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!…

Save the Bees Rainbow Mandala by Chance Losher aka Professor Rainbow – Strong Alley – Knoxville, Tennessee – 10/29/2020

Local Knoxville Artist Chance Losher, better known as Professor Rainbow, has worked hard to bring this lovely piece to Strong…

Cassiopeia by Addison Karl – Knoxville, Tennessee – 10/29/2020

Knoxville, Tennessee has an incredible amount of street art. Strong Alley / Graffiti Alley was actually one of my earliest…

Anna Ruby Falls Trail Hike – Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests – Helen, Georgia – 06/13/2020

When visiting North Georgia, make sure you take in some gorgeous forest scenery on your way to a beautiful waterfall!…

A Vegan Picnic in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests – Helen, Georgia – 06/13/2020

When your daughter is a very creative vegan chef, you are overwhelmingly fortunate to regularly enjoy such lovely meals! She…

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…

Boba Tea at Little Bean Cafe – Koreatown Galleria – Los Angeles, California – 12/07/2019

After a big dinner at Street Food of Seoul in City Center on 6th, it was now time to start…

Shopping Adventures at Koreatown Galleria – Los Angeles, California – 12/07/2019

We came to Koreatown Galleria primarily to do some shopping at Choice Music LA. But, there were tons of cute…

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…

Santa Monica Sisters – Santa Monica Pier – Santa Monica, California – 12/07/2019

Love my girls… And, fortunately, they love each other! #siblings#love

Hustle and Bustle on Santa Monica Pier – Santa Monica, California – 12/07/2019

With the hustle and bustle along the iconic Santa Monica Pier, you never know what you’re going to find! One…

A Joshua Tree Adventure Along the Hagen Canyon Nature Trail at Red Rock Canyon State Park – Cantil, California – 12/07/2019

I guess I’m a bit of a U2 Fan Girl, and that tends to show itself when I’m in the…

Exploring the Geology of Hagen Canyon Nature Trail at Red Rock Canyon State Park – Cantil, California – 12/07/2019

Nothing makes me happier than time spent exploring red sandstone formations! Buttes, cliffs, curtains, spires, and more! We definitely want…

Hiking the Hagen Canyon Nature Trail at Red Rock Canyon State Park – Cantil, California – 12/07/2019

My favorite landscapes on the entire planet! Red Rocks! I absolutely live for traversing the red sandstone trails and formations!…

Area 51 Alien Center – Amargosa Valley, Nevada – 12/06/2019

When you don’t always know where you’re going, you never know exactly what you’re going to find! We’re in the…

Bad Owl Coffee Roasters – A Harry Potter Themed Coffee Shop – Henderson, Nevada – 12/06/2019

Bad Owl Coffee Roasters… Is Oh, So Good! One of these days I’m going to get around to making a…

Walking Across Hoover Dam – Hoover Dam, Nevada – 12/06/2019

Hoover Dam makes a great Day Trip from Las Vegas! Walk across the dam itself, or take a tour all…

Hands-On Learning at Lake Mead National Recreation Area Visitor Center – Boulder City, Nevada – 12/06/2019

You’re never too old for hands-on learning! Toddlers, teens, and everyone in between! National Parks are some of the greatest…

Vegetarian Creativity on the Continental Breakfast – Boulder City, Nevada – 12/06/2019

We always adore every opportunity we get for fancy French pastries, or colorful, flavorful doughnuts. But, breakfast is also a…

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…

LOVE – Monumental Word Series by Laura Kimpton – In the Palazzo Waterfall Atrium at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/05/2019

Created by artist Laura Kimpton, as part of her Monumental Word Series, the LOVE art installation stands proudly with the…

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…

Lyft Art Park – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/05/2019

Nothing is more exciting than randomly finding something that makes you stop in your tracks and say, “HUH?” “What the…

Welcome to Las Vegas Sign – Las Vegas Boulevard at Main Street Downtown – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/05/2019

New on the scene in 2018, this fun, colorful sign beckons visitors towards Downtown Vegas! Find these beauties on the…

A Little Vegas After Midnight – Cruising the Vegas Strip – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/05/2019

Bright lights, big city… A city that never sleeps… It’s ALWAYS time for fun in Vegas, baby! Checking out the…

Kà by Cirque du Soleil at the MGM Grand – Exhibit of Show Props – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/04/2019

Even the exhibits for Kà by Cirque du Soleil at the MGM Grand are fascinating! The costumes, props, and other…

Kà by Cirque du Soleil at the MGM Grand – PreShow Access and Meet ‘n Greet – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/04/2019

We absolutely LIVE for LIVE… We love live shows of any sort, from music to theatre, and everything in between….

