Travel Tips

Travel tips

Name That Town!

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My husband Keith and I have a game we play when traveling. We think though you will have fun playing this at home. Pick a town and try to decide how the town got its name. One of us will ask, “Do you want to know how the town got its name?” Then that person […]

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Staying and Dining in Fayetteville NC!

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Hopefully one day soon we will look up and this health scare will be over. When it is, you will be looking for places to travel. A couple weeks ago I was invited on a hosted visit to the wonderful city of Fayetteville, North Carolina. I traveled south with my friend Annie Jansen. We had […]

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Stops on the American Queen!

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Not only is floating on the American Queen Steamboat exciting, but so are the amazing stops! Recently, I took the Southern Sampler trip up and down the Mississippi River in exchange for covering this amazing journey for Senior News & Times of Illinois! Starting in New Orleans, we stopped in St. Francisville and Baton Rouge, […]

My CariPro Toothbrush Perfect for Home & Travel Plus a Giveaway!

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My dad was always big about taking care of your teeth.  He always instilled in my sister and I to brush twice a day. He said, try to get to the dentist every six months! So good dental health has always been high on my list.  Ensuring that I take good care of my teeth […]

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 […]