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Tagged With: Jan Ross

Welcome to Hendricks County, Indiana!

We learned about lovely Hendricks County, Indiana at a meeting for travel professionals so, when our 40th anniversary rolled around, it was easy to decide to take a few nights in this charming area. We really knew nothing about the area so just put the address of the Visitor’s Center in our map gizmo and … Continue reading »

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Why choose a bed and breakfast location?

Hotels of all shapes, sizes, and price ranges exist all over the world. You can have privacy, room service, an amazing array of amenities, and the convenience of never having to clean your room. Restaurants, shops, tours, transportation are all available right outside the lobby door, so why in the world would you choose to … Continue reading »

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Local Tastes of the City: San Francisco

We had coconut shrimp for the first time in Key West. In Mazatlan, we gorged on plates full of barbecued, fried and spicy shrimp. In Puerto Vallarta, we had a scallop appetizer that we still talk about – and fresh coconut ice cream. In Ireland we had freshly baked scones studded with juicy raisins. In … Continue reading »

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Victoria in a Day: What to See, What to Do, Where to Eat

My husband and I woke up to a gray, cloudy day in Victoria, B.C. but we didn’t mind. The last time we were there, we only had half a day to tour, so we were thrilled to have a whole day in this beautiful city perched on Vancouver Island, off the Pacific coast of Canada. … Continue reading »

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Another Day in Paradise: Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

I used to think my idea of heaven on earth was staying at a fabulous resort located on a gorgeous beach where someone made my bed and left chocolates for me every night. I was wrong. My idea of heaven on earth is staying at a fabulous resort located on a gorgeous beach where someone makes … Continue reading »

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Eating and Beaching at the Lovely Henderson Park Inn

  When I read online that the fridge in the Presidential Suite at the Henderson Park Inn  was going to be “fully stocked”, I was immediately intrigued. Fully stocked. Fully stocked. What exactly did that mean? I have had fully stocked fridges at all-inclusive resorts in Mexico and Punta Cana and fully stocked meant filled … Continue reading »

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The Fabulous Burrito Treatment at Silver Shells Spa in Destin

I now know how a turkey feels. Also a burrito. A turkey burrito. Let me backtrack. We just spent a completely and totally fabulous day at the Silver Shells Resort and Spa getting pampered within an inch of our lives. And we loved every second of it. My SIL had a great massage but what … Continue reading »

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Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort or as I like to Call It HEAVEN ON EARTH

You ALL. Seriously. I may never come home. The Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is quite, quite, quite fabulous. You know that I planned a spur of the moment trip to Destin and it was just luck and the kindness of the lovely folks at Sandestin that my sister-in-law and I ended up here. In paradise.

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Destination: Destin

  Say you are having lunch with someone and they tell you that their husband is not able to go on the long weekend trip to Destin, Florida after all and they will have to drive all that way all alone and they look at you rather sadly, what do you do? What do you … Continue reading »

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WordPress for Dummies 2: How to Turn a Graphic Into a Widget

If you have read this post, then you know that I am the original WordPress Dummy and am basically just fumbling my way along, figuring things out as I go. One thing I learned recently was how to put a graphic with a link over there on the side of my blog. Now, if you … Continue reading »

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