National Museum of Naval Aviation

While we were on the naval base in Pensacola we went across the street from the lighthouse to visit the National Museum of Naval Aviation. Going in we didn’t know what to expect. But it was a pretty awesome experience. The best part it was FREE! Make sure that you have your ID on you…

177 Steps!!!

There are 177 steps to the top of the Pensacola Lighthouse. While on vacation in Orange Beach, Alabama we looked for something different to do and found that the Pensacola Lighthouse was close by. So we decided to ride over to Pensacola to visit the lighthouse. We did some quick research and found that it…

My Mother-in-Love

My Mother-in-Love was one of the most precious people on earth. She loved to laugh and have fun. She loved her family BIG!!! and she loved her friends. She put her grandkids before everything!!!! She was absolutely in love with them and would do anything for them. If they asked for something she made sure…

Got cake??

The other day we were in the Hoover area and was feeling a little snacky. You know that feeling? So we decided to turn to Yelp to help with something new. As I was looking I came across this bakery called CakEffect and we decided to give it a try. It’s not a place that…

San Juan, Puerto Rico

In all of mine and Julie’s travels, we had never left the U.S. mainland. Until this trip. As a result of my work, we were given the opportunity to attend a work function, held this year in San Juan, Puerto Rico. We had known the trip was upcoming for a couple of years, but only…

Savannah Finally!!!

For YEARS we have been wanting to go to Savannah Georgia. We’ve watched television shows and seen pictures that make it look so beautiful. I’ve seen Facebook memories recently where I’ve asked for suggestions on where to stay for several years. So we finally decided this is it, this is the year that we were…

No Adulting Today!!!

On Monday we met Tyler and Amy for breakfast before they had to go adult for the day and we took the long way home. We took time to put our toes in the sand. We took a trip over to the Gulf Shores/Orange beach area. We did some shopping at some our favorite souvenir…

Antiquing and Worshiping!

On Sunday we attended the first weekend antique sale at Olde Mobile Antiques. We have been several times, but this was by far the most items that we’ve seen left on Sunday. The sales start on Friday and by Sunday the percentage off is the highest of the weekend. This time we all walked away…

Balloons? What balloons??

We went for a visit with Tyler and Amy and we decided that on Saturday we’d go to the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival. So we talked up the balloons to Amy. We had been to one in north Alabama twice but she had never been to one, so she was excited. We started…

Rodney Scott’s BBQ

You know by now that we are always looking for new places to try. One our our recent places has been Rodney Scott’s BBQ, this is new to the area but they have another restaurant in Charleston, SC. This may be the newest restaurant in the Avondale area. They were smoking all kinds of meats…