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…

Stargazer Lilies and Giant Sunflowers – Fun in Our Summer Garden! – Athens, Georgia – 07/11/2021

Stargazer Lilies and some kind of Giant Sunflowers! These lilies are my favorite flowers ever! They are huge, absolutely gorgeous,…

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…

Old Sign Collection at Merritt Pecan Co & General Store – Weston, Georgia – 05/05/2021

This is one of those moments that makes our learning style loads of fun. We just left Columbus, Georgia, the…

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…

Cinco de Mayo Taco Specials at El Primo Taqueria in Banks Food Hall – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

Fish, Shrimp, and Steak, Tacos from El Primo Taqueria at Banks Food Hall in Columbus, Georgia! We decided to give…

Crab and Tofu Poke Bowls from Poke Sun at Banks Food Hall – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

Poke Bowls can often be a great option for a vegan meal, by adding tofu and/or edamame as your proteins,…

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…

Other Random Shots Throughout Uptown Columbus – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

For everything we’ve experienced in Columbus, Georgia, be sure to CLICK HERE! These are just some random shots that don’t…

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…

Eagle & Phenix Mills – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

Prior to the Civil War, the Eagle Mill was the second largest textile mill in the state of Georgia. At…

Eagle & Phenix Mills Water Tower – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

One prominent feature of the Columbus, Georgia skyline is the Eagle & Phenix Mills Water Tower. It can be seen…

Love Locks on the Chattahoochee River – Waveshaper Island – Chattahoochee Riverwalk – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

Farther up the Chattahoochee River, in Helen, Georgia, Love Locks have become a pretty big deal! (Click here for some…

Chattahoochee Whitewater Park – Waveshaper Island – Chattahoochee Riverwalk – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

If kayaking or river rafting is your thing, check out the Chattahoochee Whitewater Park in Columbus, Georgia! You can walk…

Historic Mills Along the Chattahoochee Riverwalk – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

Historic mills, industrial ruins, repurposed apartments, nature, and art all intertwine to deliver an incredible taste of historic-meets-modern living along…

Chattahoochee Riverwalk / Historic 14th Street Bridge / Phenix City Riverwalk – Columbus, Georgia / Phenix City, Alabama – 05/05/2021

The Chattahoochee Riverwalk is a 15 mile long river front park that traverses the scenic and historic Columbus, Georgia waterfront….

Sweet Southern Magnolias – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

Not too far from Kadie the Cow, in Columbus, Georgia, we stopped to smell the flowers! Giant magnolia trees can…

Kadie the Cow – Columbus, Georgia – 05/05/2021

In the late 1960’s Kinnett Dairy of Columbus, Georgia, constructed Kadie the Cow as their behemothly bovine mascot! She has…

Historic Hotels: Columbus Marriott – Columbus, Georgia – 05/04/2021

One of our “new” favorite things to do is check out Historic Hotels. For my birthday, we spent an evening…

A “Little” Gas Station with a BIG Cult Following! It’s Buc-ee’s! – Fort Valley, Georgia – 05/04/2021

You’ve certainly heard that everything is “bigger in Texas.” So, you’d better believe this Busy Little Beaver hails from the…

Outside Exhibits at the Museum of Aviation – Warner Robins Air Force Base – Warner Robins, Georgia – 05/04/2021

There are SO many outside exhibits at the Museum of Aviation at Warner Robins Air Force Base, but we ran…

Museum of Aviation – United States Air Force Order of Medals – Warner Robins Air Force Base – Warner Robins, Georgia – 05/04/2021

This beautiful exhibit showcases the collection of Military Medals that have been awarded to Members of the Air Force throughout…

Museum of Aviation – Military Vehicles, Transport Equipment, and the Luftwaffe – Warner Robins Air Force Base – Warner Robins, Georgia – 05/04/2021

In the final room to the left, you can learn a little about The Luftwaffe, or the German Nazi Air…

Museum of Aviation – Flying the Hump WWII / Brigadier General Robert Lee Scott, Jr. / The Flying Tigers of the 14th Air Force – Warner Robins Air Force Base – Warner Robins, Georgia – 05/04/2021

This album highlights the first room of exhibits, focusing on the China / Burma / India Theater of War during…

Museum of Aviation – Main Indoor Exhibits – Warner Robins Air Force Base – Warner Robins, Georgia – 05/04/2021

If you find yourself in the Macon / Warner Robins area of South Central Georgia, the Museum of Aviation at…

Easter Brunch at Mama’s Boy at the Falls of Oconee – Athens, Georgia – 04/05/2021

As our first on-site restaurant family-dining experience in well over a year, Easter Brunch at Mama’s Boy at the Falls…

Hands Down, THE Best Sushi… Our Absolute Favorite FOREVER – Yuka Roll & Pho – Suwanee, Georgia – 04/03/2021

We have literally been eating here three times a week. And, honestly, if I could eat here EVERY day…. I…

Cafe Blue Coffee Roasters – Duluth, Georgia – 03/14/2021

Cafe Blue Coffee Roasters in Duluth, Georgia is a newer coffee shop in Gwinnett County, opened in early 2020. They…

Hiking the Ivy Creek Greenway from The Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center to the Woodward Mill Historic Site and Beyond – Buford, Georgia – 03/14/2021

Gwinnett County boasts an extensive park system with lots of hiking and trails. In the Buford area, The Gwinnett Environmental…

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……

An Art Walk Through Decatur – Decatur, Georgia – 03/05/2021

As kids get older, the travel destinations change a bit. You don’t spend as much time exploring kids’ museums or…

Dancing Goats Coffee Bar (A Filming Location for the Movie Love, Simon) – Decatur, Georgia – 03/05/2021

We’ve been on a bit of a kick lately, checking out movie and television filming locations around the Atlanta-ish area….

