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Checked off my Bucket List!

There is nothing like the thrill of parasailing and it's even better when you're flying high above the scenic Alabama Coast! Right? Parasailing has been on my bucket list for many years. I have just...

 

Subliner Diner - A Classic 1950's Themed American Diner

The 50s are back at the Subliner Diner. They take you back in time to the 1950s! Break out your favorite poodle skirt and enjoy a fun-filled meal. We had to check out the Gulf Shores' classic... Full story

 

Buc-ee's and 26 mph speed limit...Huh!?

Don't ask me why but I like convenience stores when I am traveling. I like to see what new items I can find to try. When I read about Buc-ee's, I told Kyle we HAD to check it out! Buc-ee's is a chain... Full story

 

Flora-Bama

The Flora-Bama is a honky-tonk bar located in Perdido Key, Florida, adjacent to the Alabama-Florida state line, from which it draws its name. It calls itself "America's Last Great Roadhouse" and I...

 

A couple great Restaurants

Cactus Cantina was voted best Mexican food on the Gulf Coast and I have to agree! When Kyle and I tried it for supper one night, we both really enjoyed our meals. (And we went back a couple times!)...

 

Alligator Alley

I really did enjoy the white sand beach at Orange Beach, but I sure didn't need any whiteness when we got home! I was hoping for green, but NOOOO winter had to come one more time. I wore my flip...

 

We are off on our next adventure!

My little grand-pup has finally gone home with Brandon. His two week stay that turned into three and a half months was adventurous. He had become my new tail. Blu just stayed back and let Cynder have...

 

Gas Prices are on the Rise!

I don't usually pay attention to the gas prices. I figure I am going to need it to get back and forth to work and everywhere else. But EVERYONE is talking about the prices and it peaked my interest,...

 

Birthday, Shopping and Races

We had an eventful weekend! Friday started off with going to mom's and getting another set of her curtains hung with only one more set to go! I think she is pretty happy with them. After the curtains... Full story

 

Orange Beach, Alabama

We are almost ready for our next adventure. We are going to check out Orange Beach, Alabama. This destination is new to us and hopefully will be a great experience. I've been checking out their foods...

 

Poor man's Lobster...One Word - Disgusting!

All hail the once lowly burbot, which is now considered a game fish species in Minnesota. Disgusting, I say! By last year, the burbot had risen from rough fish status in Minnesota, as indicated on Pag...

 

Queso Chicken Casserole is a must try!

This time last year we were at South Padre Island and they had record cold temperatures. We didn't have water at our rental and lots of people didn't have electricity. It sounds like they are...

 

Bro is my hero this week!

Bro always has his column done first and I fill whatever space is left. This week he is my hero!! (Actually, every week he is, but don't tell him!) He didn't leave much space and he picked the...

 

Brandon's first Bow Kill Mounted

I think I will name Brandon's deer mount - Dumbo. Yes, his rack is quite unique, but the first thing that stands out to me are his ears! Dumbo, it is. I thought it would make me sad to see his deer...

 

Nelson's Cafe is Now Open 7 Days a Week

by Jodi Wojciechowski Although the ownership has changed, Nelson's Cafe, located in downtown Roseau, will continue to cater to locals by serving familiar customer favorites. The restaurant, is now...

 

Our First Ice fishing Adventure of the Year

This past weekend we made it out on Lake of the Woods and it was fun! There is something about ice fishing that is so relaxing to me. I sit there and stare at my Vexilar and all of a sudden two hours...

 

A fun day for just the girls!

It's always fun to have a girls' day and it had been a long time since Cecile and I had an adventure together. She thought it would be fun to do our nails together and there wasn't any objection from...

 

Warroad DQ Grill and Chill is under new ownership

by Jodi Wojciechowski Garrett Berg and his wife Bethany Sandwick, of Badger, recently purchased the Warroad DQ Grill and Chill. They opened the doors to their new business on January 2. Their passion...

 

New Year's Resolutions

It's that time again...the annual promise that 2022 will be the best year ever! While these yearly ambitions are exciting and motivation is high at the beginning of the year, by month two, many of... Full story

 

Christmas was here and it's already gone

It is hard to believe that Christmas was here and it's already gone. You plan and prepare for the family gathering and before you know it you are cleaning up the house. We have always celebrated on...

 

Who doesn't like a great Santa photo!?

I have always liked taking Santa photos of Brandon over the years. The time came when I wasn't allowed anymore because he was too big! Grrr. I was happy I was still able to take photos for the paper...

 

Baking cookies continues...

Sarah and I did another day of baking this past Sunday. This time we got nine different goodies made. We made Rice Krispie M and M cookies, (Last week's recipe and they are delicious!), Christmas...

 

Christmas Baking is underway

Sarah and I got our Christmas baking underway on Sunday as planned. We started around 11 a.m. and ended about 7:30 p.m. We were both a bit baked out. We made Christmas Haystacks, Dyan's Sugar...

 

Meet my grandpuppy, Cynder!

I hope all of you had a great Thanksgiving with your family and friends. My family got together at my house, and Sarah and I prepared a feast for everyone to enjoy. My little niece Soraya was there...

 

Happy Thanksgiving!

Can you smell it? The faint scent of turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie drifts through the air this week as we all gather with our family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving. With such busy...

 

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