Happy, Happy 14th Birthday to Logan Dean! – The Yard Milkshake Bar Atlanta – Centennial Park – Atlanta, Georgia – 12/10/2021

It’s been hard, having so many milestone birthdays in the middle of a pandemic. The girls, 21 and 22; 17…

Condor Chocolates Opens Downtown Choco Coffee Roasters Cafe + Factory Experience! – Athens, Georgia – 11/29/2021

After a great deal of anticipation, the sweetest new thing in Athens is finally here! On Washington Street, in the…

Matcha Latte and Custard Filled Baby Boong Ah Bang from 2 PLUS 2 Bubble Tea + Ice Cream – Suwanee, Georgia – 11/15/2021

If we visit a Boba Tea Shop that doesn’t have any Vegan Alternatives, it helps to have a back up…

Apple Season in North Georgia: Hillcrest Orchards – Ellijay, Georgia – 11/12/2021

The last stop on our 2021 North Georgia Apple Excursion was Hillcrest Orchards. Here, we were able to grab some…

Apple Season in North Georgia: Mack Aaron’s Apple House – Ellijay, Georgia – 11/12/2021

Our favorite Apple House experience on our 2021 North Georgia Apple Excursion was, hands down, Mack Aaron’s Apple House. It’s…

Apple Season in North Georgia: Aaron Family Orchards – Ellijay, Georgia – 11/12/2021

Next on the list for our 2021 North Georgia Apple Excursion is Aaron Family Orchards. They have a great selection…

Apple Season in North Georgia: R&A Orchards  – Ellijay, Georgia – 11/12/2021

R&A Orchards is an Apple House built for VOLUME! There are sooooo many apples in this place! Just check out…

Apple Season in North Georgia: Red Apple Barn – Ellijay, Georgia – 11/12/2021

The first stop on our 2021 Apple Season in North Georgia Excursion was to Red Apple Barn. Red Apple Barn…

Holiday Gift Shopping at Jaemor Farms Produce Market – Alto, Georgia – 11/10/2021

Give the taste of Georgia this holiday season! Consider small, locally owned produce markets to load up on all the…

Vegan Fall Flavors: Trillian’s Salted Caramel Pumpkin Oats – Pumpkin Oatmeal with a Side of Pumpkin Seed + Flax Granola, Topped with Locally Handcrafted Peanut Butter, Sea Salt Caramel Hummus, and a Raw Pumpkin Seed Garnish – Athens, Georgia – 10/16/2021

One of my favorite concoctions so far this fall season, fresh out of Trillian’s Kitchen this morning, is her Salted…

Quaint Seasonal Shopping For ALL the Fall Flavors at Opa Robby’s Market – Athens, Georgia – 10/15/2021

Fall is in the air! And if you are anywhere in, near, or headed to North Georgia, one of the…

Showcase of Citrus Album Two: Two Rounds of Orange Creamsicles, Frozen Lemonade, and Orange Cold Brew Coffee on Tap! – Clermont, Florida – 05/06/2021

It may be hot in Florida, but Showcase of Citrus will keep you oh-so-deliciously cool! Two Rounds of World Famous…

Showcase of Citrus Album One: Fun Abounds All Around! – Clermont, Florida – 05/06/2021

When in Central Florida, we all think of the theme parks. But, honestly, I HIGHLY recommend getting off the beaten…

A Southern-Style Souvenir Stop at Magnolia Plantation – Tifton, Georgia – 05/05/2021

If you’re traveling along I-75 in Southern Georgia, headed to, or coming from Florida, Magnolia Plantation in Tifton makes a…

All the Southern Flavor at Merritt Pecan Co & General Store – Weston, Georgia – 05/05/2021

Heading out of Columbus, Georgia, towards Interstate 75, in the tiny town of Weston, Georgia, you’ll find ALL the big…

Toasted Marshmallow S’mores Brownie Cake at The Bakeshop by Fountain City Coffee Co Inside Banks Food Hall – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

Oh, wow! Every bit as incredible in the mouth as it looks in the photo! Toasted marshmallow cream, atop a…

A Little Something for Everyone at Banks Food Hall – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

Today, for our lunch, we decided to check out the food vendors at Banks Food Hall, just steps away from…

Broadway Uptown Columbus – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

All along Broadway in Uptown Columbus, Georgia, you will find loads of fun family dining and shopping options, as well…

My Cocoa Cup Overfloweth – Athens, Georgia – 03/14/2021

Okay, so there is a reason I’m not actually employed as a barista of any sorts. I’m just a mom……

Valentine’s Treats from Hansel and Gretel Bakery – Suwanee, Georgia – 02/13/2021

Trillian and I spent the day shopping for some yummy Valentine’s Day treats for the gang! Hansel and Gretel Bakery…

