Daily Journal: 4/15/19

Where Are They Now? Pittsburgh, PA   Food: Jim’s homemade boiled peanuts J&D Star Rating = 5 Stars Staying: Housesitting for Daria‚Äôs friend Karen at her house in McMurray, PA (a south suburb of Pittsburgh)

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Daily Journal: 4/9/19

Where Are They Now? Pittsburgh, PA   Sightseeing: Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Incredible garden with artfully designed displays and amazing historic greenhouses.  https://www.phipps.conservatory.org   Mt. Washington Overlook We hiked up the mountain because for the second time in a row, the incline railroad was closed. Lame! However, props to the shuttle bus driver who […]

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Daily Journal and the Star Rating System

Hello friends! Well, we’ve been traveling a whole lot, and NOT posting a whole lot. My New Year’s resolution isn’t panning out too well. I can’t even seem to keep up with the daily list of restaurants we’ve been to (so we can remember where we’ve been!). Over-30 moments abound as we try (and fail) […]

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Visiting Team Reed in Raleigh

Daria and I had a quick two-night pitstop in Raleigh and stayed over with Daria’s sister, brother-in-law Josh, and their sextet of kiddos. In total: Jace, Josh, Kate, Carter, Hudson, Mollie, Brooks, and Elliot – Team Reed (5 of 8 pictured below). The youngest, Elliot, is 4 and there are four boys, and so there’s […]

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Paqui Ghost Pepper Chips

I had been looking for these chips off and on for a long time.I hadn’t done a buy from Amazon for, reasons (no good ones). These are the hottest bulk bag chips that I know of. Paqui also did a Carolina Reaper one chip box (you can find the Paqui one chip challenge all across […]

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