Karmel Knocking Around This and That

Karmel Kids head west to Utah…for work, fun, and new adventures

The thought of cross country road trips always made me cringe. Being in the car for hours at a time,

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Karmel Knocking Around This and That

Everything is $1. No bags, no haggling, no talking, NO EXCEPTIONS! A Karmel Knocking Around yard sale!

OK…well…we did have SOME bags. But there was not going to be ANY haggling. We have been trying to rid

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Hike and Slice Karmel Knocking Around Reviews

Karmel Hike and Slice™ on the New York/New Jersey border

Melissa found a quaint, eclectic town to visit – Beacon, New York – not far from home. So after spending

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Karmel Knocking Around Reviews

An Evening with Steve Guttenberg at the George Street Playhouse

After all of the Broadway shows we had been to, Melissa had mentioned that she wanted to get back to

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Hike and Slice Karmel Knocking Around National Parks

George Washington may have done the hike but he didn’t do the slice in Morristown

It’s May, and after a long stretch of rain, the weather was perfect – perfect for a hike and slice,

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Karmel Knocking Around Reviews This and That

The Great Chicago Pizza War…from a New Yorker’s point of view.

Any great pizza lover will revel in exploring and finding great new pizza experiences. Most native New Yorkers will tell

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Karmel Knocking Around This and That

Rainy days are never a failure when you are knocking around

What do you do when your plans call for going to the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens to see the cherry blossoms

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Features Karmel Knocking Around This and That

Ryne Sandberg and the Chicago Cubs welcome Alan and Melissa to the Friendly Confines of Wrigley Field

It’s amazing that it took me so long to get to Wrigley Field. So long that it had to be

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Fitness Karmel Knocking Around Reviews

Melissa’s top picks for compression socks

Compression socks are designed to apply pressure to your lower legs, to help maintain blood flow and reduce discomfort and

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Karmel Knocking Around This and That

Melissa and Alan watch New York-Presbyterian trounce ADT 9-3 at Citifield

Spring is in full swing as we made our first trip to Citifield for the home opener of the 2023

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