Clinton Presidential Park Bridge – Little Rock, Arkansas – 12/01/2019

William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum – Little Rock, Arkansas – 12/01/2019

At the Eastern end of President Clinton Avenue, you will find the William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park. With…

Diablos Tacos – Little Rock, Arkansas – 12/01/2019

It was pretty early in the morning as we were passing through Little Rock, so it wasn’t quite Taco Time….

Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail – Little Rock, Arkansas – 12/01/2019

The Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail begins in front of the Old State House in downtown Little Rock, and will…

Liberty Bell Replica at Arkansas State Capitol – Little Rock, Arkansas – 12/01/2019

The grounds of the Arkansas State Capitol proudly display several monuments and memorials paying homage to the history of the…

Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument – Little Rock, Arkansas – 12/01/2019

Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument honors the bravery and courage of nine African-American Little Rock Central High School students…

Arkansas Fallen Firefighters Memorial at the State Capitol – Little Rock, Arkansas – 12/01/2019

Dedicated on March 22, 2014, the Arkansas Fallen Firefighters Memorial is a beautiful tribute to the brave men and women…

Arkansas State Capitol Building – Little Rock, Arkansas – 12/01/2019

The Arkansas State Capitol is a lovely testament to Capitol Building Architecture. The monuments here are equally touching, if you…

A Little Time in Little Rock – Random Shots in Downtown Little Rock – Little Rock, Arkansas – 12/01/2019

Little Rock is a fun little city that we really enjoyed. Lots of history, art, shopping, and dining. If you’re…

Beneath the Surface by Matt McLeod – 6th and Main – Little Rock, Arkansas – 12/01/2019

In the Creative Corridor of Little Rock, Arkansas, at the corner of 6th and Main, you can’t miss this stunning…

Gibson GuitarTown Public Art Display on Beale Street – Memphis, Tennessee 12/01/2019

The Gibson GuitarTown Public Art Display consists of 20 giant replicas of B.B. King’s legendary Lucille style guitars, painted by local…

Midnight in Memphis – Random Sights and Signs on Beale Street – Memphis, Tennessee – 12/01/2019

We started Alysia’s 20th Birthday right! By Walking in Memphis! So much music history, walking these streets… From WC Handy,…

Birmingham Civil Rights Heritage Trail at Kelly Ingram Park – Birmingham, Alabama – 11/30/2019

Birmingham Civil Rights Heritage Trail at Kelly Ingram Park

The Four Spirits Sculpture at Kelly Ingram Park Along the Birmingham Civil Rights Heritage Trail – Birmingham, Alabama – 11/30/2019

The Four Spirits Sculpture at Kelly Ingram Park memorializes the lives lost during the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing on September 15,…

Red Cat Coffee House – Birmingham, Alabama – 11/30/2019

We left the house with plenty of coffee for the road, but our first official stop for Vacation Coffee was…

Random Birmingham – Birmingham, Alabama – 11/30/2019

Our first stop off the Interstate for a coffee break and a few Bucket List Checks… Here are a few…

First State Down! Sweet Home Alabama! – Georgia/Alabama Border on I-20 – Waco, Georgia into Muscadine, Alabama – 11/30/2019

Ahhhh! Our first state border crossing on our 2019 Girls’ Trip West! We left Athens, GA about 8am or so,…

There is ALWAYS Something to be Thankful for… Happy Thanksgiving from Athens, Georgia – 11/28/2019

We celebrated Thanksgiving a day early in our house… Because sometimes life works out that way. But, before we joined…

A Little Hand-Made Athens Love at Opa Robby’s Market – Athens, Georgia – 11/27/2019

We try to shop at Opa Robby’s Market every week! The produce is awesome, the homemade food items are incredible……

Bread From RISE Baking Co – Athens, Georgia – 11/27/2019

Mmmm… RISE Baking Co out of Athens, Georgia makes THE most wonderful naturally leavened sourdough bread loaves! We first found…

A Late Night Walk Through Sparta – Sparta, Tennessee – 11/25/2019

We drive past Sparta, Tennessee several times a week on Highway 111 through Central Tennessee. However, tonight is the first…

The Coffee Collective – Sparta, Tennessee – 11/26/2019

We’ve been hitting the coffee scenes in Cookeville and Chattanooga pretty hard lately, so we decided to see what else…

