Peach Cocktail

Georgia on my Mind Peach Cocktail Recipe

“Georgia, Georgia The whole day through  Just an old sweet song Keeps Georgia on my mind” ~Ray Charles In June I had to pass up on opportunity to tour the state of Georgia on a press trip. As much as I wanted to go it overlapped with my Laura Ingalls Wilder trip and there just […]

Thrift Books

Summer Reading: Save Money with Thrift Books #LoveThriftBooks

I have a stack of books I want to read this summer. Most of them are throw backs to my childhood as I research and plan for upcoming literary travel, but others in the stack are fluff, chick-lit which is perfect for summer reading. I generally buy used books because 1–it’s cheaper than new and […]


UK Beaches

Best Places to Enjoy Hot Weather with the Family in the UK

(c)Steve P2008-Flickr Common Useage It’s not often that there is good weather in the UK so when it happens, it’s important to make the most of it. Don't stay cooped up inside during warmer days, go out in the great outdoors and enjoy. Whether you … [Read More...]


Gevalia Iced Coffee

Iced Coffee, Summer Days & Travel Planning #GevaliaIcedCoffee

"I participated in an Ambassador Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Gevalia Iced Coffee with Almond Milk. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I would like to … [Read More...]



The Perfect Travel Camera + Smart Phone in One: LG G4 #LGG4

disclaimer: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. This in no way altered my opinion of the product. As a traveler, I've gotten pretty tired of … [Read More...]


15 minute reno

15 Minute Renovation Ideas #15MinReno

^^^PIN FOR REFERENCE^^^ disclaimer: This review was made possible by iConnect  and Mr. Clean. I was provided the featured product and compensations to facilitate this post, but all opinions are 100% mine. We've lived in our house for 20 years and … [Read More...]