake, but with banana instead and more nutty) and coffee, from Nancy’s Village Cafe in Lahaska, Pennsylvania.

Photo of the Day: November 21, 2017

A beautiful looking cocktail at New Hope’s Logan Inn. It’s called the Martinez: Tanqueray Gin, sweet vermouth, Luxardo maraschino liqueur, and orange bitters. It was so good that I continue to make it at home. September 2017.

Photo of the Day: November 17, 2017

The back of King’s Homestead in Lancaster (the Ronks location). Inside is a country and furniture store, but out back, they have a nice fish pond which extends a lot longer than this picture shows. You can feed fish and ducks, and have a seat on their deck and relax. Summer 2017.

Photo of the Day: November 13, 2017

The exterior of the Rumspringa Brewery in Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania. Winery on the bottom, brewery, small-scale restaurant, and tasting room upstairs. Hard to believe that in a lifetime visiting the Lancaster area, this past summer was the first time I ever ventured inside. It was an awesome experience.

Photo of the Day: November 8, 2017

I always say that you never know what you might find at an antique store. Well, this is an example of it. The Brandywine River Antique Market in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania is actually a fascinating building (an old carriage house) in itself. It seems to wind on forever, one room after another across multiple floors….

Photo of the Day: November 4, 2017

When I was growing up, these cigar boxes were practically in every shop in Lancaster. They were priced at two bucks a pop. In college, my friend Brett and I would smoke these by the box. Our friend Jeff who lived out there┬ápart-time would bring boxes back for us. They were like $25 each. Now,…

Photo of the Day: November 3, 2017

Never know what you will see on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. I’m sure there are quite a few My 600 Pound Life participants who would agree.

Travel Guide PA: Logan Inn (New Hope)

If there’s a historic and rumored-to-be-haunted hotel restaurant in a quaint river town, you can always count me in. Despite many years of visiting New Hope, I have managed to avoid its landmark: the Logan Inn. That all changed last week. My mom and I took a day trip out there in what would be…