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…

Midnight Snack: Trader Joe’s Seeded Bread with Piedmont Provisions Carrot Bourbon Orange Marmalade and Vanilla Blueberry Preserves – Athens, Georgia – 06/12/2020

Mmmm! One of my favorite breads EVER! Especially for something that came from a grocery store! I will update when…

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…

Still Our Favorite Boba Tea! – Bubble Cafe – Athens, Georgia – 03/02/2020

Yep… Still our favorite! Honestly, of all the boba tea shops we have visited so far… Bubble Cafe is STILL…

Taqueria Tsunami Latin-Asian Kitchen – Athens, Georgia – 03/02/2020

One of our absolute favorite places in Athens, Georgia is the Taqueria Tsunami Latin-Asian Kitchen. They have THE best selection…

The School Bus Graveyard – Alto, Georgia – 01/06/2020

We’ve been spending more and more time seeking out super cool street art projects around the country. But, wait, what?…

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…

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!

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…