AusetGypsy Metaphysical Emporium

The room smelled of Frankincense. That familiar smell of a church. The delicate fumes wafted through the room mixing with the other intoxicating aromas. Every smell seemed to compliment one another. The tea was steeped and piping hot with an enchanting scent of cranberry spice. It was a ruby red with some tea leaves settling to the bottom. After a few sips, it was time to … Continue reading AusetGypsy Metaphysical Emporium

Three Unique Easter Treats in Bethlehem

Whipped cream swirling into the warm cappuccino, a sugar wafer being nestled into a bed of chocolate over marshmallow, and the molded chocolate cameo delicately leaning on the dollop of icing. This Sunday is Easter, whether you celebrate the holiday or not, I’ve found (and tasted) three unique sweet treats in Bethlehem to indulge in as spring blooms! “Peeps”uccino at Billy’s Downtown Diner Price: $4.99 This is … Continue reading Three Unique Easter Treats in Bethlehem

2016 Celtic Doggie Parade

They strutted their paws down the sidewalk. It was a sea of green and fur. The breeze ruffled the tulle of the tutu on the Pomeranian, tousled the golden locks of the retrievers, and could have blown away the little Chihuahua! It was the 2016 Celtic Doggie Parade at Donegal Square. This year the event benefited The Center for Animal Health and Welfare. There were four … Continue reading 2016 Celtic Doggie Parade

Wanamakers General Store

Driving down the road the powdery snow looked like sand art as the wind blew the layered mounds into artistic formations. The drifting carried out onto the roads, creating striped patches of black asphalt and white silk. The wind was so cold it would take your breath away. When we parked I hastily ran into the building through the chilling gusts to be greeted with the … Continue reading Wanamakers General Store

Lehigh Millennium Folk Arch and Art Enclave

At the bottom of the hill the first thing you spot is a gem encrusted boulder. If you glance to your left down a slight incline you are greeted with a beautiful Chinese bridge bowing across a small creek. It’s enchanting and welcoming. You walk up the gravel road swallowed by graffiti covered trees. Pink polka dots pop from the muted colors of a (as of last week) … Continue reading Lehigh Millennium Folk Arch and Art Enclave

Pumpkin Spice Lattes in Bethlehem

The air had a distinct smell as the afternoon sun baked the moist grass and newly fallen leaves. The breeze had a chill and the crispness was welcoming after the humid summer. It is fall in the Lehigh Valley. The first best thing about fall is the colors – the trees changing their clothes to vibrant reds, yellows, and oranges that glow in the daylight. The … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Lattes in Bethlehem