Grilled Korean Marinated Flap Steaks and a Mountain View

Let me start this blog post right with my cabin view in Blue Ridge, Georgia. The drive to the cabin almost requires medication to drive up and around the winding mountain roads.  There are moments when you seriously clutch your friend's hand, who is gritting her teeth and closing her eyes just like you.  Oh, … Continue reading Grilled Korean Marinated Flap Steaks and a Mountain View

Land of Lincoln-Discovering Chicago’s Food Scene

During my travel experience I posted a facebook status update that said, "I am beginning to think that Chicago may have a more interesting food scene than New York City."  Obviously from the comments that I received, I struck a nerve.This was my first journey to the Windy City.  The goal was to eat, walk … Continue reading Land of Lincoln-Discovering Chicago’s Food Scene

Croatia- The Real Mediterranean

We traveled with friends to Croatia.  I was often asked, "Why Croatia?" My response was always the same,  "Why not Croatia?" We discovered Croatia in a way that was spontaneous.  It was often these unplanned moments that we experienced local culture up close and personal.  The fondest memories were produced from these moments.We rented an … Continue reading Croatia- The Real Mediterranean

Guest Blog Post-The Simple Grace of Sharing a Meal

My husband and I are headed to New York City this weekend to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We are planning to explore the local neighborhoods and enjoy the sights, sounds and food of New York City. Christine from Fresh, Local and Best http://www.freshlocalandbest.blogspot.com has armed us with some wonderful local food establishments to visit.  This would … Continue reading Guest Blog Post-The Simple Grace of Sharing a Meal

Deliciously Dutch Part IV

This is a continuation of a series of short blog posts about our food experience while traveling through the Netherlands this summer. This journey would not have been possible without the hospitality and friendship of the VanVliet family. They opened their home, shared their lives, culture and the love of country with our family.The Knapp's … Continue reading Deliciously Dutch Part IV