Family, Humor, Travel

I “Found Myself” in Florida

For spring break this year, we got to get the hell out of dodge and go to Destin Florida. I honestly don't know how exactly we landed on Destin. I do know that our oldest daughter didn't want to go anywhere "lame" which leaves a lot for interpretation because me being the travel nerd that… Continue reading I “Found Myself” in Florida

Family, Humor, Travel

I Love Utah But Utah Doesn’t Love Me

    Last week we got the opportunity to go to Salt Lake City, Utah for a family vacation. We haven't been on a "real vacation" in years. I should say that we have been lucky to visit my parents when they lived in Tennessee for four years and those were indeed vacations but this… Continue reading I Love Utah But Utah Doesn’t Love Me

Family, Holidays, Travel

A Tennessee Thanksgiving

By now, you all know that my parents live in Tennessee and you also know that it is quite far away. 11 hours by car, well, 12 if you want to get there in one piece and need to go to the bathroom and eat on the way. It is a long a@# drive, no… Continue reading A Tennessee Thanksgiving

Favorite Things, Friends, Photography, Travel

“Autumn Drive” 2015 or “Autumn Eat” 2015, Whatever

Three years ago, my friend Rebecca and I went to this cool little...I don't know what you would call it.....fall festival-ish thing called Autumn Drive about an hour from where were live. In the middle of nowhere. Just where we like it. Well, we revisited it again this fall. And it didn't disappoint. It is… Continue reading “Autumn Drive” 2015 or “Autumn Eat” 2015, Whatever

Chicago, John Hughes, Travel

Walking in John Hughes Footsteps: Movie Locations & Addresses

A few months ago, my husband recommended a fun tour of these homes this summer for several of his co-workers who were John Hughes's movie fans. We had mapped out a route, where we were going to make stops, tee-shirts, and even music.   Then came the coronavirus and we're not sure when or if… Continue reading Walking in John Hughes Footsteps: Movie Locations & Addresses

Family, Humor, Travel

Return to Snake Island-Cedar Point Vacation 2015

  We got to go on a little family getaway last week to Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio last week. What is Cedar Point, you ask? Well, it is only THE best amusement park in the Midwest, one could even argue the best amusement park in the USA really. The self-proclaimed "rollerCOAST" because Cedar Point… Continue reading Return to Snake Island-Cedar Point Vacation 2015