Valentine’s Shopping at Hansel & Gretel Candy Kitchen – Helen, Georgia – 02/12/2021

We’re making the rounds to several local chocolatiers and candy kitchens to celebrate this Valentine’s Day! In Helen, Georgia, you…

BuzyBites Cupcakes – Alpharetta, Georgia – 12/18/2020

Northpoint Mall in Alpharetta hosted a local business expo this weekend. We found several great vendors, including one young entrepreneur…

Byrd’s Famous Cookies River Street Location – Savannah, Georgia – 12/08/2020

One of our favorite destinations in Savannah, Georgia, is, of course, strolling down River Street, perusing shops and restaurants, and…

Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie at Pie Bar – Woodstock, Georgia – 12/05/2020

I’ve been exploring a lot of smaller cities and towns around the Atlanta area. Today’s adventures brought me to the…

Rose Milk Tea and a Slice of Sweet Potato Cake from Cafe Mozart Bakery – Suwanee, Georgia 12/03/02020

Another regular stop of ours lately has been Cafe Mozart Bakery in Suwanee. On weekdays they often have a special…

Yay! We Found Ah Boong at 2 PLUS 2 Bubble Tea + Ice Cream – Suwanee, Georgia – 11/18/2020

We first experienced Ah Boong in Koreatown Los Angeles last December, and I thought it was the cutest thing ever!…

Quick Doughnut Run to Status Dough – Knoxville, Tennessee – 10/29/2020

Status Dough Artisinal Doughnuts & Coffee normally does offer Vegan Doughnuts; but we just missed them today, as the customer…

Drinks and Desserts from Cafe Mozart Bakery – Suwanee, Georgia – 10/15/2020

We are working our way through trying all of the Korean Bakeries located in Gwinnett County. Cafe Mozart Bakery, with…

Gummy Bears at Lolli & Pops – North Point Mall – Alpharetta, Georgia – 10/09/2020

Gummy Bears seem to be all the rage these days, but they are one classic treat that we ALWAYS enjoy!…

White Grape Mojito, Taro Milk Tea, and a Misugaru Latte at Coffee House Basso – Lawrenceville / Suwanee / Duluth, Georgia – 06/24/2020

We are fortunate to have such a vibrant Asian community not too terribly far from Athens! In the Lawrenceville/Suwanee/Duluth areas…

Strawberry Acai Bowl and a Front Porch Cold Brew from Poet’s South – Cookeville, Tennessee – 06/15/2020

On a hot summer day, you need a cool, fun, and healthy treat! At Poet’s South in Cookeville, a Seasonal…

A Mother’s Day Tea Party – Bubble Cafe – Athens, Georgia – 05/09/2020

The girls treated my mom and me to a lovely Mother’s Day Tea Party! Donuts from Zombie Donuts, and tea…

Ice Cream Sandwiches from Lil’ Ice Cream Dude’s Cool World Ice Cream Shop – Athens Georgia – 03/31/2020

It’s not easy living in a pandemic world… But, Lil’ Ice Cream Dude’s awesome ice cream sandwiches help make it…

WOOPS! French Macarons from the Mall of Georgia! – Buford, Georgia – 03/02/2020

Another favorite indulgence of ours, French Macarons! The colors are just so lovely, the tastes, so exquisite! Alysia actually surprised…

Mango Snow Flower Bingsu at Little Bean Cafe – Koreatown Galleria – Los Angeles, California – 12/07/2019

Our final Korean indulgence for the evening was a Mango and Milk Snow Flower Bingsu from Little Bean Cafe in…

Ube Ah Boong at SomiSomi – MaDang Courtyard Koreatown – Los Angeles, California – 12/07/2019

SomiSomi Soft Serve & Taiyaki serves up a super fun and absolutely delicious snack-style dessert called Ah Boong! Ah Boong…

Mommin’ Some Birthday Magic with a Cheesecake CrazyShake® From Black Tap Las Vegas – Inside The Venetian Resort – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/05/2019

The girls decided to treat me to some awesome Vegas Birthday Magic! Dinner and Dessert at Black Tap Vegas inside…

The World’s Largest Chocolate Fountain at the Bellagio Patisserie in the Bellagio Hotel and Casino – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/05/2019

Everything at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino is so deliberately and exquisitely designed, with such attention to gorgeous detail you won’t…

Raspberry Chocolate Mousse Cake and French Almond Croissants at The Bellagio Patisserie in the Bellagio Hotel and Casino – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/05/2019

So many lovely things can be found in the Bellagio Hotel and Casino! From the Fountains of Bellagio Water Show,…

LOVE – I LOVE SUGAR Las Vegas Flagship Location – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/05/2019

Okay, so maybe it’s just the door to a candy shop. But, it IS a 14,000 Flagship Location of THE…

I LOVE SUGAR Flagship Location at The LINQ Promenade – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/05/2019

