Category Archives: christmas

Oh, Christmas Tree, Oh, Christmas Tree

Achievement: #36. Christmas Tree

In this flashback post, come along as we cut down a Christmas tree at Hozak Farms! Check out our tips for getting the perfect tree. Continue reading

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The Phipps Winter Flower Show

Achievement: #16. See 2 Phipps Flower Shows

Sometimes, pictures say even more than words. Come view our photo blog of the Phipps Winter Flower Show! Continue reading

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Our Very Special Rick Sebak Cocktail Night

Achievement: #53. Watch 2 Rick Sebak Documentaries | #65. 4 Theme Drink Nights

Two weekends ago, in celebration of some weather that actually felt like Pittsburgh in December, we decided to have a what we referred to as Winter Yinzer Fest. Although we didn’t put a chair in a parking space or anything … Continue reading

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We See The Festival Of Lights And Head Down On The Farm

Achievement: #57. Go to Oglebay and Bob Evans

If you live in or around Pittsburgh, you’ve heard of Oglebay. Before there was ever Hartwood Acres (that’s the local version by North Park), there was the Oglebay Festival of Lights, just outside Wheeling, WV. And when you were a … Continue reading

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A Happy Walk Down Memory Lane At Old Economy

Achievement: #14. Take Michael to Old Economy

If you grew up in Pittsburgh, you probably remember visiting historic Old Economy at some point during elementary school. You probably remember thinking it was going to be some lame old boring educational place, and then finding yourself oddly fascinated … Continue reading

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In Which Our Dog Dresses Up For Christmas (Quite Voluntarily, We Assure You)

Achievement: #44. Do something Christmassy every day between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve

Time for the next five photos in our Christmas installment! This time, Lucy gets dressed up for Christmas cards! First of all though, since we couldn’t go to Light Up Night, we stopped down at the PPG Rink to see … Continue reading

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Hold Me Closer, Inappropriate Dancer: Christmas Ladder Dancing

Achievement: #88. Dance inappropriately in 8 Pittsburgh locations

Location #7 for the Dancing Inappropriately Achievement is sort of questionable: it was in my own house, and therefore, is it ever truly inappropriate? Couldn’t I just set the rules and say that dancing is always appropriate, no matter how … Continue reading

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Black Friday & Putting Up The Christmas Tree

Achievement: #44. Do something Christmassy every day between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve

Well, after I ambitiously made up this Achievement, I realized that with my crazy work schedule (I work 62 hours every other week), this was going to be really tough. And with that in mind, I decided that we would … Continue reading

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