Kà by Cirque du Soleil at the MGM Grand – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/04/2019

Next on the Birthday Agenda, Kà by Cirque du Soleil at the MGM Grand Stay tuned. The awesomeness. Is intense.

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…

Brilliant! A Neon Museum Experience – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/04/2019

If you want the full flavor of The Neon Museum, you definitely HAVE to add Brilliant! to your itinerary. Strolling…

Tim Burton’s Lost Vegas Exhibit at The Neon Museum – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/04/2019

I knew I wanted to bring Alysia to The Neon Museum in Las Vegas for her 20th Birthday. It was…

The Neon Boneyard Aglow at The Neon Museum – Las Vegas, Nevada – 12/04/2019

In this second album from the Neon Boneyard at The Neon Museum in Las Vegas, Nevada, we went back through…

Sunrise on the Cadillac Ranch – Amarillo, Texas – 12/02/2019

Ah, yes, hands down, the best, most iconic Roadside Attraction in our great nation! Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo, Texas! We…

Butterflies by Mantra – The Unexpected Project – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 12/01/2019

There is nothing I love more than the serendipitous beauty of a butterfly! And knowing there is someone painting such…

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,…

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…

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…

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

Sometimes we have WAY too much fun….

WIN Bubble Tea – Nashville, Tennessee – 06/20/2019

We are ALWAYS on the lookout for the best Boba Tea places! WIN was super cool for FOUR reasons! First,…

2 AM Times Square – New York, New York – 05/15/2019

The City That Never Sleeps, indeed! Bright Lights, Big City, it’s 2am in Times Square!

Cloud Gate at Millennium Park – Chicago, Illinois – 05/08/2019

We finally made it to The Bean! We’ve driven by Cloud Gate in Millennium Park, oh, probably a hundred times…

Bear Hunting in Cherokee! – Cherokee, North Carolina – 03/20/2019

We LOVE Bear Hunting in Cherokee, North Carolina! No, not THAT kind of hunting! Searching for Painted Bears throughout town…

Newfound Gap – Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Newfound Gap, Tennessee – 03/20/2019

Newfound Gap, in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is a mountain pass situated at the border where Tennessee gives…

West Prong of the Little Pigeon River – Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Gatlinburg, Tennessee – 03/20/2019

Rivers and creeks are a beautiful part of the grand scenery of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. But they…

Four Old Broads on the High Seas – Winder-Barrow Community Theatre – Winder, Georgia – 03/03/2019

We are very fortunate to have such a high-quality, dedicated, professional Community Theatre group so close to us! In Tennessee,…

UGA Baseball – Athens, Georgia – 02/23/2019

We are definitely a family of Baseball Lovers! It is our ultimate goal to get to a home game for…

Fun on the F Train – Carroll Gardens – Brooklyn, New York – 12/12/2018

Just doing a little of that morning coffee on the NYC Subway!

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…

Keeping Augusta Funky – Augusta, Georgia – 11/03/2018

We were in Augusta tonight to do a little work on the TobyMac / Ryan Stevenson Tour. We helped these…

Giordano’s Pizza – Chicago, Illinois – 05/16/2018

Mmmm…. Chicago Deep Dish Pizza! You have to try some at least once in your life! Or, better yet, route…

Random Shots Around Michigan City – Michigan City, Indiana – 05/16/2018

Hey, Michigan City, YOU are beautiful, too! Thanks for the positive message from such a lovely town!

Some Artsy Photo Fun in the Dunes – Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore – Glen Arbor, Michigan – 05/15/2018

The longer we stay in one place, the more likely we are to let the photos get creative! Just having…

Fun in the Sand – Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore – Empire, Michigan and Glen Arbor, Michigan

Start your vacation fun at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore with a visit to the Philip A. Hart Visitor Center,…

Bourbon Street Birthday – New Orleans, Louisiana – 01/06/2018

Just a few random shots meandering through New Orleans before the Joan of Arc Parade. Canal Street and Bourbon Street…

Jump Splashing in the Gulf of Mexico – Gulf Breeze, Florida – 09/19/2017

After a fun day in Pensacola, we decided to get in a little beach time. Sun, sand, and a little…

Z Taco at al Fresco – Pensacola, Florida – 09/16/2017

Trillian and I took a Mommy-Daughter Day Out this afternoon and headed into Pensacola, Florida for lunch, shopping, and a…

Insomnia Cookies – Knoxville, Tennessee – 09/04/2017

A place that sells cookies until 3 in the morning? Count us in! Insomnia Cookies is THE Ultimate Midnight Snack…