May 2013

The Wonderful Model T Museum- Picture by Rose Hammitt

The Model T museum is quite unexpected. My friend Rose, who owns a Model A and I, were heading out on a trip and spied a sign for a Model T museum. When we drove into town to check it out, they were closed but with a couple of phone calls we were able to […]

Playing at the Caterpillar Visitor’s Center & Musuem

The Caterpillar museum is part of the Caterpillar Visitor’s Center. Located along the Peoria, Illinois Riverfront this cool museum opened on October 20, 2012. My husband and I have been planning to see this museum for quite some time this past week was the perfect time to come and see what the fuss was all […]

Sully's Pub in Peoria is a fun place to dine!

Before touring the Caterpillar museum we stopped for lunch in downtown Peoria at a cool Irish pub named Sully’s. The pub is a fun place with lots of sports memorabilia on the walls and a very cool round bar. The pub offers lots of room and provided a quick dining option. This was my first […]

Find your niche meal at the Niche!

While hanging out in the Loop, step out of the meat and potatoes rut and try the award winning Niche restaurant where the chef/owner Gerald Craft has been named one of American’s best new chefs by Food & Wine magazine. This young man serves up a variety of items on his menu that by the […]

Fun at the Moonrise Hotel

When staying downtown or in the Loop neighborhood in St. Louis, the place to be is the way cool Moonrise Hotel (http://www.moonrisehotel.com/). Owner Joe Edward has created a hotel filled with his collectible items relating to space travel from landing on the moon to astronaut collectibles. At the Moonrise they offer special themed rooms named […]