Food

Dining, restaurants, culinary experiences

Eagle sighting in Grafton!

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After receiving a 2018 Eagle Watcher’s Guide in the mail from the Visit Alton CVB, I was hooked and had to go.  We headed to Grafton, an area we love.  Somewhere, perhaps in one of the guides I read that when the officials that be started constructing the Grafton Waterfront that they wanted it to […]

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Nic's Steakhouse & Pub, a night away

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We had been stuck at home for days.  Between winter weather and a bout of flu, I was raring to go when we headed for the Minneapolis Moline tractor tours last Friday.  On the way home, we wound our way through Hillsboro and stopped at the amazing Nic’s Steakhouse. A very generous editor had got […]

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Blackhorse Pub and Brewery

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I can’t count how many times on my way south I have seen the sign for Clarksville, Tennessee, but never had the time to stop.  This town that was established in the late 1700’s has a lot of wonderful things to see and do and Clarksville offers an array of locally owned dining options  Today […]

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The Marvelous Hilton Garden Inn and Iowa City

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Recently on a hosted trip, I visited the beautiful Hilton Garden Hotel Inn in Iowa City, Iowa. Along with four other travel bloggers, Travels with Sara, Between England & Iowa, Simplify Live Love, and Meemaw Eats we were able to explore this wonderful place. Sara Broers (Travels with Sara) is a co-founder of the Midwest […]

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Birthday Celebration French Lick Way!

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After a trip to beautiful French Lick, Indiana a couple months ago with friends, I decided it was the perfect place for my sister Debbie and me to celebrate my mom’s late October Birthday. Booking the birthday package at French Lick Resort, before we checked in to this beautiful historic hotel we hit the French […]

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