Christmas in Kentucky

Christmastime in small town Kentucky will blow you away with their merry music, whimsical lighting and decor and fancy window displays. Click on the name of each town to get more details to plan your visit. Read on to learn more about spending Christmas in Kentucky. LAWRENCEBURG Home of Four Roses and Wild Turkey distilleries,…

Christmas in Kentucky Part 1

Look to small town Kentucky for unique, Christmas treasures. Warmed with the holiday spirit, you’ll support family-owned businesses while checking items off your gift list. Click on the town name to find more details on shopping, exploring and dining. MIDWAY Active train tracks run right through the middle of downtown Midway, nestled halfway between Lexington…

Christmas Bliss at Mustard Seed Hill

Christmastime at Mustard Seed Hill of Millersburg, Kentucky evokes a big town feel captured in a quaint, little hamlet. I was amazed by their stunning outdoor light displays; the best I’ve encountered in a small town! A heart-warming nativity scene wreathed with angels is spread below grand, old trees twinkling with lights. A Christmas bulb…

Oktoberfest- Harrodsburg, Kentucky

Autumn is a welcomed season in Kentucky and attending an Oktoberfest holiday is one of the most anticipated of celebrations! The captivating town of Harrodsburg is going all out to host Central Kentucky’s largest Oktoberfest hoopla of the year. Mark your calendars for a three-day festival starting Friday, October 1st through Sunday, October 3rd.  …

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 10 hiking destinations in Kentucky. Just click on the links in the titles to learn more about those…

Arts on Main- Winchester, KY

Searching for a terrific place to tour and explore? Look no further than Winchester, Kentucky. This little town is full of great eats, drinks, art and shopping. Visit Arts on Main at 31 North Main Street to discover a large selection of delightful, handmade goods forged by highly skilled Kentuckians. Peruse masterful woodworking, leather, fine…

Our Special Day

I have been contemplating all the wonderful, family-owned businesses I’ve come to love and the roles they will play in our upcoming nuptials – our Special Day. In search of my unique, locally designed, wedding ring we were pleased to choose Meg C Jewelry Gallery of Lexington. Her pieces are exceptional and superbly rendered. Meg…

Court Street Gifts- Exceptional Shopping

Court Street Gifts in downtown Winchester, Kentucky is celebrating 19 years in business! What a feat to operate a thriving enterprise for so many years; a testament to this appealing establishment which offers exceptional shopping. Court Street’s motto is “Exceptional gifts… personalized service.” They adopted the pineapple as their logo representing cheerful hospitality. The tropical…

The Engine House- A Winchester Hot Spot

The Engine House Pizza Pub takes up residence in, you guessed it, a former fire station. The edifice was erected in 1885 and served as a horse-drawn carriage, fire house. The pub is a favorite gathering place, not only for its interesting history but also the excellent menu! Bob Tabor opened the Engine House deli…

Howard’s Overhead Doors- Quality Reputation

Located in a 200-year-old, beautifully renovated building on North Main Street, Howard’s Overhead Doors has established a long-standing reputation for quality, consistency and treating employees like family. In the late 1980s, Howard Aires worked out of his garage servicing his community with garage doors until his endeavors grew into a commercial location. He took Will…

Amanda’s Crafts- Hometown Handmade

If y’all haven’t visited Harrodsburg, Kentucky lately, you don’t know what you’re missing! Steeped in a rich history, the lovely downtown is easily walkable. Established businesses are on the rebound as well as promising new shops, opening their doors for the first time. Amanda’s Crafts is just such a business and you’ll find their items…

Gift Shop at Salvisa Station- A Hidden Gem

Have you ever run across the cutest shop in a sleepy little town and realize it’s a hidden gem? That is the Gift Shop at Salvisa Station. At 400 Main Street in Salvisa, Kentucky, just outside of Harrodsburg, you will spot this little shop on the corner. This gift shop carries loads of great items…

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