Hermit Crab Races at the Owl – Grenada

hermit crab races - Grenada

Hermit crab races have long been a tradition at The Owl, on Grand Anse Beach, and after spending an evening cheering for my chosen hermit crab, I can easily understand why! Wanting to make sure we caught the entire evening of the crab races, my friends and I made our way to the Owl for appetizers … Read more

Mel-O-Cream Donuts – Springfield, IL

I woke up this morning with a major craving for donuts… and since I’m in the process of planning another mini road trip to Illinois, it got me thinking of the delicious donuts at Mel-O-Cream donuts in Springfield, IL. We were in Springfield last April exploring several of the Lincoln tourist sights (check out my other … Read more

Midwest Winter Travel & Activities

Winter activities - ice fishing

Alright, I will be the first to admit: when I think of travel, I daydream of a nice warm beach somewhere.  But, there are so many other activities to appreciate (or at least try once!) during the Midwest winter.  I would much prefer the weather to be 80 degrees or even rainy everyday than to deal … Read more

Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices – Springfield, IL

LINCOLN-Herndon Law Offices - Springfield, IL

Heading to Springfield?  Looking for things to do?  Here’s a look at the famous Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices located downtown. While in Springfield for a weekend last spring, we also ate at the Cozy Dog Drive in on Route 66, Caught a Drive in Movie (actually 2!) at the theater on Route 66, toured the Dana-Thomas House, checked out … Read more

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