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…

Happy Thanksgiving! Spending a Lovely Morning with Maple Tahini Sourdough and Turmeric Ginger Sourdough from Bishop Breads! – Athens, Georgia to Comer, Georgia – 11/25/2021

Have you ever gone hiking with two loaves of bread? That’s exactly what we did on this lovely Thanksgiving Morning!…

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…

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…

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…

Random Bits of Downtown Knoxville – Knoxville, Tennessee – 10/29/2020

Sometimes you just take pictures of stuff! And Knoxville does have some pretty cool stuff! Click on any photo to…

K-Brew Coffee & Bagels – Knoxville, Tennessee – 10/29/2020

Since we missed the supply of Vegan Doughnuts at Status Dough, we were still on the lookout for a Vegan-Friendly…

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…

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…

Little Bear Coffee Co – Albuquerque, New Mexico – 12/02/2019

Next stop on the Coffee Agenda, Little Bear Coffee Co in Albuquerque, New Mexico! Trillian got an interactive lesson on…

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……

Thanksgiving Bread From Bishop Breads (Formerly 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…

WNC Farmer’s Market – Asheville, North Carolina – 10/30/2019

Fall is SUCH a fun time to spend an afternoon perusing Farmers Markets! And the WNC Farmers Market in Asheville,…

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…

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…

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…

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’…

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

The Guenther Family Muddy Pond Sorghum Mill – Monterey, Tennessee – 09/12/2019

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…

Random Sights in Downtown Cleveland – Cleveland, Georgia – 06/19/2019

Just having a little fun walking the square in Downtown Cleveland, Georgia! From antiques to boutiques, and from Angels to…

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…

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…

Broast Coffee & Tea – Cookeville, Tennessee – 03/18/2019

We’ve been meaning to try Broast in Cookeville, TN for a while now. It’s a block off my standard beaten…

Ike & Jane Café and Bakery – Athens, Georgia – 02/27/2019

We drive through super funky Normaltown almost every single day that we are in town. It is, hands down, our…

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!…

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!…

Downtown Bell Buckle – Bell Buckle, Tennessee – 05/09/2018

Founded in 1852, Bell Buckle is a quintessential small Tennessee town with a thriving arts community, loads of fun shops,…

Condor Chocolates – Athens, Georgia – 05/05/2018

When we heard there was a chocolatier here in Athens, we had to check it out ASAP! We were quite…

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…

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…