Adventures & Travel Tips

Blueberry Watermelon Salad and Yellowstone National Park

Blueberry Watermelon Salad and Yellowstone National Park

This summer Jerry, Carver and I went to Yellowstone National Park.  It was absolutely stunning, a surprise at every turn.  However, when it came to deciding what recipe to pair with this adventure, I have been at a loss.  Although the tourist shops have discovered […]

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Papa Frites (Homemade French Fries) and a Schützenfest

Click here to skip to the recipe: Papa Frites & Aioli (homemade mayo) The summer Jerry and I met he went on a 10 day whirlwind excursion with a group of friends to England, France, and Germany.  The fellow who organized the trip had distant […]

Rock Cliff Mansion Bed and Breakfast

Rock Cliff Mansion Bed and Breakfast

The Rockcliffe Mansion Bed & Breakfast in Hannibal, MO is the American equivalent to Downton Abby.  Or else, it very well could be if someone were to write a PBS series for it. Hannibal’s Steampunk Festival My son, Carver, and I arrived late Friday night 2 […]

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Savoring Nashville

Savoring Nashville

Conde Nast Traveler ranked Nashville the #3 spot to go for a bachelorette party and I could not agree more.  In fact, I would rank it #1 for a bachelorette or bachelor party, girls’ trip, romantic getaway, family trip, for or a solo retreat.  Yes, I […]

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Tokyo and Kyoto, Food Glorious Food!!!

Tokyo and Kyoto, Food Glorious Food!!!

Travel Special: Japan (Post 3 of 3) Along our trek through Tokyo and Kyoto, everywhere we ate was excellent, from the street ice cream vendor to the five star Shiba Tofuya Ukai in the shadow of the the Tokyo Tower.  Above all else though was how […]