Blue Ridge Mountain Adventures

The Virginia Creeper Trail I’ve been “chomping at the bit” to experience the Creeper Trail ever since I learned about it several years ago.  I finally got the opportunity, recently, when my husband and I went on a little adventure in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Our experience began in Damascus, Virginia, where we rented mountain bikes at Adventure Damascus and took a shuttle … Continue reading Blue Ridge Mountain Adventures

Doing Florida, Old-Style

I have many wonderful memories of visiting the Daytona Beach area during my younger years. It saddens me to see that many of the old hotels have been torn down and replaced with condos. If you look close enough, however, you can still find many historic buildings and storefronts that reflect the flavor and style of vintage Florida. My daughter and I visited Daytona Beach … Continue reading Doing Florida, Old-Style

Streamlining That Bucket List

Bucket Lists are great, but they can also be a bit overwhelming.  It takes a great deal of planning, not to mention a mountain of cash, to go skydiving, take scuba diving lessons, climb the Eiffel Tower, and run with the bulls in Spain. These are not the things on my Bucket List, by the way. I have absolutely no intention of ever running toward, … Continue reading Streamlining That Bucket List

Antiques, Art, and Some Really Fun Junk

Day two of my adventure with my daughter led us to the Corydon Extravaganza of Antique, Art, and Junk Festival. There was some rain and a little mud to dodge, but we weren’t about to let that deter us from having a great day. We were on a mission to find some great vintage treasures! The event, which was held at the Harrison County Fairgrounds, … Continue reading Antiques, Art, and Some Really Fun Junk

The Secret Garden

Located just off the beaten path in Commiskey, Indiana, walking into Stream Cliff Herb Farm is like stepping into a Secret Garden. Wildflowers and lush landscaping line brick pathways which lead from one beautiful discovery to another, from reflecting ponds to serene gardens to an old wooden chapel. My daughter and I spent an afternoon there while off on a mother/daughter adventure. We started with lunch … Continue reading The Secret Garden

How the Murphy Girls Roll

Caitlin and I set off on a Momma/Daughter adventure to do a little exploring around Northern Kentucky. Our first stop was at Jane’s Saddlebag, in Burlington, KY. Jane’s is a family-owned business in which they took their family farm and turned it into a fun place for other families to enjoy. We enjoyed mango wine slushies while browsing Jane’s Whine Shoppe and Wyatt’s General Store. … Continue reading How the Murphy Girls Roll