Mini-Vacation: Catalina Island

Let me start by saying I’d never been to Avalon, Catalina before this trip. I’d been to Newport once before for a whale watching excursion, but had never ventured beyond. My boyfriend’s mom planned a girls’ trip for her and her coworkers and invited us to join them on their last night. We made it […]

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Mini-Vacation: Queen Mary

My boyfriend’s birthday was this past week, and he’s a huge fan of all things paranormal. Growing up, his father took him to many haunted sites, including the Queen Mary. This year, his mom booked us a night on the ship as well as a dinner at St. Vincent’s. I’d never heard of the Queen […]

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Mini-Vacation: Universal Studios

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: We chose to head here first because it was what we were most excited for. I wanted Butterbeer, and he wanted to check out the castle. We started out with the Buckbeak ride — a major disappointment. It’s probably the shortest roller coaster ride I’ve ever been on. In […]

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