November 11, 2017

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 […]

The Gold Rush of the Midwest

According to Terry Eagle, Assistant Director of the Discover History & Industry Center in Muscatine, Iowa, ”The Goldrush of the Midwest was Mother of Pearl.” This Mother of Pearl was found in the clams and mussels along the Mississippi River in Muscatine and the discovery made Muscatine the Pearl Button Capital of the World!  The […]