Category Archives: Traveling on Thursday

I love to travel! I am going to let you know about some of the trips I have taken and the spots to check out if you follow in my footsteps. Happy travels my friend!

The Sweeter Side of Sullivan’s Steakhouse

The food at Sullivan’s Steakhouse is absolutely delectable but I will be honest, the dessert and wine combinations steal the show. So many times when I go to dinner I get a glass of wine that pairs with my entrée and … Continue reading

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Why Travel with High Five Adventure?

My husband and I have made our way through a good portion of the wineries and vineyards located on the Northern Illinois Wine Trail just by taking mini roadtrips. However, I was intrigued when I was approached by the crew … Continue reading

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Best List: Sushi

The month of October is all about my top recommendations for all types of food dishes, drinks and anything else I can think of. It only makes sense to start with the food I request all the time, sushi! Everyone … Continue reading

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Why Omaha, Nebraska?

This year we celebrated our five year wedding anniversary. In true Murphy fashion we decided we needed to spend the week on a roadtrip. So we started looking at the usual suspects: Nashville, Shawnee Wine Trail and Madison but nothing … Continue reading

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Traveling Murphy’s Restaurant Spotlight: Shakou Sushi

Couples no longer have to travel to Chicago to enjoy a swanky atmosphere with fancy drinks and elegant Japanese food. Shakou St. Charles is the new spot! Prices are affordable, service is great and the atmosphere is perfect for a date … Continue reading

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Five Reasons to Visit Kuipers Family Farm

Nothing screams fall in the Midwest quite like going for a walk around an apple orchard with an apple cider donut in one hand and a hot cider in the other. Kuipers Family Farm is an apple orchard my husband and … Continue reading

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Wine Down Wednesday : Traveling Illinois for the Wine

Earlier this year I picked-up an Illinois Wine map from Prairie State Winery on one of my visits and a new idea started. There are over 100 wineries in Illinois, I decided to make it my personal goal to visit … Continue reading

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