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An Anniversary Getaway on North Carolina’s Outer Banks

Anniversary trips are something that Johnny and I always look forward to ever since we got married.  For our sixth year celebration, we preferred a beach destination that’s not overly commercialized.  Having lived in South Carolina for a number years, we had always heard about the Outer Banks, which is a group of peninsulas and barrier … Continue reading

Kentucky Road Trip: A Thoroughbread Yearling Sale and KFC’s Birthplace

What is Kentucky famous for?  Being from Indonesia, I’m going to state the obvious: KFC!  And what else?  Well, a few more things come to mind: bourbon, Mammoth Cave National Park, and the Kentucky Derby.  While Johnny and I have yet to tour the distilleries and descend into the caves, during our fifth-year wedding anniversary Canada-US … Continue reading

Sunflower Farm Festival

The recent summer rains that we have been having in Georgia and the Carolinas got me thinking about visiting one of the area’s waterfalls.  However, when we woke up to another overcast day this past Sunday, I turned to my husband and said, “Guess what today is?  It’s Sunflower Farm Festival day!” An hour later … Continue reading

Toccoa, GA and Jaemor Farms: a weekend of waterfalls and peaches

Which college / university can boast having a 186 ft waterfall on their campus?  Well, Toccoa Falls College can! Last Saturday, Johnny and I drove 1.5 hours northeast from Atlanta to Toccoa, a small town on the border of Georgia and South Carolina.  The Cherokee Indians were definitely spot on for naming this region “Toccoa,” which … Continue reading

Life’s a peach in Fort Valley, Georgia

This is a continuation of our previous post: The Georgia Peach Festival in Fort Valley. As Johnny and I were leaving the Peach Festival, we agreed that we were not quite ready to go back to Atlanta just yet.  After all, we were in Georgia’s Peach City, and we couldn’t go home empty handed. At … Continue reading

A special day on Warbington Farms in Cumming, GA

To cap off our wonderful Thanksgiving weekend, we visited Warbington Farms in Cumming, GA, in order to pick out our first “real” Christmas tree.  Ever since we got married 3 years ago, Johnny kept begging me to have a real tree, instead of the plastic one we got on sale at a local drugstore.  He … Continue reading

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