Blog Posts - Route 66



CULTURE AT RISK - U.S. Route 66

"A resurgence for the ‘Mother Road':  revitalizing Route 66" PBS NewsHour 6/6/2016NOTE:  Dad, Mother, sister, and I, drove Route 66 when we moved from Pennsylvania to California in the '50s in a GM Pontiac.  Also, I love Mustangs, pr...
by Mage Soapbox on Jun 13, 2016

Route 66

While in Chicago for our 20th anniversary in August, Rachel and I passed a historical marker for Route 66. Traversing a total of 2,448 miles from Chicago through eight states (ending in Santa Monica, CA), Route 66 is one of … Continue reading &...
by How to be saved on Dec 1, 2015

La Risa Cafe - A Tasty Gem in Ribera, NM

Just 40 miles North  of Santa Fe, Ribera, New Mexico is a blip on the map and not on the top of most-folks must-visit list. BUT, if you're up for a scenic drive north along I-25 from Santa Fe and the best BLUE CORN CHEESE ENCHILADAS you'll...
by Chasing Santa Fe on Aug 9, 2015

THE FIRST CORVETTE

FIRST CORVETTE ROLLED OFF ASSEMBLY LINE 62 YEARS AGO Flint, Michigan (JFK+50) Sixty-two years ago today, June 30, 1953, the first Corvette rolled off General Motor Company's assembly line.The 'Vette, designed by Harley Earl, was produced with th...
by JFK+50 on Jun 30, 2015

Funky Junk’s 2015 Summer Home Junk Tour

Happy summer, friends! Welcome to Funky Junk’s 2015 summer home junk tour! Those coming from Ella Claire, welcome!  25 blogs have banded together for Shabby Creek Cottage’s annual tour, so you are in for a treat! I’m...
by Funky Junk Interiors on May 27, 2015

A reclaimed wood branch shelf that’s really… anything!

Most of my creations are generally out of need. I think of what I want, then find a way to make it. But this round, I had no idea what I was about to make. In fact, I still don’t really know what it is! Other than a reclaimed wood branch shelf...
by Funky Junk Interiors on May 14, 2015

Route 66 reclaimed wood puzzle coasters

With the upcycled dollhouse project officially behind me, it’s time to start dreaming up new creations and gathering finds for the Olde Farmhouse Vintage Market at the end of May. Yikes! There isn’t much time. I’m not stocked up lik...
by Funky Junk Interiors on Apr 3, 2015

Furniture how tos for the upcycled dollhouse

This post was a little bittersweet to make. My beloved upcycled dollhouse is now a wrap, and will go off to a place that works with children soon. But as promised, here’s a post that’s ALL about how the furniture was made from wood scraps...
by Funky Junk Interiors on Apr 2, 2015

Take the Legendary Road Trip to Route 66

Route 66 is undeniably one of the most celebrated highways in America. From some of the most picturesque views in the United States to its distinct diagonal angle that runs between Chicago and Los Angeles, Route 66 has all the elements that continues...
by eTravelTrips on Apr 2, 2015

Upcycled barbie doll house reveal

click click click click click… “WOW! Did you see this?!” “Funky Junk Interiors is creating this super cool upcycled dollhouse out of all reclaimed finds! And it says here, it’s going to be donated to a place th...
by Funky Junk Interiors on Mar 24, 2015

Chevelle Hallback: A boxer for all time, exclusive Q and A

Chevelle Hallback: A boxer for all time, exclusive Q and A. Chevelle “Fists of Steel” Hallback (29-8-2, 12-KOs) first stepped into the boxing ring in 1997 winning by TKO. In only her second fight she battled the great Lucia Rijker, and wh...
by Girlboxing on Aug 3, 2014

Route 66 - Travelling The Mother Road with Babies and On a Budget - Las Vegas – Los Angele

Hey, welcome back for the final leg of our Route 66 adventures - in which we head for the hills... of Hollywood! We hit the road from Vegas to Barstow (miles & miles of road)After making the most of our last day in Ve...
by CherrySue Doin' the Do on Jul 29, 2014

Ende Route 66

Die Reise entlang der Route 66 haben wir erfolgreich in Chicago abgeschlossen. Übrigens ein wunderschönes Großstädtchen wie wir finden. Mein Fazit zur Route 66: Eigentlich gibt es ja gar keine Route 66 mehr, sondern man fährt...

Route 66 und Abstecher

Is ja schon wieder ne Woche her, dass wir San Diego und den Süden von Kalifornien hinter uns gelassen haben; ach du heiliger Lehnetrotter, die Zeit verrinnt ja aber geschwind! Jetzt heizen WIR (Armin, Svenja, Bea und Klemm) mit der gemütlic...

Route 66 - Travelling The Mother Road with Babies and On a Budget. Amarillo to New Mexico!

Hey, you might have noticed we've gotten a new Travel tab up above. If you're joining us for the first time today, be sure to click to catch up on what you've missed. If you're already up to speed then you'll know we left off on the search for Amaril...
by CherrySue Doin' the Do on Jul 8, 2014

Route 66 - Travelling The Mother Road with Babies and On a Budget. Finding Our Way From Oklahoma to Amarillo!

Welcome back to our Route 66 journey last time we left you here in Oklahoma, so let’s hit the road!Husbag eyeing up a new car on the forecourt of Conoco, Oklahoma!There are oodles of photo ops in each state along Route 66 but the ones we loved most...
by CherrySue Doin' the Do on Jul 1, 2014

Route 66 - Travelling The Mother Road with Babies and On a Budget. Chicago to Oklahoma!

Hey, welcome back! When we parked last weeks Tuesday's Travels we were watching fireworks over Chicago's Navy Pier (catch up here if you haven't seen it) or buckle up and speed right in to the next installment now: All roads lead to the Mot...
by CherrySue Doin' the Do on Jun 24, 2014

Route 66 - Travelling The Mother Road with Babies and On a Budget!

Hai and welcome to the first installment of Tuesday's Travels with mise, Corrina. Mother of 4 and half childer, Wife of Colin, Sister of CherrySue and Haver of AWEsome holidays with very few eurobux. As promised, we're starting out with Route 66...
by CherrySue Doin' the Do on Jun 17, 2014

Introducing Tuesday's Travels with Super Mam! (aka Stonebabies)

Just a quick intro from Mise, I've been scrunching my nose with the excitement of my little Sis joining us here on CherrySue. Sing it with me 'It's a Family Affaiiiiirrr'. In all seriousness, Corrina here is one of my most favourite people on this pl...
by CherrySue Doin' the Do on Jun 15, 2014

Travel Route 66 Virtually in the the 2014 Honda Accord

Have you ever wanted to drive along historic Route 66 but just haven’t done it yet? Well, now you can any time you want. Without taking time off work or away from the family. You can do it in your office or from the comfort of your own home. Ye...
by bloghonda on Mar 31, 2014


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