Great Southern eating: Barbecue joints you must try

Barbecue is a favorite not just down South but in many other regions. And what better way to celebrate summer and the July 4th holiday than by eating some grilled meat drenched in the sauce of your choice. I have been to Kansas City a few times since my sister moved there and I will admit they have some great barbecue. But we have found … Continue reading Great Southern eating: Barbecue joints you must try

Southern Eating: Tips for eating out with diabetes

Traveling can be challenging and eating out with diabetes adds a new challenge. I am a diabetic and honestly, I don’t always eat like I should. We are on the road to somewhere nearly every weekend and sometimes through the week. That means we eat a lot of meals on the road. I love hamburgers, fried chicken and sweets but my blood sugar does not. I … Continue reading Southern Eating: Tips for eating out with diabetes

Roll that beautiful bean footage: A visit to Bush’s Visitor Center

The word “beans” sometimes refers more than the wide variety of legumes that grace our dinner tables. You can say you don’t give “beans” about a subject. Or you can say you are making “beans.” The Bush family has made beans literally and figuratively from their long line of products that date back to 1908. On my trip to the Great Smoky Mountains to celebrate a … Continue reading Roll that beautiful bean footage: A visit to Bush’s Visitor Center