Food

Pulaski County Yum!

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When I think of great food, I always think of the south, but I must say, the south had nothing on dining in Pulaski County Missouri. On a recent hosted trip with my husband Keith, we had some of the best food we have had in a long time. Market Basket Café! Our first meal […]

Beautiful Manitoulin Island!

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Manitoulin Island is the largest freshwater island in the world.  On the island itself there are three  big lakes, Lake Kagawong, Lake Mindemoya and Lake Manitou.  On top of that, the island has Bayfield Sound and South Bay and Manitowaning Bay!  Needless to say, there is water and shoreline everywhere.  Manitoulin Island is in Lake […]

21c and The Hive

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All I can say is what fun!  We toured the 21c museum and gallery before heading into The Hive restaurant where Chef Matthew McClure sat at my table and shared! Art outside! Outside the hotel/gallery was very cool.  My favorite hands down was a very unusual car, a Fleetwood Cadillac limousine that was covered in […]

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, […]

Castelli's Yum!

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On a recent trip to Alton, Illinois I stopped for lunch at Castelli’s restaurant with my friends Annie Jansen and Jane and Beth Elliott.  Stephanie Tate from the Alton Regional Visitors Bureau had recommended the restaurant and hosted my lunch. Jane knew exactly where to go and we headed to Fosterburg Road to a lovely […]