Sweet AND Savory at Crepe & Creme – Cookeville, Tennessee – 11/25/2019

Yummm…. The only thing better than Boba Tea… Is Crepes and Boba Tea! Two tried and true Bubble Tea favorites……

A Gift From Above – Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway – Pickens, South Carolina

Just zooming along the highway, sun roof open, windows down… Mesmerized by the fall colors, wind whipping through our hair,…

Fall Foliage Hiking at Lake Jocassee – Devil’s Fork State Park – Salem, South Carolina – 11/19/2019

All the pretty colors! I don’t know why, but I can’t get enough of the blazing beauty of fall! All…

A Little Lakeside Fun – Lake Jocassee – Devil’s Fork State Park – Salem, South Carolina – 11/19/2019

In our quest to find more gems not too terribly far off our beaten path, we have discovered the stunning…

Fish Out of Water at the South Carolina I-85 Welcome Center – Fair Play, South Carolina – 11/19/2019

Fish Out of Water is a Community Art Exhibit based out of Anderson, South Carolina, featuring 35 Largemouth Bass Sculptures…

Waterfall Scrambling at Cane Creek Falls – Fall Creek Falls State Park – Spencer, Tennessee – 11/06/2019

It’s been a while since we’ve been rock or waterfall scrambling. I’ve been trying to plan a few waterfall destinations…

WNC Farmer’s Market – Asheville, North Carolina – 10/30/2019

Fall is SUCH a fun time to spend an afternoon perusing Farmers Markets! And the WNC Farmers Market in Asheville,…

Pumpkin Chai Latte at Cup & Saucer – Brevard, North Carolina – 10/30/2019

On this day of indulgence, we may or may not have bought ALL the awesome drinks! But, mmmm….. Fall is…

Beethoven Lives! – Brevard, North Carolina – 10/30/2019

Beethoven Lives! And he does it all over Brevard, North Carolina! Each summer, the city of Brevard hosts one of…

Downtown Chocolates – Brevard, North Carolina – 10/30/2019

Next stop on Gramma’s Birthday Adventure was Brevard, North Carolina! And we’ve been wanting to check out Downtown Chocolates for…

Buck’s Coffee Cafe – Cashiers, North Carolina – 10/30/2019

Cool Fall days call for warm, cozy drinks! And Buck’s Coffee Cafe in Cashiers, North Carolina was a fabulously mountain…

Autumn Fog – Osage Mountain – Nantahala National Forest – Highlands, North Carolina – 10/30/2019

When you set out for a lovely trip with the family, you think blue skies and picturesque weather…. Not too…

Black Bear Cabin Amish Foods – Rabun Gap, Georgia – 10/30/2019

The first stop on our North Georgia / North Carolina Mountain Adventure for Gramma’s Birthday was Black Bear Cabin Amish…

Midnight Snack: Beehive Cheese Barely Buzzed Utah Cheddar Rubbed with Espresso and Lavender – Athens, Georgia – 10/30/2019

Hand-crafted and aged Utah Cheddar rubbed with Espresso and Lavender… Beehive Cheese Barely Buzzed! Mmmm… Now that’s a snack!

What Lifts You Mural – Chattanooga, Tennessee – 10/29/2019

Aye… We were just at the What Lifts You Mural in Nashville last week! I didn’t even know there was…

Jumping for Joy! – Dunlap, Tennessee – 10/28/2019

Sometimes we have WAY too much fun….

A Little Fall Color on Highway 111! – Sparta, Spencer, and Dunlap, Tennessee – 10/28/2019

Turquoise blue skies and Autumn leaves! My favorite combination! Such a lovely day to be driving through gorgeous Tennessee!

