Summer Watercolor Free Printable

Summer Watercolor Free Printable

As the end of May quickly approaches, I'm thinking about summer vacation possibilities. Feeling landlocked in the middle of Texas, I can't help but dream about beaches, coastal waters and big waves. Yesterday, I painted a watercolor of a sandcastle, hoping that my travels this summer might take me to a beach. I can go south, east or west. I'm not picky! … Continue reading Summer Watercolor Free Printable

Salad Inspiration With Vegetables

Salad Inspiration With Vegetables

I must admit, I'm not very consistent when it comes to cooking and eating vegetables.  If you're like me, then maybe all you need is a bit of inspiration. I created three easy vegetable salad combinations, that you can make too. My enthusiasm for fresh vegetables was stirred from an eclectic mix of restaurants I discovered during a weekend … Continue reading Salad Inspiration With Vegetables

Scottish Favorites

Now that I have temporarily quenched my thirst for all things Scottish, it's time to reveal some of my favorites, from the Isle of Skye, to Pitlochry, to Edinburgh.  Too bad I don't have a photo of every plaid pattern I saw on my trip to Scotland, but I do have wonderful experiences and places worth sharing. FAVORITE HOTEL - Stay Central, Edinburgh … Continue reading Scottish Favorites

Adventures On The Isle of Skye Tour

My daughter Andrea and I can turn a trip to the farmers market into an adventure, so imagine what it’s like when we go on holiday. Usually our adventures can be classified as quests, journeys, explorations, and sometimes escapades. A typical escapade would be making a wrong turn, getting lost, then realizing we passed what we were looking for … Continue reading Adventures On The Isle of Skye Tour

Isle of Skye Botanical Beauties

The imaginative tales of the Isle of Skye fairies, are not so hard to believe, especially when surrounded by magical gardens. If you don't accept the existence of fairies, you might change your mind with these breathtaking, Isle of Skye botanical beauties. At every turn, I was captivated by fascinating flowers. I discovered fairy hats and sparklers; chandeliers and fireworks; fairy … Continue reading Isle of Skye Botanical Beauties

Simple Packing Tips For Scotland

Sure, I can power lift a 45 pound bag over my head into the luggage bin. Traveling light has never  been a problem, however last year when I went to Scotland, I packed as if I were going on a month-long expedition to the Himalayas. Idiot!  This year I'm using simple packing tips for Scotland and solemnly swear to pack … Continue reading Simple Packing Tips For Scotland

Perfect Weekend

The best travel experts suggest that whenever possible to eat and drink locally. Whatever the reason for travel, it is a great reminder to seek out cuisine from the most original and unique eateries you can find.  My perfect weekend began with a mimosa, red fish tacos and the promise of non-stop girl talk. Of … Continue reading Perfect Weekend

Blizzard Vacation

Weeks ago, while planning our New Mexico mountain vacation, we were hoping to see a few snow flakes.  That was long before the blizzard named Goliath became headline news.   We stayed at The Lodge Resort in Cloudcroft, New Mexico which dates back to the early 1900s. The Lodge's elevation sits at about 8800 feet, with beautiful mountain views to … Continue reading Blizzard Vacation