Indianapolis Restaurant Highlight – Spoke & Steele


I had an amazing weekend in Indianapolis with the #ExperienceBuick crew, checking out the NCAA Semi-final and Championship games was unbelievable. But you know me.  I am all about the food.  We had really great meals throughout the weekend, but I wanted to highlight one meal in particular because it was exceptional. I am not a huge fan of hotel restaurants. There are exceptions (hello … [Read more...]

You + Me on Instagram = $300 Target Gift Card Giveaway


This month I am doing something a little different!  Rather than the usual iPad, Amazon gift card, PayPal cash or Amazon Kindle giveaway I decided to participate in an Instagram giveaway.  The prize is a $300 Target gift card (I can spend that in ONE visit - I love Target!). For your chance to win, use the Rafflecopter form to enter daily. Giveaway ends May 5 and is open worldwide. Winner will … [Read more...]

All Roads Lead to Indy with #ExperienceBuick


This sponsored post is part of my ongoing project #ExperienceBuick.  Throughout 2015, I will be experiencing Buick through a series of events and initiatives that reinforce what this American car manufacturer brand is all about.  My trip to Indianapolis including all activities was paid, but as ALWAYS, all opinions are my own. According to the NCAA: All roads lead to Indy. After my … [Read more...]



Currently | 4.12.15 Watching | No Limit (a French TV series from Luc Besson) > We finished Chefs, another French TV series that was really fabulous - a look inside the life of a starred chef in Paris. Reading | NYPD Red 3 by James Patterson, third in the series - two special detectives in New York. > Finished The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg, a great precursor to my new exercise … [Read more...]

Weekend Misadventures: Yosemite

Yosemite at Dusk

  Despite the fact that I have lived in Northern California off-and-on for more that 20 years, Yosemite was a park that had alluded me. Mr. Misadventures and I accidentally stumbled through Yosemite Valley two years ago when returning home from a trip to Mono Lake. I was thrilled to have finally seen the spot that four million visitors from around the globe visit every year. Then … [Read more...]

Saturday Six #141

Saturday Six 141

How is it that the entire month of March passed without completing a Saturday Six?  I could blame travel, but that was only two of the weekends. Digital detox.  That's it. I have been trying to practice balance and sometimes that means a day without anything online.  I escape to the physical world - isn't funny how we have to make time for that these days (think back 10 years ago!) to keep … [Read more...]

Traveler Tuesday – Natalie of Cosmos Mariners

Travel blogger - Natalie of CosmosMariners

This is going to be the last Tuesday Traveler for a while. I am putting the series on a hiatus so that I can keep content fresh, interest high and readers happy. I have often thought about what I would name my blog if I was starting over again from scratch.  I think I would choose something far more unique that Misadventures with Andi (although I have a very good reason for selecting the … [Read more...]

Friday Foodie – Heather of girlichef

Food blogger Heather of girlichef

This is going to be the last Friday Foodie for a while. I am putting the series on a hiatus so that I can keep content fresh, interest high and readers happy. I cannot think of a better food blogger to end this season of interviews with than Heather of girlichef. I love her blog, I love her style. Her Instagram and Facebook photos slay me. Not only does Heather cook great looking food, she … [Read more...]

Traveler Tuesday – Jessica of North and South Nomads


Couples that travel together, stay together? Sounds right to me!  Jess - one half of North and South Nomads - and her hubby Shawn can be found out and about enjoying a nomadic life outdoors.  They call three different countries home (I love that) and enjoy the company of friends and family spread all across the globe! Let’s meet Jessica! [1] When and how did you become a traveler? My … [Read more...]

2015 Reader Survey

Misadventures with Andi Reader_B

I can't believe that is has been 3 years since I last did a reader survey! Time has definitely gotten away from me. Making sure that I serve my community is definitely one of my blog goals. Misadventures with Andi is my creative outlet, but I want to be a blog that is easy to read, easy to navigate and that you want to visit over and over. To do that, I need to check in with you and see what … [Read more...]