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Tuesday, April 21, 2009

I Don’t Want to Leave Boston!

I love Boston, what a charming and delightful city to visit! We have had such an amazing time here and I am sad we have to leave tomorrow. Today we had a full day of sight seeing and our share of great eats. I first started the day off with a wonderful one hour massage at Bella Sante on Newberry street, it was so needed and well worth it.


After my wonderful massage I headed over to Sonsie, after I saw Tina’s review I knew I had to check this place out! I had planned to have a blogger meet-up there, but everyone had to work except for Shannon for Tri to Cook!!! I was so glad she joined Hubby and I, it was such a pleasure meeting her, she is such a doll, and I am so glad we got to meet up! Sad we forgot to take a picture, we just were too busy chatting away!


I ordered the Goat Cheese Pizza, and ate the whole thing! Yes it was that amazing. I loved the yummy baked crust. While I loved the pizza toppings, the crust was the best part of the pizza for me!


She was kind enough to walk us over to Lulemon, they had one right down town and I just had to stop in. I love this saying!


She also walked us down to Fenway Park where we had a nice tour of the stadium, I loved all the history and facts about the Red Sox. There is so many things I didn’t know about them, like did you know that they have the two shortest homerun foul poles in baseball, all because of how they had to build the stadium?! Sorry that’s the baseball nerd fanatic in me coming out.

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I was trying to get us to bat like the ball players, Hubby was confused?

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I loved the public transportation system here, I wish we could have one of these at home!!! We became pros by the end of the day:)


After our baseball adventure we headed out over to the Science Center for a Boston Duck Tour around the city. It was so neat, the two drivers were hilarious they were fully of neat little facts and stories to tell us all about the city, like did you know that Paul Revere didn't really finished the midnight ride?? Hubby even got to drive the tour too!!!

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After the tour we took the T, to Harvard Square and had a superb dinner at Grafton Street Pub & Grill. The atmosphere was so classy yet casual. I started off dinner with a glass of Honey Wheat Ale, and some bread:)


For the main course Hubby and I decided to split one of their Angus burgers, and firestone Canadian bacon and pineapple pizza’s( I had 1/2 the burger and two slices of pizza minus the ham).I loved the burger, and the pineapple on the pizza was huge and super sweet.


I also had this salad on the side as well. I love the way the pizza was on this long pita like crust, I feel like I have had my pizza fix for the next month!! This was my 4th time having pizza in 5 days!


We couldn’t finish the night without some Froyo from J.P. Licks of course, I don't’ think I could truly be on vacation without dessert:) I went with a small Cookies and Cream frozen yogurt which tasted like a Frosty from Wendy’s!


I wanted to say THANKYOU for all the wonderful and kind comments about my Boston Marathon Experience, you all encourage me and inspire me to work hard and NEVER give-up!

We are leaving early in the morning to head out to Philly for the rest of the week, I will be catching up on what's been going on in the blog world on our five hour trip down there!

Night Peeps!


P.S. Don’t forget about my Birthday Give-Away keep those challenge ideas coming!!!!


Anonymous said...

Looks like you are having an amazing time! Boston looks like a fun city.

Moran said...

I am so glad you and hubby are enjoying yourselves!!

Lora said...

awe sounds like you had fun! you did great on the race and you deserve so much and more for your accomplishments! happy late bday too!

Pearl said...

ooh boston looks SO fun! i'm glad that you had a wonderful time!

aron said...

i have ALWAYS wanted to visit boston (another reason i want to run the marathon!)... it looks like such a cool city!!!! glad you are having a great time :)

Leah @ Simply Fabulous said...

It looks like you are having SUCH a nice time! I'm glad you are having some post-marathon fun! Are you sore at all from the race? I bet you are glad that you got the massage!!

intheskinny said...

I'm glad you enjoyed Boston. I went to Boston University for 2 years and never stepped foot into Fenway! It was great to see the pictures of Boston - a trip down memory lane for sure.

Brian said...

I will pretend I didnt read that you liked the transportation system in beantown! Maybe what you experienced was a fluke! :)

glad you got to see ALOT of boston in such a short time!

Alison said...

Everytime I go to Boston, I wish I lived there. Overall, I'm glad I don't but it's such a fun city!

Anonymous said...

So glad you enjoyed your time in Boston. Way to proudly wear your Boston jacket! I need to rely on Matt to get me around Boston, I always get so confused!

Mica said...

Newbury Street! Hahhhhvahhhd Square! J.P. Licks! Ahhh, what an awesome time!

I love the photo of you "batting" and the husband looking confused.

Mariposa said...

congrats on the race!!! i wish i had a public transportation experience like yours the last time i was in town. sadly i did not!!! but im glad you got to into fenway- i love that place!!!

Rose said...

Looks like you two are having a blast :)

healthy ashley said...

Boston looks just awesome! I had planned to visit there on my road trip last December but it was postponed due to bad weather.

And you MORE than deserved that massage!

Danielle said...

Boston is so much fun I visited once and also didn't want to leave! Enjoy the rest of your vacation!

Natalie D said...

I love boston too! It was fun reading everything about your time there! I just ate pizza 2 times in a row after running too. Good thing it has protein!

Katie said...

I'm so sorry I couldn't make lunch - was really looking forward to meeting you! Congratulations again on the marathon and hopefully we'll get another chance soon!

M said...

Never been to Boston! Now I know a bit more...thanks for sharing! :)

Matt said...

Sounds like an awesome time! My sister goes to school in Boston and it is seriously an amazing place.

teacherwoman said...

Sounds like a great time!

I love that quote... "Do one thing a day that scares you." ... love it!

ttfn300 said...

love the recap, looks like you had a fun afternoon!! you guys are awesome, so glad we got a chance to meet :)

Girl on Top said...

You definitely deserved that!

Elina said...

So glad you had fun in Boston! I do think it's funny that you thought our public transportation is good, because we all complain about it! :)

Megs said...

I love Philly - partial it is my home town! What fun stuff do you have planned?