Macaroni & Cheese for grown-up

Our household does not follow a regular schedule. Since both of us work in a tourism industry related field, we usually work when other people are off. We celebrate holidays when we can, Thanksgiving sometime in November, and Christmas sometime in January. This is why I am posting this Macaroni and Cheese recipe for grown-up…

Pizza Night Re-Invented

Is there such a thing as healthy pizza? Many people will say no, but I say YES with this recipe using cauliflower. I like cauliflower for its versatility. I’ve used it many times in recipe to replace ingredients that are high in carb. I used the cauliflower in this recipe to replace the pizza crust….

Chaco Canyon and its long lost civilization

On the North West corner of New Mexico, a few miles from the border of Colorado and Arizona stands the Chaco Culture National Historic Park. The recommended access route to the park is from the north, via Highway 550. The access road is well marked, however out of the 25 miles of road getting to…

2 Days in the Mountains of Colorado during Fall Season

I have few words that can describe the beauty of our mountain state, Colorado at this time of the year. After spending a couple of days at the balloon fiesta in Albuquerque, we decided to take a drive to Durango for a night, and stayed at the General Palmer, a Victorian Era hotel established in…

I’m Migrating…

No, I am not going south for the winter, I am just migrating my site to a self-hosted site. If you follow me on WordPress only, you will no longer receive email notifications of new posts. So, if you are still interested in following me, please come back by the end of the week, I…

Historic Route 66 or what’s left of it!

Route 66 in Albuquerque passes through downtown from the West Mesa all the way to the East side of town on what is now Central Avenue. Signs of the Historical Route are disappearing fast. All you can see today are series of old motel signs advertising empty lots, shabby buildings or old motels where I…

The World Largest Hot Air Balloon Gathering!

It was dark outside when the alarm clock went off. We got out of bed, took a quick shower and were out the door within 15 minutes. The highway was already showing signs of heavy traffic, when suddenly 5 miles from the ground of the International Balloon Fiesta, traffic stopped. We started crawling our way…

Iconic Drives in the U.S.: Beartooth Scenic Byway

Driving through the U.S. and its iconic drives has been a dream of mine since I was a little girl browsing through travel magazine in my parents living room. Just hearing their names: Route 66, Pacific Coast Highway, US Highway 1, Blue Ridge Parkway, Great River Road, bring a vision of exotic places and breathtaking…

Post Card from Yellowstone

2016 marks the 100th Anniversary of the National Park system in the US. There is nothing to add to the beauty of this natural wonder, just enjoy.        

Top 5 reasons to visit Medora, ND

Treasures can be found all around us. No need to travel miles away to discover beautiful places in unexpected areas. When I was told we should stop in Medora, ND and make it an overnight stop on our way to Yellowstone, my first thoughts were “what is there to do in Medora?”   The Medora…

Site Update…if interested

I added a new page to this site called “Deals From Me to You”. As I received gifts from sponsors, my intention is to post these deals for you, the readers to enjoy. So, check the page and enjoy indeed.