• Weekly Recap {mini-trip to Maine & finals}

    I know that I’ve been slacking BIG time in the blogging department lately but life with work, school, figuring out my summer work situation has proven to be a lot. However, my week was actually really good, busy, but good. For starters, my boyfriend came and picked me up for an impromptu couple of days up in Portland, Maine. Many of you know that he lives in NJ now, so he drove to RI to get me and then we drove to Maine. It was so wonderful and relaxing. I feel like I gained about 5lbs though because my eating and drinking was all over the place. I’ve been trying…

  • Mini-Weekender: Portland, Maine

    I love going away for the weekend and I really love when it’s a spontaneous trip! Well this past weekend I headed up to Portland, Maine for a little beer and some good eats. (ok a lot of beer) Portland is one of those cities that I’ve been to so many times yet find something new to do everytime I am there. If you love to eat and drink, Portland is the place for you. So where should you stay? I was fortunate enough to stay at The Westin Portland Harborview hotel. Gorgeous views and mouth-watering food is what keeps this place at the top of my list for future…

  • 24hrs in Portland, Maine

    Portland, Maine is hands down one of my favorite places to visit here on the east coast. After having a roommate in college who is from the area, I really got to know Portland as more than just a place to visit. Between the food, craft beer, and sites, it is easily a city that I would move to in a heartbeat. Impromptu trips are always the best ones and thats exactly what the boyfriend and I did  a few weekends back. He had never been to Maine before, let alone Portland, so I decided it was in his best interest if I gave him a small tour of one…