Taking my Mom to Oregon: Part 1

Hey everyone! Spring is here! This year that means my seasonal allergies are atrocious. I have a feeling I'm not alone. Anyone else?? Well, Eric and I started our adventure West with my mom. We picked her up Monday morning in Emmetsburg, Iowa and made it to North Platte, NE the first day. The most [...]

Texas Take Three: Austin

Hey All, Texas has been blast!! While this is my final Texas post, but Austin could be a three part post in itself. Austin is crazy cool, y'all. The moment we parked Eric and I headed to 6th street to see what Austin had in store for us. The weather was beautiful 75 degrees and [...]

Alissa the Poet

Hey All, When I started this blog I wasn't entirely sure what the end game was. All I knew is that I was traveling places I'd never been before and wanted to share my outlook. I wrote a lot when I was in High School. So, by starting this blog, I wanted to get back [...]

Texas: Round One

Hey All, I think it's been mentioned before that I am a fan of Texas. (I mess with Texas!) Luckily for Eric and I, we are in Texas a lot this spring. (Winter/Spring which is more accurate.) Winter for the south is rain and a lot of it. So... that's an adjustment. As opposed to [...]

Wandering around the Holidays (Act Two)

Before our Christmas celebrations, Eric and I wandered to New Orleans for his work conference. Nawlins' decked all of their halls! This was the lobby of our hotel, The Roosevelt, Waldorf Astoria. It was decorated from wall to wall with lights, red bows and poinsettias. Super decked! Even Bourbon Street was brimmed with Christmas cheer!! [...]

Wandering around the Holidays (Act One)

Hey all, I hope the Holidays treated you well this year!! Eric and I spent most of our time off traveling! (Surprise, Surprise!) But we can't complain because we got to see so many of our family and friends! My Mom always arranges original center pieces for our Holidays! (Made with home-grown pine cones! ) [...]