I LOVE SUGAR wasn’t quite ready yet when we were passing through town, but it’s open now! You should definitely…

A Little Indulgence at Sloan’s Homemade Ice Cream Sweet Shoppe – The Grand Canal Shoppes of The Venetian Resort – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/05/2019

They don’t call it Sin City for nothin’! If you’re looking for some serious G-Rated indulgence for your crew, step…

Fat Baby Birthday Dinner! Amano Las Vegas – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/04/2019

We needed something EXTREME for Alysia’s 20th Birthday Dinner! And Amano Las Vegas fit that bill perfectly! Behold, The Fat…

Midnight Snack Vegas Style – Gold Flaked Doughnuts! – Circus Circus Hotel – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/03/2019

Looking for a million dollar midnight snack idea? We’ve got this! Gold Flaked Doughnuts! Doin’ it up, Vegas Style!

Little Bear Coffee Co – Albuquerque, New Mexico – 12/02/2019

Next stop on the Coffee Agenda, Little Bear Coffee Co in Albuquerque, New Mexico! Trillian got an interactive lesson on…

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…

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…

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…

Hofer’s Bakery & Cafe – Helen, Georgia – 06/19/2019

Hofer’s Bakery & Cafe in Helen, Georgia has an excellent selection of quick bites, deli meats and cheeses, and drinks……

Dinner in a Jersey Diner – Manny’s Diner – Clark, New Jersey – 05/14/2019

So, this little adventure just started with Mom Solo trying to find a cup of coffee from a local coffee…

Ike & Jane Café and Bakery – Athens, Georgia – 02/27/2019

We drive through super funky Normaltown almost every single day that we are in town. It is, hands down, our…

Pauley’s Original Crepe Bar – Athens, Georgia – 02/26/2019

If you are looking for sweet and/or savory crepes in a festive atmosphere to satisfy your cravings, Pauley’s Original Crepe…

1000 Faces Coffee Brew School: Coffee & Chocolate Sensory Tasting – Athens, Georgia – 02/23/2019

We LOVE coffee and chocolate of ALL kinds, don’t get me wrong. But, we are constantly honing our skills to…

Bubble Tea Light Bulbs & Matcha Strawberry Banana Chocolate Truffle Crepes – Crepe & Creme – Cookeville, Tennessee – 12/19/2018

Absolutely back for more! Another round of Bubble Tea in Crepe & Creme’s super awesome neon light bulb cups! And…

Bambu Desserts & Drinks – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 12/13/2018

On our Philadelphia Quest for Boba Tea, we found Bambu. I didn’t realize until just now this is an actual…

Cafe Crema Italian Coffee Shop – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 12/13/2018

This is, hands down, my FAVORITE guilty pleasure in ALL of Philadelphia! Cafe Crema Italian Coffee Shop, located in the…

Momofuku Milk Bar – Carroll Gardens – Brooklyn, New York – 12/12/2018

The Momofuku Milk Bar locations throughout New York City are a fun place to spoil your sweet tooth! Lattes, cookies,…

Fat Witch Bakery – New York, New York – 12/11/2018

Fabulous sweet treats that hit the spot! New York City’s Legendary Brownies! Fat Witch Bakery located in Chelsea Market. Fat…

Li-Lac Chocolates in Chelsea Market – New York, New York – 12/11/2018

What a wonderful find in Chelsea Market! Li-Lac Chocolates is billed as Manhattan’s Oldest Chocolate House, and the Chelsea Market…

Birthday Fun at the Mall of Georgia – Buford, Georgia – 12/01/2018

A girl only turns 19 once, so it HAS to be special! And there’s definitely something special on the horizon…

Sweet Chili Shrimp and Matcha Strawberry Chocolate Banana Crepes with Taro and Thai Bubble Teas – Crepe & Creme – Cookeville, Tennessee – 11/26/2018

Another happy night at Crepe & Creme in Cookeville, Tennessee! You’ve GOT to check this fun place out! Sweet Chili…

Blank Space Cafe – Seattle, Washington – 8/30/2018

After spending a few hours walking around the Pike Place Market, and some of downtown Seattle in general, we decided…

A Taste of Scandinavia at FIKA Café Inside the American Swedish Institute – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 05/24/2018

A Taste of Scandinavia at FIKA Café Inside the American Swedish Institute. After your visit to the American Swedish Institute,…

For the Love of Cranberries! – Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center – Warrens, Wisconsin – 05/17/2018

This is the kind of place I live for! Just some random sign or brochure you happen to see while…

Kilwins Cafe at the Kilwins Chocolate Kitchen Factory Tour – Petoskey, Michigan – 05/15/2018

After you get done touring the Kilwins Chocolate Kitchen Production Facilities, make sure you enjoy some of the free samples!…