A View From High Above Bismarck! – North Dakota State Capitol Observation Deck – North Dakota State Capitol Building – Bismarck, North Dakota – 07/08/2022

Up to the North Dakota State Capitol Observation Deck, and back down again! A view of the Capitol Grounds as…

North Dakota House of Representatives – North Dakota State Capitol Building – Bismarck, North Dakota – 07/08/2022

Inside the North Dakota House of Representatives in the North Dakota State Capitol Building in Bismarck, North Dakota

North Dakota Supreme Court – North Dakota State Capitol Building – Bismarck, North Dakota – 07/08/2022

The North Dakota Supreme Court Ralph J. Erickstad Courtroom in the North Dakota State Capitol Building in Bismarck, North Dakota…

A Portrait Compilation of Theodore Roosevelt in the North Dakota State Capitol Building in the Rough Riders Awards in the North Dakota Hall of Fame

Theodore Roosevelt Rough Riders in the North Dakota Hall of Fame – North Dakota State Capitol Building – Bismarck, North Dakota – 07/08/2022

The Theodore Roosevelt Rough Riders North Dakota Hall of Fame Inside the North Dakota State Capitol Building in Bismarck, North…

The Flags of North Dakota – North Dakota State Capitol Building – Bismarck, North Dakota – 07/08/2022

The Flags of North Dakota on display in the North Dakota State Capitol Building in Bismarck, North Dakota. The American…

Interior Elements – North Dakota State Capitol Building – Bismarck, North Dakota – 07/08/2022

Interior elements of the North Dakota State Capitol Building in Bismarck, North Dakota

Capitol Grounds and Exterior Architecture – North Dakota State Capitol Building – Bismarck, North Dakota – 07/08/2022

Capitol Grounds and Exterior Architecture of the North Dakota State Capitol Building in Bismarck, North Dakota

An Minnesota Sunset – Interstate 94 Westbound from Rothsay to Barnesville, Minnesota – 07/07/2022

Westbound and down, driving off into the Minnesota Sunset…

Family Fun at Interstate Rest Stops – I-94 Westbound Hansel Lake Rest Area – Dalton, Minnesota – 07/07/2022

When you travel full time, your stops at Interstate Rest Areas are just as important as your intended destinations! Just…

Matcha, Butterfly Pea, Taro, and Turmeric Vegan Mylk Teas at Coconut Whisk Cafe & Bubble Tea Shop – A 100% Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Allergy-Friendly Boba Cafe! – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 07/07/2022

COCONUT WHISK CAFE Coconut Whisk is a small, female, minority-owned maker and purveyor of the finest specialty baking mixes! All…

All the Tall Buildings in One of Our Favorite Cities! – Minneapolis, Minnesota – 07/07/2022

We love Minneapolis, Minnesota! It’s one of our favorite cities to visit! Between Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Bloomington, Minnesota, there…

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

Art by Patricia A. Hawkenson of Expressive DomainLocated Inside Artisan Forge Studios We couldn’t end our day at Artisan Forge…

Skinfully Decadent Whipped Body Butters and Lip Balms in Wisconsin Cherry and Cranberry; as Well as Peach, Lemonade, Honey, and Cappuccino – Artisan Forge Studios – Eau Claire, Wisconsin – 07/07/2022

Skinfully Decadent ApothecaryLocated Inside Artisan Forge Studios These Skinfully Decadent Lip Balms, are, quite literally, some of my favorite lip…

Elderberry, Raspberry, Cherry, and Vanilla Chai Chocolate Artisan Truffles with a Pair of Iced Oat Milk Lattes from Sweet Driver Cafe & Chocolates in Artisan Forge Studios – Eau Claire, Wisconsin – 07/07/2022

Sweet Driver Cafe and Sweet Driver Chocolates Delectably decadent chocolate truffles and a pair of creamy iced oat milk lattes…

Sweet Driver Chocolates & Cafe at Artisan Forge Studios – Eau Claire, Wisconsin – 07/07/2022

