It's my mom's mission to take my husband places he's never been since his family didn't really travel much when he was growing up. He talks about how he wishes they had, especially when I bring up how my family always did. So my mom - and I - try to make sure my sweet husband gets some kind of vacation experience every year, doing and seeing things he's never done before!

This year, it was Niagara Falls! I actually went a long time ago, when I was like 12 years old or so. I have some memories from it but I was excited to see it again. On our way up, we visited the Dublin Irish Festival and went to Jamestown, New York to see the I Love Lucy museum. When we got up north, we stayed on the Canadian side and did some of the big "tourist" things, including the Maid of the Mist and the Journey Behind The Falls. We also took a day and visited Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory and an AMAZING historical town called Niagara-On-The-Lake. On our way home, we visite…