Family Fun

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It’s not fancy, but the Old Lux (formally named the Old Luxemburg Inn) is like visiting an old friend that serves affordable, tasty food with a few memories on the side.  The Old Lux was a place to go after prom, a place to go for an anniversary or a big night out, or just […]

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Thankful for the memories, of family and friends during Thanksgiving.

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With the holiday season officially up on us, its time to think back and remember friends and family, and make new memories as well.  Looking at this picture makes me think about the great fun we had when my cousin came to visit.  She is far away, in California, but never far from my mind. […]

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Adventure Santa Strikes again!  Holiday fun with this awesome Christmas planner.

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    On November 13th I introduced my first adventure with my grandchildren and Adventure Santa.  I received this fun toy to review for my blog and have had great fun thinking up activities for me and Adventure Santa to do with the grandkids. The first time Adventure Santa made his appearance to Cade and […]

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Farm Layouts from the National Farm Toy Show-Check out other farm scenes during your winter travel!

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If you like farming and travel, you will love farm layouts that are part of some of the farm toy shows that are rife all over this winter. I must say, farm layouts are probably my favorite part of the National Farm Toy Show. Every year I love to go and see what the designers […]

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Edgar Lee Masters Home, a Petersburg, Illinois literary site

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Petersburg Illinois is a beautiful town with some Abraham Lincoln roots.  Not far from New Salem, where Lincoln spent years before moving to Springfield, it was there that he met the famous Ann Rutledge.  Young Ann passed away before their romance (which historians have not confirmed) ever got off the ground. Although she lived in […]

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