House of Thai – Cookeville, Tennessee – 10/28/2019

Alysia has a constant, insatiable craving for Pad Thai. When she picks the restaurant, you’d better believe we’re having Thai…

Midnight Snack: Heart-Shaped Red Dragonfruit and Strawberries with Giant Blueberries in a Vanilla Yogurt Parfait – Athens, Georgia – 10/26/2019

Trillian does spoil me so! She brings me the best Midnight Snacks EVER! Heart Shaped Red Dragonfruit and Strawberries with…

A Little Tuesday Brunch at Mama Jewel’s Kitchen – Athens, Georgia – 10/22/2019

Ah, yes, another morning at a fabulous Athens restaurant… Athens, Georgia truly is THE Dining Destination of the South! I…

Athens Farmers Market at Creature Comforts – Athens, Georgia – 10/09/2019

We enjoyed an evening at the Athens Farmers Market at Creature Comforts Brewing Company! Fresh produce, local products, and live…

A Little Fall in the Air at Condor Chocolates – Athens, Georgia – 10/09/2019

There’s always a little something new on the menu at Condor Chocolates, so we try to stop in as often…

Historic Athens Porchfest – Athens, Georgia – 10/06/2019

There are a LOT of super cool things about living in Athens, Georgia. Historic Athens Porchfest has to be the…

Scott Stapp on The Space Between the Shadows Tour with Special Guests Messer and Sunflower Dead – Decatur, Georgia – 09/30/2019

Ah, if only 20 year old me would have seen this night coming! A freaking amazing night, indeed, with Scott…

Oconee Farmers’ Market – Watkinsville, Georgia – 09/28/2019

We’re still trying to spend as much time as we can getting acquainted with Athens and North Georgia based Farmers’…

A Secret Garden – Athens, Georgia – 09/28/2019

It is amazing, the worlds that come alive, when you pay attention to the details! You can take a walk…

Mad Priest Coffee Roasters – Chattanooga, Tennessee – 09/13/2019

The Guenther Family Muddy Pond Sorghum Mill – Monterey, Tennessee – 09/12/2019

Hand-Rolled Roasted Sweet Potato Sushi – Athens, Georgia – 09/01/2019

Bubble Cafe – Athens, Georgia – 08/31/2019

We travel far and wide to experience the best boba drinks. But, it’s unspeakably awesome to know we have an…

Mean Mug Coffeehouse – Chattanooga, Tennessee – 08/15/2019

Two of my favorite things! Painted Rocks and Unique Lattes! Love is Beautiful! Beet Root Lattes are delicious! The Pink…

Life is Good! – Kung Fu Tea – Chattanooga, Tennessee – 08/15/2019

Yes, indeed! Life is good when you’re drinking boba tea with the cutest little painted rock ever! Wintermelon Milk Tea…

Moms Can Have Fun, Too! – Athens, Georgia – 07/31/2019

Because, sometimes, Moms just wanna have some fun, too! And, in Athens, what better way to enjoy a few laughs…

This… Is… SPARTA! – Sparta, Tennessee – 07/10/2019

Okay, maybe there are times we get a little silly after a long day in the car! But, hey, the…

Marker Seven Coastal Grill – Athens, Georgia – 07/31/2019

We started the evening with the Hawaiian Scallops – Seared Diver Scallops with a Pineapple Salsa, finished with a Balsamic…

A Little Boba Tea and Pad Thai for the Road! – Ah Mah & Son Asian Eatery – Crossville, Tennessee – 06/27/2019

You always know when Alysia picks the restaurant, because there is ALWAYS Pad Thai involved! And we do love our…

Home Grown Salad! – Athens, Georgia – 06/26/2019

Mmmm! Salad from our own garden! Pay no attention to the four green beans… And, yes, we grew that cheese!…

A Sunflower Visitor – Athens, Georgia – 06/26/2019

We have so many beautiful sunflowers in the yard this year! And they do attract some awesome visitors!

Sweet Dreams! – Dunwoody, Georgia – 06/25/2019

After a fun night on the town in Atlanta, I curled up in my cozy hotel bed with some yummy…

Poke Bar – Dunwoody, Georgia – 06/25/2019

I don’t often treat myself to boba tea without the kids, but tonight was a night I decided to spoil…

Reciprocating Kindness – Athens, Georgia – 06/25/2019

One of my greatest joys in life is spreading kindness. I’ve always done it. But, now, it’s even more of…

Monterey Depot – Monterey, Tennessee – 06/20/2019

Trains are kind of a big deal to us. And it’s not uncommon for us to visit a handful of…

Caliber Coffee Co. – Donelson, Tennessee – 06/20/2019

Some coffee shops are just shops that sell coffee. And then there is Caliber Coffee Co. in East Nashville /…