When it comes to ordering breakfast I almost always order blueberry pancakes. However, on one of our first trips to Hawaii, I decided to try something new and tried macadamia nut pancakes. I was hooked and tried to order these whenever they were available on the menu. At a recent trip to Oahu, I ordered the macadamia… Continue reading Today is National Pancake Day!
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Do’s Pack lightweight clothing: cotton is best. Bring sun protection, and apply frequently. Wear sunglasses and a hat. Many islands will accept US dollars. However, it’s always a good idea to have at least some cash in the local currency for smaller purchases and tips Pack a universal converter and adapter. Visit the Caribbean from… Continue reading Caribbean Travel Do’s and Don’ts
We have been fortunate enough to travel to Hawaii 13 times over the last 21 years. Eight of those trips included a visit to Kauai and only once did we not stay at the Grand Hyatt. We cheated one time and stayed up North at the St. Regis Princeville Resort. The first time we stayed was for our honeymoon. The hotel… Continue reading Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa
We have been lucky enough to go to Disney World 13 times and we have eaten at Le Cellier Steakhouse 7 of those times. Every visit has been great if not outstanding. From the service, to the ambiance, to the food and drink, it’s why we come back time and time again. The interior is… Continue reading Disney Dining Review – Le Cellier Steakhouse
DKM Travel Consultants has been highlighting the Emerald Isle this week and it reminded me that I had never shared a treasured family recipe which was given to me by my father-in-law and originally came from Danny’s grandfather. So without further ado, here is Pa’s famous Irish Soda Bread. Irish Soda Bread 4 Cups of… Continue reading Irish Soda Bread
Danny and I had been to DC in the past and our parents and Danny’s sister wanted to go with us as we were taking Danny’s Dad to see the WWII Memorial as he is a WWII and Korean War Veteran. We took off from Manchester on time and we land in BWI at 7:40. … Continue reading 4 Days in Washington, DC
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and today, the third Thursday in October, is National Mammography Day. This day serves as a reminder to all women that the best defense is early detection. Be proactive, do self examinations, make an appointment, and get regular check-ups. #NationalMammographyDay
I’m mostly Polish, my maiden name is Kowal. Growing up, my parents made pierogi the way their families made them, mostly with farmers cheese and potato, boiled then pan-fried in butter. (Sorry, I don’t have the recipe as I never requested it as it’s too much work.) They were always made for Christmas, and they… Continue reading Today is National Pierogi Day!