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…

A Stroll Through Downtown Helen – Helen, Georgia – 02/12/2021

It was a little cold… And a lot wet… But, that didn’t stop us from grabbing a hot drink, and…

Love Locks on the Chattahoochee River – Helen, Georgia – 02/12/2021

How fitting for our Valentine’s Day Shopping Trip in Helen, Georgia, that we come across a bridge full of Love…

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…

School Bus Graveyard 2021 – Alto, Georgia – 02/12/2021

Since the last time we visited the School Bus Graveyard in January of 2020, we’ve been wondering if the art…

Bubble Tea at Cuckoo’s Cafe – Duluth, Georgia – 01/15/2021

One of the newest Bubble Tea Cafes on the scene in Gwinnett County is Cuckoo’s Cafe, located on Steve Reynolds…

Rose and Lavender Lattes from Hendershot’s Coffee/Bar/Music – Athens, Georgia – 01/11/2021

Hendershot’s Coffee/Bar/Music is an Athens Institution, indeed! From hot floral lattes with housemade syrups, and cozy herbal teas, to boldly…

Homemade Vegan Waffles with Cranberry Syrup, Blackberry Jam, and Fruit – Athens, Georgia 12/21/2020

Breakfast this morning was a spread of homemade vegan waffles, with Wisconsin Cranberry Syrup, and Tennessee Mennonite Blackberry Jam; and…

…And a Rose Milk Tea for Trillian from Cafe Mozart Bakery – Suwanee, Georgia 12/20/2020

After a day of Alysia and I running our errands, we enjoyed sushi from Yu-ka Sushi Bar Roll & Pho,…

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…

Another Day Another Ding – Ding Tea Taiwanese Tea House – Suwanee, Georgia – 12/12/2020

Another day, another Ding! Yes! I think we might like this place! Ding Tea Suwanee, and all of the Ding…

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…

Freezing Innocence – Athens, Georgia – 12/02/2020

It doesn’t often get too terribly cold in Georgia. Obviously, mild winters are a major draw of living or vacationing…

City Seekers: Exploring Sugar Hill, Georgia

Sugar Hill, Georgia, just north of Buford, on the way to Cumming, is a unique little town with a GREAT…

Bubble Tea at 2 PLUS 2 Bubble Tea + Ice Cream – Suwanee, Georgia – 11/18/2020

We’ve had a bit of a challenge recently finding Bubble Tea Shops that offer dairy free drinks, or milk alternatives…

Sushi Cafe Duluth – Duluth, Georgia – 11/18/2020

Alysia and I decided to make a Girls’ Night Out for the two of us. We knew we wanted to…

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…

A Few Cold Drinks for the Road – H-Mart – Suwanee, Georgia – 10/15/2020

After a LONG afternoon checking out aisle after aisle of amazing international food products at H-Mart Korean Grocery Store in…

Exploring H-Mart Korean Grocery Store! – Suwanee, Georgia – 10/15/2020

The variety here at H-Mart Korean Grocery Store is incredible! They have a few things we are familiar with, of…

Pad Thai, Tofu, Spring Rolls, and Thai Milk Tea – Saigon Cafe – Alpharetta, GA – 10/09/2020

There are lots of good places for Asian food in the Atlanta suburbs. The greatest concentration of choices lies between…

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…

Yu-ka Sushi Bar Roll & Pho – Lawrenceville / Suwanee / Duluth, Georgia – 06/24/2020

Living in a pandemic world, it isn’t always easy to get the best pictures of To-Go Orders. But, even if…

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…

Home-Baked Vegan Blueberry Muffins – Athens, Georgia – 06/12/2020

After our trip to Damn Good Dawg Farms in Watkinsville, Georgia for a little Blueberry Picking, we’ve been having a…

Lunch: Trader Joe’s Whole Grain Pita and Spicy Hummus with Fresh Cucumbers – Athens, Georgia – 06/12/2020

Another lovely lunch from T’s Kitchen! Trader Joe’s Whole Grain Pita and Spicy Hummus with Fresh Cucumbers Yum! Vegetarian, Vegan,…

A Walk in the Yard – Athens, Georgia – 06/12/2020

‘Tis the season for pretties to be growing in the yard! We actually think most of these were seeds from…

Blueberry Pickin’ at Damn Good Dawg Farms (DGD Farms) – Watkinsville, Georgia – 06/11/2020

It’s Blueberry Season in our neck of the woods! If you are looking for some AWESOME hands-on summer fun for…