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

East Central Iowa · Iowa Food · Iowa's Wurst Road Trip

Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing West Liberty

West Liberty, IA: Muscatine County You like sausage and cured meats? You bet you do! You like supporting locally owned family businesses here in Iowa? That’s a no-brain’er! Then you must be loving Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip. If this is the first stop you’ve made on this project, then you know how to pick’em. Right in… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing West Liberty

2017 Best Between Bread · East Central Iowa · Iowa Food

The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 46, Nichols

Nichols, IA: Muscatine County Nestled right in the middle of the towns of Iowa City and Muscatine is the rural community of Nichols and they are showing how East Central Iowa how to innovate. So many times we look to the major metro areas for edgy, creative, and original culinary creations. Here’s the deal, folks.… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 46, Nichols

2016 Taco Tour · East Central Iowa · Grownup Getaways · Iowa Food

Hecho En Iowa-A Search for the Best Hometown Tacos: Locale 20, Muscatine

Muscatine, IA: Muscatine County Craft beer and tacos. With more craft beer and tacos. Followed by craft beer and tacos. JayJay and Monie found our happy place while watching the Big Muddy flow by the whole time. The Clamshell is connected to Contrary Brewing Company and we couldn’t have been happier about that. Beer flights along with a dip flight… Continue reading Hecho En Iowa-A Search for the Best Hometown Tacos: Locale 20, Muscatine

East Central Iowa · Grownup Getaways · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits · Southeast Iowa

Eastern Iowa Wine Country

Louisa and Muscatine Counties We’re taking a sip out of a very scenic part of Iowa as we head to a region that we’re very familiar with. A little wine sampling with some breaks in between as we hike and discover our way through another great rural tour in this area’s wine country. JayJay and Monie’s first stop… Continue reading Eastern Iowa Wine Country

East Central Iowa · Outdoors All Year · The Mud Belt-Traveling the Mississippi

Iowa State Parks-Historic Hiking at Wildcat Den & Saulsbury Bridge…….

Wildcat Den State Park & Saulsbury Bridge Rec Area-Muscatine, IA: Muscatine County (Our 22nd County!) Natural pools, swift running creeks, miles of wooded hiking trails, and historical buildings and bridges at your discovery… there’s a peaceful sanctuary that needs places like these and the Pearl of the Mississippi has this packaged for all that seek these… Continue reading Iowa State Parks-Historic Hiking at Wildcat Den & Saulsbury Bridge…….