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The Treehouse at Oakledge Park

Oakledge Park, located at the end of Flynn Avenue in the South End of Burlington, has many wonderful features.  There are beaches, bike paths, walking paths, pavilions, playgrounds, picnic tables, and plenty of natural beauty.  But the one thing we never miss when we visit Oakledge is the secret treehouse. Okay, the treehouse isn’t really […]

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Fall Fantastic:: Burlington’s Top Fall Activities!

It’s here, and none too soon!  It was a great summer but truth be told I’m ready to say goodbye to the humidity and pack away the bathing suits.  It’s time to shake out the jeans, pull out the light sweaters from the cedar chest and dust off the crockpot for some cool air cooking. […]

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Topnotch Resort and Spa: Rest and Relaxation for the Weary Momma

It’s been a busy summer for the Sutphen household. Between adding a baby to the family, living in the newborn haze, and a jam packed schedule at my husband’s work, we have had little time to just “be” together. So when Topnotch Resort and Spa offered for my husband and I to come check out […]

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Stalking Cristy Swain:: Cucina Antica Giveaway :: Closed

You  may have guessed by now that I love food. Although I do enjoy cooking and baking it’s the eating part that I like best. I’m also passionate about all things local. So when good food + local marry each other, I’m on cloud 9. I have a confession to make. I’ve been stalking someone. Her […]

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Burlington Staycation Destination: Ben and Jerry’s

Last week was hot, wasn’t it? Hot hot hot. And look, this California girl just isn’t used to heat without central air conditioning. HOT. After spending a few days hovered around our tiny little window AC unit and sweating profusely when we had to leave the living room, my husband and I decided to pack […]

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