romance

American Queen Steamboat

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Our trip was the first to celebrate the American Queen’s 25th anniversary.  We took this wonderful 9-day round trip that started and ended in New Orleans. The trip was in exchange for covering this for amazing journey for Senior News & Times of Illinois. The American Queen is the largest steamboat ever built. She was […]

Five fun ideas for Valentine's Day

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Are you a last minute Lucy? (Sorry to the Lucy’s out there!) Have you waited to come up with something to do this, YES, this Friday, Valentine’s Day? Well if so, here are a few ideas that won’t break the bank 1. Family dinner out, make it pizza. No sitter? Or are you like us […]

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Sanibel Island

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Sanibel Island is a beautiful location near Fort Myers Beach, Florida. Nearly 12 miles long and three miles wide, this island paradise called to Keith and I this January.   Hosted to stay at the West Wind Inn by friends from the Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel we couldn’t resist! The Drive We decided […]

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Luxe at the Goldmoor Inn!

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The Goldmoor Inn is tucked away in the hills south of charming Galena, Illinois. This castle like Inn exudes romance and it was the perfect place to celebrate our 39th anniversary! We were hosted for this amazing experience! The Drive The drive itself was a fun experience once we left the highway and took the […]

gratitude

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Note, I received a Date Night in a Box free for Review. Tonight my husband Keith and I went out to dinner before an abbreviated Date Night in a Box fun.  With the holiday season time has been limited. There has been a lot of family activities requiring our time and attention and a shared […]

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