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North Carolina – Days 5-6: Fairs and Flea Markets and Fine Art in Raleigh, Oh My!

brittanyannswanson@gmail.com   December 13, 2015   Comments Off on North Carolina – Days 5-6: Fairs and Flea Markets and Fine Art in Raleigh, Oh My!

Day five in North Carolina I drove to Raleigh. I started my adventures by getting back to my roots at the Scandinavian Christmas Fair. But when I got to the NC State Fairgrounds I happened upon the Raleigh Flea Market. I have no idea why flea markets make me so happy, but they do. They really do. They make me so… Read more »

Vermont – Days 4-5: Factories and Tours and Samples Oh My!

brittanyannswanson@gmail.com   October 1, 2015   Comments Off on Vermont – Days 4-5: Factories and Tours and Samples Oh My!

For my second day in a row of touring factories and seeking out free samples I started with the Green Mountain Coffee Visitor Center and Cafe. The Visitor Center was another interactive place, so I really enjoyed it. There was this cool part where you could lean into this fake bag of coffee beans with your knees bent and then stand… Read more »

Vermont – Day 3: Chocolate and Beer

brittanyannswanson@gmail.com   October 1, 2015   Comments Off on Vermont – Day 3: Chocolate and Beer

Day three in Vermont started with a stop at the Vermont Gift Barn. I’d found a flier for it at the Vermont Visitor Center when I first arrived and it looked cool, so I checked it out. They had some cool pottery, otherwise it was nothing special, just another gift store. It was a really overcast day, but it wasn’t raining… Read more »