Exploring Montana’s Hwy 200 #Travel #GlacierMT

Exploring Montana’s Hwy 200 #Travel #GlacierMT

Montana's Hwy 200 runs from Great Falls, Montana all the way west to the Idaho/Montana border.  Along the way are some incredible treats, amazing views, and charming towns.  This past weekend we had the opportunity to drive a small stretch of this highway and discovered some great places!   Where's the road taking you this summer? Continue reading

Exploring Garnet Ghost Town

Exploring Garnet Ghost Town

Garnet Ghost Town is Montana's most intact ghost town and is only located about 45 minutes from our home in Missoula, Montana.  This past weekend when my mom and her husband visited we headed up the mountain to explore Garnet Ghost Town.       Continue reading

August 2015 in Missoula, Montana

It has been a smoke filled month here in Missoula, Montana.  Hubs has been gone on drill training for the better part of the month and I have been waging war on keeping wildfire smoke out of our house.  It seems to be a loosing battle but I am continuing the fight, because well we all need air to survive!   A little morning smoke #missoula #smoke A photo posted by Laura B (@lbpstar) on Aug 28, 2015 at 9:37am PDT Smoke on the river this morning. #missoula #montana #sunrise Continue reading

The Worlds Only Corn Palace #HifromSD #CaffeinatedRoadtrip

The Worlds Only Corn Palace #HifromSD #CaffeinatedRoadtrip

The Corn Palace in Mitchell, South Dakota is the worlds only corn palace.  The exterior is decorated entierly in corn materials, and redone each and every year since 1892.  Each year has a theme or design long before they begin redecorating it each spring. This year's theme is South Dakota's 125th Anniversary, but we were there to visit while they were still working on it so we did get to see part of last years design as well along one side.  You can see the new corn design, compared to Continue reading

7 Roadside Adventures in South Dakota #HifromSD #CaffeinatedRoadtrip

7 Roadside Adventures in South Dakota #HifromSD #CaffeinatedRoadtrip

When driving along the interstate in South Dakota, you just never know what you will find.  From a tiny chapel to the largest bison head, a Corn Palace and so many other things.  We stopped at a lot of places along the road, some will get their own posts but here are a few of the great finds we discovered along I90 in South Dakota. 1. Porter Sculpture Park - Montrose, South Dakota.  Several acres of sculptures from the odd, to the bizarre.  Mostly made of old industrial materials and Continue reading