Rock N Roll McDonald's, Commercialism at its best

While I don’t go looking for McDonald’s, ma and pa homestyle is more my style, I have to admit the Rock N Roll McDonald’s in downtown Chicago caught my eye. Something about a two story Mac’s with soaring golden arches and a bit of luxury mixed with fast food made my husband and I walk […]

In your own backyard...

There is beauty is the seashore and beauty in the city, but sometimes a glimpse over the treeline can provide a sense of peace and comfort during the Holiday season!

Tybee Island's sandy shores

Last March on my way to Savannah and the beautiful St. Simon Island I stopped at Tybee Island to walk along the beach. Although the Midwest is unseasonably warm for December, the lull of the waves and the firmness of the samd under bare feet are calling my name. Kenny Chesney’s “All i want for […]

Myers Grill, a Williamsburg, IA Hidden Treasure

So we were eating a huge spread at A Touch of Home at the bed and breakfast we were staying at in Amana Colonies the first weekend in December and one of the guests mentioned a great place to eat called Myers Grill. Always on the lookout for a new dining experience we headed to […]

Christmas in Amana Colony

Is there a better place to get into the Christmas spirit than in the Amana Colonies? The first weekend in December I visited this historic site and one of my favorite stops was the the Festhalle barn. This barn that once housed livestock now is rented out for weddings and events. The barn was fille […]