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Why Hags Love Christmas at Mount Vernon

Why Hags Love Christmas at Mount Vernon

  Travel hags and all females love Christmas at Mount Vernon just like they love cooking shows, fashion, decorating ideas, gardening, celebrating (especially with girlfriends), shopping, chocolate, hot hunky men in uniforms, and listening to a good romantic story. Christmas at Mount Vernon Christmas at Mount Vernon – a venue […]


#6 The Crumpton Sale – World’s Largest Weekly Auction

Doll at the Crumpton Auction ~ photo by Nancy Soshinsky

Part of the 100 Things to Do Between the Bridge and the Beach Series Every Wednesday hundreds of antique dealers, junk buyers, deal seekers, gawkers and shop-a-holics head for largest weekly auction in the world – YES, that’s WORLD. Dixon’s Furniture Auctions is located in Crumpton, Maryland on the Eastern […]


Buy Local Schmocal – Retailers Need to Get Online

Homemade Snow Man Hat - from Lara English's Etsy Shop

When I organize our Travel Hag Adventures, I’m committed to the Buy Local movement.  Whenever possible, we support local, privately owned businesses when we shop, eat, rent gear, or stay overnight (if affordability allows).  Buying local helps to preserve communities and build local economies, and tourists are often big factors […]


Estes Park, Colorado – A Great Intro to the Rocky Mountains

Estes Park - Welcome Sign

Coming from Denver, Estes Park is about 65 miles.  The hour and a half drive starts out on straight flat highway with the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains rising up out of the western landscape.  It’s stunning really.  I’ve done this drive once before and have also approached Denver […]