Sioux Falls, South Dakota #CaffeinatedRoadtrip #HifromSD

Sioux Falls, South Dakota #CaffeinatedRoadtrip #HifromSD

On the road again for the Caffeinated Road-trip, and while we had a great time visiting friends and family in Colorado and Nebraska the next part of our trip is just for fun.  Hubs and I had never taken a vacation together, ever.  We just move every couple of years across the country, and explore our new locations.  This time though, we are not moving, we are hitting the road for adventures on a real vacation. From SE Nebraska we headed north through Omaha, and into Iowa for a few minutes Continue reading

6 Reasons to Visit Weeping Water Valley #CaffeinatedRoadTrip

6 Reasons to Visit Weeping Water Valley #CaffeinatedRoadTrip

Head out of town this summer, and into Weeping Water Valley!   1. Limestone Days - Weeping Water's Limestone Days fall on the weekend before the 4th of July and make it the busiest weekend in Weeping Water - After the county fair. Everything you love about small town festivals happens during Limestone Days.  From a parade and fishing contest, to a street dance and Hillbilly Triathalon the fun contiues from Friday morning through Saturday night and ends with a Fireworks Extravaganza.  I Continue reading

Elmwood, Nebraska #CaffeinatedRoadTrip

Elmwood, Nebraska #CaffeinatedRoadTrip

Someone, somewhere once said that you can't go home again.  Well, most of the time I agree with that.  Going home, after an extended time away is never the same.  You change, everyone else changes things move forward and are never the exact way you remember them.  But there is a moment on every trip home, where I turn the corner off of Hwy 34 onto Hwy 1 in Cass County and see this red barn with the painted quilt block and just for that moment everything is the same.  I could be 5 or 25 and the Continue reading

20th Century Veterans Memorial in North Platte, Nebraska #CaffeinatedRoadtrip

20th Century Veterans Memorial in North Platte, Nebraska #CaffeinatedRoadtrip

Hubs' and I spent Memorial Day on the road this year.  It landed right in the middle of our Caffeinated Roadtrip.  Normally we spend Memorial Day locally, going to a wreath laying ceremony, or something similar.  This year was different because we were traveling, but we were headed down I80 in Nebraska, going from Colorado Springs to Cass County, Nebraska to visit family and saw a sign for the 20th Century Veterans Memorial in North Platte, Nebraska.   Without even talking about it Continue reading

Colorado Springs Coffee Shops #CaffeinatedRoadtrip #ColoradoSprings

Colorado Springs Coffee Shops #CaffeinatedRoadtrip #ColoradoSprings

It couldn't be a Caffeinated Roadtrip, without visiting a few coffee shops along the way.  While we were in Colorado Springs, we visited 3 local coffee shops, with 3 different groups of friends, and enjoyed each one. Colorado Springs Coffee Shops: The Sweet Elephant - Located in Old Colorado City, this coffee shop had a delicious Mocha Latte, and was also the location where 4 of us painted our owl pictures. Mission Coffee - This coffee shop is on the North end of Colorado Springs, near Continue reading