Top 10 Hiking Destinations in Kentucky

The hiking options around Kentucky are truly amazing! I have explored a number of these rewarding walks, most of which I’ve shared with you in my blogs. And now I present in no particular order, my top ten list of favorite hiking spots in the Bluegrass. Just click on the links in the titles to…

Bluegrass Creative Market

A new makers market has arrived in Lexington, Kentucky. The Bluegrass Creative Market is a pop up shop comprised of over 30 Kentucky artists and makers. It is held indoors and out at the Oleika Shriners on 326 Southland Drive right next to the Lexington Farmers Market. These neighboring opportunities provide a perfect one-stop spot for…

I Love Kentucky Event (J’Aime Kentucky)

Family Friendly Photos by Jennifer Chang Photography I’ve been looking forward to working with Martine and her husband, Jim for quite some time. The planets aligned and I organized a promotional event for Martine’s Pastries, together with several other fantastic contributors. Martine’s Pastries has been in business for 20 years and is known far and…

The Bridge Eatery- Lexington, KY

Treat your taste buds to a vacation, courtesy of The Bridge Eatery & Bar on Romany Road in Lexington, KY. I am quite the fan of Mediterranean fare and appreciating an authentic meal with Bridge Eatery prompted fond memories of my marvelous trips to Europe.   My friend, Miranda of the Sass in the Bluegrass…

Board & Brush- Lexington, KY

In search of an imaginative girls’ night out, a lively afternoon with a friend or a great birthday idea? Board & Brush offers a unique and creative activity with the added perk of providing you a personalized piece of art. Begin by checking the class schedules on Board & Brush’s website. Workshops are available in…

Drive Old Frankfort Pike- Woodford County

To fully experience the extraordinary beauty of Kentucky in your own backyard, I recommend exploring our state’s scenic highways. I discovered a grand parkway, the Old Frankfort Pike commuting between Lexington and Midway, Kentucky and I’ve taken more photos of this enchanting stretch than any other.  It is simply breathtaking virtually any time of the…

Raven Run

Family Friendly *No Pets Photos by Marie Pullen Photography Raven Run is a scenic drive off of old Richmond Road in Lexington, KY. It is easy to access and offers a number of trails to choose from. The park itself is 734 acres and borders the Kentucky River.   One of my favorite things about…

Pasta Garage & Pivot Brewery

* Family Friendly *Dogs on leashes (Pivot) Photos by Marie Pullen Photography I have been wanting to sink my teeth into some Pasta Garage goodness for weeks. I finally had the opportunity to visit both the Pasta Garage Italian Cafe and Pivot Brewing. These local enterprises are located in Lexington on Delaware Avenue off of…

Corto Lima- Lexington, KY

* Family Friendly Photos by Marie Pullen Photography Downtown Lexington is a great destination for concerts and ball games but these attractions barely scratch the surface when it comes to all this girl’s hometown has to offer. Corto Lima immediately comes to mind as the haven of freshly prepared, Latin-inspired tapas. It is the perfect…

Lexington Farmer’s Market

One year anniversary encore!! I started my blog one year ago today with the blog below featuring the Lexington Farmers Market, it was and still is the best in town! Be sure to drop by and visit every Saturday. Since this first blog, they’ve added the Lexington Makers Market as well with hand made items…

A Visit to NoLi

Photography by Marie Pullen Photography Nestled inside a small, cinder block edifice on North Limestone near 7th Street, you will discover a wonderful sandwich shop known as Mintons 760. Owners Chef Ashley and her husband, Brad have designed this cozy spot to seat about 20 people inside and another eight or so on the little…

Keeneland, a Day at the Track- Lexington, KY

Springtime would not bloom as beautifully if I haven’t managed to spend at least one afternoon at Lexington’s Keeneland Race Course. Granted, as we struggle free of Old Man Winter’s chilly embrace, it’s been a little difficult making it to this season’s meets. But just as those resolute jockeys astride their young thoroughbreds forge ahead,…

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