Sweet Driver Cafe and Sweet Driver Chocolates Sweet Driver Cafe and Sweet Driver Chocolates If you love art, next time…

Community, Collaboration, and Creative Coworking Space at Artisan Forge Studios – Eau Claire, Wisconsin – 07/07/2022

Artisan Forge Studios is an incredible cooperative art studio located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. You could spend most of a…

Garage Door Graffiti at Artisan Forge Studios – Eau Claire, Wisconsin – 07/07/2022

Garage Door Graffiti at Artisan Forge Studios Leaving our hotel to go get gas, I chanced across this little gem…

Exterior Sculpture Collection at Artisan Forge Studios – Eau Claire, Wisconsin – 07/07/2022

Leaving our hotel to go get gas, I chanced across this little gem of a cooperative art studio in Eau…

Birds’ Eye View of Madison From High Atop the Roof of the Wisconsin State Capitol Building – Madison, Wisconsin – 07/06/2022

Learn About Wisconsin! A Birds’ Eye View of Madison From High Atop the Roof of the Wisconsin State Capitol Building!…

Exploring the Interior of the Wisconsin State Capitol Building – Madison, Wisconsin – 07/06/2022

Learn About Wisconsin! Exploring the Interior of the Wisconsin State Capitol Building in Madison, Wisconsin! Click HERE or on Any…

Outside the Wisconsin State Capitol Building – Madison, Wisconsin – 07/06/2022

Learn About Wisconsin! Exploring the Outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol Building in Madison, Wisconsin! Click HERE or on Any…

Hygge, Gokstad, and a Kringle! And a Whole Lotta Danish Deliciousness! – O&H Danish Bakery – Racine, Wisconsin – 07/06/2022

You Can Order O&H Danish Kringles HERE! If you’ve ever driven along Interstate 94, just across the Illinois border, and…

Midnight in the City – Chicago, Illinois – 07/05/2022

One Prudential Plaza (FKA The Prudential Building) is a 41-story skyscraper, the first built in Chicago after the Great Depression…

A Little Late Night Chicago Deep Dish at Giordano’s Pizza! – Chicago, Illinois – 07/05/2022

CLICK HERE to Check Out Giordano’s Pizza! On our constant quest to find the Best Deep Dish Pizza in Chicago,…

Pajama Party in the Snow – Athens, Georgia – 01/21/2022

Some years it doesn’t snow in Georgia at all. This year, we’ve actually gotten quite a bit of snow. No…

My Attempt at a Charcuterie Board – Athens, Georgia – 01/20/2022

I’m certainly not the food artist of the family, but sometimes you just have to have a little fun with…

Salted Marshmallow Cream Iced Latte – Athens, Georgia – 01/20/2022

Santa brought Trillian an Espresso Machine for Christmas, so we’ve been having all kinds of fun with it. Meaning, she…

Cat Napping with Evangeline Star – Athens, Georgia – 01/16/2022

The newest addition to the gang is Little Miss Evangeline Star. She’s made herself right at home, and loves sleeping…

Iced Lattes and a Little Porch Sitting – Athens, Georgia – 01/14/2022

Blue skies and a mild morning call for some porch sitting with iced lattes. We’re definitely enjoying our new espresso…

Vegan Snack Ideas: Cucumbers, Carrots, Salted Dill Toasted Pita, and Homemade Edamame Hummus – Athens, Georgia – 12/30/2021

Cucumbers and Carrots with Pink Sea Salt, Dill, and Nutritional Yeast Toasted Pita, with Homemade Edamame Hummus Click on any…

Happy, Happy 14th Birthday to Logan Dean! – The Yard Milkshake Bar Atlanta – Centennial Park – Atlanta, Georgia – 12/10/2021

It’s been hard, having so many milestone birthdays in the middle of a pandemic. The girls, 21 and 22; 17…

