United States

Christmas Holiday at Kentucky Lake Lodge

It has been 35 years since we celebrated Christmas with my husbands side of the family, which is way too long.  So we decided this year would be different.  We began planning our Christmas Holiday early in the year.  Our goal was to find a place not far from Murray Kentucky where we all could […]

Kentucky, United States

Kenwood Inn and Spa Sonoma California

My first wine trip to California was to say the least spectacular!  Mostly in part to staying at the Kenwood Inn and Spa in Sonoma California.  At first sight the appearance of the buildings look to be right out of an Italian town.  However, I soon realized the Inn was built in 1989.  The grounds […]

Hotel Stays, United States

A little Japan in Rochester

One of the last places I would expect to find a garden like in Japan is in Rochester, New York.  But believe me it’s here and it happens to be my cousin Tracy’s husband Brett’s own garden.  Brett purchased a beautiful piece of land about 8 years ago and went to work. I was told […]

New York, United States


I live here in Florida, but guess what? For me the closest I have ever come to the Everglades is driving through Alligator Alley.  The highway that is the route between Naples and Fort Lauderdale gives you only a glimpse of what I was about to experience.  But thanks to my husband Kevin having a […]

Florida, United States

Deer Valley at the Montage Honeymoon

A little introduction to my honeymoon guest bloggers Westley and Kayla Allbritten.  My newly married son, Westley and his lovely bride Kayla were married on New Years Eve 2016.  Their wedding was a spectacular event!  Here’s the link to the video clip of the wedding by the Videographer Voila Cinematic who did an amazing job! By […]

Guest Blogger, United States

Kauai…Rainbows and Views

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Our last part of our twenty-day vacation ends with us in Kauai. Again, we chose to rent a car so we can explore on our own. At the car rental we saw our first of many many roosters and chickens. You will see them pretty much everywhere in Kauai be […]

Hawaii Islands, United States

The Big Island of Hawaii- Part 2

The Big Island- Excitement, Adventure and Exploration There has been delay in posting a new blog until now because the weather has been so good to us these last 18 days! We have been taking advantage of every moment here on the Hawaiian Islands. So here are with Hawaii Part 2 of the Big Island! The second […]

Hawaii Islands, United States

The Big Island of Hawaii- Part 1

Excitement and Exploration on The Big Island of Hawaii Now that the packing up and the 14 hour travel time our finished,  our 20 day journey to the Hawaiian Islands begins!  We chose to start with the spectacular Big Island itself, Hawaii.  This was my second trip to the Big Island and Kevin’s first. It is still as […]

Hawaii Islands, United States

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