When my husband told me that we were headed to Pittsburgh for our first wedding anniversary, I couldn’t help but scrunch my face, bite my lip and nod with feigned enthusiasm. Pittsburgh? What in the world is in Pittsburgh? As I turned away, I started regretting handing over the responsibility to plan a celebratory weekend away. I had visions of deep rooted forests, perhaps a quiet resort or bed and breakfast somewhere by a lake. Instead, we were car-bound and en route to Pittsburgh.
I kind of had this coming. I’m the annoying travel addict who can’t stop talking about wanting to discover new cities! After a fabulous weekend in Chicago where I was (surprisingly) blown away by the windy city, you’d think I would have been more open minded but nope; I had a picture in my head of what a one year anniversary was supposed to look like and it wasn’t Pittsburgh. Or, so I thought. Turns out, I thought wrong. Continue reading “Celebrating one year of marital bliss… in Pittsburgh?”