accomodations

Wildlife refuge

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A visit to the Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge was an educational one!  When I was young I wanted to be a veterinarian.  For years I held onto this dream.  As a kid I watched the show Daktari an American family drama series that aired on CBS between 1966 and 1969. Set in Africa this family […]

Staybridge Inn & Suites

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So, when I was on the Hendrick’s County press trip a while back, I won this awesome Girls Getaway package at the Staybridge Inn & Suites in Plainfield, Indiana.  Jennifer, their marketing guru set up our trip and I got a chance to stay two nights with my mom and sister at their beautiful Plainfield, […]

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Yesterday we traveled to Effingham, Illinois to attend a concert. We went to watch the Confederate Railroad and Kentucky Headhunters perform and stayed at the Hampton Inn & Suites.  I had not really noticed that this was a “suite” when I booked our lodging, but it was, and when we checked in we saw why.  […]

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A Ride on the 28 -Story Elevator and Glass Observation Deck!

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My husband and mother say I am a thrill seeker, but its really not true.  You won’t find me sky diving or riding the world’s fastest rollercoaster, however, when I heard about the world’s tallest freestanding elevator, I said, “I’m in!” This mechanical wonder is in a place I would least expect it.  Located at […]

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The Beall House! A Valentine's Idea

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Got your Valentine’s gift idea all planned out?  Roses, wine, jewelry?  A trip, an experience?  You can’t go wrong with any of those things, but you might want to think romantic getaway and it doesn’t get much more romantic than a stay at the Beall House.  While I admit that my stop was a tour […]

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