In 1998, Sandy re-located to the spectacular Smoky Mountains, where she opened another unique business, "Smoky Mountain Llama Treks", where she offered llama treks and nature hikes on scenic mountain trails for tourists and locals. She sold the business after 11 years of wonderful hiking with her herd of 17 pack llamas. She is an avid animal lover and rescuer and enjoys shearing and training pack llamas and alpacas.
She now resides in the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee on a llama farm with 4 llamas and 10 cats! She continues to create beautiful, custom-made stained glass windows for cabins, homes, shops and individuals.