Who knew Jack Daniel’s made coffee?


Surprising smooth and mild with a hint a sweet from the whiskey.  … Alcohol free and wonderfully delicious.  Expensive as all heck but worth every penny.  It’s become my new weekend treat ever since we returned from Nashville.

Dinner at Merchants – Downtown Nashville, TN

Merchants – 401 Broadway, Nashville, TN

Merchants Logo

Step in the door and see an inviting room of black & white tile floors, white walls, exposed brick, black seated booths along with a few tables. The tables are thick swirled marble set with linen napkins and corked glass bottle of chilled water. All of which is flanked around a large fully stocked bar that also doubles as places to eat. The staff was friendly, from the hosts to the waiter.  Speaking of waiters, they are smartly dressed in black pants, white buttoned down shirts with a black tie and, of course, a properly tied apron to pull the look together. This downstairs bistro has it all!

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Gorgeous Saturday Before Mother’s Day

Dane County Farmers Market – Madison, WI

Sunny and bright with the tulips in full bloom. The perfect day to hit the Dane County Farmers Market.

Beautiful tulips at the capitol.

The vendors are back and so are the people. Early spring offerings include ramps and radishes. Which I will turn into a delicious Monday “Breakfast for Dinner”. (See my Egg Tacos)

Picture taken from the top of the capitol steps.


Where has the time gone?

Was my last post really September of 2017? Yikes!

Guess life really took over and I stepped away from blogging. Funny thing is, I never stopped traveling and taking pictures I just stopped finding the time to post.

Let’s make Spring 2019 the year I make my return.

Saturday Mornings on The Square – Best Farmers Market in the Country

Dane County Farmers Market – Madison, WI – Downtown “On the Square”

Continually voted as one of the Top 10 premier farmers markets in the country.  It is truly NOT TO BE MISSED! Farmers and vendors from all over the state come to sell their super fresh fruits, vegetables, plants, meats, cheeses, bakery .. and more.

Did you know that the DCFM is reported to be the largest producer-only farmers’ market in the country?  All items are produced by the members behind the tables and that no re-sale is allowed. (data directly from the DCFM website)

Saturday’s: April 8 – November 11
6:15 am – 1:45 pm

Note: There is a Wednesday Market, Holiday Market and a Winter Market. Click on the link above to find out more!

See ya on the Square!!