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!…

Matcha Latte and Custard Filled Baby Boong Ah Bang from 2 PLUS 2 Bubble Tea + Ice Cream – Suwanee, Georgia – 11/15/2021

If we visit a Boba Tea Shop that doesn’t have any Vegan Alternatives, it helps to have a back up…

“Sasuke” Ube Swirl Taro Milk Tea and Thai Milk Tea with Cheese Foam and Grass Jelly at Samurai Tea – Duluth, Georgia – 11/15/2021

Samurai Tea is one of the newest Boba Cafes in Gwinnett County, Georgia. The main address calls it Duluth, but…

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…

A Fall Sunset in the School Bus Graveyard Alto, Georgia – 11/10/2021

Another trip to the School Bus Graveyard in Alto, Georgia, but this time, with the sun sinking into the golden…

Atlanta Braves 2021 World Series Champs at the School Bus Graveyard – Alto, Georgia – 11/10/2021

In case you haven’t heard, the Atlanta Braves are the World Series Champions! Driving through Braves Country, you can find…

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…

Monster Truck Legend GRAVE DIGGER and OBX Monster Truck Rides at Digger’s Dungeon – Poplar Branch, North Carolina – 10/21/2021

If you’re looking for BIG adventure on your way to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, be sure to truck…

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,…

Everything Else! Random Shots on Cedar Key Beach Album Four – Cedar Key, Florida – 05/07/2021

Along the natural beaches of Cedar Key, Florida, you can experience an abundance of marine animals in their natural Gulf…

Sisters! Cedar Key Beach Album Three – Cedar Key, Florida – 05/07/2021

The setting sun casts its magical warmth over Cedar Key Beach as my girls and I explore all that we…

Shells! Cedar Key Beach Album Two – Cedar Key, Florida – 05/07/2021

Cedar Key is a quaint, but spirited, old fishing village nestled in a series of islands of the northwestern Gulf…

Starfish! Cedar Key Beach Album One – Cedar Key, Florida – 05/07/2021

We spent a lovely evening exploring Cedar Key, Florida. Cedar Key is a quaint, but spirited, old fishing village nestled…

Fun with Florida Lizards! Hanging with the Brown Anoles – Ocala, Florida – 05/07/2021

We spent the day in Ocala, Florida, visiting with Grandpa Ken, sitting on the porch, watching the brown anoles lounge…

Celebrating Grandpa Ken’s 91st Birthday with a Florida-Style Cook Out in the Garden – Ocala, Florida – 05/07/2021

It’s definitely been a challenge over the course of the last year to spend time safely with family. But, the…

Showcase of Citrus Album Six: Giant Monster Truck Super Swamp Safari! – Clermont, Florida – 05/06/2021

Climb aboard a behemoth open-air monster truck for a birds-eye view of orange groves, blueberry bushes, farms, fields, swamplands, and…

Showcase of Citrus Album Five: Orange Picking in the Citrus Groves! – Clermont, Florida – 05/06/2021

High atop the list of our favorite things to do throughout the course of our homeschooling experience has always been…

Showcase of Citrus Album Four: Farm Animal Feeding Fun! – Clermont, Florida – 05/06/2021

Showcase of Citrus boasts a farm full of fun faces! On your way to the orange groves, or when you…

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

Be sure to spend some time checking out the wares in the Showcase of Citrus Old Country Store! They offer…

Showcase of Citrus Album Two: Two Rounds of Orange Creamsicles, Frozen Lemonade, and Orange Cold Brew Coffee on Tap! – Clermont, Florida – 05/06/2021

It may be hot in Florida, but Showcase of Citrus will keep you oh-so-deliciously cool! Two Rounds of World Famous…

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

When in Central Florida, we all think of the theme parks. But, honestly, I HIGHLY recommend getting off the beaten…

Animal Tracks of Florida’s Wildlife Exhibit at the I-75 Welcome Center – Jennings, Florida – 05/05/2021

Sometimes you can find educational things in the most unlikely of places! Make a pit stop to use the facilities…

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…