99 Proposals in 99 Counties · Family Adventures

99 Counties-99 Proposals: Moment #3 in Muscatine County

Wilton, IA: Muscatine County There are many historic landmarks in Iowa and we want to see them all. A good way to make this happen is to pop the big question to the most important young lady in my life over and over again. In all of Iowa’s 99 counties! I’m on my third round… Continue reading 99 Counties-99 Proposals: Moment #3 in Muscatine County

2017 Best Between Bread · Iowa Food · Northwest Iowa · Roadside Iowa

The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 27, Pocahontas

Pocahontas, IA: Pocahontas County (Our 59th County!) We find ourselves gravitating to the creamy oasis know as the local summertime ice cream shop more and more. It must be the anticipation for their annual openings and the great memories that come with it. Our visit to Northwest Iowa brought us through the town of Pocahontas and we… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 27, Pocahontas

2017 Best Between Bread · Iowa Food · South Central Iowa

The Best Between Bread- Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 20, Sigourney

Sigourney, IA: Keokuk County (Our 54th County!) The beautiful spring weather has swept its way through Iowa and like the vast majority of The Hawkeye State, The Iowa Gallivant was absorbing as much sunshine as possible while we maneuvered through the South Central counties. There’s a lot that communities share in common when you’re traveling through rural Iowa and… Continue reading The Best Between Bread- Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 20, Sigourney

Central Iowa · Grownup Getaways · Museums and History

Go West, Monie & JayJay-Scratching the Surface of Grinnell (Part 2 of 2)

Grinnell, IA: Poweshiek County It’s been quite a day and it’s time for something fermented. Luckily for us, our guide for the afternoon, Emily with the Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce, has an idea that will do the trick. She leads us to Solera! Wine…..chatter….wine….and what comes next? Art! And for the town of Grinnell, they… Continue reading Go West, Monie & JayJay-Scratching the Surface of Grinnell (Part 2 of 2)