Magical Twisted Shrooms, Enchanting Rainbow Squirrels, Brilliant Woodland Bunnies, and a Mischievous Frog Princess – Art Prints by Patricia A. Hawkenson of Expressive Domain – Artisan Forge Studios – Eau Claire, Wisconsin – 07/07/2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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 Three: Shopping in the Old Country Store! Local Honey, Toys, Gifts, Soaps, Drinks, All Things Citrus, and MORE! – Clermont, Florida – 05/06/2021

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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…

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

The Glassblowing Shop – Helen, Georgia – 06/19/2019

I have a peculiar obsession with glassblowing. Over the years I have thoroughly enjoyed collecting a variety of glasswork along…

BabyLand General Hospital Home of the Cabbage Patch Kids! – Cleveland, Georgia – 06/19/2019

If you’re feeling nostalgic for the super cool toys of yesteryear… Or, if you are wanting to share a little…

All Things Vintage – Livingston, Tennessee – 03/18/2019

Heading back to the Tennessee House from an afternoon appointment in Cookeville, I decided to take advantage of the lovely…

Gorgeous Handmade Navajo Jewelry – Wendover, Utah – 09/15/2018

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In-n-Out Burger – Reno, Nevada – 09/14/2018

Whenever an East Coaster makes it to the West Coast, THIS has to happen. In-n-Out. Yes. It happened. Check out…

Buck Knives Factory Tour – Post Falls, Idaho – 08/28/2018

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Grizzly’s Unique Alaskan Gifts – Anchorage, Alaska – 07/24/2018

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Polar Bear Gifts – Anchorage, Alaska – 07/24/2018

Billed as Alaska’s Biggest Gift Shop, we definitely appreciated their low prices on souvenirs. We always do our best to…

A Little Northwoods Flavor in the Town of Nisswa – Nisswa, Minnesota – 06/02/2018

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Strolling the Streets of Downtown Princeton – Princeton, Minnesota – 05/31/2018

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Shopping Small at Louise’s Basement Vintage Furnishings & Vibrant Decor and Jodie’s Antiques & Treasures – Princeton, Minnesota – 05/31/2018

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Garden Safari Gifts – Como Park Zoo & Conservatory – Saint Paul, Minnesota – 05/29/2018

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Stopping to Smell ALL the Pretty Flowers – Clemens Gardens – St. Cloud, Minnesota – 05/27/2018

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Mall of America: Themed Dining Experiences, Exhibits, and Other Hands-On Fun! – Bloomington, Minnesota – 05/25/2018

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Mall of America: Epic Larger-Than-Life LEGO Adventure Awaits at The LEGO Store! – Bloomington, Minnesota – 05/25/2018

The LEGO Store at Mall of America! Floor to ceiling awesomeness starts in the LEGO Store, and epic LEGO character…

Mall of America: Crayola Experience – Bloomington, Minnesota – 05/25/2018

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

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

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Cheezin’ at Humbird Cheese – Tomah, Wisconsin – 05/17/2018

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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!…

Visiting the Kilwins Chocolates Headquarters – Petoskey, Michigan – 05/15/2018

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Starting the Jittery Joe’s Coffee Collection – Jittery Joe’s Broad Street – Athens, Georgia – 09/08/2017

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A Little Birthday Shop ’til Ya Drop at the American Girl Boutique – North Point Mall – Alpharetta, Georgia – 01/04/2011

Two very happy girls tonight… Trillian with her Birthday Loot… And Alysia… Because Trillian is an awesome sister, and shared…

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Sweet Tooth Fix at the Candy Kitchen – Ocean City, Maryland – 10/09/2010

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Canyon de Chelly National Monument – Chinle, Arizona – 06/01/2010

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Balloon Animals in Delaware Park – Buffalo, New York – 04/10/2010

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