Best of Palmetto / Bradenton Florida

So, as you may know, we hit the road in mid-July 2018, headed east  & had to be in Palmetto, Florida by Sept. 6 for G.R. to attend RVSA. We spent 10 weeks there, so I feel I should write a ‘best of’  since so many RVer’s find themselves in this part of Florida. Also,…

Local Dining in Daytona Beach, Florida

We recently spent 8 days in the Daytona Beach area along the Atlantic Ocean shore in east Florida.  It was breathtaking. During our time there I celebrated my 50th birthday. YEP… half a century! So in my own mind I asked “how do I celebrate when I am already living the dream, traveling the country…

A 48 Hour Trip OR a 4 & 1/2 Month Journey?

We are just two letters shy of an entire alphabet! Which is better than being  ” a few sandwiches shy of a picnic” I say, if you know what I mean?  According to MapQuest we are currently at stop “X”. I wanted to SEE the progression so I plugged it all into their directions tool…

Why Farm-to-Table Even Matters

The Farm is Where MY Love for Cooking Started The farm is where (real) food starts, just as a matter of pure fact. Whether small or large, private or corporate, it takes a farm to grow a vegetable, to raise a pig & even to get that gallon of milk.  When I was growing up,…

5 Reasons to Travel More Often

I bet it’s not hard to remember the best vacation you have ever been on? If you could book today where would you go next? What was your favorite part of the last truly terrific meal you ate? Do you wish that you could eat like that more often? I love to travel because you…