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Thee Abbey Kitchen

Missouri Comfort Food Stops


COMFORT FOOD STOPS IN MISSOURI Restaurants that feature premium, raw ingredients and made-from-scratch dishes are still on trend, and what better way to beat the winter blues than to check one out that also offers favorite comfort foods? I mean, is there anything better than a homemade meal of your favorite food on a cold, cold day? I think not.  After…

Jefferson City

5 Must Do Things In Jefferson City, Missouri


On our recent tour around central Missouri we spent a night in Jefferson City, Missouri. This midwest capital is smack dab in the middle of Missouri. Jefferson City offers tree-lined streets, charming residents, quaint shops and lots of history.  It’s a small town that provides a great day trip for those nearby or a weekend getaway for those that want…

Nostalfiaville, USA

A Week In Central Missouri


What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Central Missouri? If you thought haunted prison, gorgeous buildings, tasty food and loads of family fun you would be right. If you read the first sentence and thought “Central Missouri, where is that?” than I have an exciting post for you! Keep on reading and find out…

Enjoying Missouri


This post brought to you by Missouri Division of Tourism. All opinions are 100% mine. We recently spent a week in Central Missouri and had so much fun (a lot more on that in the coming couple weeks), but there is so much more that I want to explore.  We visited Columbia, Jefferson City, and Lake of the Ozarks. On…

Brief Photo Journey of Central Missouri


We started the drive back home yesterday after a fabulous week in Central Missouri. We visited Columbia, Jefferson City & Lake of the Ozarks. We had a fabulous time and I’ll be sharing more in-depth coverage soon. If you’ve never considered a visit to Central Missouri I really recommend adding the destination to your bucket list. Plus, if you like…

alton, illinois

Alton, IL – A Great Fall Escape


Fall is one of my favorite times to visit this town on the confluence of the Illinois, Missouri and Mississippi rivers. It’s a town steeped in history where you can immerse yourself in nature and enjoy the fruits of the land. Alton, IL, located a short 30 minutes north of St. Louis, is a place to get aside and explore…

Kansas City LIbrary

Add Kansas City Library To Your Bucket List!


c Larger-than-life book spines stand proudly against the Kansas City Downtown Library parking deck. Children’s stories, classics, Missouri authors and more all have their titles and names inscribed on the books. Walking along the spines, searching for favorite authors and books is just the start of a wonderful experience at the Kansas City Library. As a bibliophile, I knew I…

Ghost tour

Ghost Hunting in Alton, IL


K2 meter in hand I slowly open the door and tentatively step into the pitch black room. Eyes on the meter and also darting around,  I take a deep breath, slowly let it out, and wait. After hearing many ghost stories my imagination runs wild and I hear every little noise. My co-hunter, who is standing just a bit too…

Things to do in South Dakota

14 Things To Do In South Dakota


A couple years ago Em and I took a road trip from Michigan to Yellowstone.  We took I-90 across the entire state and there were many, many, maaaaannnnnyyyyy farm fields that guided us across the state. We would drive for miles and miles seeing nothing but endless fields. However, along the way we found amazing views, cultural attractions, and more fun…

Snowbird Life in San Jacinto CA


Snow birding in the San Jacinto, CA was a fabulous experience and one I hope to repeat again.  I wanted to list all of the posts I wrote about the San Jacinto Valley in one place so that it’s easy for others to find all the snowbird information they need for San Jacinto Valley. Snowbird Life in San Jacinto CA…