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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Navajo Tacos at Earl’s Family Restaurant – Gallup, New Mexico – 12/02/2019

We entered Gallup, New Mexico in search of one of my favorite guilty pleasures! Navajo Tacos! One of the best…

New Wave Soda & Bluefly Farms Sparkling Water – Espresso Fino – Albuquerque, New Mexico – 12/02/2019

We’re always on the lookout for local, regional, or unique craft sodas and other sparkling waters! While we were in…

The Coffee Collective – Sparta, Tennessee – 11/26/2019

We’ve been hitting the coffee scenes in Cookeville and Chattanooga pretty hard lately, so we decided to see what else…

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…

Opening Day at the Athens Farmers Market – Athens, Georgia – 03/23/2019

Yay! It was Opening Day at the Athens Farmers Market in Bishop Park in Athens, Georgia. We’ve been looking forward…

Geno’s Steaks – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 12/13/2018

When in Philly, you MUST Cheesesteak! But, the truth of the matter is, they are all made differently, and there…

Pat’s King of Steaks – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 12/13/2018

We’ve cumulatively spent a few months in Philly over the course of the last two years. So, it stands to…

Defonte’s Sandwich Shop – Brooklyn, New York – 12/13/2018

Ah, yes! An absolutely, authentically amazing Brooklyn Hero Shop! Defonte’s has been slinging the best sandwiches in Red Hook, Brooklyn…

Times Square Eats – New York, New York – 12/12/2018

We meandered through Times Square on our way to Alysia’s Birthday Surprise. We couldn’t resist the quintessential late morning /…

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

Grizzly’s is the “True Alaska Curiosity Shop” and worth a look while enjoying Downtown Anchorage! They boast a huge selection…

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…

Coffee on the Back Porch – Zimmerman, Minnesota – 05/18/2018

After a fun and scenic trip over the last 10 days, through Georgia, Tennessee, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, and now…

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…

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

We never really knew what cheese curds were… And, I guess, I still really don’t! But, wow, they ARE delicious!…

Giordano’s Deep Dish Pizza Pie – 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…

Mmmm! Chicago Dog – Chicago, Illinois – 05/16/2018

A Chicago Dog just outside the Field Museum of Natural History… This Quintessential Chicago Street Food, an all-beef dog, “dragged…

MOO-Ville Creamery – Nashville, Michigan – 05/14/2018

Even though this was just a quick stop for us this morning, MOO-Ville Creamery looks like it’s QUITE the destination!…

Puckett’s – Franklin, Tennessee – 05/05/2018

If you are looking for an “authentic” Tennessee dining experience, I would definitely put Puckett’s Franklin on the list! Located…

Frybread Navajo Tacos at Chee’s Indian Store – Houck, Arizona – 10/27/2017

We first discovered the amazing experience of Indian Frybread in Cherokee, North Carolina on the Cherokee Indian Reservation. Chee’s Indian…

Speakeasy Spirits – Gulf Shores, Alabama – 09/26/2017

With a super friendly staff, and a VERY extensive selection of craft sodas, Speakeasy Spirits is an explosion of all…

Carriage Ride Through New Orleans – New Orleans, Louisiana – 02/17/2010

One of my absolute favorite things to do in a city is to relax and enjoy a carriage ride! I…

A Little Crawfish Etouffee at TABASCO® Restaurant 1868 – Avery Island, Louisiana – 02/15/2010

To this day, I will say, the Crawfish Etouffee at TABASCO® Restaurant 1868 ranks among my absolute favorites. I think…

TABASCO® Sauce Tasting at the TABASCO® Country Store – Avery Island, Louisiana – 02/15/2010

Mmmm! The best part of a factory tour is always the product sampling afterwards! The TABASCO® Country Store offers plenty…

TABASCO® Sauce Factory Tour – Avery Island, Louisiana – 02/15/2010

Tour the history and production of TABASCO® Sauce on Avery Island in South Central Louisiana! Onsite activities and exhibits include…

Crazy ‘Bout Crawfish Cajun Cafe – Breaux Bridge, Louisiana – 02/15/2010

We spent a while on this trip trying to find a smaller, more authentic Cajun-style restaurant, heavy on local flavor,…